Decorative Origami Boxes by Rick Beech

By Rick Beech

Illustrated by means of Rikki Donachie.

Forget the giftwrap — those special bins are ideal for gift-giving. in truth, they're home made presents all by way of themselves!

Beech, a widely known British origami specialist, has created fifteen various styles, besides a few lid adaptations and ornamental accents, delivering an invaluable, cheap option to extend your origami repertoire.

Step-by-step diagrams integrated all through.

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Rounds 20-22: Work increases in each round as established—170 sc in last round. Rounds 23-24: Sc in each st around. On last round, join with slip st in first st. Turn. Round 25: Slip st into each sc around and join. Fasten off. Glass Holder Rounds 1-4: Using smaller hook, work as for Mat. Round 5: *Sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around, join with slip st in first st—28 sc. Round 6: Ch 1, sc in back loop only of same st as joining and each st around, join with slip st in first st.

Today this reusable bag is an ecological choice even though you may get into your own car and store your food in a roomy side-by-side refrigerator. 5mm) crochet hook Notions: Yarn needle Gauge: 17 sts = 4" (10cm) in pattern Special Abbreviation: Trtr (triple treble crochet): Wrap yarn over hook 4 times, insert hook in base st, * pull yarn through 2 loops; repeat from * 4 more times, until there is 1 loop on hook. indd 30 5/13/10 1:54:09 PM 1 STITCH KEY Handle Stitch Diagram 7 = chain (ch) = slip stitch (slip st) 6 = single crochet (sc) 5 = half double crochet (hdc) 4 = double crochet (dc) 3 2 =triple treble crochet (trtr) 1 Bag Stitch Diagram Bag Ch 79.

Fasten off. Round 26: Repeat Round 5—238 sc. Rounds 27–28: Join D with slip st, repeat Round 5—252 sc. indd 42 5/13/10 1:55:13 PM Round 29: Ch 3, dc in each st around, join with slip st in top of ch-3. Fasten off. Round 30: Join B with slip st, *ch 5, skip 3 sts, sc in next st; repeat from * around, join with slip st in first st. Round 31: Slip st across first 3 ch of loop, *ch 5, sc in next loop; repeat from * around to last loop, join with slip st in first st. Fasten off. 6 5 4 3 2 1 Finishing With E, embroider 1⁄4" (6mm) seeds (4 sts makes 1 seed) around the center of the Mat.

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