by M. J. Joachim
Pattern uses 4-ply cotton yarn and size F crochet hook.
Step 1: Chain 4, join with slip stitch to 1st chain to form a ring
Step 2: Chain 3 (counts as 1st dc); double crochet around chain 3 just made
Step 3: Chain 1, double crochet in center of ring, dc around dc just made (6 times), so you have seven spokes in a small circle. End with chain 1 and join to 2nd double crochet made at beginning of round.
Step 4: Slip stitch into 1st chain 1 space; chain 4 (counts as 1st triple crochet); triple crochet around chain 4; triple crochet in same chain 1 space, followed by making a triple crochet around tc just made
Step 5: Triple crochet + triple crochet around tc just made (twice) in each chain 1 space
[Repeat Step 5 around, joining with a slip stitch to 2nd triple (crocheted around chain 4 at beginning of round)]
Step 6: Chain 4 (counts as 1st triple); triple crochet around chain 4; tc in next stitch, followed by making a tc around triple crochet just made
Step 7: Chain 2, skip next 2 stitches; tc and triple crochet around tc just made in next 2 stitches
[Repeat Step 7 around, ending with chain 2 and joining to 2nd triple around 1st chain 4]
Step 8: Slip stitch in each stitch to next chain 2 space; slip stitch into chain 2 space; chain 3 (counts as 1st double crochet); make 6 more double crochet in same space
Step 9: Make 7 double crochet in each chain 2 space around; join with slip stitch to top chain of 1st dc in round
Step 10: Chain 1, single crochet in same place; single crochet in each stitch around, joining with slip stitch to 1st sc in round.
Finish off. Weave in loose ends.