~15 yards of worsted weight yarn
hdc=half double crochet
Gauge Note: This pattern can be worked in any gauge. Just pair your chosen yarn with an appropriate hook.
Rnd 1: 11 hdc into MR
Rnd 2: ch 11 SEE PICTURE 1, working in "back bumps" 3 dc in 3rd ch from hook (skipped ch is the "turning ch") , 2 dc in next ch, dc in next ch, hdc in next 3 ch, sc in next ch, ss in next 2 ch SEE PICTURE 2, ss in next 4 hdc around circle SEE PICTURE 3, (hdc, ch 2, hdc) in next hdc, ss in next hdc, (hdc, ch 2, hdc) in next hdc, ss in next 4 hdc SEE PICTURE 4, ss in next 2 ch (along the opposite side from before) SEE PICTURE 5, sc in next ch, hdc in next 3 ch, dc in next ch, 2 dc in next ch, 3 dc in next ch, ch 16 SEE PICTURE 6, stitching into the "back bumps" ss in next 16 ch starting in the back bump of the same ch the hook is in SEE PICTURE 7, ch 2 SEE PICTURE 8, ss in 1st turning ch SEE PICTURE 9, FO leaving a long tail for sewing the applique on to your project if desired SEE PICTURE 10.
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