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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

Quadruple treble / Triple treble – qdr.tr / trp.tr (work yarn over 4 times)

1 d.tr/tr decrease – 1 d.tr/tr dec.: work 2 incomplete d.tr/tr, yarn over and draw up through all loops.

3 half tr / half dc puff stitch – puff st.

Stitch - st

Circle:

Work 5ch and make sl/st in last ch.

Round 1: 7ch, * 1 d.tr/tr in ring of 5ch, 3ch; rep from* 6times, sl.st in 4th ch.

Round 2: 2ch, * 4dc/sc in space of 3ch, 1dc/sc in d.tr/tr; rep from * 6 times, 4dc/sc in space of 3ch, sl.st in 2nd ch. Fasten off.

Work and join circles until you reach you desired light of the edging.

To join circles together work next:

2 dc/sc in space of 3ch.

Drop the loop from your hook, insert your hook from front to back under the top 2 loops of the 2nd stitch of the group of another motif, grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch.

Work 2dc/sc in the same space of 3ch.

Fasten yarn to 1st circle (see pictures below).

Row 1: work 1ch and 1dc/sc in the same st,

8 ch, skip 3st, 1d.tr/tr in next st,

* 3ch, skip 4st, work in the same st: [ 1d.tr/tr, 3ch, 1 puff.st in two loops of d.tr/tr (see pictures below), 1ch, sl.st in the same space of d.tr/tr] rep 3 times,

1 d.tr/tr; 3ch, skip 5st. Work 1 d.tr/tr dec.: 1st incomplete d.tr/tr work in next st, skip 4 st of next circle and work 2nd incomplete d.tr/tr in next st (see pictures below); rep from*.

For last circle work next: 3ch, skip 4st, work in the same st: [ 1d.tr/tr, 3ch, 1 puff.st in two loops of d.tr/tr (see pictures below), 1ch, sl.st in the same space of d.tr/tr] rep 3 times, 1 d.tr/tr; 3ch, skip 5st, 1d.tr/tr in next st, 8ch, skip 3st, 1dc/sc in next, 8ch, skip 4st, 1d.tr/tr in next.

Work on opposite side: * 6ch, skip 4st, 1dc/sc in next, 6ch, skip 5st. Work 1 d.tr/tr dec.: 1st incomplete d.tr/tr work in next st, skip 3 st of next circle and work 2nd incomplete d.tr/tr in next st; rep from*.

For 1st circle work next: 6ch, skip 4st, 1dc/sc in next, 6ch, skip 5st. Work 1st incomplete d.tr/tr in next st, and 2nd incomplete qdr.tr / trp.tr in 1st ch of the row (see pictures below), yarn over and draw up through all loops, turn.

Row 2: 4ch, * work 1tr/dc + 2ch + 1tr/dc+ 2ch in space of 6ch below; rep from*, work 1tr/dc + 2ch + 1tr/dc+ 1ch in last space of 6ch and 1 tr/dc in d.tr/tr below, turn.

Row 3: 3ch, 1 tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in next st, * 2ch, skip 2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc, 2tr/dc in space of 2ch, 1tr/dc in tr/dc below; rep from*, 2ch, skip 2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc, 1tr/dc in space of 4ch, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 4: 6ch, 1d.tr/tr in 3rd tr/dc below, * 2ch, skip 2ch, 1d.tr/tr in tr/dc below, 2ch, skip 2st, 1d.tr/tr in next st; rep from*, 2ch, skip 2ch, 1d.tr/tr in tr/dc below, 1ch, 1d.tr/tr in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 5: repeat row 3.

Row 6: * 5ch, 1dc/sc in space of 2ch; rep from*, 3ch, 1 dc/sc in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 7: 2ch, 4dc/sc in space of 3ch, *7dc/sc in space of 5ch; rep from*, 4dc/sc in space of 5ch, 1dc/sc in 2nd ch.

Combination with two colors

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