- Worsted Weight Yarn (I used Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in Carrot)
- Size H Crochet Hook
- Yarn Needle
- Ch = Chain
- HDC = Half Double Crochet
- FPTRC = Front Post Treble Crochet
- BPTRC = Back Post Treble Crochet
- Sl St = Slip Stitch
- Sk = Skip
- Sp = Space
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Starting with a tail that's about 8 inches long, ch 23.
Row 1: HDC in the 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn. (22 hdc)
Row 2: * HDC in the first st, fptrc over next st *. Repeat from * to * , ending with an hdc in each of the last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn. (22 sts)
Row 3: HDC in each of the first 2 sts, *bptrc over next st, hdc in next st *. Repeat from * to * to the end of the row. (22 sts)
Row 4: Repeat row 2. Now using the yarn needle and the tail from the beginning, to stitch the two ends together to join. From here you will be working in rounds.
Round 1: SC in each st around. Ch 1, turn. (22 sc)
Round 2 – 7: HDC in each st around. Ch 1, turn. (22 hdc)
Round 8: Ch 3, sk 2 sts, hdc in the next 20 sts. Ch 1, turn. (3 ch, 20 hdc)
Round 9: 2 hdc in ch 3 sp from previous round, then hdc in the next 20 sts. Ch 1, turn. (22 hdc)
Round 10 & 11: HDC in each st around. Ch 1, turn. (22 hdc)
Round 12: Sl st around. Fasten off, weave in ends. (22 sl st)
©Andrea Collins Designs/Hip Hip Crochet 2014