Crochet pattern by RaeLynn Orff/AllieCat’s Hats and Crafts
- Worsted Weight #4 yarn, such as Red Heart With Love, in 2 colors
- Size J- 6.00mm crochet hook (or size needed to obtain gauge)
- Stitch Marker
- Tapestry Needle
- mc- magic circle
- ch- chain
- st(s)- stitch(es)
- sc- single crochet
- dc- double crochet
- hdc- half double crochet
- sk- skipslst- slip stitch
- blo- back loop only
- rep- repeat
Gauge- 14 sc= 4”
- Pattern (excluding the heel) is worked in a continual round. Use a stitch marker to mark the first st of each round.
With color A, begin with a mc-
Round 1: Ch 1, 9 sc in mc. (9 sts)
Round 2: 2 sc in each st around. (18 sts)
Rounds 3-5: Sc in each st around. Pull color B through last st of Round 5. (18 sts)
Rounds 6-9: *[Sc, 2 dc] in next st, sk 2 sts,* rep from *-* around. Carry color A with the first st of each round. See photo A. (18 sts)
Pull color A through next st.
With color A
Row 1: Ch 1, slst in next, sc in next 2, hdc in next 3, sc in next 2, slst in next. The remaining sts will be left unworked. (9 sts)
Row 2: DO NOT CH, turn, sl st in first, sc in next 2, hdc in next 3, sc in next 2, sl st in next. (9 sts)
Rows 3-4: Rep Row 2.
Fasten off Color A.
Round 10: Pull Color B through first st of Round 9 (same st that color A was joined in. See photo B). Ch 1, [sc, 2 dc] in same st, [sc, 2 dc] in first slst of the heel, sk 2, [sc, 2 dc] in next, sk 2, [sc, 2 dc] in next, sk next, [sc, 2 dc] in same st as last st of heel Row 1 (See photo C), sk 2 [sc, 2 dc] in next, sk 2, [sc, 2 dc] in next, sk last 2. (21 sts)
Round 11: *[Sc, 2 dc] in next, sk 2,* rep from *-* 3 more times. Insert hook into next st and pick up a loop from the side of the heel (see photo D). [Sc, 2 dc] in same, being sure to work all sts around the loop of the heel. This will close up the gap that was created in the previous round. Sk next 2. Rep from *-* 2 more times.
Rounds 12-13: *[Sc, 2 dc] in next, sk 2*, rep from *-* around. (21 sts)
Join with a slst in first sc of Round 13. Fasten off Color B. Attach color A.
Round 14: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st around. DO NOT JOIN. (21 sts)
Rounds 15-17: Sc in each st around. (21 sts)
Round 18: Sc in next 16 sts, ch 10, slst in side of last sc worked, sc in remaining 5 sts. (21 sc)
**If you prefer not having the hanging loop, sc in each st around.
Round 19: Blo sc in each sc around. (21 sts)
Rounds 20-24: Sc in each st around. (21 sts)
Join with a slst in first st of Round 24. Fasten off and weave in all ends. Fold top down at Round 19.