POPPY MO­TIF

Crochet! - - Contents - De­sign by Ellen Gorm­ley

EASY FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENT

4 inches

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Ber­roco Com­fort medium ( worsted) weight ny­lon/ acrylic yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 210 yds/ 100g per skein):

1 skein # 9774 cobalt • Size I/ 9/ 5.5mm cro­chet hook or size needed

to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle

GAUGE

Mo­tif = 4 inches in di­am­e­ter Take time to check gauge.

PAT­TERN NOTES

Re­fer to Stitch Di­a­gram as needed. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

2- dou­ble cro­chet clus­ter (2- dc cl): Hold­ing back last lp of each dc on hook, 2 dc in in­di­cated st, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook. Clus­ter shell (cl shell): (2- dc cl, ch 2, 2- dc cl) in in­di­cated st or sp.

POPPY MO­TIF

Rnd 1: Ch 3, 17 dc in 3rd ch from hook (sk chs count as first dc), join (see Pat­tern Notes) in first st, do not turn. (18 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 7, sc) in first st, *sc in each of next 2 sts, (sc, ch 7, sc) in next st, rep from * around to last 2 sts, sc in each of last 2 sts, do not join. (6 ch-7 lps, 24 sc)

Rnd 3: 2- dc cl (see Spe­cial Stitches) in next ch-7 lp, ch 2, (2- dc cl, ch 3, cl shell— see Spe­cial Stitches) in same ch-7 sp, *sk next 4 sc, (cl shell, ch 3, cl shell) in next ch-7 lp, rep from * around, join in top of first 2- dc cl. Fas­ten off. C!

Use this star mo­tif in our Pop-Up Pop­pies throw on page 77 or to cre­ate your own show­stop­ping project!

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