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Crochet Celtic Octagon

How to crochet a celtic octagon motifCeltic Octagon Motif

The Celtic Octagon Motif is worked in 3 colours, A,B and C.

Begin with A and 6 CH, 1 SS into first ch made.

Round 1: [ 4 CH, 3 DTR into ring, 4 CH, 1 SS into ring] 4 times. Fasten off A.

Round 2: Join B to same place, 6 CH, skip [ 4ch,3dtr, 4ch], * [ 1 TR, 3 CH, 1 TR ] into 1 ss, 3 CH, skip [ 4 ch,3 dtr, 4 ch], repeat from * twice more, 1 TR into last ss, 3 CH, 1 SS in 3rd. of 6 ch at beginning of round.

Round 3: 1 CH, * 4 CH, 3 DTR in 3 ch space,4 CH, 1 DC, in next tr,repeat from * 7 more times,omitting last DC and working 1 SS in 1st ch of round, fasten off B.

Round 4: Join C to same place, 1 CH, * 4 CH, skip [ 4 ch,3 dtr, 4 ch], 1 DC in next dc, repeat from * 7 more times, omitting last DC and working 1 SS in 1st ch of round.

Round 5: 3 CH, * [ 2 TR,3 CH, 2 TR ] in 4 ch space,1 TR in next dc, repeat from * 7 more times, omitting last TR and working 1 SS in 3rd of 3 ch at beginning of round.

Round 6: 1 CH, 1 DC in each of next 2 tr,* 2 DC in 3 ch space,3 CH, 1 SS in last dc made,1 DC in same 3 ch space, 1 DC in each of next 5 tr, repeat from * 7 more times, omitting last 5 DC and working 1 DC in each of last 2 tr, 1 SS in 1st ch of round, fasten off.

Arrange petals of round 3 in front of round 4, and petals of round 1 in front of round 2.

Join on subsequent octagons as you work the last round, by linking picots.

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