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Comments: The stitch used in this sampler is very heavy, very consistent. It is ideal, according to me, for potholders and hot pad, as like as coats.
Size : 15 1/2 cm = 6 inches
Material : Worsted Weight Yarn, Hook no.4.5 (US=G/6);you may want to give a look to my virtual store if you need materials.
Special stitches :
fpdc = front post dc = dc inserting the hook under post of underlying dc, on right side, from right to left;
bpdc=back post dc = dc inserting the hook under post of underlying dc, on back side, from right to left;
Start with 19 ch +3 ch for turning
1.dc in 4th ch, dc in rem chs; 3 ch, turn
2.*(fpdc on next dc) 4 times, (bpdc on next dc ) 4 times* Repeat * to * along Row, 3 ch, turn
3-4.Like Row 2
5.*(bpdc on next dc) 4 times, (fpdc on next dc ) 4 times* Repeat * to * along Row, 3 ch, turn
6-7.Like Row 5
8-13. Repeat Rows 2-7.At the end of Row 13, start to crochet border
Make uniformly distributed scs on vertical sides, sc in ea sc in top side, sc in ea starting chain in bottom side. Join with sl st to first sc. Cut thread, weave in ends.