peb­ble trea­sureS

Simply Crochet - - Garden Ideas -

Whip up th­ese cosies in the pret­ti­est sum­mery shades for a yarny twist on the coastal chic vibe. By Han­nah Cross. Style­craft Clas­sique Cot­ton (100% cot­ton, 92m/50g), ap­prox 30g of each: Yarn A Fon­dant (3094), Yarn B Azure (3671),

Yarn C Wis­te­ria (3664), Yarn D Shell Pink (3666), Yarn E Soft Lime (3663) A 3mm (US C/2 or D/3) hook Flat peb­bles ap­prox 12x9cm (4¾x3½in) and 14x11cm (5½x4½in)

MEA­SURE­MENTS

The small mo­tif will cover peb­bles ap­prox­i­mately 12x9cm (4¾x3½in) and the large mo­tif 14x11cm (5½x4½in)

AB­BRE­VI­A­TIONS

2-tr clus­ter (yrh, insert hook in st in­di­cated, yrh and pull up loop, yrh and draw through 2 loops) twice, in­sert­ing the hook in the same st each time, yrh and draw through all 3 loops on hook

3-tr clus­ter (yrh, insert hook in st in­di­cated, yrh and pull up loop, yrh and draw through 2 loops) 3 times, in­sert­ing the hook in the same st each time, yrh and draw through all 4 loops on hook

NOTES

Each mo­tif is worked in rounds. Slip over the stone, then thread the yarn tail through the ch spa­ces of last round, pull tight to fit and se­cure.

SMALL DE­SIGN

Us­ing Yarn A, C or D, ch2.

Round 1 12tr in sec­ond ch from hook, ss in first tr to join. [12 tr]

Round 2 Ss to space be­tween first 2 sts, ch3, 2-tr clus­ter in same sp, ch4, skip 2 sts, *3-tr clus­ter be­fore next st, ch4, skip 2 sts; re­peat from * around, ss in first clus­ter to join. [6 Clus­ters and 6 ch- 4 sps]

Round 3 Ss into ch- 4 sp, ch8 (counts as tr, ch5), tr in same ch- 4 sp, (tr, ch5, tr) in next ch- 4 sp five times, ss in top of beg ch-3 to join. [12 tr and 6 ch-5 sps]

Round 4 Ss into ch-5 sp, ch10 (counts as tr, ch7), tr in same ch-5 sp, (tr, ch7, tr) in next ch-5 sp five times, ss in top of beg ch-3 to join. [12 tr and 6 ch-7 sps]

Round 5 Ss into ch-7 sp, ch13 (counts as tr, ch10), tr in same ch-7 sp, (tr, ch10, tr) in next ch-7 sp five times, ss in top of beg ch-3 to join. [12 tr and 6 ch-10 sps]

Round 6 Ss into ch-10 sp, ch15 (counts as tr, ch12), tr in same ch-10 sp, (tr, ch12, tr) in next ch-10 sp five times, ss in top of beg ch-3 to join. [12 tr and 6 ch-12 sps] Round 7 Re­peat Round 5. Round 8 Re­peat Round 4.

LARGE DE­SIGN

Us­ing Yarn B or E, ch6, ss to first ch to make a ring.

Round 1 Ch1 (does not count as st), (dc into ring, ch6) 4 times, ss in first dc to join. [4 dc and 4 ch- 6 sps]

Round 2 (Ch6, 2dc in next ch- 6 sp) 4 times [8 dc and 4 ch- 6 sps]

Round 3 (Ch6, 2dc in next ch- 6 sp, dc in each of next 2 sts) 4 times. [16 dc and 4 ch- 6 sps] Round 4 (Ch6, 2dc in next ch- 6 sp, dc in each of next 4 sts) 4 times. [24 dc and 4 ch- 6 sps] Round 5 (Ch6, 2dc in next ch- 6 sp, dc in each of next 6 sts) 4 times. [32 dc and 4 ch- 6 sps] Round 6 (Ch6, 2dc in next ch- 6 sp, dc in

each of next 8 sts) 4 times. [40 dc and 4 ch- 6 sps] Round 7 (Ch6, 2dc in next ch- 6 sp, dc in each of next 10 sts) 4 times. [48 dc and 4 ch- 6 sps]

Round 8 (Ch6, dc in next ch- 6 sp, ch6, skip next dc, dc in each of next 10 dc, skip next dc) 4 times. [44 dc and 8 ch- 6 sps]

Round 9 *(Ch6, dc in next ch- 6 sp) twice, ch6, skip 1 dc, dc in next 2 dc, htr in next 2 dc, tr in next 2 dc, dtr in next 2 dc, skip next dc; rep from * three more times.

Round 10 *(Ch6, dc in next ch- 6 sp) 3 times, ch6, skip next (2dc and htr), dc in next htr; rep from * three more times.

Round 11 *Ch6, dc in next ch- 6 sp; rep from * around. Fas­ten off.

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