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Water Wheel Motif 091912


by M. J. Joachim

*Special Note:  Chain 3 at beginning of each round counts as 1st double crochet. Each round ends with a chain loop and by slip stitching into the top chain of the 1st double crochet.

Foundation:  Chain 4, slip stitch to 1st chain to make a ring

Round 1

Step 1:  Chain 3 (counts as 1st dc in this and future rounds), dc in center of ring

Step 2:  Chain 2, make 2 dc in center of ring (5 times)

Step 3:  Chain 2, join with slip stitch to top chain of 1st dc

Round 2

Step 1:  Chain 3, make 2 dc in same space as slip stitch that joined round

Step 2:  Double crochet in next dc

Step 3:  Chain 3, make 3 dc in next dc and 1 dc in following dc

[Repeat Step 3 around, ending with chain 3 and joining with slip stitch to top chain of 1st dc]

Round 3

Step 1:  Chain 3, make 2 dc in same space as slip stitch that joined round

Step 2:  Double crochet in next dc

Step 3:  Double crochet decrease over next 2 double crochet stitches >>>

    a.  Yarn over, insert hook in 1st dc

    b.  Yarn over, draw up a loop

    c.  Yarn over, draw through 2 loops on hook

    d.  Yarn over, insert hook in 2nd dc

    e.  Yarn over, draw up a loop

    f.  Yarn over, draw through 2 loops on hook

    g.  Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook

Step 4:  Chain 4, make 3 dc in next dc

[Repeat Steps 2 – 4 around, ending with chain 4 and joining with a slip stitch to top chain of 1st dc]

Round 4

Step 1:  Chain 3, make 2 dc in same space as slip stitch that joined round

Step 2:  Make 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc

Step 3:  Double crochet decrease over next 2 dc stitches

Step 4:  Chain 5, make 3 dc in next dc

Step 5:  Repeat Steps 2 and 3 over next 3 double crochet stitches

[Repeat Steps 4 and 5 around, ending with chain 5 and joining with a slip stitch to top chain of 1st dc]

Round 5

Step 1:  Chain 3, make 2 dc in same space as slip stitch that joined round

Step 2:  Make 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc

Step 3:  Double crochet decrease over next 2 dc stitches

Step 4:  Chain 6, make 3 dc in next dc

Step 5:  Repeat Steps 2 and 3 over next 3 double crochet stitches

[Repeat Steps 4 and 5 around, ending with chain 6 and joining with a slip stitch to top chain of 1st dc]

Continue to make motif larger by adding 1 more double crochet stitch in each section of singular dc stitches, and 1 more chain in each chain loop for each new round.

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