Thursday, October 29, 2009

Chain Reaction #3 - Answers

Was this puzzle easier than the others? I gave you one additional clue to help out. I hope you had fun. Here are the answers.


Keep on hooking!

Monday, October 26, 2009

Katharine's Rose - 12" Square

My Katharine's Rose square is up and running now. It's a really nice square and would make a beautiful afghan. I hope I can top this with my next square. I'm busy working on the Hello Kitty afghan right now, but I just might take some time away to start designing another square. I've got the bug again and I might as well just go with it. As long as I get the afghan done for Christmas! :) I had to frog the first square I made yesterday and redo the last 3 rounds. I have to get two squares out of one teal skein, so it was a little hit and miss. But at least now I know what to do. That's the way designing is. You kiss a lot of frogs (by frogging) and then when you get the FO, you get to kiss the prince. 

I think the Katharine's Rose square is one heck of a prince and was very fun to design. I hope you enjoy making it. 

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MATERIALS: Crochet hook size H/5.0mm
4 colors worsted weight acrylic yarn
Color A = Yellow
Color B = Red
Color C = Green
Color D = Ecru




SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate



SPECIAL STITCH:
Cable Stitch: Skip next st, 1 dc in next 3 sts, yo, with hook in front of work, go back and insert hook from front to back into skipped st before the 3-dc group; loosely draw through a lp and bring it up to the height of the 3-dc group; yo and complete dc.



PATTERN NOTE: Beware of tension - do not crochet too tightly, or center rose will “mound.”




Commence pattern:



With Color A, ch 2.



Rnd 1: 8 sc in first ch, sl st to first sc. Finish off.



Rnd 2: Attach Color B to any sc, ch 5 (counts as first dc, ch-2), *dc in next sc, ch 2, repeat from * 6 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-5 (8 ch-2 sps.)



Rnd 3: Ch 1, [1 sc, 3 dc, 1 sc in ch-2 sp] rep in each ch-2 sp around, join with sl st to beg sc. (8 petals)



Rnd 4: [Ch 4, holding petal to front, sl st between next 2 petals] 8 times.



Rnd 5: Ch 1, [1 sc, 4 dc, 1 sc in ch-4 sp] rep in each ch-4 sp around, join with sl st to beg sc.



Rnd 6: [Ch 5, holding petal to front, sl st between next 2 petals] 8 times.



Rnd 7: Ch 1, [1 sc, 5 dc, 1 sc in ch-5 sp] rep in each ch-5 sp around, join with sl st to beg sc.



Rnd 8: [Ch 6, holding petal to front, sl st between next 2 petals] 8 times.



Rnd 9: Ch 1, [1 sc, 3 dc, 1 picot, 3 dc, 1 sc in ch-6 sp] rep in each ch-6 sp around, join with sl st to beg sc.



Rnd 10: [Ch 7, holding petal to front, sl st between next 2 petals] 8 times. Finish off.



Rnd 11: Attach Color C yarn in any ch-7 sp, ch 1, [1 sc, 1 dc, 5 tr, 1dc, 1 sc in ch-7 sp] rep in each ch-7 sp around, join with sl st to beg sc. Finish off. (8 leaves)



Rnd 12: Attach Color D with sl st to first tr of any leaf cluster, [ch 5, sc in 5th tr of leaf cluster, ch 5 sc in 1st tr of next leaf cluster] rep 7 times ending with ch 5, sc in 5th tr of leaf cluster, ch 5, sl to first sl st. (16 ch-5 sps)



Rnd. 13: Sl st into next ch-5 sp, ch 1, 6 sc in ch-5 sp, *in next ch-5 sp work 3 hdc, 3 dc ch 2, in next ch-5 sp work 3 dc, 3 hdc, in each of next 2 ch-5 sp work 6 sc each, rep from * twice more, in next ch-5 sp work 3 hdc, 3 dc, ch 2, in next ch-5 sp work 3 dc, 3 hdc, in next ch-5 sp work 6 sc, join with sl st to beg sc. Finish off.



