Pattern Designed by: Aurora Suominen Copyright © 6-2012 All rights reserved.
“H” hook and WW Cotton Yarn in your choice of colors.
- SPECIAL STS/NOTES: FPDC: Front post double crochet is worked AROUND (ar) the post of st specified STS: This means any sc, dc, or ch sp. NOTE: There is a video showing you how the FPDC are worked in rnds 3 & 4. See link at bottom of pattern.
Rnd 1: Ch4, Work 11dc in 4th ch from hook. Join in 3rd ch of beg ch4. (12dc)
Rnd 2: Ch3, FPDC ar joining. [DC in next dc, FPDC ar post of dc you just worked in. (from rnd 1) ]11X. Join in ch3. (24dc)
Rnd 3: Ch3, FPDC ar post of joining. [DC in next 2dc, FPDC ar the post of dc you just worked in. (post of dc from rnd 2) ] Repeat around ending with a dc in last dc. Join (36dc)
Rnd 4: Ch3, DC in next dc. [2DC in next dc, DC in 2dc] Repeat around ending w/2DC in last dc. Join. If using two colors, fasten off first color here. Join new color where you fastened off. (48dc)
Rnd 5: Ch1, SC in joining and in next 5dc. [+Ch2, DC in 6dc, Ch2+. SC in 6dc]3X. Repeat +to+ once & join to first sc. (24sc & dc, 8ch2)
Rnd 6: Ch3, DC in 5sc, [+Ch2, Sk sp, SC in 6dc, Ch2, sk sp+. DC in 6sc]3X. Repeat +to+ once & join. (24sc & dc, 8ch2)
Rnd 7: Ch3, DC in joining. DC in 4dc, 2DC in next dc. [+Ch2, SC in 8sts, Ch2+. 2DC in next dc, DC in 4dc, 2DC in next dc]3X. Repeat +to+ once & join. (32dc & sc, 8ch2)
Rnd 8: Ch3, DC in joining. DC in 6dc, 2DC in next. [+Ch2, SC in 10sts, Ch2+ 2DC in next, DC in 6dc, 2DC in next] 3X. Repeat +to+ once & join. (40dc & sc, 8ch2sp)
Rnd 9: Ch3, DC in joining. DC in 8dc, 2DC in next. [+Ch2, SC in 12sts, Ch2+ 2DC in next, DC in 8dc, 2DC in next.] 3X. Repeat +to+ once & join. (48dc & sc, 8ch2) Fasten Off.
For Abbreviations/videos/links to help with pattern sts, see “One Crochet Day at a time” at http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/