Crochet Terms: US
Abbreviations: st – stitch, sl-st – slip stitch, ch – chain, sc – single crochet, hdc – half double crochet, dc – double crochet, tr – treble crochet, fp – front post, bp – back post, bl – back loop, tbl – third back loop. Popcorn – 5dc in same st, remove hook from loop and insert from front to back of 1st dc and into a dropped loop and pull through. To close popcorn ch 1. Ch 1 counts as a part of popcorn st.
ROUND 49. Join with a standing sc in any sc made before ch3 space (R49.1), *working in front of ch3 space tr in 4 skipped sts of round 44 (R49.2), skip ch3 space of round 48, sc in next 60 sts, 3sc in next st (R49.2), sc in next 60 sts (R49.4)*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st. (R49.5)
Stitch count: 492 sc, 16 tr
ROUND 50. ch1 (does not count), sc in same st (R50.1), *ch4, skip next 4 sts, (sc in next 2 sts, ch1, skip next st) 20 times (R50.2), sc in next st, 3sc in next st, sc in next st (R50.4), (ch1, skip next st, sc in next 2 sts) 20 times (R50.5) *, repeat ** 4 times, omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off and secure ends. (R50.6)
Stitch count: 340 sc, 160 ch1 spaces, 4 ch4 space
ROUND 51. Join with a standing popcorn in any last ch1 space before 2 sc and ch4 space (R51.1), *ch8, skip (next 2 sts, ch4, next 2 sts), popcorn in ch1 space (R51.2), (ch2, skip next 2 sts, popcorn in ch1 space (R51.3)) 19 times (R51.4), ch2, skip next 2 sts, in next st (popcorn, ch2, popcorn) (R51.5), (ch2, skip next 2 sts, popcorn in ch1 space) 20 times (R51.6)*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last popcorn. Join to standing popcorn with a sl-st, fasten off and secure ends.
Stitch count: 168 popcorn, 164 ch2 spaces, 4 ch8 space