Rd 14: Attach Color A to any corner, ch 5 (counts as 1 dc, ch 2), 1 dc in corner, *work Cable Stitch 6 times; in corner work 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc, rpt from * twice more, work Cable Stitch on rem side, join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 5. (6 Cable Stitches on each side)



Rnd 15: Sl st into corner, ch 5 (counts as 1 dc, ch 2), 1 dc, 1 dc in nxt dc, *work 6 Cable Stitches on top of Cable Stitches of prev rnd, 1 dc in last dc, in corner work 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc, rpt from * twice more, work 6 Cable Stitches on top of Cable Stitches form prev rnd, 1 dc in last dc, join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 5.



Rnd 16: Sl st into corner, ch 5 (counts as 1 dc, ch 2), 1 dc, 1 dc into ea of nxt 2 dc, *work 6 Cable Stitches on top of Cable Stitches of prev rnd, 1 dc into ea of last 2 dc, in corner work 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc, rpt from * twice more, work 6 Cable Stitches on top of Cable Stitches from prev rnd, 1 dc into ea of last 2 dc, join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 5. Finish off.



Rnd 17: Attach Color D with sl st to any corner, ch 3, 1 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in corner, *1 dc in ea of next 30 dc, in corner work 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, rpt from * twice more, 1 dc in ea of next 30 dc, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.



Rnd. 18: Ch 3, 1 dc in next dc, *in corner work 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc; 1 dc in ea of next 34 dc, rpt from * twice more, 1 dc in ea of next 32 dc, sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3. Finish off. Weave in ends. Block.




This pattern is dedicated to my beautiful granddaughter Katharine. She is wearing a rose from a 100+ year old rose bush planted by my great-grandmother when my grandmother's infant sister died.







Copyright - This Katharine's Rose Pattern and the pattern photos are copyright 2009 by Melinda Miller. Free for your own personal use only. Percopyright law, do not redistribute (with or without charge) in any form.(Redistributing to others includes by photocopies, scanning, emailing, puttingon a CD, posting in Internet forum messages, putting on another web site and any other manner of distribution.)

Friday, October 23, 2009

Tannenbaum Lace Scarf - pattern for sale

I designed this scarf especially for the holiday season. I used Butterfly Mercerized Cotton Super-10 in Color# 3766 - Leaf. Using a lighter weight yarn would make the scarf narrower and lacier. I would love to see other versions of the pattern worked up. 


This written pattern is $2.00 US currency. 

                                Tannenbaum Lace Scarf          







I finally received my teal and brown yarn for the Hello Kitty afghan. The colors are very pretty and rich looking. The white kitty faces will really "pop" on this background. I'm not sure yet what kind of squares I will make, but I'm thinking they will be 14".  This link will show you my schematics for the afghan. I will get back to work on it this weekend.  Hello Kitty Afghan Schematics




Have a great day and happy hooking!

Crochet Hook Conversion Chart

Crochet hook sizes and conversions. Click on image to enlarge.



Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Answered Prayer

As you know I have recently been praying over an economic situation that my husband and I are facing. I am happy to report that God has answered my prayers. For the past month or so, there has been a very distinct possibility that my husband would lose his job. We were devastated. He requested that he be transfered to another position within the same department if possible. After weeks of praying and not knowing what was going to happen, we found out on Monday that he will get a transfer. Isn't that wonderful?? God does answer prayer everyone!!! It may not be what we want or when we want, but He does answer prayer. You see, although, my husband gets to keep a job, he will have to work  from 4:30 pm - 12:30 am and with a very significant pay cut. So that's not so great. And he won't get to see the kids much at all. But at least he has a job and we will get to keep our medical benefits - which was our main concern. So now I'm busy praising the Lord and giving Him thanks. Here's a hymn I sang today: O Worship the King

                                    Words by: Robert Grant 1833



                                Music by: William Croft 1708





O worship the King, all glorious above,
O gratefully sing His power and His love;
Our Shield and Defender, the Ancient of Days,
Pavilioned in splendor, and girded with praise.


O tell of His might, O sing of His grace,
Whose robe is the light, whose canopy space,
His chariots of wrath the deep thunderclouds form,
And dark is His path on the wings of the storm.


The earth with its store of wonders untold,
Almighty, Thy power hath founded of old;
Established it fast by a changeless decree,
And round it hath cast, like a mantle, the sea.


