An attractive all over pattern.  Especially nice worked in Southwestern colors.

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DIAMONDS FINGERTIP TOWEL
By Nancy Hearne

MATERIALS: 
   Charles Craft Park Avenue Fingertip Towel
   DMC Embroidery Floss: 1 skein each of #992,
        #993 & White
  No. 24 tapestry needle
  1 ball (50 gr) DMC Cebelia Size #30 in White
  #12 Steel Crochet Hook

INSTRUCTIONS:
A.  Using 2 strands of floss, center & cross stitch the charted desing, repeat the Diamonds
    
evenly across Aida cloth insert area on towel.

B.  Edge:  Work across top & lower sides of Aida cloth insert as illustrated above.
     Row 1:  R.S. Attach in towel around Aida "square", Sc-*ch 5-sk 2 "squares" of fabric-sc
               
around next "square", repeat from * across.  Turn.
     Row 2:  sl st in ch 5 sp, ch 3 (= dc)-2 dc-ch 3-3 dc in sp, *sc in next ch 5 sp, 3 dc-ch
               
3-3 dc in next ch 5 sp, repeat from * across.  Turn.
     Row 3:  Ch 3 (= dc), *ch 7, dc in next sc, repeat from * across.  Turn.
     Row 4:  Ch 1-*sc in dc, 4 sc-ch 5-4 sc in ch 7 sp, repeat from * across. 
                End off.

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