Symmetrical

Size:

For # 10 crochet thread: 13.5" x 13.5"
For # 20 crochet thread: 12.3" x 12.3"

How to read the scheme:
Read the scheme from bottom to top.
Read odd rows from right to left, even rows from left to right.

Abbreviations:
ch - chain
sc - single crochet
dc
- double crochet
* - repeat the following instructions as many times as indicated.

Pattern:

open mesh- open mesh (dc, ch2).
filled mesh- filled mesh (3dc).

Finish each row with additional dc in third chain of ch3 below or in specified stitch where decreasing is required.

To increase at beginning of row: Ch6, turn, dc in fourth chain from hook, dc in fifth chain, dc in last tr of previous row.
To increase at end of row:
Tr in same place as last dc of row, tr in base of previous tr, tr in base of previous tr.

To decrease at beginning of row: Work sl st in second, third and fourth dc of previous row. Start with ch3, 2dc in space of ch2.
To decrease at end of row:
Leave last three dc unworked.

Row 1: Ch7, dc in fourth chain from hook, dc in next two chains.
Row 2: Ch6, turn, dc in fourth chain from hook, dc in fifth chain, dc in dc, ch2, dc in fifth chain of ch7 below, tr in same place as previous dc, tr in base of previous tr, tr in base of previous tr.
Row 3: Ch6, turn, dc in fourth chain from hook, dc in fifth chain, dc in dc, ch2, 4dc, ch2, dc in fifth chain of ch7 below, tr in same place as previous dc, tr in base of previous tr, tr in base of previous tr.
Row 4: Ch6, turn, dc in fourth chain from hook, dc in fifth chain, dc in dc, ch2, 4dc, ch2, 4dc, ch2, dc in fifth chain of ch7 below, tr in same place as previous dc, tr in base of previous tr, tr in base of previous tr.

Continue following scheme as established.

Fasten off.

Finishing: Wash, stretch and pin to shape. Allow to dry thoroughly, then iron slightly.