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Yarn: -Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn, Less than 100 yards each of: (A)Cream, (B)Dark Brown, (C)Burnt Orange, (D)Seafoam, (E)Green, (F)Lavender

-approx. 50 yards of Aunt Lydia’s Metallic Crochet Thread Size 10 in “Natural/Gold”

Tools and Supplies: 5.0mm crochet hook, 2.25mm crochet hook, tapestry needle, 12″ wooden hoop, 12 wooden beads, ceiling hook

Skill Level: Easy

Stitches: (ch)chain, (sc)single crochet, (sl st)slip stitch, (sc2tog)single crochet 2 together

Spirals

W/5.0mm crochet hook and worsted weight cotton yarn make a total of 6 spirals.

Spiral 1: A

Spiral 2: E

Spiral 3: B

Spiral 4: F

Spiral 5: C

Spiral 6: D

Ch.40, 4sc in 2nd ch. from hook and each ch across.  Finish off.  Weave in ends.

Chevrons and Bars

W/5.0mm crochet hook and worsted weight yarn make a total of 6 chevron arrow shapes.  Each shape consists of 4 sides that are seamed together.

Chevron 1

Sides (Make 4)

W/A, ch.10.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch. from hook, sc in nxt 3 ch., 3sc in nxt ch., sc in nxt 4 ch.

Row 2: Turn, ch.1, sc2tog, sc in nxt 3 sc, 3sc in nxt sc, sc in nxt 3 sc, sc2tog.

Rows 3 & 4: Repeat Row 2.  Finish off.

Row 5: W/C, join w/sl st. in 1st sc, ch.1, sc2tog, sc in nxt 3 sc, 3sc in nxt sc, sc in nxt 3 sc, sc2tog.  Finish off.

Seaming:

W/B, Take 2 of the sides and lay on top of each other, join w/sc in one of points of chevron through both pieces, sc 4 sc evenly up side and through nxt 6 sc.  Finish off.

Add 3rd side and seam in same manner.  Add 4th side and connect on two remaining sides in same manner.  Weave in ends.

Bar:

W/C, ch. 21.

Row 1: Sc in each ch. across.  Finish off.  Weave in ends.

Complete Chevrons 2 through 6 in the same manner as Chevron 1 using the following colors on particular rows.

Chevron #1

Rows 1-4: A

Row 5: C

Seaming: B

Bar: C

Chevron #2

Rows 1-4: E

Row 5: D

Seaming: F

Bar: D

Chevron #3

Rows 1-4: B

Row 5: A

Seaming: C

Bar: A

Chevron #4

Rows 1-4: F

Row 5: E

Seaming: D

Bar: E

Chevron #5

Rows 1-4: C

Row 5: B

Seaming: A

Bar: B

Chevron #6

Rows 1-4: D

Row 5: F

Seaming: E

Bar: F

Assembly

Connecting Spirals: 

W/thread and 2.25mm crochet hook, join w/sl st. in top of spiral, ch.40, join w/sl st. in top of spiral.  Finish off.  Thread loop through wooden bead, wrap loop around wooden hoop and pull the spiral through the loop, pull to secure.  Connect remaining 5 spirals in the same manner and assemble in the order of 1 through 6 on hoop.

Connecting Chevrons and Bars: 

W/thread and 2.25mm crochet hook, join w/sl st. in last sc of one of the seams of chevron shape, (sc in last sc of nxt seam) 3 times, join w/sl st. in 1st sc just made, sc under all 4 sc just made, ch.20, join w/sl st. in end of bar.  Finish off.

Join w/sl st. at other end of bar, ch.90, sl st. in same end of bar.  Finish off. Weave in all ends. Thread loop through wooden bead, wrap loop around wooden hoop (chevron 1 goes before spiral 1 on hoop, pull chevron through loop and pull to secure.  Continue attaching Chevrons/Bars in this manner.  The order of the shapes should be as follows around the hoop: Chevron 1, Spiral 1, Chevron 2, Spiral 2, Chevron 3, Spiral 3, Chevron 4, Spiral 4, Chevron 5, Spiral 5, Chevron 6, Spiral 6.

Hanging:

W/thread and 2.25mm crochet hook, join w/sl st. through one of the secured loops of Spiral 1, ch.150, join w/sl st. through top of loop of Spiral 4.  Finish off and weave in ends.

Complete again joining from Spiral 2 to Spiral 5 and one last time from Spiral 3 to Spiral 6.

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