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, tbl – third back loop. Cluster of 3tr – Yarn over twice, insert hook into indicated stitch or space, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops twice. Repeat two more in the same stitch or space. 4 loops on the hook. Yarn over and pull through all 4 loops.
ROUND 55. Join with a standing bpsc around any top point 4th puff st of 7 puff sts group (R55.1), (ch1, bpsc around next st) 303 times, ch1. Join to standing bpsc with a sl-st. Do not fasten off. (R55.2)
Stitch count: 304 bpsc, 304 ch1 spaces
ROUND 56. ch1 (does not count as stitch), sc in same st (R56.1), *(2sc in ch1 space, sc in next st) 2 times, (sc in ch1 space, sc in next st) 34 times, (2sc in ch1 space, sc in next st) 2 times*, repeat ** 8 times, omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st. Do not fasten off. (R56.2)
Stitch count: 640 sc
ROUND 57. ch1 (does not count as stitch), sc in same st, *sc in next 8 sts, (skip next 3 sts, in next st ((cluster of 3tr, ch3) 2 times, cluster of 3tr), skip next 3 sts, sc in next st (R57.1)) 8 times, sc in next 8 sts (R57.2)*, repeat ** 8 times, omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R57.3)
Stitch count: 192 sc, 128 ch3 spaces, 192 cluster of 3tr