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Variegated Thread Christmas Ornament

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VARIEGATED THREAD CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT

  Copyright by Joyce A. Hodnett, 2005

 

Materials:  Bedspread weight cotton thread, size 10, Christmas variegated or color of choice, Size 6 hook.

 

Finished Size:  Approximately 2 3/4 inches across.

 

Chain 6, join to form a ring.

 

Rnd 1:  Ch 3, dc in the same dc, * ch 2, make a 2 dc cluster:

                    (YO, pull up a loop in the ring, YO, draw

                     thread through 2 loops on hook) twice,

                     YO, draw through all loops on hook.

             Repeat from * 8 times, join to the top of the first Cluster.

            (10 clusters)

 

Rnd 2:  Ch 3, make a beginning 4 dc cluster:

                   (YO, draw up a loop in the top of the 2 dc cluster,

                    YO, pull thread through 2 loops on hook) 3 times,

                    YO, pull thread through all 4 loops on hook,

             * ch 5, make a 4 dc Cluster:

                   (YO, draw up a loop in the top of the next 2 dc cluster,

                    YO, pull thread through 2 loops on hook) 4 times, YO,

                    pull thread through all 5 loops on hook. 

              Repeat from * 8 times, join to the top of the first Cluster.

 

Rnd 3:  Slip st into ch-5 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in the same sp,

             * 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in the next ch-5 sp, repeat from * 8 times,

             join to the top of the ch-3.

 

Rnd 4:  Ch 3, make a beginning 3 dc cluster:

                    (YO, insert hook into next dc, pull up a loop,

                     YO, draw thread through 2 sts) 2 times,

                     YO, draw thread through all loops on the hook.

             ch 2, dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, make a 3 dc cluster:

                     [ *(YO, insert hook in next dc, pull up a loop,

                      YO, draw thread through 2 sts) 3 times,

                      YO, draw thread through all loops on hook *.

            repeat between * and * once.  Ch 2, dc in next ch sp, ch 2],

            repeat between [ and ] around, slip st in top of beginning 3 dc

                     cluster, join with slip st in the beginning ch-3. 

 

HANGING LOOP:  Chain 30, slip st in the same beginning ch-3.

                                Finish off, weave in ends.

  

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Website: “Joyce’s Crochet Joint      

 

Copyright Joyce A. Hodnett, 2005

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