Abstract Queen CAL: Mosaic Part 7

October 13, 2020: Part 7 – Rows 145-168

Work in progress by Debbie Burford – using the mosaic technique on Abstract Queen

How can it be the middle of October already!? And how is the Firetruck the last pattern I published? I am slacking on new patterns! It has been crazy here at home, temporary home. It feels very temporary and it is weird. The kids are adjusting but it is hard on them. I am glad I had the foresight to set up a lot of this CAL beforehand. Maybe tonight, after this release and the weekly email, I can get back to one of my half-finished patterns.

I have also been doing more crocheting lately as I try to get some winter hats and scarves made up for my kiddos. I should just follow a pattern but instead I made up some random stuff. The colorful striped hat was supposed to be for my toddler but it is too big for my husband lol. I will write up the pattern for the other two hats though. Keep your eyes peeled!

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Mosaic Key

MC = Main Color: black in chart
CC = Contrasting Color: white in chart
Sp = space
Sk = skip a stitch
CH = chain
SC = single crochet
sc = SC into Back Loop only
DC = double crochet
dc = DC into Front Loop of stitch, 2 rows below
JS = Joining Stitch: insert hook under both loops, pull up a loop, slip stitch, SC in same space
ES = End Stitch: SC under both loops, CH 1, cut yarn and pull through tightly

Mosaic Technique

  • Remember to skip the same number of stitch(es) behind your dc(s) before doing your next sc
  • The front of your work is always facing you (this is the right side, the side showing the design)
  • You are always working from the right to the left
  • You tie on a new yarn at the beginning of each row and cut it at the end
    • Tails don’t need to be longer than an inch and a half
  • Yarn colors can be anything you like
    • They need to contrast well (try a black and white photo to see if they are too similar)
    • They need to be the same weight (size/thickness)
    • My charts use black as the Main Color and white as the Coordinating Color
  • I prefer using a chainless SC to create my foundation row because then I have tails on both sides of my work just like all the other rows will have
  • Even-numbered rows use MC; odd-numbered rows use CC
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Next part of the pattern begins here:

145 – JS, sc1, (dc1, sc1) x3, {(dc1, sc5) x2, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc19, dc1, sc17, dc1, sc19, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc5) x2, (dc1, sc1) x31} x2, (dc1, sc5) x2, (dc1, sc1) x3, ES

146 – JS, (dc1, sc1, dc1, sc3) x3, {dc1, sc1, dc1, sc59, (dc1, sc1, dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x3, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc3) x3, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc9, (dc1, sc1, dc1, sc3) x2} x2, (dc1, sc1) x3, dc1, ES

147 – JS, sc1, (dc1, sc1) x10, {dc1, sc17, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc13, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc17, (dc1, sc1) x45} x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, ES

148 – JS, (dc1, sc1, dc1, sc3) x3, {dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc19) x3, (dc1, sc1, dc1, sc3) x3, (dc1, sc5) x2, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc9, (dc1, sc3) x3, dc1, sc11, (dc1, sc1, dc1, sc3) x2} x2, (dc1, sc1) x3, dc1, ES

149 – JS, sc1, (dc1, sc5) x3, {dc1, sc7, dc1, sc11, (dc1, sc1, dc1, sc7) x2, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc11, dc1, sc7, (dc1, sc5) x2, dc1, sc7, (dc1, sc1) x23, dc1, sc7, (dc1, sc5) x2} x2, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc1, ES

150 – JS, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc23, dc1, sc15, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc15, dc1, sc25, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc13, dc1, sc7, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc25, dc1, sc15, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc15, dc1, sc25, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc13, dc1, sc7, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc21, dc1, sc1, dc1, ES

151 – JS, sc1, {dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x6, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc13, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc3, (dc1, sc1) x3, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc13, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x6, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x25} x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x6, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc1, ES

152 – JS, dc1, sc1, {(dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc15, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc3) x3, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc15, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc7, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc11, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc3, (dc1, sc1) x2} x2, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc3, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, ES

