Materials: Sport Weight Yarn 50 gm balls - Striped Version Main Colour B 14 Balls & Contrasting Colour A 5 Balls; One Colour Version 18 Balls Crochet Hook for Sport Weight Yarn 4.00 mm or For Heavier Yarn 5.00
Approximate Finished Size for Sport Weight Yarn 51" x 60"
Striped Version: With B, ch 238. Foundation Row: 1 dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 dc in each ch to end of ch. Ch 3. Turn. 237 sts in row. Proceed in pattern as follows: Row 1: 1 sc in 1st st. * sc in next st. Ch 3. Miss 2 sts. (Yo and draw up a loop) 5 times in next st (11 loops on hook). Yo and draw through all 11 loops on hook, ch 1 for cluster. Ch 3. Miss 2 sts. Repeat from * to last 2 sts. 1 sc in next st. 1 sc in top of turning ch. Ch 5. Turn.
Row 2: 3 sc in top of 1st cluster. * Ch 3. 3 sc in top of next cluster. Repeat from * ending with ch 2. 1 dc in last st. Ch 1. Turn.
Row 3: 3 sc in 1st ch 3 space. * 1 sc in each next 3 sc. 3 sc in next ch 3 space. Repeat from * ending with 2 sc in last ch sp. 1 sc in 3rd ch of turning ch. Ch 3. Turn.
Row 4: Miss 1st st. 1 dc in each st to end of row. Ch 1. Turn.
These 4 rows complete one pattern. Work 18 more rows in pattern, ending with a 2nd row of pattern. **With A, work 10 rows in pattern. With B, work 14 rows in pattern. With A, work 10 rows in pattern.** With B, work 46 rows in pattern. Work from ** to ** once. With B, work 23 rows in pattern, ending on a 3rd row of pattern. Continue working in dc down short side of work to top of 1st row of dc. 4 dc in last st. Ss in top of ch. Fasten off. Rejoin yarn in 1st of foundation ch. 4 dc in base of 1st ch 3. Work to correspond to other side.
One Colour Version: Work as given for striped version, omitting all reference to colour changes.