Size: 12 Inches
Gauge: After round 3 piece is 3.5"
Skill Level: Experienced
1-2 ounces of worsted weight yarn in 3 colors - CA, CB, CC
Size 5mm (H) crochet hook
At least 9 Removable Stitch markers
sl st - slip stitch
ch - chain(s)
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
htr - half triple crochet
tr – triple crochet
dtr - double triple crochet
Special Stitches Used
bphdc - back post half double crochet
bpdc – back post double crochet
fphdc – front post half double crochet
fptr – front post triple crochet
dtr bobble – double triple crochet bobble - [Yo 3 times, inster hook in st indicated, yo, pull loop thru, yo pull through 2 loops 3 times leaving 2 loops on hook] 3 times, yo, pull through all loops on hook.
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ROUND 7: With CB join with a sl st to any st before a ch3 sp, in the sp you marked in rnd 5 work 5dtr, sl st in st after ch3 sp. Finish Off. Do this for each ch3 sp – 4 times. Remove the stitch markers you placed in rnd 5. 20dtr, 8 sl st
Beginning of round 7.
End of round 7
ROUND 8: Join CC with a standing bpsc in a st before any ch3 of rnd 6 – it should be the one you did the 1st sl st of rnd 7, * 5sc in the ch3 sp – should be behind the dtr of rnd 7, bpsc in next 7 sts, tr, ch3, tr in the st you marked the top of in rnd 3 keep the stitch marker in but make sure it is between the 2 tr you worked in that st, sk 3 sts, bpsc in next 7 sts * 4 times omitting last st. Finish Off. Mark the 1st sc you worked in any ch3 sp. 8tr, 20sc, 56bpsc, 4 ch3 sps
Back of round 8 - the beginning
Where to place the tr, ch3, tr in round 3
ROUND 9: Join CB with a sl st in any ch3 sp, * working in st you still have marked the top of the st from rnd 3 - dtr, ch3, dtr BEWTEEN the 2 tr in the same st, sl st in same ch 3 sp, ch8, sk all sts, work bpsc in the 5 dtr sts from rnd 7, ch8, sk all sts, sl st in next ch3 sp * 4 times, making the last sl st around the beginning sl st. Finish Off. Remove stitch markers you placed in rnd 7. 8dtr, 20bpsc, 8 ch8 sps, 4 ch3 sps, 8 sl st
Start of round 9 & the corner.
There is a total of 9 dc worked on each side.
The picture above shows from the back of the work where each dc should be worked.
ROUND 11: Join CC with a sl st in a marked st BEFORE the ch2 sp, dtr bobble around the dtr of rnd 9 – should be same color, sl st in same st as prev sl st, sk 2 sts, sl st in ch2 of rnd 10, sk 2 sts, sl st in next marked st AFTER the ch 2 sp, dtr bobble around dtr of rnd 9 - should be same color, sl st in same st as prev sl st. Finish Off. Do this 4 times. 8Dtr bobbles, 20 sl st
Round 11 before with marked stitches.
Round 11 – 1 part complete.
ROUND 12: Join CC with a standing hdc in ch2 sp of rnd 10 you will be working over the sl st of rnd 11 in the same sp, 2hdc in same sp, * (fphdc around dtr bobble, sk the st with the sl st from prev rnd, fphdc around next st, hdc next 15 sts,fphdc around next st, sk the st with the sl st from prev rnd, fphdc around dtr bobble), 3hdc in ch2 sp or rnd 10 you will be working over the sl st of rnd 11 in the same sp * 3 times, then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to beg hdc. 72hdc, 16fphdc