Wednesday, December 21, 2005

LIGHT AND LACY STOLE




copyright © Dot Matthews 12/19/05

SIZE: Approx. 72" x 16" one size fits most
SKILL: Easy
HOOK: K-10.5/6.50mm - I used a Susan Bates Hook
YARN: Bernat Baby Coordinates, sport weight, color Peach; approx. 9oz/707yds
GAUGE: 1 pattern repeat = 4" (measured on the dc row), 8 rows = 4"
STITCHES: chain (ch); single crochet (sc); double crochet (dc); treble crochet (tr); slip stitch (sl st)
ABBREVIATIONS: ea = each; sk = skip; sp = space; sps = spaces

INSTRUCTIONS pattern worked in multiple of 12

Ch 204

ROW 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook,
*ch 5, sk next 3 chs, sc in next ch. Repeat from * across to last 2 chs, ch 2, sk next ch, dc in last ch. Turn. (50 ch-5 sps)

ROW 2: ch 1, sc in first st, sk ch-2 sp, sk next sc,
*7 dc in next ch-5 sp, sk next sc,
sc in next ch-5 sp **
ch 5, sk next sc,
sc in next ch-5 sp, sk next sc. Repeat from * across. End last repeat at **, then ch 2, 1 tr in last sc. Turn (17 dc groups)

ROW 3: ch 1, sc in first st,
*ch 5, sk next sc and sk next dc.
sc in next dc,
ch 5, sk next 3 dc,
sc in next dc **
ch 5, sk next dc and sk next sc,
sc in next ch-5 sp. Repeat from * across. End last repeat at **, then ch 2, 1 tr in last sc. Turn (50 ch-5 sps)

ROW 4 thru ROW 29: Repeat rows 2 and 3

ROW 30: Repeat row 2. do not turn at end of row 30

EDGING worked around the stole

ROUND 1: ch 1, sc evenly along short side, 3 sc in corner
5 sc in ea ch-5 sp across long side
3 sc in corner
sc evenly along short side
3 sc in corner
sc in ea dc and ea sc and 5 sc in ea ch-5 sp across long side. End with 2 sc in last st. Join to first sc. Do not turn

ROUND 2: sl st in ea st around. Join in first st.

Fasten off and weave in ends.