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Worsted #4 cotton. Sample made using Bernat Handicrafter. Approximately 160 yards of Colour 1 (I used Off White), 32 yards of Colour 2 (I used Teal), and 46 yards of Colour 3 (I used Indigo).
Hooks: I (5.5 mm)
- Tapestry Needle
- Measuring Tape
- ch: chain
- st(s): stitch(es)
- yo: yarn over
- sk: skip
- sp: space
- slst: slip stich
- sc: single crochet
- hdc: half double crochet
- dc: double crochet
- puff st: (yo, pull up loop in stitch) three times, yo, pull through all 7 loops on hook, ch1
Although gauge is not important for this project, the sample has 10 sts in pattern repeat = 4”
- This pattern is worked from the top down. Beginning chain does not count as a stitch unless otherwise stated.
1: Using Colour 1, ch39, sc in 2nd chain from hook, dc in next, *sc in next, dc in next, repeat from * across. (38 sts)
2: Ch1, turn, sc in first st, dc in next, *sc in next, dc in next, repeat from * across. (38 sts)
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures approx 17.5” long.
Attach Colour 2.
Make sure to check your tension compared to the previous section as it may tighten up. You can always go up a hook size if needed.
3: Ch1, turn, (hdc, dc) in first st, sk 2 sts, *(sc, hdc, dc) in next, sk 2 sts, repeat from * across until 2 sts left, (sc, hdc) in next, (dc, sc) in last. (39 sts)
4: Ch1, turn, (hdc, dc) in first st, sk 2 sts, *(sc, hdc, dc) in next, sk 2 sts, repeat from * across until last st, sc in last. (39 sts)
Repeat Row 4 five more times, or until your second section measures 3” long.
Fasten off Colour 2.
5: Ch3 (counts as a dc), turn, sk 1 st, *(dc, ch1, dc) in next, sk 1 st, repeat from * across to last st, dc in last. (38 dc)
6: Ch2, turn, puff st in each ch1 space across, hdc in last st (previous row beginning ch3). (18 puffs)
7: Ch3 (counts as a dc), turn, (dc, ch1, dc) in top of each puff st across, dc in last st. (38 dc)
8: Ch1, 2sc in each puff across, sc in top of beginning ch2. (38 sts)
Fasten off and weave in all ends.
Interested in this. What is the UK equivilant if yarn please
Sincerely Pam says
Hello! I’m not sure what is readily available in the UK, but Red Heart creme de la creme, Lily Sugar ‘n Cream, and Stylecraft Classique Cotton DK would all be great substitutes. Any 4 ply or aran weight cotton yarn would work for this project.
Does it have to be cotton yarn?
Sincerely Pam says
For this particular project, cotton yarn works best.