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X-mas Pincushion



Merc cotton 8/4 Boye2 (join every row. Picot = ch3 sl st in 3rd ch from hook)

1: in red : ch6 join, 16 hdc in ring, join. Fast off
2: in green: ( increase 5 sc evenly) * 1 sc in nxt 2sc, 1 sc in ring * rep * =21sc (7sc in "long stitches" through ring) fast off
3: in white: 1sc in nxt, ch3, 1sc n nxt , 1sc in ring between 2 long green stitches on prew row. * 1dc in nxt, ch3, 1sc in nxt, 1" long sc" in ring * rep *
4: sl st to 3-ch-space, * 3dc ch3 3dc in space * rep *
5: 1sc between dc- group * ch3 3dc in space, picot, 3dc in same space, ch3, 1sc between dc-groups * rep * fast off
6: in red : 1 sc in picot, on prew row, ch4 1sc in same picot * ch4, 1 sc in nxt ch-loop = 3 times, ch4 1sc in same picot * rep *
7: same as row 6, but you vill have 4 loops between points, fast off

Make 2 pieces, put togh, crochet through both sides: * ch4, 1 sc in nxt loop = 5 times, ch4, 1 sc in same point * rep * Leave an opening = crochet only on 1 piece. Fast off
Crochet a ch -string, insert ch- string through loops on both sides after putting some stuffing in it

Have fun

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