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.

SL ST slip stitch - insert your hook, yarn over and pull up a loop, pull straight through loop on your hook.

DC double crochet (US sc - single crochet) - insert your hook into the stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and pull through both loops on your 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 2 loops on your hook twice.

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.

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

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

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Special Stitches

POP-ST popcorn stitch – 4 tr into the same st. Remove hook and put into the top of the first tr, then using the working loop, join to the first st. ch to secure st.

BOBBLE-ST bobble stitch – YO, insert hook in space, YO, draw up a loop, YO, draw through 2 loops. Repeat from * 5 times, until you have 6 loops left on your hook. YO and pull through all loops on your hook. Ch to seal the st.

Tension

Round measurements: Approx 2.5 : 5 : 7.5 : 10 : 12.5 : 15 : 15.5 cm

The Pattern

Using your CC1, make a magic ring.

RND 1:  Ch 3 (does not count as a stitch here and throughout), work (pop-st, ch) 6 times into ring. Pull right. Ch into top of 1st pop-st.

Join next col into any ch-sp.

RND 2: Ch 3, (pop-st, ch, pop-st, ch) into each ch-sp. Join to top of 1st puff-st with sl st. Join cc2 into any ch-sp.

RND 3: Ch 1, *(dc, bobble-st, dc, ch) into each ch-sp. Join into top of bobble-st with sl st.

Join MC into any ch-sp from prev rnd.

RND 4: (Ch 3, tr, ch, 2 tr) into ch-sp, dc in top of bobble-st, *(2 tr, ch, 2 tr) into next ch-sp, dc into top of bobble-st, rep from * 11 times.

Join into top of ch3 with sl st. Join into any ch-sp.

RND 5: ch 1, dc into same ch-sp, *4 ch, htr into next ch-sp, ch 4, (dtr ,ch 2, dtr) into top of next bobble st, ch 4, htr into next ch-sp, ch 4,** dc into next ch-sp, rep from * to ** 4 times. Join to top of dc with sl st.

Join into any ch-sp.

RND 6: (ch 3, 2 tr) into same ch-sp, tr into top of st, 3 tr into ch-sp, to corner-sp, (2 tr, 2 ch, 2 tr) into corner-sp. Join into top of ch 3 with sl st.

RND 7: ch 2, htr into each st, (2 htr, ch 2, 2 htr) into each corner-sp. Join into top of ch 2 with sl st.

Fasten off and finish with an invisible finish.