by M. J. Joachim
Step 2: Chain 3 (counts as 1st dc); make 3 more dc in center of ring
Step 3: Chain 2, make 4 dc in center of ring (twice); chain 2, join with slip stitch to top chain of 1st dc
Step 4: Slip stitch in each stitch across and into next chain 2 space; chain 3 (counts as 1st dc), make 3 dc in same space; chain 2, make 4 dc in same space
Step 5: Chain 1, make corner (4 dc, chain 2, 4 dc) in next chain 2 space (twice); chain 1 and join to top chain of 1st dc
Step 6: Repeat Step 4 for corner; chain 1, make 4 dc in next chain 1 space, chain 1
Continue pattern making (4 dc, chain 2, 4 dc) in each corner, 4 dc in each chain 1 space and chain 1 between corners and groups of 4 dc.
Motif will continue to increase in size with each new round.