Diamond Bun Cover

by c-mama

size 7 hook
#10 crochet thread

  • 24 dc around magic circle, join with sl st to first dc
  • ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, *3 dc, ch 2 around, join with sl st to first dc
  • ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next st, 2dc in next dc, *ch 2, 2dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc around. join with sl to first dc.
  • repeat pattern for 3 more rounds to increase diamond shape – 2dc in first and last stitches of each group with 2 ch between.
  • ch 3, *dc in each dc, ch 5, across, join with sl st to first dc
  • ch 2, dc in next dc (counts as beg dc dec), *dc in each dc, stopping at last 2 dc, dc dec over next 2 dc, ch 5, sc in ch 5 sp, ch 5, dc dec over next 2 dc, dc in each dc stopping at last 2 dc, dc dec over next 2 dc, ch 2, dc, ch 5, dc in 3rd ch of ch 5, ch 2, dc dec around, join with sl st in first st.
  • beg dc dec, *dc in each dc stopping at last 2 dc, dc dec over next 2 dc, dc dec over next 2 dc, ch 5, sc in ch 5, ch 5, sc in ch 5, ch 5, dc dec over next 2 dc, dc in each dc stopping at last 2 dc, dc dec over last 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in ch 5 sp, ch 2, dc dec around, join with sl st in first st.
  • beg dc dec, *dc in each dc stopping at last 2 dc, dc dec over next 2 dc, dc dec over next 2 dc, ch 5, sc in ch 5 (3 times), ch 5, dc dec over next 2 dc, dc in each dc stopping at last 2 dc, dc dec over next 2 dc, ch 2, shell (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch 2 sp of first shell, shell in ch 2 sp of second shell, ch 2, dc dec around, join with sl st to first st.
  • beg dc dec, *dc, dc dec, ch 5, sc in ch 5 sp (4 times), ch 5, dc dec, dc, dc dec, ch 2, sh in sh, ch 2, sh in sh, ch 2, dc dec around, join with sl st in first st.
  • sc around an elastic hair band, sc in each dc and dc dec, 3 sc in each ch 5 space, in the shell section, space 5 sc across. join with sl st in first sc.