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Lacy Cross Bookmark

Lacy Cross Bookmark Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This cross bookmark is made starting at the center then each "leg" is made from each side separately. It is a fairly fast and easy bookmark to make and you could make at least a couple in an evening.
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Materials Needed:
Small amount size 10 crochet cotton. DMC Cebelia in rose was used in the example
Size 7 steel crochet hook
Tapestry Needle for weaving in ends

Yarn Thickness: 10thread
Gauge: 10 sc =1"
Finished Size: 6" x 3"
Skill Level: Intermediate

Lacy Cross Bookmark & Bible

Instructions
RND 1: Ch6. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3, dc in ring. Ch3. (4dc in ring. Ch3. three times.) 2dc in ring. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Slst into the first ch of the next ch3 sp. Ch3, turn. You will work in rows for each arm.

First ARM:
ROW 1: Dc in next dc. Ch2, sk next 2dc. Dc in next dc, dc in first ch of the next ch3 sp. Ch3, turn.

ROW 2-4: Dc in next dc. Ch2, sk next 2 dc. Dc in next dc. Dc in top of ch3. Ch3, turn. At the end of row 4, fasten off.

2nd ARM & 3rd ARM:

ROW 1: Join thread on 3rd ch of the next ch3 sp on the first round. Ch3, dc in next dc. Ch2, sk next 2 dc. Dc in next dc. Dc in first ch of the next ch3 sp. Ch3, turn.

ROW 2-4: Dc in next dc. Ch2, sk next 2 dc. Dc in next dc. Dc in top of ch3. Ch3, turn. At the end of row 4, fasten off.

Last ARM, or Leg: Bottom of cross.
ROW 1: Join thread on 3rd ch of the next ch3 sp on the first round. Ch3, dc in next dc. Ch2, sk next 2 dc. Dc in next dc. Dc in first ch of the next ch3 sp. Ch3, turn.

ROW 2-8: Dc in next dc. Ch2, sk next 2 dc. Dc in next dc. Dc in top of ch3. Ch3, turn. At the end of row 8, fasten off.

Perimeter:
Start Leg: Join thread in first dc, of the 8th row of the last arm/leg of cross. **Dc in next ch2 sp. [(Ch3, slst in 3rd ch from hook (picot made (pic))) Dc in same sp.] Rep bet [] 2 times more. Sk next dc. Sc in top of ch3. ** Now work on each row of the the leg. Sc in next row. (Pic. Sc in next row. 8 times). Ch2.

Right ARM: Sc in first row of next arm. (Pic. Sc in next row. 3 times) Sc in top of next dc. Rep bet ** ** once. Sc in next row. (Pic. Sc in next row. 3 times). Ch2.

TOP ARM: Sc in first row of next arm. (Pic. Sc in next row. 3 times) Sc in top of next dc. Rep bet ** ** once. Sc in next row. (Pic. Sc in next row. 3 times). Ch2.

Left ARM: Sc in first row of next arm. (Pic. Sc in next row. 3 times) Sc in top of next dc. Rep bet ** ** once. Sc in next row. (Pic. Sc in next row. 3 times). Ch2.

Finish Leg: Sc in first row of leg. (Pic. Sc in next row. 8 times. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off. Weave all ends into back of work. Starch lightly to block into shape.

Design written on Friday, April 06, 2001. Copyright ©2001 By Julie A. Bolduc p110015

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