MATERIALS: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn: MC 1 oz.;
CC a few yards; size H hook; 1 CD.
Beginning V-St: Chain 4, dc in same stitch.
(dc, ch 1, dc) in space or stitch indicated.
Rnd 1: With MC ch 4 and
join to form a ring.
Rnd 2: Ch 3 in joining
st, (make 9 more dc in ring) around.
Join to top of beginning ch-3. (10)
Rnd 3: Ch 4, work 1 more dc in same st (Beg. V-St made),
work a V-St in each dc around. Join in the 3rd ch of the beginning ch-4.
Rnd 4: Sl st into the next ch-1 sp. ch
3, make a dc in the same
sp, (ch 1, make 2 dc in the
ch-1 sp of V-Stitches) around.
Join with sl st to the 1st dc made, ending off MC, and joining
in the same stitch.
With wrong sides together, check
to see that the CD will fit properly.
Rnd 5: With CC you just
joined and working through both thicknesses,
join the two pieces together
being careful that the stitches
correspond. Ch 1, (sc in the next dc and in each sp and dc) around.
Stop joining when there is approximately
4 inches left, insert the
CD at this point. Continue joining as before. Join to the first sc.
Rnd 6: (Ch 3, dc in next sc, sk next sc, sl st in next sc) around.
Join to beginning ch-3. Finish off and weave in ends.
Joyce’s Crochet Joint