February 28, 2011

SmoothFox's Starburst Flower Square 12x12 - Free Pattern

Picture courtesy of Gaby Mayer

SmoothFox’s Starburst Flower Square 12x12
Created by Donna Mason-Svara aka SmoothFox ©2011 Version 1.0

Schachenmayr Catania, 100% cotton, 4 ply worsted yarn
Color A – Turquoise - exact color not known
Color B - White - exact color not known
Color C - Pale Green – exact color not known

Hook Size: H - 8 - 5.00 MM
Skill level: Intermediate
Size: 12” x 12”
Stitch Marker: 0
Yarn Needle: 1

Special Stitches: None

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Round 1: Using color A ch 4, 11 dc in 4th ch from hook, join with slip st to top of beg ch-4. (12 dc)

Round 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, *2 dc in next st, repeat from * around, join with slip st to beg dc. (24 dc)

Round 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in remaining 2 ch’s, 4 dc point made *(dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in remaining 2 ch’s),* repeat around * to * around; join with slip st to top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (84 dc)

Round 4: Using color B slip st in 2nd ch of point, ch 1, sc in same st, ch 1, tr in 2nd dc from round 3 below between the points, ch 1, tr in same st, ch 1, *(sc in 2nd ch of point, ch 1, tr in 2nd dc from round 3 below between the points, ch 1, tr in same st, ch 1)* repeat from * to * around; join with slip st in beg sc. Finish off. (24 tr, 12 sc, 36 ch-1)

Round 5: Using color C join with a slip st in any sc, ch 1, sc in same st, sk ch-1 sp, sk tr, 5 tr in ch-1 sp, sk tr, sk ch-1 sp, *(sc in next sc, sk ch-1 sp, sk next tr, 5 tr in ch-1 sp, sk next tr, sk ch-1 sp)*, repeat from * to * around; join with slip st in beg sc. Finish off. (60 tr, 12 sc)

Round 6: Join color B with a slip st in any sc, ch 6, dc in same st, *(ch 3, sk 2 tr’s, sc in horizontal ridge behind back loop of center tr, ch 3, sk 2 tr’s, hdc in next sc) repeat 1 time, ch 3, sk 2 tr’s, sc in horizontal ridge behind back loop of center tr, ch 3, sk 2 tr’s, ** (dc, ch 3, dc) in next sc,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once; join with slip st in 3rd ch of beg ch-6. (8 dc, 8 hdc, 12 sc, 28 ch-3 sps)

Round 7: Slip st to corner sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in corner sp, *3 dc in next ch sp, 3 hdc in next ch sp, 3 sc in next two ch sps, 3 hdc in next ch sp, 3 dc in next ch sp ** (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in corner sp,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once; join with slip st to top of beg ch-3. (40 dc, 24 hdc, 24 sc, 4 ch-3 sps)

Round 8: Slip st to corner sp, ch 3, 4 dc in corner sp, *dc in next 22 sts, **5 dc in corner sp,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once; join with slip st to top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (108 dc)

Round 9: Using color C join with a slip st in 3rd dc of any five dc corner grouping, ch 3, 2 dc in same st corner made, *dc in next 26 sts, **(3 dc in center dc of five dc corner grouping)* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once; join with slip st to top of beg ch-3. (116 dc)

Round 10: Slip st in next st, ch 3, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in same st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, (dc in next 2 sts, ch 1, sk 1 st) repeat between ( ) 9 total times, **(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next st,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once; join with slip st to top of beg ch-3. (88 dc, 40 ch-1 sps, 4 ch-3 sps)

Round 11: Slip st to corner, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner sp, *dc in each st or ch-1 sp to next corner, **(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next st,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once; join with slip st to top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (152 dc, 4 ch-3 sps)

Created by Donna Mason-Svara aka SmoothFoxLover@yahoo.com 2011

This pattern has been tested. Please notify me of any pattern corrections. I will answer any and all questions you may have with the instructions. Do not plagiarize this pattern. All patterns are my original designs. Please do not re-sell my patterns or give them away for free or post my patterns on the Internet. You may sell items you make from my patterns at craft fairs, fund raisers or custom orders for friends and family but please do not sell finished items on the internet without my written permission. Do not claim designs as your own.

This pattern is copyrighted by me and I give my permission for you to post pictures of items made from my pattern on your website if you will post a link back to my ETSY store if the pattern is for sale. If the pattern is free, please direct people to my blog. Be sure to list the name SmoothFox as the designer.

1 comment:

Audrac said...

Oh. My. GOSH! These blankets/squares take my breath away! (Especially the Stained Glass Round Ripple!) Thank you for sharing!!

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