Tuesday, March 3, 2009

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If you've been looking for an extra-special gift idea for the extra-special wee one in your life, then look no further than this dainty and delicate design by Margaret Kremer of California. It's a pattern guaranteed to please!
Finished Size46" x 57".
Materials
Red Heart® Baby Pompadour Art. E255 by Coats & Clark or pompadour baby yarn:
20 oz. White #1
6 oz. Lt. Pink #722
6 oz. Baby Blue #802
6 oz. Baby Yellow #224
4 oz. Pastel Green #680
Tapestry needle
E and F hooks or hook needed to obtain gauge
Click here for the Assembly Illustration (PDF format)
GaugeE hook, 5 sts = 1". Each Motif is 5 1/2" square.
Basic StitchesCh, sl st, sc, hdc.
Special StitchesFor extended dc (edc), yo, insert hook in next st or ch sp, yo, pull lp through, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook, (yo, pull through 2 lps on hook) 2 times.For extended hdc (ehdc), yo, insert hook in ch sp, yo, pull lp through, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook, yo, pull through all 3 lps on hook.For V st, (ehdc, 1-sc picot, ehdc) around ch sps of last 2 rnds at same time.For 1-sc picot, ch 2, sc in back bar (see illustration) of second ch from hook, ch 1.For 2-sc picot, ch 2, 2 sc in back bar of second ch from hook.For 3-sc picot, ch 1, 3 sc in back bar of ch.For 4-sc picot, ch 1 loosely, 4 sc in back bar of ch.For ch-3 picot, ch 3, sc in back bar of third chain.For joined ch-3 sp, ch 1, sl st in center ch of corresponding ch-3 sp on other Motif, ch 1.
First MotifNote: Do not join rnds unless otherwise stated. Mark first st of each rnd.Rnd 1: For first section, with E hook and color indicated on Assembly Illustration, ch 2, 8 sc in second ch from hook. (8 sc made)Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around. (16)Rnd 3: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) around. (24)Rnd 4: Sc in first st, (ch 4, skip next st, sc in next 5 sts) 3 times, ch 4, skip next st, sc in last 4 sts, join with sl st in first sc.Rnd 5: Ch 3, (2 edc -- see Special Stitches, 1-sc picot, 2 edc) in next ch sp, *edc in next 5 sts, (2 edc, 1-sc picot, 2 edc) in next corner ch sp; repeat from * 2 more times, edc in last 4 sts, join with sl st in top of ch-3. Fasten off.Rnd 6: For second section, working from back to front, join color indicated with sl st around post of first st, ch 3, edc fp around next st, edc bp around next st, *(2 edc, ch 1, 2-sc picot -- see Special Stitches, ch 1, 2 edc) in next corner ch sp, *edc bp around next st, (edc fp around next st, edc bp around next st) 4 times, (2 edc, ch 1, 2-sc picot, ch 1, 2 edc) in next corner ch sp; repeat from * 2 more times, (edc bp around next st, edc fp around next st) 3 times, join.Rnd 7: Ch 1, working from back to front, sl st around post of first st, ch 3, (edc fp around next st, edc bp around next st) 2 times; working in next corner ch sp, 2 edc before next picot, ch 1, 2-sc picot, ch 1, 2 edc after picot, *edc bp around next st, (edc fp around next st, edc bp around next st) 6 times; working in next corner ch sp, 2 edc before next picot, ch 1, 2-sc picot, ch 1, 2 edc after picot; repeat from * 2 more times, (edc bp around next st, edc fp around next st) 4 times, join. Fasten off.Rnd 8: For third section, working this rnd in back lps only, join color indicated with sc in any st, sc in each st around with (2 sc in first corner ch, 4-sc picot -- see Special Stitches, 2 sc in second corner ch) at each corner, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.Rnd 9: For fourth section, working this rnd in back lps, join color indicated with sc in any st, *sc in each st around to next 4-sc picot, ch 1, 2-sc picot, ch 1, skip next 4-sc picot; repeat from * 3 more times, sc in each st around, join, turn. Fasten off. (20 sc across each side between corner picots)Rnd 10: Join white with sl st in front lp of second sc on any corner picot, *[ch 3, sc in next st, (ch 3, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts) 4 times, ch 3, skip next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 3], sl st in front lp of second sc on next corner picot; repeat from * 2 more times; repeat between [ ], join. Fasten off.
One-Side Joined MotifRnds 1-9: Work rnds 1-9 of First Motif.Rnd 10: Join white with sl st in front lp of second sc on any corner picot, ch 3, sc in next st; joining to side of last Motif, (work joined ch-3 sp -- see Special Stitches, skip next 2 sts on this Motif, sc in next 2 sts) 4 times, work joined ch-3 sp, skip next 2 sts on this Motif, sc in next st, *ch 3, sl st in front lp of second sc on next corner picot, ch 3, sc in next st, (ch 3, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts) 4 times, ch 3, skip next 2 sts, sc in next st; repeat from * 2 more times, ch 3, join. Fasten off.
