This is a great, fun project for an intermediate crocheter.
Pattern Tester Says:
“This would make a nice gift for a school teacher.” ~Connie
about 2″ radius
Worsted weight yarn (4-medium)
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- This pattern is written in American Crochet Terms.
- Start each row in the same stitch as joining, unless instructed.
- Join in the first stitch of the row.
fpdc-front post double crochet
Row 1: 12 dc in 4th ch from hook, join, ch 3 (13 sts)
Row 2: fpdc around ch not first dc, 2 dc in next st, *fpdc around next available dc, 2 dc in next st* repeat * to * 10 more times, join, ch 3 (37 sts)
Row 3: fpdc around previous fpdc, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st *fpdc around previous fpdc, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st* repeat * to * 10 more times around, join, cut yarn, fasten off, weave ends (49 sts)
Step 1: row 2: fpdc around the ch the first time. fpdc around dc during the repeat.
Step 2: row 2: 2 dc in next st. Repeat step 1-2 around.
Step 1: row 3: fpdc around previous fpdc.
Step 2: row 3: dc in next st.
Step 3: row 3: 2 dc in next st. Repeat steps 1-3 around.
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