Hook size: H/8-5.00MM
Finished Size: When Laying Flat it measures 5.5" across and 15" from top to bottom.
Beg = Beginning
Bl/bls = Back Loop/Back Loops
Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
FO = Fasten Off
Hdc = Half Double Crochet
Hk = Hook
Lp/Lps = Loops/Loops
Rep = Repeat
Rnd/Rnds = Round/Rounds
Sc = Single Crochet
Sk = Skip
Sl St = Slip Stitch
Sp/Sps = Space/Spaces
St/Sts = Stitch/Stitches
Tr = Triple Crochet
Special Stitch Instructions:
Beg V-St: Ch 6 (counts as first tr, and ch 2), tr in same st.
V-St: (Tr, ch 2, tr) all in designated st.
Ch 32, join with sl st to form ring being careful not to twist chain. (For a custom fit, increase or decrease the beg chs in multiples of 8. Or, use different yarn and hook sizes.)
Rnd 1: Ch 3, tr in first ch and in each ch around. Join with sl st. (32 sts)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, *sk next 3 sts, 7 tr in next st, sk next 3 sts**, sc in next st. Rep from * around, ending at **. Join with sl st. (32 sts)
Rnd 3: Work Beg V-St in first st, *ch 3, (sc, ch 2, sc) in center tr, ch 3**, V-St in next sc. Rep from * around, ending at **. Join with sl st. (4 V-Sts)
Rnd 4: Sl st into ch-2 lp, ch 1, sc in same lp, *7 tr in next ch-2 lp**, sc in next ch-2 lp. Rep from * around ending at **. Join with sl st. (32 sts)
Rnds 5-16: Rep rnds 3 & 4. Do more or less repeats for a longer or shorter length. Note that the following rnds will add another 2" to the length.
Rnd 17: Ch 1, hdc in first 2 sts, *sc in next 5 sts, hdc in next 3 sts. Rep from * twice, then sc in next 5 sts, hdc in next st. Join with sl st. (32 sts)
Rnd 18: Ch 1, sc in same st, *ch 1, sk next st**, sc in next st. Rep from * around, ending at **. Join with sl st. (16 ch-1 sps)
Rnd 19: Ch 3, tr in first st and in each ch and st all around. Join with sl st. (32 sts)
Rnd 20: Ch 1, sc in first st and in each st around. Join with sl st. FO.
Bottom Edging: Attach yarn to any st, ch 1, sc in each st around. FO.
String: Ch 90, working in bls, sc in second ch from hk and in each ch to end. FO. Weave into ch-1 sps of rnd 18.