Yarn: approx. 300 yards of worsted weight harn
Tools: 5.0mm crochet hook, tapestry needle, scissors
Skill Level: Easy
Stitches: (ch)chain, (sc)single crochet, (dc)double crochet
Special Stitches: Shell(1dc, 1ch, 1dc, 1ch, 1dc) into indicated stitch or space, Picot(1sc, ch3, 1sc) into indicated stitch or space
Finished Circumference: approx. 70″
Row 1: 1sc into 2nd ch from hook, *sk 2 ch, shell into nxt ch, sk 2 ch, 1 sc into nxt ch** ch3, 1sc into nxt ch. Repeat from * three more times, ending last repeat at **. Turn.
Row 2: Ch6 (counts as 1dc and 3 ch), *picot into center dc of nxt shell, ch3**, 1dc into nxt ch 3 sp, ch3. Repeat from * three more times, ending last repeat at **, 1dc into last sc. Turn.
Row 3: 1ch, 1sc into 1st st, *sk nxt 3 ch sp, shell into center of nxt picot, sk nxt ch 3 sp**, picot into nxt dc. Repeat from * three more times, ending last repeat at **, 1sc into nxt ch of turning chain. Turn.
Repeat rows 2 and 3, 52 more times.
Seam edges together through back loops only with sl st.. Once seamed, ch. 1, and begin working edging. Work sc in edge of sc around and 2sc in each edge dc (or ch.3 sp. depending on side). Join with sl st. in 1st sc. Finish off.
Repeat on other side by joining with sc in any edge sc.
Secure and weave in all ends.