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.
Techniques used in this stitch
UK / US crochet term:
Chain stitch – ch
Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc
Treble / Double crochet – tr/dc
Front Post dc / sc – FPdc/sc
Front Post tr / dc – FPtr/dc
2 tr/dc decrease – 2dec : work 1 incomplete tr/dc in each of next 3 st, yarn over, draw the yarn through all 4 loops on your hook.
Stitch – st
Post stitch - Pst
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 15 + 5
Row 1: Skip 3ch, * 1tr/dc in next, 2dec, 1tr/dc in each of next 3st, 3tr/dc in next, 2ch, 3tr/dc in next, 1tr/dc in each of next 3st, 2dec; rep from*, work 1tr/dc in each of next 2st, turn.
Row 2: Make 2ch, * 1FPdc/sc over 2dec, 1FPdc/sc over each of next 6tr/dc below, 6dc/sc in space of 2ch,
turn and make 1tr/dc in last Pst, turn, 1FPdc/sc over each of next 6tr/dc below, 1FPdc/sc over 2dec, 1ch; rep from*, work 1dc/sc in third ch, turn.
Row 3: Make 3ch, 1FPtr/dc over first tr/dc of Row 1 (work over FPtr/dc for all next rows), * 2dec, 1tr/dc in each of next 3st, 3tr/dc + 2ch + 3tr/dc in space under tr/dc and behind 6dc/sc, 1tr/dc in each of next 3st, 2dec, 1FPtr/dc over tr/dc of Row 1 (work over FPtr/dc for all next rows); rep from* , make 1tr/dc in first ch and turn.
Repeat rows 2 - 3 until you have reached your desired length.
Combination with blue & white / Cotton - 100%
Combination with 7 colors / Cotton - 100%
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