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Early American Motif
Early American Motif

Materials: Crochet Cotton any size you like
Crochet Hook Size 7 or 1.5 mm

With white ch 8, join to form a ring, ch 3, dc in ring, ch 4, sl st in dc for picot, * 2 dc in ring, ch 4, sl st in last dc for picot,
repeat from * 6 times, join, break thread.

Row 2: With 2nd colour (if you want to use 2 colours), attach in space before dc with picot, ch 7, dc in next space before dc
with picot, * ch 7, dc in space before next dc with picot, ch 4, dc in space before next dc with picot, repeat from * twice, ch 7,
join in 3rd st of ch, break thread.

Attach 1st colour in any ch 4 loop, 1 sc, 2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, 1 sc in same loop, * 1 sc, 1 sdc (sdc: thread over hook, insert in
lop, thread over and work off all loops at one time), 3 dc, ch 5, 3 dc, 1 sdc, 1 sc in ch 7 loop (corner), 1 sc, 2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc,
1 sc in next ch 4 loop, repeat from * twice, 1 sc, 1 sdc, 3 dc, ch 5, 3 dc, 1 sdc, 1 sc in next loop, join in 1st sc, break thread.

Work 2nd motif in same manner reversing the colour joining in last row as follow: attach 2nd colour in any ch 4 loop, 1 sc, 2
dc, ch 3, 2 dc, 1 sc in same loop, 1 sc, 1sdc, 3 dc in corner loop, ch 2, join to center st of corner loop of 1st motif (to join:
drop loop from hook, insert in st of corresponding loop of 1st motif, pull loop through), ch 2, 3 dc, 1 sdc, 1 sc in same loop
of 2nd motif, 1 sc, 2 dc in next loop fo 2nd motif, ch 1, join to center st of corresponding loop of 1st motif, ch 1, 2 dc, 1 sc in
same loop of 2nd motif, 1 sc 1 sdc, 3 dc in next loop, ch 2, join to center st of next corner loop of 1st motif, ch 2, 3 dc, 1 sdc,
1 sc in same loop fo 2nd motif, complete 2nd motif same as 1st motif. Work a white motif, join to 2nd motif in same manner.
Work a green motif, join to 1st and 3rd motifs in same manner. Continue joining motifs in same manner, alternating the
colours as illustrated for desired size.