By Sharon Klinsky ??
Mens: Size J
Womens & Childrens Size I
Written in childrens size with changes for mens & womens in ( )
Worked with 2 strands of yarn
Rnd1: Ch2, work 5 sc into 2nd ch from hook to form circle. Mark last st of this rnd with pin, then move pin to mark end of each succeeding rnd
Rnd2; work 3 sc into each sc around: you should have 15 sc.
Rnd3: * 2scs in first sc, sc in each of next 2 sc,rep from* around. 20scs
Rnd4: For Mens & womens sizes only. * 2 sc in first sc. Sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * around. 25 sc. Work even on 20 (25-25)sc for 12 (12-14) rnds more. Do not finish off.
Row1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook & each of next 9chs: sc in each of next 20(25-25)sc :sc in each ch of opposite side of beg ch. Ch1, turn. You should have 40 (45-45) sc. From now on, sc in the back loop ( loop away from you) of each sc
Rows2-9 Sc in back loop of each sc across: ch1, turn.
Dec row 1: Sc in each of next 18(20-20) sc, dec over next 2 sts as follows: draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts: 3 loops on hook: YO & pull through all 3 loops on hook: work 0 (1-1) sc, dec as before over next 2 sts, sc in each of next 18 (20-20) sc: ch1 turn.
Dec row2: Sc in each of next 17(19-19) sc, dec over next 2 sts. Work 0 (1-1) sc dec, sc in each of next 17 (19-19) sc, ch1, turn
Dec row 3: ,sc in each of next 16 (18-18)sc,dec,work 0 (1-1) sc dec sc in each of next 16 (18-18) sc: ch1 turn
Finishing: Fold back section in half, carefully matching sts. Sl st inside loops of sides together. Finish off