Using color A, ch 4, join with sl st into a ring.
1st round (RS) ch 1, sc 5 in ring, using B sl st to ch 1. 6 sts.
Continue with B.
2nd round ch 3, working in the front strand of each st: dc 1 in sl st below, dc 2 in each of next 5 sc, sl st in 3rd of 3 ch. 12 sts. Fasten off invisibly.
Left thumb inside the center and RS facing, work in the back strand of each st of the first round: join color C in a sc of 1st round, [ch 6, skip 1 ch, sc 1 in
next ch, hdc 1 in next ch, dc 1 in next ch, trc 1 in next ch, dtr 1 in next ch, sl st in next st of 1st round] 6 times, ending sl st in same st as join. Fasten off.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
|dc = double crochet||hdc = half double crochet|
|ch(s) = chain(s)||st(s) = stitch(es)|
|sl st = slip stitch||sc = single crochet|
|dtc = double treble (triple) crochet|
Pattern by permission from 100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet by Lesley Stanfield, St. Martin's Griffin, 2009