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After last dc on round, continue to next round with 1 dc in next ch-space (= first ch-space on next round). NOTE: Insert a marker at beg of round between last ch on round and first dc on next round, move the marker upwards.
Piece is worked in a circle, top down. With Big Delight ch 95-111-119-143 on hook size 6mm/US J/10 and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 6, 1 dc in 4th ch in ch-ring (= first ch-space on round). Work * ch 3, 1 dc in 4th ch *, repeat from *-* until 3 ch remain on round. Ch 3, 1 dc in first ch-space on round = 24-28-30-36 ch-spaces on round.
ROUND 2-3: Read CROCHET TIP - see explanation above. Work * ch 3, 1 dc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* the entire round (last dc is in 1st ch-space).
ROUND 4: Work * ch 3, 1 dc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* the entire round while AT THE SAME TIME inc 6-4-6-6 ch-spaces by working as follows in every 4th-7th-5th-6th ch-space: ch 3, 1 dc, ch 3, 1 dc. Last dc is in first ch-space = 30-32-36-42 ch-spaces on round.
ROUND 5: Work as 2nd round.
ROUND 6: Work * ch 3, 1 dc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* the entire round while AT THE SAME TIME inc by working as follows in every other ch-space: ch 3, 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc = 45-48-54-63 ch-spaces on round.
Work as 2nd round until piece measures approx. 29-29-31-31 cm / 11½"-11½"-12 1/4"-12 1/4".
ROUND 7: Work * ch 3, 1 dc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* the entire round while AT THE SAME TIME inc 9-12-9-9 ch-spaces by working as follows in every 5th-4th-6th-7th ch-space: ch 3, 1 dc, ch 3, 1 dc = 54-60-63-72 ch-spaces on round.
Work as 2nd round until piece measures approx. 36-38-40-42 cm / 14 1/4"-15"-15 3/4"-16½". Finish round with 3 ch and then work last round.
ROUND 8: Work as follows in every ch-space: 1 sc, ch 1, 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc, ch 1, 1 sc. Finish with 1 sl st in first sc on round. Fasten off.
Work as 8th round in every ch-space on edge at the beg.
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