Drop In The Pond tips https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/ Drop In The Pond tips Where to join first row (chevron) After making the 7- round granny square, count in 4 shells from the corner & join. https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176570009 176570009 Where to end the first row (chevron) There should only be for shells on each side for the first row. This number will increase for each row. https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176569996 176569996 Where to start the repeat of rows 1-7. You should now have 7 shells on each side. Skip 4 shells, join in space after the 4th shell. https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176569997 176569997 chevrons done What your piece should look like when you've finished the chevron rows, and where to begin the side rows. https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176570000 176570000 Begin side rows Where to join to begin the side rows. https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176570001 176570001 Mark where to end Mark where make your last shell on the side rows. Do this before starting each side section and end caps. This will help you know where to stop and make your chain for the next row. https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176569991 176569991 Turn Corner What Turn Corner means in the pattern. https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176570002 176570002 Large hole The large hole that results when you turn corner the way the pattern is written. https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176570003 176570003 Fix large hole Make the large holes smaller by working a 3 dc cluster stitch instead of a shell into the last sp before 'turn corner' and the first sp after 'turn corner.' Do this in every valley in the rest of the rows as well. 3 DC CL: (Yo, insert hook, draw up a loop, yo draw through 2) 3 times. Yo draw through all 4 loops. https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176570004 176570004 Stop! Where to stop your first side row. Notice the stitch marker. https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176569992 176569992 first side row finished What your piece should look like when you have finished your first side row. https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176570005 176570005 first set of 7 side rows finished. What your piece should look like when you have finished your first set of 7 side rows. https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176570007 176570007 Join for second set of 7 side rows Where you should join the second set of 7 side rows. Notice there are now 7 shells. Skip first 4 shells and join. https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176570008 176570008 Appearance after 14 side rows What your piece should look like after you have made the 14 side rows on both sides. https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176569994 176569994 Join for end caps Where to join for the end caps. https://www.freewebs.com/bethintx/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176569995 176569995