Red chili for bookmark. Isn’t it great for cooking recipe book or something going with kitchen, veggies and gardening theme?. To always keep in ready to make your favorite dish at once when you open recipe book.
Sport yarn weight (13 WPI)
- Red color 4 yards
- Green color 2.5 yards
- 4 mm crochet hook
Gauge / finished size
No need to worry about gauge and yarn type you are going to use. However the size of the bookmark depends on the yarn type.
ch = chain
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
hdc2tog = [Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up loop] 2 times, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.
ch 3, 5 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, ch 2, sl st to same. Crochet ch 37
Row 1: 5 dc in 3rd ch from hook. (5 sts)
Row 2: Join red color. Turn the work, ch 2 (does not count as a hdc), hdc in first 2 st, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in last 2 st, (6 sts) turn.
Rows 3-4: ch 2, hdc in 6 sts, turn. (6 sts)
Row 5: ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in 2 sts, hdc2tog, turn. (4 sts)
Rows 6-7: ch 2, hdc in 4 sts, turn. (4 sts)
Row 8: ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (3 sts)
Row 9: ch 2, hdc in 3 sts, turn. (3 sts)
Row 10: ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in last st, turn. (2 sts)
Row 11: ch 2, hdc in 2 sts, turn. (2 sts)
Row 12: ch 2, hdc2tog, turn. (1 sts)
Row 13-15: ch 2, hdc in first and last st, turn. (1 sts)
Fasten off. Weave the ends.