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caron® cotton cakes™ half moon crochet wall hanging

We love this striking Half Moon Crochet Wall hanging. A simple half circle is crocheted in half double crochet. Outer rows of half double crochet and chain-1 spaces create a perfect pattern to weave multiple strands of Cotton Cakes™ through the fabric for added texture, while long luxurious fringe make this a beautiful statement piece for your home.
Step 1

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 23" [58.5 cm] wide x 60" [152.5 cm] long

GAUGE: 14 sts and 7 rows = 4" [10 cm] in pat

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Note: Ch 2 at beg of rows does not count as hdc.

Ch 3.

Row 1: (RS). 5 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Turn. 5 hdc.

Row 2: Ch 2. 2 hdc in each hdc to end of row. Turn. 10 hdc.

Row 3: Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * to last st. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 15 hdc.

Row 4: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 2 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of  next 2 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 20 hdc.

Row 5: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 3 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 3 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 25 hdc.

Row 6: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 4 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 4 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 30 hdc.

Row 7: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 5 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 5 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 35 hdc.

Row 8: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 6 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 6 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 40 hdc.

Row 9: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 7 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 7 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 45 hdc. 

Step 2

Row 10: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 8 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 8 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 50 hdc.

Row 11: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 9 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 9 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 55 hdc.

Row 12: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 10 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 10 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 60 hdc.

Row 13: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 11 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 11 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 65 hdc.

Row 14: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 12 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 12 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 70 hdc.

Row 15: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 13 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 13 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 75 hdc.

Row 16: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 14 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 14 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 80 hdc.

Row 17: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 15 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 15 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 85 hdc.

Row 18: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 16 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 16 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 90 hdc.

Row 19: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 17 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 17 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 95 hdc. 

Step 3

Row 20: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 18 hdc. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 18 hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 100 hdc.

Row 21: Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. (Ch 1. Skip next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 9 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in next hdc. (Ch 1. Skip next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 10 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in next hdc. (Ch 1. Skip next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 9 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in next hdc. (Ch 1. Skip next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 10 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in next hdc. (Ch 1. Skip next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 9 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 105 sts.

Row 22: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 20 sts. *2 hdc in next hdc. I hdc in each of next 20 sts. Rep from * to last st. 2 hdc in last st. Turn. 110 hdc.

Row 23: Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. (Ch 1. Skip next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 10 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in next hdc. (Ch 1. Skip next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 11 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in next hdc. (Ch 1. Skip next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 10 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in next hdc. (Ch 1. Skip next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 11 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in next hdc. (Ch 1. Skip next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 10 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 115 sts.

Row 24: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 22 sts. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 22 sts. Rep from * to last st. 2 hdc in last st. Turn. 120 hdc. 

Step 4

Row 25: Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. (Ch 1. Skip next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 11 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in next hdc. (Ch 1. Skip next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 12 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in next hdc. (Ch 1. Skip next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 11 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in next hdc. (Ch 1. Skip next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 12 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in next hdc. (Ch 1. Skip next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 11 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 125 sts.

Row 26: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 24 sts. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 24 sts. Rep from * to last st. 2 hdc in last st. 130 hdc. Fasten off.

Weaving

Cut 12 strands of yarn 40" [101.5 cm] long. Taking 4 strands tog, weave yarn in and out along sts on Rows 21, 23 and 25 as shown in picture, taking care to not pull yarn too tightly.

Fringe

Cut strands of yarn 48" [122 cm] long. Taking 2 strands tog, fold in half and knot into fringe, beg 26 sts in from left corner and ending 26 sts before right corner of Wall Hanging. Trim fringe evenly.

Using whip st, attach Wall Hanging to dowel. 

Step 5

ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Begin(ning)(s)

Ch = Chain

Cont = Continue

Hdc = Half Double Crochet

Pat = Pattern

Rep = Repeat

RS = Right Side

Sc = Single Crochet

Sl st = Slip Stitch

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Tog = Together

WS = Wrong Side

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