JoRee

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Gauge:

After round 3 piece is 3.5″ wide.

MaterialsNeeded:

  • 1-2 ounces of worsted weight yarn in 4 colors – CA CB, CC, & CD
  • Size 5.5mm (I) crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • 4 removable stitch markers

Stitches Used:

  • sl st – slip stitch
  • ch – chain(s)
  • sc – single crochet
  • dc – double crochet
  • tr – triple crochet
  • fpsc – front post single crochet
  • fptr – front post triple crochet

Learn how to do front post stiches here: https://www.redheart.com/learn/videos/front-postcrochet-stitches

Stitch marker placement mentioned in Round 2.

Round 1: With CA ch5, join with a sl st to 1st ch to make a loop. Ch3, 11dc in loop, join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. 12dc

Round 2: ch3, dc in next 2 sts, * ch5, dc in next 3 sts * 3 times, ch5, sl st to top of beg ch3. Finish Off. With removable stitch markers mark each of the sts from round 1 that line up with the middle dc of the 3dc. 12dc, 4 ch5 sps

Round 3: Join CB with a sc in any ch5 sp, 4sc in same sp, * (sc in next st, fptr in st you marked in round 2, sc in next st), 5sc in next ch5 sp * 3 times, then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. 28sc, 4 fptr

Round 4: ch3, dc in next st, * 2dc, ch2, 2dc in next st, dc in next 7 sts * 4 times – omitting last 2 sts. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Finish Off. 44dc, 4 ch2 sps

Round 5: Join CC with a sc in any ch2 sp, 2sc in same sp, * (sc in next 4 sts, ch3, sl st around fptr of round 3, ch3, sk3 sts, sc in next 4 sts), 3sc in next ch2 sp * 3 times, then ( ) once. Join with a sl st in 1st sc. 44sc, 8 ch3

Round 6: ch1, sc in same sp as joining, * 3sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts, ch7, sk both ch3s, sl st, & the same 3 sts you skipped in last round, sc in next 5 sts, * 4 times omitting last st. Join with a sl st
in 1st sc. Finish Off. 52sc, 4 ch7

Round 9 fpsc placement.

Round 7: Join CD with a sl st to any middle sc of 3sc group from last round, ch3, dc, ch2, 2dc in same st, * (dc in next 6 sts, tr in the 3 sts you skipped in round 5 & 6 making sure the ch7 is in front
of work, dc in next 6 sts), 2dc, ch2, 2dc in next st * 3 times, then ( ) once. Join with a sl st top top of beg ch3. 64dc, 12tr, 4 ch2 sps

Round 8: ch1, sc in same st as joining, sc in next st * 3sc in next ch2 sp, sc in next 9 sts, sl st in ch7, sk next st, sc in next 9 sts * 4 times – omitting last 2 sts. Join with a sl st in in 1st sc. 84sc, 4 sl st

Round 9: ch1, sc in same st as joinig, sc in next 2 sts * 3sc in next st, sc in next 10 sts, fpsc around ch7 while skipping sl st in same ch7, sc in next 10 sts * 4 times – omitting last 3 sts. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. Finish off & weave in ends with a tapestry needle if needed. 92sc, 4fpsc