(all cluster stitches are worked in the same stitch unless specified as in row 12)
Join, chain 3
Row 1-double crochet in each around. Join w/slp stch. Chain 3
Row 2 thru 6 alternate front post double crochet/back post double crochet
continue around. (starting with back post double crochet)
change hook to K hook before completing join on row 6. chain 3 Row 7 - Cluster stitch in every other stitch (5 in each cluster) chain 1 to lock cluster. Continue around to complete row. (in last stitch of row use the chain 3 at start of row as part of last cluster. Do this by
doing total of 4 then join top of chain 3 w/slip stitch than pull through all of cluster)
Change color to contrasting color then chain 1,
Row 15- 1 single crochet in each double crochet, 1 cluster (3 in cluster same stitch) (again we are repeating row 13) Change color (contrasting color) and join row. Row 16- chain 3, create a cluster in 1st single (5 in cluster all in same stitch) chain 1 to lock, chain 4, skip over to next set of single crochets. Repeat around
(repeat only in that 1st single after ea cluster) end of row do one cluster, chain 1
to lock chain 3.
Do partial join—Change to main color , complete join, chain 4
Row 17- 1 cluster (3 in ea cluster) above each of row 15 clusters working over chains of row 16 chain 1 to lock (2nd cluster only, do not lock 1st cluster) , chain 3. Repeat around. In last cluster put (5) in cluster to lengthen the space, 1 to lock, chain 1, join through pulling the chain 3 into the cluster.
Row 22- Repeat row 20
Row 23- Double crochet in each decrease on the 4th double, repeat around, join w/slp, chain 3 Row 24- Double in ea. , double decrease in every other. Join w/slp stch Cut long tail and pull through to finish Turn work inside out. Weave long tail in and out of each stitch of chain spaces of row 24, pull all together when your at the end of the row. Tie off and weave in all the ends.