Born to Dance Bun Cover Free Crochet Pattern
Pattern Number: LW5048
Designed By: Michele Wilcox
RED HEART® Soft Baby Steps®: 1 ball 9702 Strawberry
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 4.25mm [US G-6]
Keep a ballet bun in place with a pretty mesh bun cover. This one is easily crocheted and has a tie woven around to adjust its size.
Gauge/Tension: GAUGE: Gauge is not critical for this project.
Bun cover measures 9” circumference x 3¾” long (23 x 9.5 cm.
1. Bun cover is worked in rounds with right facing at all times. Join at end of each round only when instructed.
2. Beginning in Round 5, place marker for beginning of round and move marker up as each round is completed.
Round 1 (right side): Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook—6 sc. Do not join.
Round 2: (Ch 4, slip st) in each sc around; join with slip st in first ch of beginning ch—6 ch-4 spaces.
Round 3: Slip st in first ch-4 space (ch 5, slip st) in each ch-4 space around, ch 5; join with slip st in first slip st—6 ch-5 spaces.
Round 4: (Slip st, ch 5, slip st) in first ch-5 space, [ch 5, slip st] twice in each ch-5 space around, ch 5; join with slip st in first ch-5 space—12 ch-5 spaces. Place marker for beginning of round and work in continuous rounds.
Rounds 5–10: (Ch 5, slip st) in each ch-5 space around ending with last slip st in first ch-5 space.
Tie Ch 80. Fasten off. Tie a knot at each end of tie and weave through ch-5 spaces of last round.
Weave in ends.
ch = chain(s);
sc = single crochet;
st(s) = stitch(es);
( ) = work directions in parentheses into same st;
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.