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Following are instructions that I worked out for a basic granny style motif that has six sides. You could make multiples of this small motif and join them to form various items. Because it takes a small amount of yarn for each motif, this could be a good way to use up scrap yarn.
Materials Used In The Example:
Mainstays (Wal-Mart brand) worsted weight yarn - color 2182 Blue Ridge
US Size G crochet hook
Finished Size: 3 inches across
Gauge is not important for this project. Use any weight of yarn (change hook size to correspond).
Starting Chain: Chain 6. Join with a slip stitch in the first chain, to form a ring.
Rnd 1: ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in ring, (ch 3, 3 dc in ring) 5 times, ch 3, sl st in top of beginning ch-3 of this rnd.
Rnd 2: sl st in ea of next 2 dc, sl st in ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as first dc), (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same ch-3 sp, * ch 2, skip next 3 dc, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp **, repeat the directions between * and ** 4 more times, then ch 2, skip next 3 dc, sl st in beginning ch-3 of this rnd. End off. Weave in ends.
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