Square #85 from 99 Floral Motifs

 12 inch square

By Chris Simon
Copyright 2004

Materials
H hook or size needed for gauge.

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Leisure Arts leaflet #3000

These are my modifications to make this a 12 inch square.
I used the same modifications for both of these squares.

Instructions:

Make square as written. Do not finish off at end of Round 6. Continue as follows.

Rnd 7: (Add loops to the hexagon-shaped motif.): Sl st in next 2 dc to reach corner. Ch 1, sc in same st. * Ch 3, sk 2 st, sc in next st, ch 3, sk 1 st, sc in next st, ch 3, sk 2 st, sc in next st, ch 3, sk 2 st, sc in next st (corner reached). Repeat from * five times. Join with sl st to starting sc.

Rnd 8: (Now let's make it square): Sl st in next ch 3 sp. 3 sc in same sp, 3 hdc in next ch 3 sp, (3 dc, 2 tr) in next ch 3 sp, ch 3 to form corner. * (2 tr, 3 dc) in next ch 3 sp, 3 hdc in next ch 3 sp, 3 sc in each of next 2 ch 3 spaces, 3 hdc in next ch 3 sp, (3dc, 2 tr) in next ch 3 sp, ch 3 to form corner. Repeat from * three times.
(2 tr, 3 dc) in next ch 3 sp, 3 hdc in next ch 3 sp, 3 sc in next ch 3 sp. Join with sl st to starting sc.

Rnd 9: Ch 3, dc in next 10 stitches. * (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner ch 3 sp.
dc in next 22 stitches. Repeat from * three times. (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner ch 3 sp. Dc in next 11 stitches. Join with sl st in top of starting ch 3.

Stitch guide for rounds 10-12:
V-st: (dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated stitch or space
Corner: (V st, ch 2, V st) in indicated stitch or space

Rnd 10: Join new color (I used soft white) with sl st in any corner ch 3 sp. (Ch 4, dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc) in same sp. * (Sk next 2 stitches, V st in next st) 8 times, corner. Repeat from * three times. (Sk next 2 stitches, V st in next st) 8 times. Join with sl st in 3rd ch of starting ch 4.

Rnd 11: Sl st in ch 1 sp of next V st. (Ch 4, dc) in same sp. * (Corner, V st in ch 1 sp of next V st) 10 times. Repeat from * three times. (V st in ch 1 sp of next V st) 9 times. Join with sl st in 3rd ch of starting ch 4.

Rnd 12: Sl st in ch 1 sp of next V st. (Ch 4, dc) in same sp, V st in ch 1 sp of next V st. * (Corner, V st in ch 1 sp of next V st) 12 times. Repeat from * three times. (V st in ch 1 sp of next V st) 10 times. Join with sl st in 3rd ch of starting ch 4.

Rnd 13: Sc in each dc and each ch 1 sp around, with 3 sc in each corner ch 2 sp. Finish off