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Striped Clusters Boutique Tissue Box Cover

Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

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This boutique box is fairly fast and easy to make and is a good pattern to use when you want to practice working on cluster stitches.
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Materials Needed
Worsted weight acrylic yarn in blue
Worsted weight acrylic yarn in light yellow.
Size H/8 or 5mm aluminum crochet hook
2" cabone ring
Yarn needle for weaving in ends

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

Special Stitch Cl (cluster): Cl (cluster): *yo, insert hook in stitch indicated draw up a loop, yo draw through 2 lps on hook then rep from * two more times, then yo and draw yarn through all 4 lps on hook.
Special Stitch Beg Cluster (bcl): Ch3, *yo, insert hook in stitch indicated draw up a loop, yo draw through 2 lps on hook then rep from * one more time, then yo and draw yarn through all 3 lps on hook.

Instructions
RND 1: W/blue yarn. Join yarn onto bone ring and work 24 sc in ring. Join w/slst to first sc.

RND 2: Bcl in same st as slst. Ch2. Sk 1 st. *Cl in next st. Ch2. Sk next st. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to bcl.

RND 3: Ch1. 3sc in next ch2 sp. *Sc in next cl. 3sc in next ch2 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1.

RND 4: Ch1. Sc in each of the next 2 sc. (Sk next sc. 3dc, ch2, 3dc in next sc. Sk 1 sc. Sc in each of the next 6 sc.) *Sc in each of the next 3 sc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1.

RND 5: Ch3. (Dc in each of the next 5 sts. 1dc in next ch2 corner sp. Dc in each of the next 9 sts.) *Dc in next dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 6: Ch1. Sc in each st around. Join w/slst to ch1.

RND 7: Bcl in same st as slst. (Ch1. Sk next st.) *Cl in next st. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of first cl.

RND 8: Ch1. Sc in next ch1 sp. *Sc in next cluster. Sc in next ch1 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off blue.

RND 9: Join yellow in same st as slst. Ch1. Sc in each sc around. Join w/slst to ch1.

RND 10: Rep RND 7.
RND 11: Rep RND 8. Fasten off yellow.
RND 12: Join blue in same st as slst. Then rep RND 9.
RND 13: Rep RND 10.
RND 14: Rep RND 11. Fasten off blue.
RND 15: Join yellow in same st as slst. Rep RND 9.
RND 16: Rep RND 10.
RND 17: Rep RND 11. Fasten off yellow.
RND 18: Rep RND 12.
RND 19: Rep RND 13.
RND 20: Rep RND 14. Weave all ends into back of work. Slip over boutique box so ring is at the top.

Design written on Tuesday, June 7, 2005. Copyright ©2005 By Julie A. Bolduc p122011

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