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.
V-St: (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
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 CC 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.