Two-Side Joined MotifRnds 1-9: Work rnds 1-9 of First Motif.Rnd 10: Join white with sl st in front lp of second sc on any corner picot, ch 3, sc in next st; joining to bottom of corresponding Motif, *(work joined ch-3 sp, skip next 2 sts on this Motif, sc in next 2 sts) 4 times, work joined ch-3 sp, skip next 2 sts on this Motif, sc in next st, ch 3, sl st in front lp of second sc on next corner picot, ch 3, sc in next st*; joining to side of last Motif; repeat between first and second *, (ch 3, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts) 4 times, ch 3, skip next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 3, sl st in front lp of second sc on next corner picot, ch 3, sc in next st, (ch 3, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts) 4 times, ch 3, skip next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 3, join. Fasten off.
Motif AssemblyWork and join Motifs according to Assembly Illustration, working section colors as indicated.
Filler FlowerRnd 1: With right side facing you, working in space between Motifs, with F hook and color indicated on Assembly Illustration, join with sl st in sc before first corner ch-3 sp on one Motif, *[3 sc in next ch-3 sp, (sc, 3-sc picot -- see Special Stitches, sc) in next sl st between corner ch-3 sps, 3 sc in next corner ch-3 sp, sl st in next sc, ch 2], sl st in next st before next corner ch-3 sp on next Motif; repeat from * 2 more times; repeat between [ ], skip next sl st, join with sl st in back lp of first sc.Rnd 2: Working this rnd in back lps only, sl st in next 2 sts, *[ch 7, skip next picot, sl st in next 3 sc, ch 2], sl st in next 3 sc; repeat from * 2 more times; repeat between [ ], join. Fasten off.Catching center ch of each ch-7 as you work, weave matching strand yarn through end sc of each picot on rnd 1; pull to gather tightly, secure end.Repeat Filler Flower in each space between Motifs with colors indicated on Assembly Illustration.
BorderNote: Work remaining rnds in back lps only.Rnd 1: With right side facing you, using E hook, join green with sc in first ch-3 sp of any corner, 2 sc in same sp, [ch 5, 3 sc in next corner ch-3 sp, *sc in next st, (ch 3, sc in next 2 sts) 4 times, ch 3, sc in next st, 3 sc in next ch sp, ch 2, sc in first ch of next ch-3, skip next joining, sc in last ch of next ch-3, ch 2, 3 sc in next ch sp; repeat from * across to last Motif before next corner; sc in next st, (ch 3, sc in next 2 sts) 4 times, ch 3, sc in next st, 3 sc in next corner ch sp]; repeat between [ ] 2 more times; repeat between first and second, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.Rnd 2: Join white with sc in center ch of corner ch-5 sp on one short side; working across short side, 2 sc in same ch, sc in next 2 chs, sc in next 4 sts, *(ch 3, skip next 3 sts, sc in next 2 sts) 5 times, ch 3, skip next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, skip seam, 2 hdc in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts*; repeat from * 8 more times, (ch 3, skip next 3 sts, sc in next 2 sts) 4 times, ch 3, skip next 3 sts, sc in next 6 sts; working across long side, 3 sc in next st (corner made), sc in next 6 sts; repeat between first and second * 6 times; repeat between first and second;For last 2 sides of this rnd, repeat from first *, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.Rnd 3: Join green with sc in any center corner st, sc in same st, *(ch 3, skip next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 3, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts, (ch 3, skip next ch sp, sc in next 2 sts) across to last ch-3 sp, ch 3, skip next ch sp, sc in next 2 sts, ch 3, skip next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 3, skip next 2 sts*, 2 sc in corner st; repeat from * 2 more times; repeat between first and second *, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.Rnd 4: Join white with sl st in first sc of any 2-sc corner group, 2-sc picot, sl st in same st, (sl st, 2-sc picot, sl st) in next st; working around entire outer edge of Afghan, sc in each ch and in each st, V st (see Special Stitches) worked over each ch-3 sp around with (sl st, 2-sc picot, sl st) in next ch, (sl st, 2-sc picot, sl st) in next ch in each corner ch-2 sp, join.Rnd 5: Join green with sc in first sc past any corner picot group, sc in next 3 sts, *2-sc picot, ch 2, skip next 3 sts, sl st in next st, (2-sc picot, ch 2, skip next V st, sl st in next st) across to last V st, 2-sc picot, ch 2, skip next V st, sl st in next st, 2-sc picot, ch 2, skip next 3 sts, sc in next 3 sts; for corner, ch-3 picot, ch 1, skip next picot, sl st in next sl st, 2-sc picot, ch 2, skip next picot*, sc in next 3 sts; repeat from * 2 more times; repeat between first and second *, join. Fasten off.




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