Shell Stitch Cross BookmarkDesigned By Julie A. Bolduc
This crocheted bookmark starts as a round then there are mile a minute type of arms and a leg made on it. Then a round is worked around the whole piece.
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Size 10 crochet cotton in white. DMC Traditions was used in the example
Size 7 steel crochet hook
12" of 1/16" wide pink ribbon
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Yarn Thickness: 10thread
Finished Size: 5" x 3"
Skill Level: Beginner
Center: Ch6, join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3. 19dc in ring. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (20dc)
Arm 1: Ch3. Sk next dc. 3dc, ch2, 3dc in next dc. Sk next dc. Dc in next dc. Ch3, turn.
ROW 2-5: 3dc, ch2, 3dc in ch2 sp. Dc in top of ch3. Ch3, turn. At the end of Row 5, fasten off.
Arm 2 & 3: Join thread in next unworked dc of center. Repeat ROWs 1-5 of Arm 1.
Arm 4: Join thread in next unworked dc of center. Repeat ROWs 1-5 of other arms but then continue until you have 11 rows. Do not fasten off.
Perimeter: Ch3. Dc in first sp. Ch3, join w/slst slst to 3rd ch from hook, picot made, 2dc in next space of leg, 9 times. Sk last space of leg. (Sk first sp of next arm. 2dc, picot in next space of arm, 4 times. 2dc, picot, 2dc, picot, 2dc, picot, 2dc in ch2 sp at end of arm. Picot, 2dc in next sp of arm, 4 times. Sk last sp of arm.) Rep bet () for the next 2 arms. Sk first space of leg. 2dc in next sp, picot, 10 times. 2dc, picot, 2dc, picot, 2dc, picot, 2dc in ch2 sp at end of leg. Picot. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off & weave all ends into back of work.
Design written on Saturday, March 31, 2007. Copyright ©2007 By Julie A. Bolduc p110029JPF Crochet Club where Crocheting is Just Plain Fun
This crochet pattern is for personal use only and is not to be resold.