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Temari Pattern TG03 / TemariKai 10-Combination Patterns

Intermediate design; interpreted design.  Contributed by Tiny G.
Materials: 24 cm circum mari, wrapped in light pink

Pearl Cotton #5 in Blue, Yellow, Red, Green, Orange, Red, Black (only  the contrast) 

Marking thread in gold metallic

Prepare a 10-Combination Division

Each of the 12 center points will be worked the same. Design is nejiri style. Use the 6 colors over the center point 2 times, opposite each other.  Add extra marking lines  shown in red on the 12 pentagons. Lines run from center of the pentagon to point halfway between 2 marking lines on side of pentagon.  Locate center A and the blue line with points 1,2,3,4,5.  Use the first color. First row - stitch sequence 1,2,3,4,5 etc just over marking line when at pentagon borders, continue back to  point 1. Repeat row 4 times, forming Kousa/interweave at point 3, 4 etc. Locate next pentagon around C. Start with the next color first row and work on same way as first. Interlock at pt. X and Y  before the stitch. Repeat rows 4 times.  Repeat the pattern  in six colors, on all pentagons, keeping the same color on the opposite site of the mari.

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