MATERIALS: Size 7 hook; cotton thread. (Yarn: Size E hook, sport or worsted weight yarn)

SIZE: Thread: 3 1/4" across. (Yarn: 4 1/2" across)


Ch 16, join with sl st to form ring.
Row 1: Ch 3, dc in same sp as sl st, (2 dc in next ch) 6 times, ch 4, turn. (14 dc, counting beg ch-3 as one dc)
Row 2: Sk first dc, (dc in next dc, ch 1) 12 times, dc in top of beg ch-3, ch 4, turn.
Row 3: (Sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 4) across row, end sc in turn ch-4 sp, ch 4, turn.
Row 4: (Sc in next ch-4 sp, ch 4) across row, turn.
Rows 5-7: Rep Row 4. do not ch 4 after last sc of Row 7. Fasten off.

FINISHING: Cut six 16" strands. Holding all six strands together, tie to bottom of beg ch-16, leaving a short end approximately 1" long. Using double strands, braid longer end until braid is 9" long. Cut two 6" strands of thread. Tie one strand at the bottom of braid and trim to form a 1 1/2" tassel. Use the second 6" strand to tie short end at top of braid to braid and trim ends.