Monday, August 23, 2010
Crochet-a-long: Padma part 2
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OK, ready for part 2?
Here's the second installment of Padma:
The trunk is worked from the bottom up.
Start with a magic circle into which 6 SC are made. Leave a tail about 6 inches for securing later on.
R1: INCR1 in each stitch across. (12 sts)
R2: *SC 1, INCR1 in next st* repeat across. (18 sts)
R3: SC across.
R4: *SC 7, DCR1 over next 2 sts* repeat. (16 sts)
R5: *SC 6, DCR1 over next 2 sts* repeat. (14 sts)
R6: *SC 5, DCR1 over next 2 sts* repeat. (12 sts)
R7-12: SC across.
R13: *SC 5, INCR1 in next st* repeat. (14 sts)
R14: *SC 6, INCR1 in next st* repeat. (16 sts)
R15: *SC 7, INCR1 in next st* repeat. (18 sts)
R16: SC across.
SC next 5 sts, bind off. Pull tail from beginning to right side through the center of the beginning circle. Flatten the trunk (as shown in the images) and roll up the bottom(beginning)edge. Secure to underside of the trunk using the yarn tail.