153 – JS, sc1, (dc1, sc1) x3, {(dc1, sc5) x2, (dc1, sc1) x4, dc1, sc13, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc1, dc1, sc3) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc13, (dc1, sc1) x4, (dc1, sc5) x2, (dc1, sc1) x12, (dc1, sc1, dc1, sc3) x2, (dc1, sc1) x13} x2, (dc1, sc5) x2, (dc1, sc1) x3, ES

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154 – JS, dc1, sc1, {(dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc15, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc15, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc7, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc11, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x2} x2, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc3, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, ES

155 – JS, sc1, {dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x6, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc7) x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x3, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc7) x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x6, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc7, (dc1, sc1) x7, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x7, dc1, sc7} x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x6, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc1, ES

156 – JS, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc29, dc1, sc35, dc1, sc37, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc11, (dc1, sc1) x3, dc1, sc37, dc1, sc35, dc1, sc37, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc11, (dc1, sc1) x3, dc1, sc27, dc1, sc1, dc1, ES

157 – JS, sc1, {(dc1, sc1) x2, (dc1, sc7) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x3, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x2, (dc1, sc7) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x6, (dc1, sc1, dc1, sc3) x2, (dc1, sc1) x7, dc1, sc5} x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, (dc1, sc7) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, ES

158 – JS, (dc1, sc1) x2, {dc1, sc17, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc9, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc9, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc17, (dc1, sc3) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc9, dc1, sc3, (dc1, sc1) x2, (dc1, sc3) x2} x2, dc1, sc17, dc1, sc1, dc1, ES

159 – JS, sc1, {dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x6, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x4, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc1, dc1, sc3) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc7, (dc1, sc1) x4, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x6, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x25} x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x6, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc1, ES

160 – JS, (dc1, sc1) x2, {dc1, sc17, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc9, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc3) x3, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc9, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc17, (dc1, sc3) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc17, (dc1, sc3) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, (dc1, sc3) x2} x2, dc1, sc17, dc1, sc1, dc1, ES

161 – JS, sc1, {(dc1, sc1) x2, (dc1, sc7) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc7, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc3, (dc1, sc1) x3, dc1, sc3, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x2, (dc1, sc7) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc7, (dc1, sc1) x11, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc5} x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, (dc1, sc7) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, ES

162 – JS, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc35, (dc1, sc3, dc1, sc5) x2, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc49, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc13, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc49, (dc1, sc3, dc1, sc5) x2, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc49, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc13, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc33, dc1, sc1, dc1, ES

163 – JS, sc1, (dc1, sc1) x15, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc1, dc1, sc7) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x18, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x13, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x18, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc1, dc1, sc7) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x18, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x13, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x15, ES

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164 – JS, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc25, (dc1, sc3) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc19, (dc1, sc1) x2, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc29, (dc1, sc3) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc7, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc29, (dc1, sc3) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc19, (dc1, sc1) x2, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc29, (dc1, sc3) x2, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc7, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc23, dc1, sc1, dc1, ES

165 – JS, sc1, {(dc1, sc11) x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x4, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc13, dc1, sc3, (dc1, sc1) x4, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc11) x2, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x19, dc1, sc5} x2, dc1, sc11, dc1, sc9, dc1, sc1, ES

166 – JS, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc25, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc23, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc29, (dc1, sc3) x2, (dc1, sc1) x3, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc5, {dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc3) x2} x2, dc1, sc29, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc23, dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc3) x2, dc1, sc29, (dc1, sc3) x2, (dc1, sc1) x3, dc1, sc3, dc1, sc5, {dc1, sc1, (dc1, sc3) x2} x2, dc1, sc23, dc1, sc1, dc1, ES

167 – JS, sc1, (dc1, sc1) x11, {dc1, sc3, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc9, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc3, (dc1, sc1) x10, dc1, sc3, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc5, dc1, sc7, (dc1, sc1) x5, dc1, sc7, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc3, (dc1, sc1) x10} x2, dc1, sc1, ES

168 – JS, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc23, dc1, sc17, dc1, sc11, dc1, sc17, dc1, sc25, dc1, sc17, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc17, dc1, sc25, dc1, sc17, dc1, sc11, dc1, sc17, dc1, sc25, dc1, sc17, dc1, sc1, dc1, sc5, (dc1, sc1) x2, dc1, sc17, dc1, sc21, dc1, sc1, dc1, ES

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