V-Stitch Toilet Paper Topper - Free Crochet Pattern
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V-Stitch Toilet Paper Topper
Size: 5" across top x 4-1/2" long.
Materials:Worsted Weight Yarn:
Blue (MC) - 3 oz, 165 yd (84 g, 149 m);
White (CC) - 1 oz, 55 yd (28 g, 50 m)
Small amount Green (optional - for Leaves);
Craft or Hot Glue (optional);
White Ribbon Flowers (optional);
3/8" wide White Satin Ribbon - 8" long (optional);
Crochet Hook: Size I-9 (5.50 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: Rnds 1-2 = 2 ½" across.
beg - beginner
CC - contrasting color
ch - chain
dc - double crochet
lp - loop
MC - Main Color
rem - remaining
rep - repeat
rnd - round
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
sp - space
st - stitch
yo - yarn over
JOINING WITH SC
When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.
V-Stitch (v-st):(dc, ch 1, dc) in same st or sp indicated.
Rnd 1(Right Side): Starting at top with MC, ch 1, (center ch), ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), work 11 dc in center ch; join with sl st to first dc. (12 dc)
Rnd 2:Ch 3, 2 dc in each st around; join. (24 dc) Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 3:With right side facing, join CC with sl st to any dc, ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), dc in same st as joining, skip next st, (v-st in next st, skip next st) around; join. (12 v-sts) Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 4:With right side facing, join MC with sl st to any ch-1 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, dc in sp between next 2 v-sts, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, dc in sp between next 2 v-sts) around; join.
Rnd 5:Working in back lps only, ch 3, dc in each st around; join. (48 dc)
Rnd 6:Working in both lps, ch 3, dc in each st around. Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 7:With right side facing, join CC with sl st to any dc, ch 4, skip next 2 sts, (v-st in next st, skip next 2 sts) around; join. (16 v-sts) Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 8:With right side facing, join MC with sl st to any ch-1 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, 3 dc in each ch-1 sp around; join. (48 dc)
Rnd 9-12:Rep Rnds 6-8, ending with Rnd 6.
At the end of Rnd 9, finish off and weave in ends.
With White, ch 8, (4 sc, sl st) in 2ndch from hook, [(4 sc, sl st) in next ch] across. Finish off leaving long end.
- Curl Rose into shape.
With Green, ch 1 (center ch), [ch 10, sl st in center ch] twice. Finish off and weave in ends.
Option 1: Using long end and yarn needle, sew Rose through Leaves to TP Topper.
Option 2: Tie Ribbon in a bow. Glue to top of cover. Glue Flowers over center of Bow.