Crochet Exercise #3: Palm Fronds

In a book bursting with intricate and beckoning lace patterns, this week’s practice piece could have been easily overlooked in favor of the more elaborate ones.

However, it reminded me of pretty palm fronds and the image of a breezy beach cover-up flashed before my eyes ❤

I just had to try it out! 🙂

palm fronds

Chain 30

1st row – dc in 4th chain from hook, dc in next 2 ch, chain 5, skip 4 ch, sc in next 3 ch, ch 5, skip 4 ch, 1 trbl in next ch, ch 5, skip 4 ch, 1 sc in next 3 ch, ch 5, skip 4 ch, 1 dc in next 3 ch, ch 5, turn

2nd row – sl st in base of ch 5 (to create picot), ch 3, 1 dc in next 2 dc, ch 5, sc in next 3 sc, ch 5, 1 sc in sp,  1 sc on top of trbl, 1 sc in next sp, ch 5, sc in next 3 sc, ch 5, 1 dc in next 3 dc, ch 5, turn

3rd row – sl st in base of ch 5, ch 3, 1 dc in next 2 dc, ch 5, 1 trbl in 2nd sc, ch 5, sc in 3 sc, ch 5, 1 trbl in 2nd sc, ch 5, 1 dc in next 2 dc, 1 dc under ch 3 of previous row, ch 5, turn

4th row – sl st in base of ch 5, ch 3, 1 dc in next 2 dc, 1 sc in sp, 1 sc on top of trbl, 1 sc in next sp, ch 5, 1 trbl in 2nd sc, ch 5, sc in 3 sc, ch 5, 1 sc in sp, 1 sc on top of trbl, 1 sc in sp, ch 5, 1 dc in next 2 dc, 1 dc under ch 3 of previous row, ch 5, turn

Repeat from 2nd row onward till desired length is achieved.

Create happy! 🙂

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