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Crochet Motif III: Circle-in-the-Square
Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern Number: 60144

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
3 1/4 in. [9 cm] square



820-147 Lion Wool Yarn: Purple

True, medium purple.

Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Motif = 3 1/4 in. [9 cm] square. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


Ch 8, sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), work 15 dc in ring, join with sl st in top of beg ch-3 - 16 dc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each of next 3 dc, ch 3, (sc in each of next 4 dc, ch 3) 3 times, join with sl st in beg sc to join - 4 ch-3 sps.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each of next 3 sc, (2 sc, ch 3, 2 sc) in next ch-3 sp, [sc in each of next 4 sc, (2 sc, ch 3, 2 sc) in next ch-3 sp] around, join with sl st in beg sc.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)

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