“Hugs the Wheel”
Designed by: Aurora Suominen, Georgeanne Altice, Lee Ann Simpson Copyright © 2012 All rights reserved.
6” Square with “H” hook and WW yarn in one or two colors.
- SPECIAL STS/NOTES: FPDC=front post double crochet worked around the post of st indicated. CROSS STITCH= dc in next st, then work 1 dc “behind” & to the right of the dc just worked.
Round 1: Ch5, (Counts as st). Work 23TR in 5th ch from hook. Join w/sl st in 4th ch of beg ch (24tr)
Round 2: Ch4 (counts as dc, ch1). [DC in next st, ch 1,] around. Join in the 3rd ch of beg ch 4. (24dc, 24 ch1sp)
Round 3: Slst into ch1sp, Ch3. [FPDC around next dc, DC in ch1 sp]. Repeat around ending with a FPDC around last dc. If using two colors, join new color w/slst in beg ch3. (24fpdc, 24dc)
Round 4 Slst in top of fpdc from previous rnd. Ch3, (4DC ,ch2, 5DC) in SAME st. [Sk 2dc, SC in 7dc, sk 2dc, (5DC, ch2, 5DC) in next dc] 3X. Sk 2 dc, SC in 7 dc, sk 2 dc, join w slst in top of beg ch3. ( 40 dc, 4ch2sp ,16sksp, 28sc)
Round 5: Ch3, DC in next 4 dc. (2DC, ch1, 2DC) in ch2 sp, DC in next 5dc. [ (*Ch1, sk 2 sts, work a CROSS ST ) 2X*. Ch1, sk next sc, DC in 5dc. (2DC, ch1, 2DC) in ch2sp, DC in next 5dc.] 3X. Repeat *to* once. Ch1 & join with slst to beg ch3. (56dc, 8CS, 16ch1)