Wednesday, July 28, 2010
SUZIE'S SOAP SACK II
Treble Cross Stitch = Tr cross st = Skip one stitch, tr in next stitch, from behind, tr in skipped stitch.
1. Read instructions and any notes all the way through before beginning.
2. For Soap Sack II in the photo I used Sugar ‘n Cream Westport.
worsted weight cotton yarn 3/4 ounce
H (5.0 MM) crochet hook
Round 1: Ch 11, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each of the next 9 ch. Continuing around opposite side of chain 11 and, working over the tail, sc in ea ch across. Join with slipstitch in first sc. (20 sc)
Round 2: Ch 2, don’t count as first dc. Dc in each stitch. Join with slipstitch in the top of the first dc. (20 dc)
Round 3: Ch 4, from behind, tr in the st before the ch 4 (counts as first tr cross st). Work tr cross stitches around. Be sure you don’t count the st at the base of the ch 4 as your first skipped st. Join with slipstitch in the top of the ch 4. (10 tr cross st)
Round 4: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with slipstitch in first sc. (20 sc)
Rounds 5-8: Repeat rows 3 and 4 twice.
Round 9: Ch 2, don’t count as first dc. Dc in each stitch. Join with slipstitch in the top of the first dc. (20 dc)
Edging: * Ch 3, skip 1 dc, slipstitch in next dc. Repeat from * around, end with ch 3. Fasten off without joining. Use your yarn needle to weave in the end instead.
Drawstring: Ch 75. Fasten off.
Weave drawstring through round 9. Pull closed. Tie in bow.