- Step by step instructions #0022
Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.
in this stitch
UK / US crochet term:
Chain Stitch – ch
Double crochet / Single crochet – dc / sc
Half treble / Half double crochet – h.tr / h.dc
4 Long h.tr / h.dc decrease - 4 h.tr/h.dc dec.
8 Long h.tr / h.dc decrease - 8 h.tr/h.dc dec.
Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc
Stitch – st
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 9 + 4
2 ch skip, * 1 dc/sc in next, 3 ch skip, 4 tr/dc in the same ch, 4 tr/dc in next ch, 3 ch skip; rep from*, 2 dc/sc in last chs, turn.
3 ch, work 4 h.tr/h.dc dec. in next way:
* Yarn over hook, insert hook into next tr/dc and draw up a loop about 1 cm long;
rep from* 3 times.
Yarn over and draw through 8 loops,
yarn over and draw through 2 loops.
3 ch, 1 dc/sc in fourth tr/dc, 1 dc/sc in next, * 3 ch,
8 h.tr/h.dc dec. over tr/dc below (work like 4 h.tr/h.dc dec., but make 8 long loops),
3 ch, 1 dc/sc in fourth tr/dc, 1 dc/sc in next; rep from*, 3ch, 4 h.tr/h.dc dec., 1 tr/dc in second ch below, turn.
3ch, 4 tr/dc in top of decrease stitches, * 1 dc/sc in first dc/sc below, 8 tr/dc in top of decrease stitches; rep from*, 1 dc/sc in first dc/sc below, 4 tr/dc in top of decrease stitches, 1 tr/dc in third ch, turn.
2 ch, * 1 dc/sc in next tr/dc below, 3 ch, 8 h.tr/h.dc dec. over tr/dc below, 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in fourth tr/dc; rep from*, 1 dc/sc in third ch, turn.
2 ch, 1 dc/sc in next dc/sc, *8 tr/dc in top of decrease stitches, 1 dc/sc in first dc/sc below; rep from*, 1 dc/sc in second ch.
Repeat rows 2 - 5 until you have reached your desired length.
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