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what you can do with it:

Just about whatever you want.  Would be good for blankets, hats, scarves, whatever you can think of!

how to do it:

This pattern needs a specific number of stitches.  You’ll need a multiple of 8 plus 1.  For this example, I’m using 25 sts.

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Row 1: in 4th ch from hook, dc; dc in each ch across.  You should have a total of 25 sts (24 dcs and the ch3).  Pull up the last loop of the last stitch with the next color and ch1 with it.  Turn.  Should look like this:

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Row 2: make a sc decrease across the first two stitches.  I do it this way: pull up a loop from under the first stitch, and pull up a loop from under the second stitch:

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Yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on hook:

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In the next stitch, work 1 hdc.  In the stitch after that, work 1 dc.  In the stitch after that, work 3 trebles:

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dc in next st, hdc in stitch after that:

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Now we’re going to decrease 3 scs.  Pull up one loop from each of the next 3 sts:

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Yarn over and pull through all loops:

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Now it’s time to make another “mountain” the same way: hdc, dc, 3tr, dc, hdc, dec 3sc.  Continue until you’ve got 2 sts left in the row.  We’ll do a dc 2sc like we did at the beginning of the row.  Pull up a loop from each of the last 2 sts:

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Finish the stitch with the next color, ch1, turn.  It should look like this:

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Row 3: dec 2sc, as previous row:

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Work 1 sc in each of next 2 sts.  In the middle treble of the row below, work 3 scs:

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Work 2 regular scs.  Now we’ll dec 3scs like we did in the row below:

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Repeat this pattern until the last 2 sts, where we will do a dec 2sc:

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Row 4: repeat row 3:

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Finish last st with the color you used for the “mountains.”  Ch 3 with it and turn:

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Row 5: work 1 tr in next st:

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This counts as your first decrease of 2 trebles.  dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc 3 in top of “mountain:”

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hdc in next st, dc in next st.  Now work a cluster/decrease of three trebles (work a treble in each of the next three sts but don’t pull the last loop through any of them, then yarn over and pull through all 4 loops on hook):

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You get it now, I bet.  Continue until the last 2 sts.  Decrease 2 trebles but don’t close the stitch with this color:

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Close it with the very first color you used.  Ch3, turn.

Row 6: dc across.  Remember that the last stitch of this row will be on top of a decrease — don’t make an extra dc in the chains.  Just make sure you have 25 sts total, like we began with.  You’re done!  Tie off and turn your work around so you can see the front:

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You did it!

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