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Free Crochet Pattern
by KarensVariety.com

Materials: No. 8 plastic Crochet hook
2 oz knitting worsted main color
1 oz knitting worsted contrast color
 MC  main colour
 CC  contrasting colour
 K  knit
 P  purl
 st  stitch
 O  yarn over
 tog  together
 sl st  slip stitch
 inc (increase)  work 2 sts in one st
 sc  single crochet
 psso  pass slip stitch over
Gauge:  2 crossed sts or 4 sc = 1 inch
 3 rnds = 1 inch

Starting at center with MC, ch 53 to measure 13 1/4 inches.

1st Rnd: 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 50 ch, 4 sc in last ch; working along opposite side of starting chain, sc in next 50 ch - 108 sc.
Do not join rnds.

2nd Rnd: * Skip next sc, sc in next sc, sc in skipped sc - cross st made. Repeat from * around - 54 cross sts.

3rd Rnd: (Sc in next sc, sc in same place used when making first sc of previous cross st - inc cross st made) 5 times; make cross sts across side to within other end; make 5 inc cross sts across end, complete rnd in cross sts.

Next 4 Rnds: Work in cross sts around, making 5 inc cross sts evenly spaces across each end. At end of last rnd, break off and fasten.

With CC, make 3 chains each 1 1/2 yards long. Starting at center of one rounded end, lace one chain across one outer edge to center of opposite end as illustrated. Lace second chain in same way across other edge. Lace third chain through center of band. Trim chains evenly to same size on each side. Tack chains together at 8 even intervals on each side.

Tassel: Cut 6 strands each 3 inches long, draw through one end of chains and tie securely around top. Make another tassel at opposite end of chains. Trim evenly.

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