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Spring will be coming soon so let’s get ready with our next goddess of all seasons decor. This is a great recycling project and since the “Decor” requires very little thread, it is a good way to use up some of your small bits and pieces of thread or yarn. Size 10 thread Size 0 steel hook Ch 9, join to form a ring Row 1: (ch 1, 2 sc, 1 hdc, 8 dc, 3 tr, 8 dc, 1 hdc, 2 sc) in ring Row 2: ch 16, sl st in 9th ch from hook to form a ring. ** Repeat rows 1 & 2 31 times, repeat row 1 once. Finish off and hide ends. You can drape these any way you want to. Add some beads or buttons to make your Goddess unique. We have one more pattern left in this series, Summer.
Summer isn’t far away so let’s get our Goddess ready for it. This is the last pattern in our Goddess Decor series. TAA DAA Summer !!!!
Size 10 thread Size 0 steel hook Ch 7, join to form a ring Row 1: *ch 3, (yo insert hook into ring, yo pull thru 2 loops) 3 times “proper stitch name is a 3 dc cluster “. ch 3, sc into ring *, repeat from * to * 4 times. Row 2: ch 14 sl st into 7th ch from hook. **Repeat rows 2 & 3 28 times, repeat row 2 once. Finish off and hide ends. Now your Goddess is ready for all seasons
Winter has certainly arrived and of course we need to dress our lovely crochet Goddess appropriately. I used Coats and Clarks metallic thread, but you can use just about any type of cotton thread. For a more dramatic effect,try using 1 strand of DMC metallic floss and 1 strand of size 10 thread held together. Size 10 thread Size 0 steel hook Row 1: ch 5 join to form a ring Row 2: (ch 14 sc in ring) 7 times Row 3: ch 15, sl st in 5th ch from hook to form a ring. **Repeat rows 2 & 3 19 times, repeat row 2 once. Finish off and hide ends.