Yarn: Bernat Handicrafter Cotton Stripes (Color: Country)
Hook 5.5 mm (I)Scissors, Yarn Needle, Stitch Marker (optional)
Difficulty Level EASY
Finished Size 6 inches by 6 inches
approximately 3 sts per inch and 7 rows per 4 inches (1.8)
- US Terminology used
- beg – beginning
- ch – chain
- dc – double crochet
- R – row/round
- RS – right side (aka as the ‘pretty side’ of your work)
- rem – remaining
- rep – repeat
- sc – single crochet
- sk – skip
- sl st – slip stitch
- st/sts – stitch/stitches
- * – Repeat the instructions between the asterisks the number of times indicated. This repeat will contain of multiple instructions.
- () – Repeat the instructions between the parentheses the number of times indicated.
-  – at the end of the row – the total number of stitches
Step 1: Row 1:
R1: Ch 20, begin in back bump of 4th ch from the hook and work 2 dc in the ch, sk 1 ch, *2 dc in the next ch, sk 1 ch**. Rep from * to ** across to the last ch. 1 dc in the last ch. Turn. 
Step 2: Row 2:
Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), sk the next dc. Work 2 dc in the sp between the sk dc and the next dc. *Sk the next 2 dc; 2 dc in the sp between the last sk dc and the next dc**. Rep from * to ** across to the final 2 sts. Sk 1 dc and work 1 dc in the top of the ch 3. Turn. 
Step 3: Row 3-11:
R3-R11: Rep R2. Finish off and weave in ends.
Step 4: Additional Sizes:
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