HAN­DLE­BAR COV­ERS

Simply Crochet - - TRAVEL IDEAS -

Pimp your (sta­tion­ary) ride with this su­per-quick pair by Emma Leith.

■ DMC Natura Medium (100% cot­ton, 50g/75m), small amounts of each: Vanilla (03), Or­ange Tree (109), Emer­ald (138), Amethyst (06), But­ter­cup (99), Su­per Red (55)

A 3.5mm (US E/4) hook

MEA­SURE­MENTS

Each Mo­tif mea­sures 6x6cm (2 x2 in)

NOTES

You can use any 2 colours for Rounds 1 and 2, ex­cept Vanilla.

MO­TIF MAKE 4

Us­ing any colour, ch6, ss to first ch to form a loop.

Round 1 Ch3 (counts as tr), 11tr into the loop, ss to top of beg ch3 to join. [12 sts]

Round 2 Join next colour into any st, ch2 (counts as htr through­out), htr in same st as ch, 2htr in each st around, ss to top of beg ch2 to join. [24 sts]

Round 3 Join Vanilla into any st, ch2, *(2htr, ch2, 2htr) in next st, htr in next st, dc in next 3 sts, htr in next st; re­peat from * three more

times omit­ting last htr, ss to top of beg ch2 to join. [24 htr, 12 dc, 4 ch-2 sps]

Round 4 Ch1 (does not count as st), dc in each st around, work­ing 4dc in each cor­ner ch-sp.

Fas­ten off and weave in ends.

TO MAKE UP

Whip­stitch the Mo­tifs to­gether to form one larger square. Fold in half and sew op­po­site sides to­gether on the WS.

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