Tree of Life Sandpainting Design Rug Crochet Pattern
Completed Size: 32" x 36"
The corn plant is the central figure which was very important as a food source and is one of the Four Sacred Plants. The Yei figures have square heads indicating they are female depictions of Holy People. The Rainbow Yei is the primary Guardian protecting all but the East opening. East is the safest direction and is protected by lesser guardians usually occurring in pairs. (Reference below.)
"Navajo Rugs -past, present and future"
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Note: This is an advanced pattern. It requires 5 colors and is not recommended for a first time purchase. However, it is ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS when completed.
We show you our unique technique using only BASIC DOUBLE CROCHET to produce multi-colored, completely reversible hand crocheted products in one step. The finished products maintain their shape and texture washing after washing.