Thy bountiful care, what tongue can recite?
It breathes in the air, it shines in the light;
It streams from the hills, it descends to the plain,
And sweetly distills in the dew and the rain.


Frail children of dust, and feeble as frail,
In Thee do we trust, nor find Thee to fail;
Thy mercies how tender, how firm to the end,
Our Maker, Defender, Redeemer, and Friend.


O measureless might! Ineffable love!
While angels delight to worship Thee above,
The humbler creation, though feeble their lays,
With true adoration shall all sing Thy praise.

Chain Reaction # 3

I don't know how easy or hard these Chain Reaction puzzles are, so this time I'm giving another clue. I think I'll just put the middle word in each puzzle for the time being to see how it goes. Maybe I'll hear from someone one way or the other. Feedback is always great. :) Just check one of the reaction tabs right below this post. It is labeled 1 skein through 3 skeins - meaning at 3 you agree the most and at 1 you agree the least.

             Here is our third installment of the Chain Reaction games. Enjoy.


Have a great day and Happy Hooking!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Julia's Flower - 6" Square

Here's the entire pattern for Julia's Flower. This pattern was named after my maternal great-grandmother. She inspired me to learn how to crochet. As I remember her, she was always crocheting. I have several of her beautiful doilies  as keepsakes. She was a very talented crocheter and as far as I know, always crocheted in thread, even in her twilight years when her eyesight surely must have been an issue. I hope that in me, and maybe other relatives - I don't know - her lagacy of crochet lives on.  I hope to do her proud.

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SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate Beginner

FINISHED SIZE: 6”

MATERIALS: Worsted Weight Yarn, 5 colors, ½ oz. Each
Crochet hook, size H/5.0mm
Tapestry needle


STITCH GUIDE Beginning Cluster: Ch 3 * YO, insert hook in st indicated, YO and pull up a long loop, (YO and draw through 2 loops on hook), repeat from * once more. YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

Cluster: * YO, insert hook in st indicated, YO and pull up a long loop, (YO and draw through 2 loops on hook), repeat from * twice more. YO and draw through all 4 loops on hook.

V Stitch: In same stitch work 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc.

Corner V: In corner space work 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc.

Commence Pattern:

With Color A, ch 4.


Rnd. 1: 11 dc in first ch, join to 4th ch of beg ch-4, finish off. (12 dc) Pull beg tail to close hole.

Rnd 2: Attach Color B to any dc with sl st. Work Beginning Cluster in same st, (ch 2, work Cluster in next st) 2 times, ch 5, *work Cluster in next st, (ch 2, work Cluster in next st) 2 times, ch 5; repeat from * 2 times more; join with sl st to top of Beginning Cluster, finish off. (4 ch-5 sps and 8 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 3: Attach color C with sl st to any corner, (in corner sp work ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc), 3 dc in next ch 2 sp and following ch 2 sp, *in corner work 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, (in next ch 2 sp work 3 dc) twice, repeat from * once more, 3 dc in next ch 2 sp and in following ch 2 sp, join with sl st to top of beg ch 3, finish off.

Rnd 4: Attach color D with sl st to any corner. Work ch 3, 1 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, [* sk 2 sts, work V Stitch in next st, repeat from * 2 times, skip 3 sts, work Corner V], repeat [ ] 2 times, skip 2 sts, **work V stitch in next stitch, repeat from ** 2 times, skip next 3 sts, join last V stitch to beg ch 3 with a sl st, finish off.

Rnd. 5: Attach color E with sl st to any corner, ch 1, 3 sc in corner space, 1sc in each st across sides of square working 3 sc in each corner, join to beg sc with sl st, do not finish off.

Rnd 6: Ch 2, hdc in same st and in each st around working (1 hdc, ch 2, 1 hdc) in each corner, join to beg hdc with sl st, finish off.

This pattern is a tribute to my great-grandmother Julia Tischler, who inspired me to crochet.

