Irish Crochet: 7th Wheel


  • Yarn (Lace (0) weight)
  • Cotton Cord
  • U.S. size 7 (1.65 mm) (Eng. size 4) Crochet Hook
  • Metal Ring (8 mm)


Make a segment of 8 interconnecting leaves over a single cord.

  1. Over a single cord: Sc 14.
  2. Ch 1 to turn. Sc 14.
  3. Ch 2 to turn. Tr 1 in the 3rd Sp. *Ch 2. Tr 1 in the 3rd Sp down.* Repeat 2x (Tr 4 in total). Ch 2. to join at the end.
  4.  Ch 1 to turn.  Return over cord: Sc 1 on each lower Ch St Sp (2 total), and Sc 1 on lower Tr St Sp.
  5. Ch 1 to continue on to the next leave. Make 8 leaves in total.
  6. Connect back to the 1st leaf: *Sk 7 Sp. Sc 17 (around leaf arch). Sk 7 Sp.* Repeat for each leaf.

Create central ring: Sc 24 on a metal ring or over a triple cord. Sl St ends together to form a ring.

  1. Ch 3. Dc 1 in each St Sp (24 total).
  2. Ch 3. Dc 2. P 1 (Ch 4). * Dc 3. P 1.* Repeat until the Rnd is complete.  Sl St the ends together.

Use a series of Sl St to attach the front side of the leaves to the backside of the central ring.

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