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Lion Brand® Chenille Sensations
Pattern Number: 543
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
SIZE: One Size
8 inches x 9 inches
730-402 Chenille Sensations Yarn: Milan (Discontinued) Dark Magenta, purple and green
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.90
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45
16 hdc and 12 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. 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. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
Work is done in continuous rnds with no joining.
To inc 1 sc: Work 2 sc in same st.
To dec 1 hdc: (Insert hook in next st, yo, draw yarn through st) twice, yo, draw yarn through 3 loops on hook.
PURSETTE: Ch 4, sl st to first ch to form ring.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in ring.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc (12 sc).
Rnd 3: Sc in first sc, * 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc *, rep from * to * around, end 2 sc in last sc (18 sc).
Rnd 4: Sc in first 2 sc, * 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc *, rep from * to * around, end 2 sc in last sc (24 sc).
Rnds 5-11: Work in sc inc 6 sc evenly spaced on each rnd (66 sc on Rnd 11).
Rnd 12: Work 1 hdc in back loop of each sc around.
Rnds 13-32: Hdc in each hdc around.
Leave work on hold.
FLAP: Place a marker on 11th st from end of rnd, cont counting 23 more sts from marker and place a second marker.
Return to work.
Row 1: : Work in hdc over next 21 sts, Ch2 turn.
Rows 2, 4 & 6: Work in hdc over 21 sts inserting hook under all loops of each hdc.
Ch 2, turn.
Rows 3 & 5 : Hdc in each of the 21 hdc.
Ch 2, turn.
Rows 7, 9 & 11: Dec 1 hdc, hdc in each st to last 2 hdc, dec 1 hdc.
Ch 2, turn.
Rows 8, 10 & 12: Dec 1 hdc, hdc in each st to last 2 hdc inserting hook under all loops of each hdc, dec 1 hdc (9 sts rem).
FRONT PLEAT: Count 4 sts each side of each marker.
Fold under in a neat pleat at each marker and secure pleat with a few pins.
Join yarn at beg of flap and sc along edge, working through all 3 thicknesses to hold pleat in place (8 sts), cont in sc around side edge of flap ending at the 9 sts at top edge; working along top edge sc in next 3 sts, ch 3, skip 3 sts (buttonhole), sc in next 3 sts; then sc along other side edge of flap to beg of rnd, join with 1 sl st, ch 1.
Do not turn.
Work 1 row reverse sc, working from left to right, around entire edge, join with sl st.
STRAP: Ch 151.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch.
Attach strap at each side of flap.
Sew on button on 7th row from top edge at center of pleat.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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yyabbrevValuexx knit yy/abbrevValuexx
yyabbrevValuexx purl yy/abbrevValuexx
yyabbrevValuexx repeat(s)(ing) yy/abbrevValuexx
yyabbrevValuexx round(s) yy/abbrevValuexx
yyabbrevNamexxSt st yy/abbrevNamexx
yyabbrevValuexx Stockinette stitch yy/abbrevValuexx
yyabbrevValuexx stitch(es) yy/abbrevValuexx
yyabbrevValuexx together yy/abbrevValuexx
yy/abbrevxxapprox = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
fpsc = front post single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
yo = yarn over
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