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Air Plant Nest

The Air Plant Nest crochet pattern is a super cute and quick project. Perfect for your collection or last minute gifts.

Air Plant Nest crochet pattern

The Air Plant Nest is the latest addition to my Nest pattern collection. The collection includes the Mug Nest Coaster, Plant Nest Coaster, Bobble Nest Basket, and Can Nest Cozy patterns. All patterns are available for free here on my blog or you can grab the ad-free PDFs in my Etsy shop for a discounted price. You can also grab the bundle that includes the Mug Nest Coaster, Plant Nest Coaster, and Bobble Nest Basket patterns.

Details:

Method: Crochet
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

Hook:
US H/5.0 mm

Other:
Scissors
Tapestry Needle

Yarn:
Worsted Weight-
I Love This Cotton by Hobby Lobby

Abbreviations:

Ch- chain
Dec- decrease (single crochet 2 together)
Flo- front loop only
Inc- increase (2 sc in same st)
Rep- repeat
Rnd- round
Sc- single crochet
Sl st- slip stitch
Sp- space
St(s)- stitch(es)

Gauge:
I did not swatch for this design.

Notes & Pattern:
The Air Plant Nest pattern is worked in the round, starting with a magic ring.

Ch 1 does not count as a st.

Bobble stitch:

*Yarn over, insert hook into stitch and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops on your hook rep * 3 more times. Now you should have 5 loops on your hook. Yarn over and pull through all
5 loops on your hook.

Front Loop Only (Flo)

Normally, you insert your hook under both the loops that make up that top V shape. To work in the front loop only, insert your hook under only the specified loop instead. The front loop will the bottom of the v shape, closest to you. (see Flo Rnd below)

Air Plant Nest Design 1:

Rnds 1-3 are worked continuous.
Rnd 1: Make a magic ring, Sc 8 (8 Sc)
Rnd 2: Inc in each st (16 Sc)
Rnd 3: *Inc, Sc Rep from * around, Sl st, Ch 1 (24 Sc)

Flo Rnd: Sc in the Flo in the same Sp that you did your Sl st, Ch 1 in.
Sc in the Flo of each St around, Sl st, Ch 1 (24 Sc)

Sc in the Flo of each st

Bobble Rnd : *Sc, Bobble Rep from * around, Sl st, Ch 1, Turn (24 Sts) 12 Sc, 12 bobbles
Rnd 6: *Dec, Sc 4 Rep from * around, Sl st, Ch 1, Turn (20 Sc)
Rnds 7-8: Sc, Sl st, Ch 1, Turn (20 Sc)
Rnd 9: Sc (20 Sc)
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Air Plant Nest Design 2:

Rnds 1-2 are worked continuous.
Rnd 1: Make a magic ring, Sc 8 (8 Sc)
Rnd 2: Inc in each st, Sl st, Ch 1 (16 Sc)

Flo Rnd: Sc in the Flo in the same Sp that you did your Sl st, Ch 1 in.
Sc in the Flo of each St around, Sl st, Ch 1 (16 Sc)

Bobble Rnd : *Sc, Bobble Rep from * around, Sl st, Ch 1, Turn (16 Sts) 8 Sc, 8 bobbles
Rnds 6-7: Sc, Sl st, Ch 1, Turn (16 Sc)
Rnd 8: *Inc, Sc Rep from * around (24 Sc)
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Happy Making
Jessica ❤

This is an original pattern by Jessica Paz Creates. Please do not sell, reprint, or repost any parts of this pattern. You are welcome to sell your finished items but please link back to my shop. If you’re sharing on social media, please tag me so that I can see your finished items!

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