PLEASE NOTE: One or more yarns used in this project have been discontinued. You may be able to locate it at #.com or selected retail locations, but supplies are limited. If you wish to make this project using a substitute yarn, please go to the Yarn Substitution Chart. Please keep in mind that you should always begin with a gauge swatch and be sure to convert yardage for any substitute yarn.
Caron International's Black Magic (50% acrylic, 50% wool; 1.76 oz/50 g, 59 yds/54 m ball): 4 (5, 5, 6) balls in color of your choice.
One size US M/N-13 (9 mm) crochet hook, or size to obtain gauge
2" metal craft ring,
Tapestry needle (tn)
In Stitch pattern, 10 sc = 4"; 3 V-sts = 3"; 2 rows sc and 2 rows V-st = 3"
Chain (ch), Double crochet (dc),
Single crochet (sc)
V-Stitch (V-st): [dc, ch 2, dc] in next st.
Beginning at center Front, chain 32.
Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and
each ch across; turn—31 sc.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), skip 3 sts, *
work V-st in next st, skip next 2 sts; repeat
from * 9 times, end dc in last st; turn—2 dc,
Row 3: Ch 1, work 2 sc in first st, 3 sc in
each V-st across, 2 sc in last st; turn—31 sc.
Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as dc), [work V-st in
center st of next 3-sc group above V-st of
Row 2] 9 times, end dc in last st; turn—2
dc, 9 V-sts.
Rows 5 – 46 (52, 58, 66): Repeat Rows 3
Row 47 (53, 59, 67): Repeat Row 3; do
NOT fasten off.
1. Attach Ring to Last Row: Ch 1, working
over Ring and in sts of last row at the
same time, pull up a loop in next 2 sts, yo
and draw through all 3 loops on hook, [pull
up a loop in next 3 sts, yo and draw
through all 4 loops on hook] 9 times, pull up
a loop in next 2 sts, yo and draw through all
3 loops on hook; do NOT fasten off.
2. Continuing along long side: (in row
ends), ch 1, skip next row, * work [3 sc in next row, ch 1, skip next row]; repeat from* across to opposite end (beginning chain); do NOT fasten off.
3. Attach Ring to Opposite End: Working in remaining loops of beginning chain and opposite side of ring at the same time, pull up a loop in next 2 ch, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook, [pull up loop in next 3 ch, yo and draw through all 4 loops
on hook] 9 times, draw up a loop in next 2
ch, yo and draw through all 3 loops on
hook; do NOT fasten off.
4. Continuing along remaining long
side: Ch 1, skip next row, * work [3 sc in
next row, ch 1, skip next row]; repeat from
* across, join with a slip st in first st. Fasten
Weave in all ends.
Washing And Drying: Hand wash gently in cold water using a mild detergent. Gently
rinse well in cold water. Lay flat on a towel and roll in towel to remove excess water. DO NOT WRING, STRETCH OR HANG TO DRY.