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Free Crochet Lace Cross
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Materials: 22 yds Crochet Cotton
    Steel Crochet Hook Size 7

Finished Size Approximately 3 ¾” x 4 ¾” excluding tassle

Gauge: Rnds 1, 2 = 1 ¼” x 1 ¼”

Instructions:
Starting at center.
Ch 5, sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (first dc), 2 dc in ring. Ch 1. (3 dc in ring, ch 1) 3 times. Sl st
in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join. (4 ch-1 sps)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, turn. Sl st in first ch-1 sp. Ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc in same ch-
1 sp (shell made). Ch 2. * 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp (shell made).
Ch 2. Rep from * twice more. Sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join (4 shells).
Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in first ch-2 sp--you are now in position to beg first arm.

Arms: (work one at a time):
Row 3: Ch 4, (first ch-4 sp made), 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc in ch-1 sp of next
shell (shell in shell made).
Row 4: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sl st in each of next 2 dc. Sl st in ch-1 sp of
shell. Ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc in ch -1 sp of shell (shell in shell made). 1
trc in first dc of shell of prev row  (trc stands as second ch -4 sp).
Row 5: Ch 4 (third ch-4 sp made), turn. 2 dc, 1 trc, 2 dc in ch-1 sp of
shell. Working along side of arm (ch 4, sl st in top of last dc of shell of
prev row) twice. Ch 4, 1 sc in next ch-2 sp of rnd 2. (6 ch-4 sps). You
are now in position to start next arm. Rep rows 3, 4 , 5 twice more.

Base:
Rows 6-11: (Rep rows 3, 4) three more times.
Row 12: Ch 4 (7th ch 4 sp made), turn. 2 dc, 1 trc, 2 dc in ch-1 sp of
shell. Work 7 ch-4 sps along opposite side of base. Sl st in sc in next ch-
2 sp of rnd 2 to join. (Break off and join here for second colour).