The XFactor – us

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SIZE:  approximatley 11 x 11 cm

YARN: Scheepjes Catona nr 105, 253, 385, 391, Scheepjes Catona Denim nr 166 and 170.

HOOK: 3,0 mm

ACCESSORIES: Scissor, tapestry needle to fasten your loose ends.

STITCHTUTORIAL:

ch – chain

st – stitch

sc – single crochet

slst – slipstitch

chsp – chain space

dc – double crochet

frpdc – frontpost double crochet (To make a frontpost stitch, you’ll insert your hook from the front to back and work around the post of the stitch.  Complete the stitch as normal.)

dc3tog*Yarn over, insert your hook into the stitch indicated, yarn over, pull up 1 loop. Yarn over, pull through 2 loops. Yarn over, insert your hook into the next stitch. Yarn over pull up 1 loop. You have 4 loops on your hook. Yarn over, pull through 2 loops. You have 3 loops on your hook. Yarn over, insert your hook into the next stitch. Yarn over, pull up 1 loop. You have 5 loops on your hook. Yarn over, pull through 2 loops. You now have 4 loops on your hook.  Yarn over, pull through all four loops.

spdc – spike double crochet (Sometimes referred as a long dc). Worked like a regular double crochet but in the stitch 1 row below the current row. Insert your hook, yo, pull up a loop that is the same height as your current row stitches, finish like a regular double crochet

sk – skip

ne – next

PATTERN:

Row 1: Catona 105. 12 dc in a magic ring.

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Row 2: Catona 385. Start with a standing dc between 2 dc, *1 dc in ne st, frpdc around ne dc, 1 dc in ne st, (1 dc, ch 2 , 1 dc) between ne 2 dc*, repeat *-* 2 times, 1 dc in ne st, frpdc around ne dc, (1 dc, ch 2) between same 2 dc as the first dc made, slst in first dc.

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Row 3: Catona Denim 170. Start with a standing dc in a corner chsp, *sk 2 st, frpdc around the frpdc in row 2, 1 dc in the 2nd skipped st, 2 dc, frpdcr around same frpdc as the previous done, sk 1 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in chsp*, repeat *-* 2 times, sk 2 st, frpdc around the frpdc in row 2, 1 dc in the 2nd skipped st, 2 dc, frpdcr around same frpdc as the previous done, sk 1 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 1 dc) in chsp, slst in first dc.

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Row 4: Catona 253. Start with a standing dc in a corner chsp, *sk 2 st, frpdc around first frpdc in row 3, 1 dc in the 2nd skipped st, dc3tog in the dc after frpdc, ch 2 , sk 1 st, dc3tog in ne st, sk 1 st, 1 dc in ne st, frpdc around the 2nd frpdc in row 3, sk 1 st, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in chsp*, repeat *-* 2 times, sk 2 st, frpdc around first frpdc in row 3, 1 dc in the 2nd skipped st, dc3tog in the dc after frpdc, ch 2 , sk 1 st, dc3tog in ne st, sk 1 st, 1 dc in ne st, frpdc around the 2nd frpdc in row 3, sk 1 st, (2 dc, ch 2, 1 dc) in chsp, slst in first dc.

Row 5: Catona Denim 166. Start with a standing dc in a corner chsp, *sk 2 st, frptr around frpdc in row 4, 1 dc in the 2nd skipped st, 2 dc, frptr around dc3tog, spdc in the skipped st from row 3, frptr around dc3tog, 3 dc, frptr around frpdc in row 4, sk 1 st, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in chsp*, repeat *-* 2 times, sk 2 st, frptr around frpdc in row 4, 1 dc in the 2nd skipped st, 2 dc, frptr around dc3tog, spdc in the skipped st from row 3, frptr around dc3tog, 3 dc, frptr around frpdc in row 4, sk 1 st, (2 dc, ch 2, 1 dc) in chsp, slst in first dc.

Row 6: Catona 391. Start with a standing dc in a corner chsp, *sk 2 st, frptr around frptr in row 5, 1 dc in the 2nd skipped st, 2 dc, sk 2 st, frptr around first frptr in row 5, 1 dc in the 2nd skipped st, 4 dc, frptr around the 2nd frptr in row 5, sk 1 st, 3 dc, frptr around frptr in row 5, sk 1 st, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in chsp*, repeat *-* 2 times, sk 2 st, frptr around frptr in row 5, 1 dc in the 2nd skipped st, 2 dc, sk 2 st, frptr around first frptr in row 5, 1 dc in the 2nd skipped st, 4 dc, frptr around the 2nd frptr in row 5, sk 1 st, 3 dc, frptr around frptr in row 5, sk 1 st, (2 dc, ch 2, 1 dc) in chsp, slst in first dc.

Cut your yarn and fasten off

Now you have a beautiful TheX-factor square

 

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