FLAT BRAID – (With Hook)
Flat braid seam, as the name suggests has flat braided appearance. It works as both functional as well as decorative seam.
Piece#1 – Join yarn in the corner with 1SC, CH3, 1SC. *CH3, Skip 1 ST and make 1SC in next.* Repeat * * all around with (1SC, CH3, 1SC) in the corners.
Piece#2 – Work the edges same as in piece #1 on 3 sides. Stop in the corner stitch with 1SC and * CH1. Pull the hook out and insert in the corner CH3 space of piece#1. Pull the loop, Make 1SL ST, CH1. On piece#2, make 1SC in the same corner CH3 space. *Pull the hook and insert in the next CH2 space of piece#1. Pull the loop, make 1SL ST, CH1. on piece#2, skip 1ST and make 1SC in next st.* Repeat * * till the end.
To join piece#3, work the edges on 3 sides and join with the corresponding side similarly as above.
To join piece#4, work the edges on 2 sides and join with the corresponding sides similarly.
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