Half & Half

Half & Half

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Round 1: With C1 ch4, 5dc in 4th ch from hook switch to C2 & 6dc in same ch, switch to C1 & sl st to top of beg ch3. 12dc

Round 2: With C1 ch3, dc in same st, 2dc in next 5 sts, switch to C2, 2dc in next 6 sts, switch to C1 & sl st to top of beg ch3. 24dc

Round 3: With C1 ch3, dc in same st, dc in next st * 2dc in next st, dc in next st* 5 times, switch to C2, repeat * to * 6 times, switch to C1. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. 36dc

Round 4: With C1 ch3, dc in same st, dc in next 2 sts, * 2dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts * 5 times, switch to C2, repeat * to * 6 more times, switch to C1. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Finish Off. 48dc

Round 5: With C3 join with a sl st into last st of C1 on round 4, ch4, tr in same st, ch2, 2tr in next st should be 1st st of C2 in round 4, * (dc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, dc in next 3 sts) 2tr in next st, ch2, 2tr in next st * 3 times, ( ) once, Join with a sl st to top of beg ch4. 16tr, 24dc, 16hdc, 4 ch2 sps

Round 6: ch3, dc in next st, * dc, tr, ch2, tr, dc in next ch2 sp, dc in next 14 sts * 3 times, dc next 12 sts. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Finish Off. 8tr, 64dc, 4 ch2 sps

Round 7: With C1 join with a sl st to any ch2 corner sp, ch3, dc, ch2, 2dc in same sp, * ([switch between C1 & C2 depending on what your last st was in, dc in next 2 sts] 9 times), 2dc, ch2, 2dc in next ch2 sp * 3 times then ( ) once more. Switch to C1 & join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Finsih Off. 88dc, 4 ch2 sps Note: the corners will always be C1 if colors switching is done right.

Photos To Help WIth Color Changing

Round 8 end round color change.Round 8: With C3 joining with a sl st in any ch2 sp, ch2, hdc, ch2, 2hdc in same sp, * (hdc in next 22 sts) 2hdc, ch2, 2hdc in ch2 sp * 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch2. Finish Off 104hdc, 4ch2 sps

Round 9:
Note: color placement isn't exactly important but if you want it to look like the picture then start in a corner ch2 sp that lines up with the color changes from the first 4 rounds. Also the colors are changed in the corner ch sts. If this doesn't work out for you you can change them at the end of the side or at the end of the ch2.
With C1 join in a corner ch2 sp with a sl st, ch2, hdc in same st, ch1, switch to C2, ch1, 2hdc in same ch2 sp, * hdc in next 26 sts, 2hdc, ch2, 2hdc in next ch2 sp, hdc in next 26sts *, 2hdc in next ch2 sp, ch1, switch colors, ch1, 2hdc in same ch sp, then * to *. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch2. Finish Off. 120hdc, 4 ch2 sps

Round 10: With C3 join with a sc in any ch2 sp, 2sc in same sp, * (sc in next 30 sts), 3sc in next ch sp * 3 times then ( ) once more. Finish Off. 132sc

Language

US Terms US Terms

Skill Level

Easy

Size

9 Inches

Gauge

After round 4 piece will be 4.5" wide.

Materials Needed

  • Worsted weight yarn in 3 colors - CA, CB, & CC
  • 5mm (H) crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Stitches Used

  • sl st - slip stitch
  • ch - chain(s)
  • sc - single crochet
  • hdc - half double crochet
  • dc - double crochet
  • tr - triple crochet

Special Techniques