Stitches you need to know

YO yarn over - bring your yarn over your hook from the back over the top to the front

CH chain - pull your yarn over through the loop on your hook.

SLST slip stitch - insert hook, yarn over and pull up a loop, pull through loop on hook.

HTR half-treble crochet (US hdc - half-double crochet) yarn over, insert your hook into the stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on your hook.

TR treble crochet (US dc - double crochet) yarn over, insert your hook into the stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and pull through 2 loops on your hook twice.

CH-SP chain space - the space created by a chain stitch.

PREV previous

 

Special Stitches

FPTR front post double-treble (US FPdc - front post double crochet) - yo, insert hook around post of stitch from previous row, starting at the front to back, yo, pull up a loop, complete as normal treble.

BPTR back post treble (US BPdc - back post double crochet) - yo, insert hook around post of stitch from previous row, starting at the back to front, yo, pull up a loop, complete as normal treble.

 

Tension

Round measurements: Approx 2.5 : 5 : 7.5 : 9.5 : 10.5 : 13 : 14.5 : 15 cm

The Pattern

Using your CC2, ch 30.

ROW 1: Tr into 4th ch from hook, tr into each ch. Turn. (27 sts)

ROW 2:ch 2, 3 FPtr, *3 BPtr, 3 FPtr. Rep from * to end. Turn. (27 sts)

ROW 3: ch 2, 3 BPtr, *3 FPtr, 3 BPtr. Rep from * to end. (27 sts)

ROW 4: As row 3.

ROW 5: As row 2.

ROW 6-18:Rep rows 2-5 until you have 18 rows.

Fasten off and weave in your ends.