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, clusters 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 same stitch or space. 4 loops on hook. Yarn over and pull through all 4 loops
ROUND 56 (Color A). Join with a standing tblsc in any hdc before 1st marked middle of the side st (R56.1), tblsc around next 527 sts. Join to standing tblsc with a sl-st. Do not fasten off. (R56.2) Don’t forget about markers.
Stitch count: 528 tblsc
ROUND 57 (Color A). ch1 (does not count as stitch), sc in same st, *(ch2, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 5 sts (R57.1)) 8 times (R57.2), ch2, skip next 4 sts, (cluster of 3tr in next st, ch3) 3 times, skip next 2 sts, cluster of 3tr in next st, ch2, cluster of 3tr in next st, ch1, cluster of 3tr in next st, ch2, cluster of 3tr in next st, skip next 2 sts, (ch3, cluster of 3tr in next st) 3 times, ch2, skip next 4 sts, sc in next 5 sts (R57.3), (ch2, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 5 sts) 7 times (R57.4)*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. Don’t forget about markers.
Stitch count: 320 sc, 4 ch1 spaces, 76 ch2 spaces, 24 ch3 spaces, 40 cluster of 3tr
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