• 1 skein Patons Brilliant (bulky specialty) yarn, Burgundy, or similar style yarn of your choice
• Size Q/19 (15 mm) crochet hook
• Blunt-tip needle for working in ends
Pattern is for size small. Make your base chain 10 stitches longer for each size you would like to increase.
Gauge: 4" x 4" = 6 stitches and 5 rows worked in single crochet with front/back loop dropped.
Row 1: Sk first ch and sc into each ch after. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc2tog. *Sc in next st by picking up back loop only, sc in next st by picking up front loop only.* Repeat from * to * until only 2 sts remain, sc2tog. Turn.
Remaining rows: (number differs according to size) Work the same as Row 2 until only 4 sts remain. Turn.
Second-to-last row: Ch 1, sc2tog twice (2 sts remain). Turn.
Last row: Ch 1, sc2tog again (1 st remains). Fasten off.
Excerpted from MaryJane's Stitching Room, copyright 2007 by MaryJane Butters. Excerpted with permission from Potter Craft, a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced except with permission in writing from the publisher.
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