Lion Brand« Color Waves
8.75 sc = 4" (10 cm). Each finished square = 14" (35.5 cm). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
sc2tog (sc dec): Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook
sc3tog (sc dec): Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and following st, drawing up a loop in each. Yarn over, draw through all 4 loops on hook.
When increasing, the work even rows are on wrong side.
When decreasing, the work even rows are on right side.
SQUARE I -Make 3
Increase Shaping With A, ch 2.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook 1 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn. Work 3 sc in one sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn. Work 2 sc in first st, work 1 sc, work 2 sc in last st 5 sc.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn. Work even.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn. Sc in first st, 2 sc in next st; work to last 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in last st 7 sc.
Rows 6 and 7: Repeat Row 5 11 sc.
Row 8: Repeat Row 4.
Rows 9 and 10: With B, repeat Rows 5 and 6 15 sc.
Rows 11 16: With C, repeat Rows 7, 8, 5, 6, 7 and 8 23 sc.
Rows 17 and 18: With B, repeat Rows 5 and 6 27 sc.
Rows 19 -24: With D, repeat Rows 7, 8, 5, 6, 7 and 8 35 sc.
Rows 25 and 26: With B, repeat Rows 5 and 6 39 sc.
Row 27: With E, repeat Row 7 41 sc.
Rows 28: 30 Continuing with E only, ch 1, turn. Sc2tog, work to within last 2 sts, sc2tog,
Row 31: Work even.
Repeat Rows 28 31 until 5 sts remain, ending with Row 30. Next Row Sc2tog, sc in next sc, sc2tog 3 sc. Last Row Sc3tog. Fasten off.
Edging for Each Square. With right side facing, attach B in any corner; (work 25 sc evenly spaced across, 3 sc in corner) 4 times. Join to beginning sc with slip st. Fasten off. Using B, sew squares tog invisibly as per diagram below.