Designed By: Eleanor Miles-Bradley
Skill Level: Intermediate
Lsc (Long Single Crochet) = Insert hook in st indicated one row below and draw loop through, yarn over and through 2 loops on hook. Skip st under Lsc.
dec (decrease) = draw up a loop in next 2 sts, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
Row 1 (Wrong Side): With CB, ch 1, sc in first sc, * Lsc over next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * across; turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each st across changing to CA in last st; turn.
Row 3: With CA, rep Row 1.
Row 4: Rep Row 2 changing to CB in last st. Rep Rows 1-4 for pat.
Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 5 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in back lp of each sc across; turn.
Rep Row 2 until 29 (39, 49) rows in all have been worked, changing to CA in last sc of last row. Fasten off CB.
Row 2: Ch 1, work 1 (2, 1) sc in first sc, * 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * across – 43 (59, 73) sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, changing to CB in last st; turn.
Now work in pat for 2 rows.
Next Row-Join Underbody: Work in pat across first 5 (7, 9) sts, ch 3 (5, 7), work across next 27 (35, 41) sts, ch 3 (5, 7), work across last 5 (7, 9) sts; turn.
Next Row: Work in pat across first 5 (7, 9) sts, sc in next 3 (5, 7) ch, work across next 27 (35, 41) sts, sc in next 3 (5, 7) ch, work across last 5 (7, 9) sts; turn – 43 (59, 73) sts.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st, * dec, sc in next st; rep from * around, adjusting at end of rnd as necessary; join.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join.
Rnd 6: Ch 1, working from LEFT to RIGHT, work 1 rnd Reverse sc. Fasten off.
CB = Color B; ch = chain; dc = double crochet;
dec = decrease; mm = millimeters; pat = pattern;
rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl = slip;
st(s) = stitch (es); tog = together; yo = yarn; [ ] = work
directions in brackets the number of times specified;
* or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated
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