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Friday, 9 August 2013

Day 221 - Another FANTASTIC Crochet Lesson & Mandala CAL #2

Hi Crochet Holics!

If you missed last weeks Mandala CAL
you will find part one here

So that was Part 1

Part 2 is now here

Rnd 7:  Using the same colour sl st across to the next ch-sp, *1htr, 2tr, 1dtr, 2tr, 1htr in each ch-sp, dc into 2nd tr of Rnd 6; rep from * to end, join with a sl st in top of 1st htr made. Fasten off & sew in end

Rnd 8:  Join a new colour in top of any dtr, 6ch, sl st in next dtr, rep to end. Join with a sl st

Rnd 9:  1ch, *9exdc (extended double crochet = put hook into ch-sp, pull yarn to front, yoh, pull through 1 loop on hook, yoh, pull through both loops on hook)  1htr in top of dtr from round 7; rep from * to end finishing with a htr in top of last dtr from rnd 7, sl st to 1st exdc made.

Rnd 10:  4ch (counts as 1tr, 1ch) miss 1 st.  *1tr, 1ch, miss 1 st ; rep to end.  Join with a sl st to 3rd ch of 4ch.

Rnd 11:  Join a new colour.  1dc in same place, *1bead st in 1ch sp, 1dc in next tr; rep from * to end
Bead Stitch = insert hook in st or ch-sp, pull up a loop (yoh,  pull through 1 loop) 3 times, yoh, pull through 2 loops on hook.

Rnd 12:  1ch, 1dc into each stitch to end

Top Tip:  Tease the 3ch to the front of your Mandala so that it forms a "bead"

More next week!

Well done KPK


Day 221 is here.....

Tomorrow is the village show & I have entered this cardigan for the Crochet or Knitting Category

Can you spot the free gift from Simply Crochet magazine?
I knew it would come in handy one day

I did want to enter the Granny Square Bag too but I was told that I could only enter one crochet item!

Wish me luck for 1st Prize again

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