Baby Bullion Medallion
7 inch square
By Phyllis Glaz
Worsted weight yarn:
Color A: white
Color B: blue
Color C: red
Crochet hook: size G or size needed for gauge
Tapestry needle for weaving ends
Gauge: makes 7” square
Skill level: intermediate/advanced
Baby Bullion St: Yo 5 times loosely, insert hook into space indicated, draw up loop even with loops on hook, yo, draw through all 6 loops(wiggling hook as needed); ch 1 to close.
Beginning Cluster (beg cl): Ch 3; holding back last loop of each dc, make 2 dc in same sp, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
Cluster(cl): Holding back last loop on each dc, make 3 dc in space indicated, draw through all 4 loops on hook.
With color C ch 4, join with sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 4, ( dc, ch 1) 11 times in ring; join with sl st to 3rd ch of beginning ch 4. Finish off color C.
Rnd 2: Join color A with sl st in any ch 1 sp; beg cl, ch 2, (cl, ch 2) in each ch 1 sp around; join with sl st to top of beginning cluster. Finish off color A.
Rnd 3: Join color B with sl st in any ch 2 sp, ch 2, (3 baby bullions, ch 1) in each ch 2 sp around; join with sl st to top of first bullion. Finish off color B.
Rnd 4: Join color A with sl st in any ch 1 sp, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same sp, [(ch 3, sc in next sp) twice, ch 3, ( 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next sp – corner made)]; repeat between [ ] 3 times, omitting last corner; join with sl st to top of ch 3. Finish off color A.
Rnd 5: Join color C with sl st in any corner, ch 2, ( 3 baby bullions, ch 3, 3 baby bullions) in same corner, [ch 2, (3 dc in next sp,dc in next sc) twice, 3 dc in next sp, ch 2, (3 baby bullions, ch 3, 3 baby bullions) in corner]; repeat between [ ] 3 times, omitting last corner; join with sl st to top of first bullion.
Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in same bullion, sc in each bullion and each st around( 21 sc on each side), working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st to beginning sc. Finish off and weave in ends.