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Project: Crocheted bookmark

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Project: Crocheted bookmark

That loopy edging -- quite easy to do -- shows how fun and versatile the art of crochet really is!

Skill level: 1

Stitches and techniques used
Chain, slip stich, single crochet, double crochet

Materials
Yarn (worsted weight; 100% acrylic)
Crochet hook, size 1/9 (5.5mm) or size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge
In patt, 15 sts=4". To save time later, check your gauge.

Note
Each sc, dc, and turning-ch-3 counts as 1 st.

Finished size
Approx 5 1/2 x 1", excluding edging.

Ch. 22

Foundation Row (RS): Sc into second ch from hook and into each ch across -- 21 sts total. Ch 3, turn.

Row 1: Skip first st, dc into each st across -- 21 sts total. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Sc into each st across -- 21 sts total. DO NOT FASTEN OFF.

Finishing
Working along sides of rows, (ch 20, slip st into next row) 3 times. Fasten off.

Variation
Instead of loopy edging, attach frindge along the top edge of bookmark. Trim fringe so it's even.

 


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Cozy Crochet Kit by Melissa Leapman. Copyright 2005 by Melissa Leapman. Excerpted with permission by Raincoast Books. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

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Project: Crocheted bookmark