A very easy crochet pattern with alternate edging to stitch a bookmark.
What you need
Baby or sportweight yarn and F hook. This bookamrk can also be done in thread.
Use size 10 (I used Southmaid) and a size 6 hook or whatever works for you.
GAUGE: Not important.
Ch10, sl st in first ch to form ring.
ROW 1: Ch3 (counts as dc throughout), 2 dc in ring, ch3, 3 dc in same ring; ch3, turn,
ROW 2: (3 dc, ch3, 3 dc) in ch3 sp,dc in top ch of ch3 in row below; ch3,
ROW 3-17 – Repeat row 2.
ROW 18: (3 dc, ch6, 3 dc) in ch3 sp, dc in top ch of ch 3 in row below; ch3.
Do not turn.
BORDER: 2 dc in side dc, *ch3, dc in each sp to end loop; (16 trc in end loop), * repeat from * to * one time. Join with sl st to beg ch3. Fasten
off. Weave in ends.
ALTERNATE EDGING: (credit goes to Jody Gall. She adapted the edging from the Crossing Paths Bookmark at About.com. Thanks, Jody!)
ch 3, 4 dc in same space,* sc in next sp, 5 dc in next space*, repeat * to * to end,** 5 dc, ch 1 twice in the end, and 5 dc in end**, repeat * to * up other side, and repeat ** to ** in end, sl st to beginning.
This project was contributed by Holly Custer