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Myrtle In The Round

American Crochet Terms used throughout.

Materials:
DK weight yarn
4.0mm hook

Finished Size:
Approximately 6″/15cm round

Abbreviations
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
tr – treble crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
mc – magic circle
beg – beginning
4dc Starting Cluster – *Yarn over, insert the hook into the next stitch, yarn over, draw the yarn through the stitch, yarn over, draw the yarn through 2 loops on the hook* repeat 3 times, 4 loops on hook, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook.
4dc Cluster – *Yarn over, insert the hook into the next stitch, yarn over, draw the yarn through the stitch, yarn over, draw the yarn through 2 loops on the hook* repeat 4 times, 5 loops on hook, yo, draw through all 5 loops on hook.

Foundation Round: Into mc, 2ch, 7hdc, sl st in top of beg ch to join.

Round 1: 7ch (counts as 1tr, ch4) 1tr in same st, *2ch, [1tr, 3ch, 1tr] in next stitch* repeat from * to * 6 times, 2ch, sl st in 4th st of beg ch to join.

Round 2: Sl st into first 3ch space, 1ch, 3sc in same space, *2sc in 2ch space, 3sc in 3ch space* repeat from * to * 7 times, 2sc in 2ch space, sl st in beg sc to join.

Round 3: 3ch (counts as 1dc) work 4dc Starting Cluster over the next 3 sts, *4ch, 1dc in next st, 4ch, work 4dc Cluster over the next 4 sts* repeat from * to * 6 times, 4ch, 1dc in next st, 4ch, sl st in top of 1st Cluster to join.

Round 4: 1ch, 1sc in same place, 6ch, work 4dc Cluster with 2dc in 1st 3ch space, 2dc in 2nd 3ch space (working the Cluster either side of the dc from the previous row), *6ch, sc in top of Cluster, 6ch, work Cluster as before* repeat from * to * 6 times, 6ch, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 5: Sl st into 1st 6ch space, 3ch, 2dc in same space, 1dc in top of Cluster, 3dc in next 6ch space, 3ch, *3dc in 6ch space, 1dc in top of Cluster, 3dc in 6ch space, 3ch* repeat from * to * 6 times, sl st in 3 st of beg ch to join.

Round 6: 1ch, 1sc in same place, *[3ch, sk st, 1sc in next st] 3 times, 3ch, 1sc in 3ch space, 3ch, 1sc in next st* repeat from * to * 7 times omitting last sc, sl st in 1st sc to join, finish off. Sew in all ends.

© Shana Rae 2016

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