Copyright - This Julia's Flower Pattern and the pattern photos are copyright 2009 by Melinda Miller. Free for your own personal use only. Per copyright law, do not redistribute (with or without charge) in any form.(Redistributing to others includes by photocopies, scanning, emailing, putting on a CD, posting in Internet forum messages, putting on another web site and any other manner of distribution.)


Chain Reaction #2 Answers - Sarah is Loved

I'm back from my trip to Washington state and already miss my granddaughter Katharine. But I have oodles of pictures to remind me of my trip and of how sweet and smart she is. She has not one, but two Nintendo DS games that she plays with. Well, they are actually mom & dad's, but she claims them. I am just amazed at how a three year old can know so much ( and know so much more than me!). She eats, drinks, and sleeps with that thing - literally. I have pictures to prove it! :)


But here's the good thing - she likes Sarah. She uses her as a giant pillow. She proceeded to sit on her and watch her favorite TV show - Sponge Bob Squarepants (who else?).






Now on to the Chain Reaction #2. I hope you had fun with this puzzle while I was gone. There might be a number of ways to solve this puzzle, but I will post my answers. I've always liked word games, so if circumstances allow, I'll probably post them on a regular basis. If you have any ideas, please let me know, I'd be happy to hear them. Here are the answers to Chain Reaction #2:

 

Mini CAL - Post #3




Here's the last installment of the Mini CAL - the final two rounds of the 6" square. I will also post the entire pattern so you will have it to print out for your files. I hope you have enjoyed making it. :)

Rnd. 5: Attach color E with sl st to any corner, ch 1, 3 sc in corner space, 1sc in each st across sides of square working 3 sc in each corner, join to beg sc with sl st, do not finish off.



Rnd 6: Ch 2, hdc in same st and in each st around working (1 hdc, ch 2, 1 hdc) in each corner, join to beg hdc with sl st, finish off.


This pattern is a tribute to my great-grandmother Julia Tischler, who inspired me to crochet.



Copyright - This Julia's Flower Pattern and the pattern photos are copyright 2009 by Melinda Miller. Free for your own personal use only. Per copyright law, do not redistribute (with or without charge) in any form.(Redistributing to others includes by photocopies, scanning, emailing, putting on a CD, posting in Internet forum messages, putting on another web site and any other manner of distribution.)

Monday, October 12, 2009

Chain Reaction #2 - Sarah is Packed

Okay, so I want to give you something to work on while I'm gone. :) Here's another Chain Reaction puzzle. I think these are becoming addictive. I know they are so much fun to make on my end -  I hope they are fun to solve on your end. This might become a weekly thing if I don't watch out. :)

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I've finally started packing for my trip, considering that I'm leaving for the airport in 20 hours. I've done all my laundry and packed what I need. Now I need to go to Walmart to get a few things, then do the dishes so hubby has a clean kitchen for the week.  I decided to take the largest suitcase so I can pack Sarah (the 4 1/2 ft. doll) & other goodies for my granddaughter - as long as I stay under 50 lbs. I think I can do it. I'll just weigh it before I leave the house. I want to take a couple of nice books to her also if the weight allows, but we'll see. Poor Sarah. All squished up in the suitcase. But she sure is flexible! I hurt just looking at her. :) I can't wait for Katharine to see her. I'm going to let Katharine name her anything she wants as it will be her new friend, and a much larger friend I might add. I just hope Katharine isn't scared of her. Elizabeth told me that she had been scared of her when she was little. I never knew that, and she never told us. Like some people are scared of clowns. :) And I thought it was a nice, sweet gift. I hope I'm doing the right thing by bringing this doll to Katharine!!!! I'll tell Audra that if Katharine doesn't like her, to just throw her out  or give her away. I don't want Katharine to have nightmares about a giant doll. Wish me luck!

Chain Reaction #1 - Answers

Here are the answers to last week's Chain Reaction puzzle. You might have different answers that fit, but here are mine. If you have different answers, leave a comment - it would be fun to see all the different answers. I hope you had fun with it. I will post more of these puzzles, as I also had fun. :)


Mini CAL - Post #2

I have a couple of things to post before I leave Tuesday morning at 5 AM for the airport. The first thing will be the next two rounds for the mini CAL for the 6" square. So far you should see a pretty little flower take shape. Now you will square it out with these next two rounds. I will post the remaining two rounds on 10/20 - after I'm back home from WA. Then I will post the entire pattern for you to print out. I hope you are having fun with this. Here are the next two rounds:

Rnd 3: Attach color C with sl st to any corner, (in corner sp work ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc), 3 dc in next ch 2 sp and following ch 2 sp, *in corner work 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, (in next ch 2 sp work 3 dc) twice, repeat from * once more, 3 dc in next ch 2 sp and in following ch 2 sp, join with sl st to top of beg ch 3, finish off.


