Designed by me, May 1992. I wrote this pattern out in pencil and may not have been too clear. I hadn’t written out a pattern before back then so I hope you can read it. If you have any problems or corrections, please let me know.
14 balls (50gms ea) of Coral Fizz by Coates Red Heart Yarn (or your favourite color) and 4 balls (50gms ea) of white Coates Red Heart Yarn.
4.5 mm hook
Each square= 8×8”, 8 rows = 1square, 1 ball = 4 squares.
Finished size: 42” by 52”.
Stitches used: sc=single chain, dc= double chain, tc= triple chain
Shell stitch: 1 sc in first 2 sc, 4 tc in 1 dc, sc in next 2 sc, 4 tc, and repeat.
Motif: (make 20)
With Coral Fizz ch 8. Join with sl st to form ring
Row 1: ch 3, dc in ring * ch 3 for corner space, 4 dc in ring. Repeat from * twice more. Ch 3, join with sl st to top of ch 3 at beginning of row. Ch 3, turn.
Row 2: * In corner sp make 2 dc, ch 3 and 2 dc in each dc to next corner sp. Repeat from * twice more, in corner sp make 2 dc, ch 3 and 2 dc, dc in each remaining dc. Join to top of ch 3. ch 3 and turn.
Row 3: Dc in next dc until corner, 2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, and repeat dc till next corner. Repeat and sl st to top of ch 3 at beginning, 3dc and turn.
Rows 4-8: Repeat row 3.
Border: With white
Attach white. Sc all round, with 3 sc in each corner. Sl st at end and ch 3, dc in each sc all round, with 3 dc in each corner. Fasten off.
Repeat this to each square.
-Join squares into 5 rows of 4 squares. Join with whip st or sc with white. Sc around all 20 squares with 3sc in each corner. Fasten off.
-Attach Coral Fizz, dc all around with 3 dc in each corner. Fasten off.
-With white, shell st all around. Fasten off.