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Crochet circle edging

Guide

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

Slip stitch – sl.st

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc / sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Double treble / Treble – d.tr / tr

Cluster of 2 d.tr/tr – cluster

Picot of 5 ch – picot: work 5ch, insert you hook into two loops of tr/dc and work sl.st.

Stitch - st

1: Simple ring

Make 12 ch, work sl.st in last ch. Make3ch, 2tr/dc in the ring, * 1picot, 3tr/dc in the ring; rep from * 6 more times, 1 picot, sl.st in 3rd ch. Fasten off.

2: First ring with square

For the first ring with square make joining to the two simple rings. One of them is placed at the bottom of the edging and another one is to the right.

Make 12 ch, work sl.st in last ch. Then make 3ch, 2tr/dc in the ring, * 1picot, 3tr/dc in the ring; rep from * 6 more times.

Making the square:

Work 17ch and 1dc/sc in top picot of the bottom simple ring, 3ch.

Yarn over the hook (YO) 5 times, insert you hook into 4th ch from dc/sc and work incomplete d.tr/tr.

YO 2 times, insert you hook in the same ch and work incomplete d.tr/tr.

YO 2 times, skip 7ch, insert you hook into next ch and work incomplete d.tr/tr. Work one more incomplete d.tr/tr in the same ch. (second cluster)

YO and draw through first 4 loops on the hook, * YO and draw through first 2 loops on the hook *, repeat preceding step 2 more times (2 loops on the hook).

YO 2 times, insert your hook in the middle of the square and work incomplete d.tr/tr. YO and draw yarn through all loops on the hook.

Work 1dc/sc in picot of the right ring, 3ch.

Make 1 cluster in the middle of the square, 3ch.

Skip 2ch, 1dc/sc in next, 2ch, sl.st into two loops of last tr/dc,

sl.st in the 3rd ch. Fasten off.

Middle ring with square

For the middle ring with square make joining to the three simple rings. The first ring is placed to the left, the second ring is at the bottom and the third ring is to the right.

Work the same like for the first ring, but when you are starting to make square work 9ch, 1dc/sc in picot of left simple ring, 7ch instead 17ch. The second cluster work in 4th ch from dc/sc (see pictures).

Last ring with square

For the last ring with square make joining to the two simple rings. The first ring is placed to the left, the second ring is at the bottom.

3: The Edge at the bottom.

Row 1: Work from back side of the edging. Fasten to the picot and work 4ch, * 1d.tr/tr between 2 picots below, 10ch, 1d.tr/tr between next 2 picots, 19 ch, skip 1 picot and make 1dc/sc in next picot, 7ch, 1dc/sc in lower picot of next ring,

Work 3ch. Continue crochet square as was written for the middle ring. After last dc/sc work 11 ch; rep from*.

Work 1d.tr/tr between 2 picots below, 10ch, 1d.tr/tr between next 2 picots, 1tr/dc in picot below and turn.

Row 2: 4ch, * work in space of 10 ch: [3tr/dc + picot] – 3 times, 3tr/dc; 8dc/sc in the first space before the square and 8dc/sc in the next space after the square; rep from *, work in space of 10 ch: [3tr/dc + picot] – 3times, 3tr/dc; 1tr/dc in 4th ch, fasten off.

4: The Edge at the top.

Row 1: Work from back side of the edging. Fasten to the picot and work 9ch,* 1dc/sc in picot, 18 ch, skip 1 picot and make 1dc/sc in next picot, 7ch, 1dc/sc in top picot of next ring, 3ch. Continue work square as was written for the middle ring. After last dc/sc work 11 ch; rep from*.

Then work 1dc/sc in picot, 5ch, 1tr/dc in next picot, turn.

Row 2: Make 4ch, skip 1st below, * 1tr/dc in next, 1ch, skip 1st; rep from *. The last tr/dc work in 4th ch. Fasten off.

Row 3: Fasten to the 3rd ch of previous row. Work 1dc/sc in space of 1 ch and in top of each tr/dc. Make picot over the middle of the rings and squares.

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