Rnd 4: Attach color D with sl st to any corner. Work ch 3, 1 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, [* sk 2 sts, work V Stitch in next st, repeat from * 2 times, skip 3 sts, work Corner V], repeat [ ] 2 times, skip 2 sts, **work V stitch in next stitch, repreat from ** 2 times, skip next 3 sts, join last V stitch to beg ch 3 with a sl st, finish off.

Have a great day and Happy Hooking!

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Packing Sarah


This is Sarah. I bought her for my step-daughter Elizabeth years ago when Elizabeth was about 3 years old. Elizabeth named her Sarah, as she names all of her dolls and stuffed animals, etc. Sarah spent most of her time hanging from the ceiling in the corner of Elizabeth's bedroom through the years. Occasionally, she would get the priveledge of being chosen to share Elizabeth's bed with a few other stuffed animals on a certain night. Elizabeth was allowed to have 3 stuffed animals or dolls with her at nighttime, otherwise the bed would be overgrown with them and Elizabeth would be lost for good. :) Eventually, Elizabeth outgrew her stuffed animals and Sarah too. She sold some at garage sales and got a kick out of watching other small children play with her toys. Sarah was special, however.

We put Sarah aside and waited for my granddaughter Katharine (Elizabeth's neice) to get a little older. She is now 3 years old - the same age Elizabeth was when Sarah first came into the family. So I am bringing Sarah all the way to Washington state from Texas to give her to Katharine. Now how in the world will I pack a 4 1/2 foot doll? Granted, she is very flexible, so that helps. I was going to take her in her own carry-on, but decided against it.  Since I will have one bag to claim already, I will just take a large bag instead of a medium bag. That way I can also bring her a few books I was wanting to give her. I just have to be sure not to exceed the weight limit of 50 lbs.

I'm so excited to be able to spend a week with them. If you haven't read my earlier post. I'm going to see my son Joseph, his wife Audra, and my granddaughter Katharine. I'll be gone frome the 13th - 19th.  I don't know if I'll be able to post any while I'm there. It depends on if I can use their computer. :) If not - then I'll have a lot to talk about when I get back.

I'm working on several new patterns as well that I should be able to post shortly, so that will be exciting also. Be sure and look for those. Answers to the Chain Reaction game is coming up, and more of the CAL for the 6" square on Monday before I fly out of here. Lots going on. I hope you all are having a great weekend. Happy Hooking everyone!

Friday, October 9, 2009

Poetry in Hymn

Today I was going through the Lutheran Hymnal again, and another hymn touched me. I just have to share it with you. I love good poetry and when good poetry is not just inspirational, but actually moves me to tears, then I must do something about it. So I will share it with you. Usually this type of emotion requires some type of action on my part. Sometimes I will write my own poetry, or somehow do an action that a verse is speaking of, or say a prayer for someone, etc. -  whatever I am inspired to do. Today I am inspired to share this with you. This is from Hymn # 514 "God Moves in a Mysterious Way," by William Cowper, 1774; based on John 13:7. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have and that it will inspire something in you too!

                                            William Cowper



3. Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take;
The clouds ye so much dread
Are big with mercy and shall break
In blessings on your head.

4. Judge not the Lord by feeble sense,
But trust Him for His grace;
Behind a frowning providence
He hides a smiling face.

