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Materials: Bedspread Weight Crochet Cotton 100 yds White
Crochet Hook Size 7

Trimmings: Iridescent Glitter
Glue

Size: About 4" square

Side: (make 4)
Ch 6, join to form a ring.

Rnd 1: (right side): Ch 1, 12 sc in ring; join in first sc: 12 sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in  same sc as joining; (ch 7, sk next sc, sc in next sc) 5 times; ch 7, sk next sc; join in first sc; 6 ch-7 lps.

Rnd 3: Sl st in next 2 chs and in same ch-7 lp; ch 3 (counts as a dc on this and following rnds), 4 dc in same lp; (ch 3, 5 dc in next ch-7 lp) 5
times; ch 3; join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next 4 dc, * ch 3, sc in next ch-3 lp, ch 3, dc in next 5 dc; rep from * 4 times more; ch 3, sc in next ch-3 lp, ch 3; join in 3rd
ch of ch-3.

Rnd 5: Ch 3, keeping last lp of each dc on hook, dc in next 4 dc; yo and draw through all 5 lps on hook: beg cluster made; *(ch 5, sc in next
ch-3 lp) twice; ch 5; keeping last lp of each dc on hook, dc in next 5 dc; yo and draw through all 6 lps on hook: cluster made; rep from * 4
times more; (ch 5, sc in next ch-3 lp) twice; ch 5; join in top of beg cluster: 6 clusters.

Rnd 6: Sl st in next 2 chs and in same ch-5 lp; ch 1, sc in next ch-5 lp; (ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp) 17 times; ch 5; join in first sc: 18 ch-5 lps.

Rnd 7: Sl st in next 2 chs and in same ch-5 lp; ch 1, sc in same ch-5 lp; *ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp, ch 3, in next ch-5 lp work (5 dc, ch 3, 5 dc),
ch 3, sc in next ch-5 lp; rep from * 5 times more, ending last rep without working last sc; join in first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.

Bottom:
Ch 8, join to form a ring.

Rnd 1: (right side): Ch 1, 16 sc in ring; join in first sc: 16 sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same sc as joining; (ch 6, sk next sc, sc in next sc) 7 times; ch 6, sk next sc; join in first sc: 8 ch-6 lps.

Rnd 3: Sl st in next 2 chs and in same ch-6 lp; ch 3 (counts as a dc on this and following rnds), 4 dc in same lp; (ch 3, sc in next ch-6 lp, ch
3, 5 dc in next ch-6 lp) 3 times; ch 3, sc in next ch-6 lp, ch 3; join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next 4 dc, *+ch 1, sc in next ch-3 lp, ch 5, sc in next ch-3 lp, ch 1+, dc in next 5 dc; rep from * twice more, then rep from +
to + once; join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.

Rnd 5: In same ch as joining work beg cluster; *+ ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, in next ch-5 lp work (dc, ch 3, dc): corner made; ch 3, sc in
next ch-1 sp, ch 3+; cluster over next 5 dc; rep from * twice more, the rep from + to + once; join in top of beg cluster.

Rnd 6: Sl st in next ch and in same ch-3 lp; ch 1, sc in same lp; ch 5, sc in next ch-3 lp, ch 5, in next corner ch-3 lp work (sc, ch 5, sc):
corner made; *(ch 5, sc in next ch-3 lp) 4 times; ch 5, in next corner ch-3 lp work (sc, ch 5, sc): corner made; rep from * twice more; (ch 5,
sc in next ch-3 lp) twice; ch 5; join to first sc.

Rnd 7: Sl st in each of next 2 chs and in same ch-5 slp; ch 1, sc in same lp; ch 3, sc in next lp, ch 1, in next corner ch-5 lp work (5 dc, ch 3,
5 dc): corner made; * ch 1, sc in next lp, ch 3, sc in next lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) twice; ch 3, sc in next lp, ch 1, in next corner ch-5 lp work (5
dc, ch 3, 5 dc): corner made; rep from * twice more; ch 1, sc in next lp, ch 3, sc in next lp, ch 5, sc in next lp, ch 5; join in first sc.

Rnd 8: Sl st in next ch and in same ch-3 lp; ch 1, sc in same lp; ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, in corner ch-3
lp work (sc, ch 3, sc): corner made; * ch 3, sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp, (ch 3, sc in next lp) 4 times; ch 3, sc in next
ch-1 sp, ch 3, sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, in next corner ch-3 lp work (sc, ch 3, sc): corner made; rep from * twice more; ch 3, sk next
2 dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp, (ch 3, sc in next lp) 3 times; ch 3; join in first sc.

Finishing:
Starch, while wet spring pieces lightly with iridescent glitter. Let dry. Glue sides together forming square. Glue bottom inside square.