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.

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.

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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Tension

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

 

The Pattern

Using your CC2, start your round with your chosen method.

RND 1: Ch 3 (counts a tr here and throughout), 11 tr. Join with sl st into top of ch 3. (12 sts)

Attach your next colour between two sts with a sl st.

RND 2: ch 3, tr into same sp, *(2 tr) between next sts, do not sk any gaps. 11 times. Join with sl st into top of ch 3. (24 sts)

RND 3: ch 3, 2 tr into same sp, *(3 tr) between each (2 tr) cluster from prev rnd, do not sk any gaps. 11 times. Join with sl st into top of ch 3. (36 sts)

RND 4: ch 3, 2 tr into same sp, ch,*(3 tr, ch) between each (2 tr) cluster from prev rnd, do not sk any gaps. 11 times. Join with sl st into top of ch 3. (48 sts)

RND 5:

RND 6-7: (ch 3 (counts a tr), 2 tr, ch 2, 3 tr) into same corner-space. Ch 1, *3 tr, ch 1, into next edge ch-sp, (3 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) ch 1, into the next corner space. Rep from * 3 times.

RND 8: Ch 1, dc in top of each tr, dc into each ch-sp, (dc, ch 1, dc) into each corner-sp. Fasten off and weave in your end.