Arabesque Stitch Make a foundation chain in multiples of 4 plus 3> 5 x 4 + 3= 23 sts Row 1: Starting in 3rd ch from hook, * (dc, ch 1, dc) in 3rd ch, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, sk 1 ch *; rep from * to * ending with (dc, ch 1, dc) in the last ch, ch 2, turn. Row 2: * Sc in ch-1 sp, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next sc *; rep from * to * ending with ch 2, turn. Row 2 forms the pattern and is rep as many times as you require. This is a great stitch for using as a skirt, vest, jacket, or pants for Barbie. If you change colors every 2-3 rows it would make a great afghan pattern. From Originals by Gidge

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