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Cross Tapestry Crochet square

It's Holy week so I thought I would come up with a simple cross that is a great introduction to tapestry crochet. The color changes are simple :) Do this up in cotton and it's a cute wash/ dish cloth. Or use just about any yarn and make a scarf, or blanket by making lots of these and attaching them. Try out a variety of colors.
Before starting this pattern I recommend you do a square of 16 by 16 sc. If your stitches aren't even I wouldn't recommend this pattern just yet.


Supplies
I used green, pink and off white. and a size "H" crochet hook

** it doesn't matter which yarn you use but use the same brand because different brands are not always the same size***

Skill level is Intermediate 



 Before beginning here is a helpful link on what tapestry crochet is at
http://www.tapestrycrochet.com/ 

* every stitch is single crochet , chain 1 and turn at the beginning of every round. Starting at the bottom.

I will write out either G,W,or P, each one represent 1 stitch


feel free to use your own colors G=green O= off white P= pink


We are making a 16X16 square

16 fsc or chain and one row of sc in green
(1 GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG)

2 OOOOOOOPPOOOOOOO

3 OOOOOOOPPOOOOOOO

4 OOOOOOOPPOOOOOOO

5 OOOOOOOPPOOOOOOO

6 OOOOOOOPPOOOOOOO

7 OOOOOOOPPOOOOOOO

8 OOOOOOOPPOOOOOOO

9 OOOOOOOPPOOOOOOO

10 OOOOPPPPPPPPOOOO

11 OOOOPPPPPPPPOOOO

12 OOOOOOOPPOOOOOOO

13 OOOOOOOPPOOOOOOO

14 OOOOOOOPPOOOOOOO

15 OOOOOOOPPOOOOOOO

16 OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

I did an optional edginf which was ch2 sl in each stitch all the way around. 
This cross would also make a cute pocket on a bible cover as well! What will you make? comment below


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