5. His purposes will ripen fast,
Unfolding every hour;
The bud may have a bitter taste,
But sweet will be the flower.


Thursday, October 8, 2009

Today's Inspiration

My husband and I have been going through some rough economic times recently and I have been doing a lot of praying. Today I have also been going through my hymn book and singing the hymns that I know and reading aloud the ones I don't know, as an offering and praise to the Lord. One hymn, especially one verse, has really spoken to me today, and I'd like to share it with you. Maybe it will help you too. It was written by Georg Neumark in 1640 and translated by Catherine Winkworth in 1863.  The Hymn is called "If Thou But Suffer God to Guide Thee" based on Psalm 55:22.
                                             Georg Neumark


Verse 7:
Sing, pray, and keep His ways unswerving,
Perform thy duties faithfully,
And trust His Word: though underving,
Thou yet shalt find it true for thee.
God never yet forsook in need
The soul that trusted Him indeed.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Chain Reaction #1

Today we'll play another game. I sometimes watch the Game Show Network while I crochet. I like several of the shows, and Chain Reaction is one of them. I like all kinds of word games. This is one where we can all play together. As it happens, when I had this idea, I was working on one of my traveling scarves (see earlier post) and one section was crocheted with angora. What pleasing purple plushness. :)



What wonderful perfection that was!!! Just to feel that beautiful softness - and to think it came from a goat!!!! So our puzzle today will be to connect the word crochet with the word goat. Instructions are given and I hope you all have fun. Answers will be posted next week.

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Have fun and Happy Hooking!

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Word Search Answers

I hope you had fun with the Word Search. I apologize for any errors.  I proofed it myself, so it might not be perfect. I always like doing puzzles, especially when waiting in the doctor's office. I like to bring a puzzle book with me when I don't have a portable crochet project to bring along. Maybe I'll come up with another puzzle soon. Come by again to find out. :) Have a great day, and Happy Hooking!!!!!


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Monday, October 5, 2009

Little Sunglass Clutch - Pattern for Sale

Here is a pattern I have that is for sale.  It is called the LITTLE SUNGLASS CLUTCH.  I'm very proud of it and have gotten very good reviews. Please let me know what you think. It was designed to mimic a pair of sunglasses, but it doesn't have to be used as an eyeglass case. It can also be a little clutch or purse to use when a larger one isn't needed. I use mine all the time when I go to the grocery store or shopping. I put my car keys in it, my debit card, my driver's license, etc; and I use the little wrist strap and then hold it in my left hand while I do my shopping. It's very handy and doesn't get in the way, especially when I don't have any pockets to carry anything. I just love it, and everyone who has made one says the same thing. I hope you enjoy it too!!!!  


Written pattern is $2.00 US currency.

                                       Little Sunglass Clutch        


Enjoy!


Mini CAL - Post #1

Here we go with our mini CAL. This post will be a little long because we have all the pertinent info at the beginning of the pattern first. So let's get started, and I hope you have fun. Remember I will post 2 rounds for 3 weeks, with a total of 6 rounds for this 6" square. I hope you like it. Once we are done, I will post the entire pattern with a photo, and some extra info on it's origin. I always have a story to tell, don't ya know  :) Sooo.......Let's begin.


SKILL LEVEL:             Intermediate Beginner



FINISHED SIZE:         6”


MATERIALS:              Worsted Weight Yarn, 5 colors, ½ oz. Each
                                      Crochet hook, size H/5.0mm

                                      Tapestry needle

STITCH GUIDE:       Beginning Cluster: Ch 3 * YO, insert hook in st indicated, YO and pull up a long loop, (YO and draw through 2 loops on hook), repeat from * once more. YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

                                    Cluster: * YO, insert hook in st indicated, YO and pull up a long loop, (YO and draw through 2 loops on hook), repeat from * twice more. YO and draw through all 4 loops on hook.

                                  V Stitch: In same stitch work 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc.
                                   Corner V: In corner space work 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc.


Commence Pattern:


With Color A, ch 4.


Rnd. 1: 11 dc in 4th ch from hook, finish off. (12 dc) Pull beg tail to close hole.


Rnd 2: Attach Color B to any dc with sl st. Work Beginning Cluster in same st, (ch 2, work Cluster in next st) 2 times, ch 5, *work Cluster in next st, (ch 2, work Cluster in next st) 2 times, ch 5; repeat from * 2 times more; join withh sl st to top of Beginning Cluster, finish off. (4 ch-5 sps and 8 ch-2 sps)