Mochi Plus Crocheted
Size: 30" x 30"
Gauge: 5 blocks by 5 blocks = 4"
Beginning block: Ch 6 loosely, turn. Dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch.
Block: Sl st into ch-3 space of next block, ch 3, 3 dc in same space.
Decreasing Block: Ch 1, turn. Sl st across top of block just completed, sl st into ch-3 sp, ch 3, 3 dc in same space, join with sl st into ch-3 space of next block.
Start pattern. Using Mochi Plus 'baby face', make
beginning block. Ch 6 and make a second beginning block, flip first block up to
Work beginning block, flip work up, sl st into ch-3 space of previous row, ch 3, 3 dc in same space. Sl st into space under ch-3 space of next block, ch 3, make block as before. Continue in this manner, increasing one block on each row to 12 blocks along both straight sides and on the diagonal. Change to color B by drawing loop thru last 2 loops of last dc in last block of row.
Next row: Work decreasing block,
make blocks to end (11 blocks made).
Make eight more pieces in the same manner.
To join blocks: Place right sides together, attach yarn with sl st to first block on each square, *ch 2, sl st in space between blocks* to end, sl st in end of final blocks. Join 9 squares as shown in diagram.
Border: With right side facing, join Color B to any
corner, ch 2, hdc into space between next 2 blocks, ch 3, *3 dc into space under
hdc just made, hdc into space between next 2 blocks.* Repeat between * all
Designed and Crocheted by Gail Tanquary for
Crystal Palace Yarns