A Round Tuit

A Round Tuit

American Crochet Terms used throughout.

Materials:
DK weight yarn in 3 Colours
3.50mm hook

Finished Size:
Approximately 8″/20cm in diameter

Abbreviations:
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
tr -treble crochet
dtr – double treble crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
mc – magic circle
beg – beginning
yo – yarn over
BLO – back loop only

Small Discs
Make 8
Using Colour B, into mc, 1ch, 6sc, sl st in 1st sc to join. Fasten off and sew in ends.

Flowerets
Make 8
Using Colour B, into mc, ch 1, (1 sc, ch 2) 6 times, sl st in 1st sc to join. Fasten off and sew in ends.

Motif

Foundation Round: Using Colour C, into mc, 1ch, 1sc *4ch, working into 1 of the small discs, with right side facing, 2sc in each st around (12 sts), sl st into one loop only of 4th ch, sl st into one loop only of next 3 ch, 1 sc into mc* 7 more times omitting last sc, sl st in 1st sc to join. Fasten off Colour C.

Round 1: Using Colour A, working from 4th ch around edge of a disc with right side facing, join yarn into 7th sc of disc, 1ch, 1sc in same place, *2ch, sk 1sc, 1dc in 9th sc, 4ch, 1dc into 5th sc of next disc, 2ch, sk 1 sc, 1sc in 7th sc* repeat from * to * 6 more times, 2ch, sk 1 sc, 1dc in 9th sc, 4ch, 1dc into 5th sc of first disc, 2ch, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 2: Sl st into 1st 2ch space, 1ch, *2sc in 2ch space, sk 1 dc, 5sc in 4ch space, sk 1 dc, 2sc in 2ch space, sk 1 sc* repeat from * to * 7 more times, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 3: 1ch, 1sc in same place, 3sc, *[with right side facing, 1ch, 1sc into a 2ch space of a floweret, 1ch], sk 1 sc on main piece, 8sc* repeat from * to * 6 more times, [with right side facing, 1ch, 1sc into a 2ch space of a floweret, 1ch], sk 1 sc on main piece, 4sc, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 4: 7ch, (counts as 1dtr, 2ch), *sk 1 sc on Round 3, 1dtr in next sc, 4ch, 1sc in 2ch space of floweret (3rd space around from join on Round 3), 4ch, sk 2 sc on Round 3, 1dtr in next sc, 2ch, sk 1sc, 1dtr in next sc, 2ch* repeat from * to * 7 more times omitting last [1dtr, 2ch], sl st in 5th ch of beg ch to join.

Round 5: Sl st into 2ch space, 1ch, 2sc, *sk dtr, 5sc in 4ch space, sk sc, 5sc in 4ch space, [sk dtr, 2sc in 2ch space] twice* repeat from * to * 7 more times omitting last 2sc, sl st in 1st sc to join. (112 sts)

Round 6: 3ch (counts as 1dc) changing to Colour C on last ch, *1 Colour C dc in next sc, 1 Colour A dc in next sc* around omitting last Colour A dc, changing to Colour A, sl st into top of beg ch to join.

Round 7: In Colour A, 1ch, 1sc in same place, 1sc in each st around, joining in Colour C, sl st in BLO of 1st sc to join. Fasten off Colour A.

Round 8: In Colour C, working in BLO, 1ch, 1sc in same place, 1ch, *1sc, 1ch* in each stitch around, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Fasten off and sew in ends.
© Shana Rae 2016

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