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Julie's First Boutique Cover

Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

Julie's First Boutique Cover

This is the very first boutique tissue box cover I ever crocheted! And the first one I ever designed. Hope you like it. I have been wanting to make one for a long time.
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Materials Needed
Worsted weight acrylic yarn in light blue
Size H/8 aluminum crochet hook
Yarn needle for weaving in ends

Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Gauge: 4dc = 1"
Finished Size: Fits standard boutique tissue box
Skill Level: Beginner

Instructions
RND 1: Motif, make 6 the same. Ch4. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3. 3dc in ring. Ch1. *4dc in ring. Ch1. Rep from * 2 times more. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 2: Ch3. Dc in same st as slst. (Dc in each of the next 2 dc. 2dc in next dc. Dc, ch2, dc in next ch1 sp.) *2dc in next dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off. Weave center ends into back of work. Leave ending ends long enough to stitch squares together.

STEP 1Stitching Squares together: Use a whip stitch and stitch all 6 squares together to form a large ring. All 6 in a row then stitch the 2 ends together.

RND 1 Bottom: Join yarn in any of the ch2 sps on the right top corner of any square. Ch3. Dc in each of the next 8 sts. Dc in next ch2 sp. *Dc in next ch2 sp. Dc in each of the next 8 sts. Dc in next ch 2 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 2: Ch3. Dc in each dc around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 3: Ch1. Sl st in each st around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off and weave ends into back of work.

RND Top: Rejoin yarn on opposite side and repeat round 1 of bottom.

RND 2: Rep round 2 of bottom.

RND 3: Ch3. Dc in each of the next 6 dc. Yo, insert hook in next st, yo, pull up a lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook, 3 times, yo pull through all 4 lps on hook. (Dec made.) Dc in each of the next 12 sts. Dec. Dc in each of the next 12 sts. Dec. Dc in each of the next 12 sts. Dec. Dc in each of the next 6 sts. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 4: Ch3. Dc in each of the next 5 sts. Dec. Dc in each of the next 10 sts, dec, 3 times. Dc in each of the next 4 sts. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 5: Ch3. Dc in each of the next 4 sts. Dec. Dc in each of the next 8 sts, dec, 3 times. Dc in each of the next 3 sts. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 6: Ch1. Slst in each of the next 4 sts. Sk 1 st. *Slst in each of the next 8 sts. Sk 1 st. Rep from * 2 times more. Slst in each of the next 3 sts. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off and weave all ends into back of work.

Design written on Wednesday, July 7, 2004. Copyright ©2004 By Julie A. Bolduc p122001

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