Kaleidoscope Blossom

12 inch square
Copyright 2004 Chris Simon

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Stitch Guide:
sl st dec: YO, draw up a loop in next stitch, YO draw up a loop
in next stitch and pull through both loops on hook.
V-st: (dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated stitch.
Begin pattern:
Ch 4; join with slip st to Iorm ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, 12 sc in ring. Join with sl st in Iirst sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st. (Ch 3, sk next sc, sc in next sc) 5
times. Ch 3, join with sl st in Iirst sc.
Rnd 3: 5 sc in each ch 3 sp around. Join with sl st in Iirst sc.
Rnd 4: Sl st in next two sc (this should put you in the center sc
oI the 5 sc group). Ch 1, sc in same st. (Ch 4, sk next 4 sc, sc in
next sc) 5 times. Ch 4, join with sl st in Iirst sc. Finish oII.
Rnd 5: Join next color with sc in any ch 4 sp. (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc,
sc) in same ch 4 sp. (Sc, 2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, sc) in next Iive ch 4
loops. Join with sl st in Iirst sc.
Rnd 6: Ch 4. * In next ch 3 sp, (dc, ch 1) Iive times. Dc be-
tween next two sc. Ch 1, repeat Irom * Iive times. Join with sl
st in 3rd ch oI beginning ch 4. Finish oII.
Rnd 7: Join next color with sc in ch 1 sp to the right oI any 5 dc
"Ian". Working in ch 1 spaces between dcs, 2 dc in next ch 1 sp,
(3 dc in next ch 1 sp) twice, 2 dc in next ch 1 sp, sc in next ch 1
sp. (Sc in next ch 1 sp, 2 dc in next ch 1 sp, (3 dc in next ch 1
sp) twice, 2 dc in next ch 1 sp, sc in next ch 1 sp) Iive times.
Join with sl st in beginning sc.
Rnd 8: * Sl st in next 10 dc, sl st dec in next 2 sc. Repeat Irom *
Iive times. Join with sl st in starting sl st. Finish oII.


Rnd 9: First let's Iind the stitches we'll be working in Ior this
round. Look back at Round 6 (the last round oI your second
color). Find the center dc oI a 5 dc "Ian". We'll be starting in
the back loop oI that dc. Let's call this the dc at the top of the
fan. Also locate the dc between the "Ians" on Round 6. We'll
also be using the back loop oI these dcs. Let's call this the dc
between the fans.
Join next color with sc in back loop oI the dc at the top oI the
Ian. (Ch 5, sc in back loop oI the dc between the Ians. Ch 5, sc
in back loop oI the dc at the top oI the Ian) 5 times. Ch 5, sc in
back loop oI the dc between the Ians. Ch 5, join with sl st in
Iirst sc. (12 ch 5 spaces)
Rnd 10: Sl st into ch 5 sp. (Ch 3, 3 dc, ch 3, 4 dc) in same sp, *
(ch 1, 4 dc in next ch 5 sp) twice, ch 1, (4 dc, ch 3, 4 dc) in next
ch 5 sp. Repeat Irom * twice. (Ch 1, 4 dc in next ch 5 sp) twice,
ch 1, join with sl st in beginning ch 3. (4 groups oI 4 dc per
side)
Rnd 11: Sl st in next 3 dc, sl st in corner ch 3 sp. (Ch 1, sc, ch 2,
sc) in same sp. *(Sc in next 4 dc, sc in ch 1 sp) 3 times, sc in
next 4 dc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next corner ch 3 sp. Repeat Irom *
twice. (sc in next 4 dc, sc in ch 1 sp) 3 times, sc in next 4 dc.
Join with sl st in Iirst sc. (21 sc per side)
Rnd 12: Sl st in corner ch 2 sp. (Ch 3, dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same
sp. * Sk next sc, V-st in next sc, (sk next 2 sc, V-st in next sc) 6
times, sk next sc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next corner ch 2 sp. Re-
peat Irom * twice. Sk next sc, V-st in next sc, (sk next 2 sc, V-st
in next sc) 6 times, sk next sc. Join with sl st in beginning ch 3.
(7 V-sts per side)
Rnd 13: Sl st in next dc, sl st in corner ch 2 sp. (Ch 1, sc, ch 2,
sc) in same sp. * Sc in each dc and each ch 1 sp across, (sc, ch
2, sc) in next corner ch 2 sp. Repeat Irom * twice. Sc in each dc
and each ch 1 sp across. Finish oII. (27 sc per side)
Rnd 14: Join next color with sl st in any corner ch 2 sp. (Ch 3,
dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same sp. *Dc in next sc, (Ch 1, sk next sc, dc
in next sc) 13 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next corner ch 2 sp.
Repeat Irom * twice. Dc in next sc, (Ch 1, sk next sc, dc in next
sc) 13 times. Finish oII. (13 ch 1 sps per side)
Rnd 15: Join next color with sc in any corner ch 2 sp. (Ch 2, sc)
in same sp. * Sc in each dc and each ch 1 sp across, (sc, ch 2,
sc) in next corner ch 2 sp. Repeat Irom * twice. Sc in each dc
and each ch 1 sp across. Finish oII. (33 sc per side)
Rnd 16: Join next color with sl st in any corner ch 2 sp. (Ch 3,
dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same sp. * Dc in each sc across, (2 dc, ch 2, 2
dc) in next corner ch 2 sp. Repeat Irom * twice. Dc in each sc
across. Finish oII. (37 dc per side)