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Stitch Repeat Polka Dots - Free Crochet Pattern

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Stitch Repeat - Polka Dots

(Catherine Wheel Variant)


This stitch repeat can be worked with any size yarn. Use the hook size recommend for whatever yarn you choose.


Abbreviations
ch – chain
lp – loop
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
sk – skip
st – stitch
yo – yarn over


Background color – BC
Contrasting Color – CC


Special Stitches
Half Cluster (uses 4 sts): * yo, insert hook in next st, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook; repeat from * 3 times more, yo and draw through all 5 loops on hook.
Cluster (uses next 7 sts): * yo, insert hook in next st, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook; repeat from * 6 times more, yo and draw through all 8 loops on hook.


POLKA DOT REPEAT PATTERN


Ch a multiple of 10 + 2 (minimum of 22 stitches)


Row 1: With BC, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, (skip next 3 ch, 7 dc in next ch, skip next 3 ch, sc in next 3 ch) across, ending with sc in last 2 ch. Change to CC.


Row 2: Ch 2, turn; Half Cluster, (ch 3, sc in next 3 sts, ch 3, Cluster) across to last 7 sts. Sc in next 3 sc, Ch 3, Half Cluster.


Row 3: Ch 2, turn, 4 dc in first st, (sc in next 3 sc, skip next ch-sp, 7 dc in Cluster) across, ending with 4 dc in last Cluster. Change to BC.


Row 4: Ch 1, turn; sc in first 2 sts, (ch 3, Cluster, ch 3, sc in next 3 sts) across, ending with sc in last 2 sts.


Row 5: Ch 2, turn; 4 dc in first st, (skip next sc, skip next 2 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next Cluster, sc in next ch, skip next 2 ch, skip next sc, 7 dc in next sc (middle sc of 3-sc group))across, ending with 4 dc in last sc. Change to CC.


Row 6: Ch 1, turn; sc in first 2 sts, (ch 3, Cluster, ch 3, sc in next 3 sts) across, ending with sc in last 2 sts.


Row 7: Ch 1, turn; sc in first 2 sc, (7 dc in Cluster, skip next Ch 3, sc in next 3 sc) across, ending with sc in last 2 sc. Change to BC


Row 8: Ch 2, turn; Half Cluster, (ch 3, sc in next 3 sts, ch 3, Cluster) across to last 4 sts, Ch 3, Half Cluster.


Repeat rows 3-8 until the project is the desired size.  

In the video below Christina states to go repeat rows 1-8 - this correction cannot be made to the existing video - please check these notes in the pattern.

 

 

 

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