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Replace first dc at beg of a dc round with 3 ch. Finish every dc round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round (= in first dc).
Replace first sc at beg of a sc round with 1 ch. Finish every sc round with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round.
Inc 1 dc or 1 sc by working 2 dc/sc in same st.
See diagrams A.1 to A.3.
Crochet 5 ch on hook size 4 mm / G/6 with 1 strand Muskat and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. READ CROCHET INFO!
ROUND 1: Work 10 (10) dc in ch-ring.
ROUND 2: Work 2 dc in every dc = 20 (20) dc.
ROUND 3: * 1 dc in first dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 30 (30) dc.
ROUND 4: * 1 dc in each of the first 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 40 (40) dc.
ROUND 5-8 (5-9): Continue inc the same way, i.e. inc 10 dc on every round, inc the same place as on previous round, i.e. 1 dc more between every inc on every round. Inc as before by working 2 dc in 1 dc, AT THE SAME TIME on round 8 (9) inc in addition 5 (1) dc evenly – READ INCREASE TIP = 85 (91) dc. Piece measures 9 (10) cm / 3½" (4").
ROUND 9-10 (10-11): Then work PATTERN as follows: Work A.1, then work A.2 13 (14) times in total, and finish with A.3.
On next round work as follows:
ROUND 1: Work 1 sc in first sc from previous round, skip 1 tr, 1 sc in each of the next 2 tr, * 1 sc in each of the next 3 tr, skip 1 tr, 1 sc in next sc, skip 1 tr, 1 sc in each of the next 2 tr*, repeat from *-* until 4 tr remain on round, 1 sc in each of the last 4 tr = 85 (91) sc on round.
ROUND 2: Work ch 1, * 1 sc in next sc, ch 1, skip 1 sc *, repeat from *-* the entire round and finish with 1 sl st in 1st ch from beg of round.
ROUND 3: Work 1 sc in next ch, * 1 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round, at the same time inc 6 (12) sc evenly on round = 91 (103) sc. Finish with 1 sl st in 1 sc from beg of round.
Continue to crochet the brim as follows:
ROUND 1: Then work PATTERN as follows: Work A.1, then work A.2 14 (16) times in total, and finish with A.3.
ROUND 2-5: Continue with pattern A.1, A.2 and A.3, AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 tr in every tr-group (i.e. on 2nd round work 8 tr in tr-groups). Continue the same way and inc 1 tr in every tr-group on every round. When 5th round of brim has been worked, work 1 sc in every tr from previous round. Fasten off.
Cut 8 lengths of 3 metres/3.2 yds each. Twine the strands tog until they resist, fold the string double so that it twines again. Tie a knot in one end, thread the string without knot up and down between the small holes worked on 2nd round after first section with dc-groups. Adjust the length of string to desired length and tie a knot in other end.
= 1 ch
= 1 sc
= 1 tr
= 1 sl st
= 1 dc