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
Front Post dc / sc – FPdc/sc
6 half treble / double crochet puff stitch – pff: yarn over, insert hook into space of 1ch, yarn over, draw yarn through stitch. Repeat preceding step five times. Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.
Stitch – st
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 4 + 2
Row 1: Skip 2ch, 1dc/sc in next, * 1ch, skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in each of next 3ch; rep from *, 1ch, skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in each of next 2ch, turn.
Row 2: Make 3ch, * 1pff in space of 1ch, 2ch, 1PFdc/sc over second dc/sc below, 2ch; rep from*, 1pff in space of 1ch, 2ch, 1dc/sc in second ch, turn.
Row 3: Make 1ch, * 2dc/sc in space of 2ch, 1ch; rep from *, 2dc/sc in space of 3ch, turn.
Row 4: Make 3ch, * 1PFdc/sc over pff below, 2ch, 1pff in next space of 1ch, 2ch; rep from*, 1PFdc/sc over pff below, 2ch, 1dc/sc in last dc/sc below, turn.
Row 5: Repeate Row 3.
Row 6: Make 3ch, * 1pff in space of 1ch, 2ch, 1PFdc/sc over pff below, 2ch; rep from*, 1pff in space of 1ch, 2ch, 1dc/sc in last dc/sc below, turn.
Repeat rows 3 - 6 until you have reached your desired length.
Multicolored / Wool - 100%
Colors and rows: * 1 – dark pink, 2 & 3 – light pink, 4 – dark pink *.
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