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Desert Rose

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Desert Rose
Desert Rose

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sc (single crochet)
  • dc (double crochet)
  • hdc (half double crochet)
  • tr (triple crochet)

Pattern Description:

Yumiko Alexander's Desert Rose includes instructions on the Puff Stitch used in this piece.

This pattern is also available as part of Warm Earth Book 3.


13 sts x 13 rows = 4" in sc

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Diameter (from point to point): 42"


  • 7 balls Classic Shades
  • US size J-10 (6 mm) crochet hook or size to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • Split-ring stitch markers
  • Tapestry Needle

Suggested yarn:

1379 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Universal Yarn Classic Shades


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