Crocheting An Oval In Any Size You Like
Today, I will show you how to crochet an oval and make it as big as you like.
Use this pattern to make anything from small oval appliques to large rugs or tablecloths. The repeat section after the 4th round will show you how.
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- crochet motif
- 1-row repeat
Pattern written in US terms using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.
No special stitches were used in this pattern
- work in the round, without turning or closing the round
- stitches contained within ** are the repeat section for that row
- this pattern contains the first 4 rows, but you can make it as big as you like by continuing to increase the stitches in the same manner as you would with a circle.
- TIP: make this oval longer by increasing the number of chains you make at the beginning
Starting Chain: make a slip knot and ch5
Row 1: 3sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2chs, 3sc in the last ch, turn your work around (the stitches you just made are at the bottom), we will work on the other side of the chain, sc in next 2ch = 10
Row 2: *2sc in next 3sts, sc in next 2sts* x 2 = 16
Row 3: *(2sc in next st, sc in next st) x 3, sc in next 2sts* x 2 = 22
Row 4: *(2sc in next st, sc in next 2sts) x 3, sc in next 2sts* x 2
Repeat row 4 increasing the number of single crochet between increases (the 2sc in the same stitch you make on either side of the oval) until you have the size you want.
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