Umbrella

Small ball white Knit-cro-sheen.
Steel crochet hook size 7.
Small silk flower.
Small amount 1/16" ribbon.
Plastic candy cane approx. 6" long or 4 + 1/2" lollipop stick.
3" diameter foam ball, cut in half.
Finished size: approx. 4 + 1/4" high.
Chain 8 loosely, join with sl st to form ring.
Rnd.1: ch 3, 11 dc into ring, join with sl st on top of ch 3. (12 st).
Rnd 2: ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around, join. (24 sts.).
Rnd 3: ch 3, dc in next st, ch 2, *dc in next 2 sts, ch 2, rep from * around, join. (12x2 dc groups with ch 2 sp between).
Rnd 4: sl st to first dc, ch 3, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2, skip next st, *dc in next st, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2, skip next st, rep from * around, join. (12 x3dc groups with ch 2 sp between).
Rnd 5: sl st in first dc, ch 3, dc in next st, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2, skip next st, *dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2, skip next st, rep from *around, join. (12x4 dc groups with ch 2 sp between).
Rnd 6: sl st to first dc, ch 3, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2, skip next st *dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2, skip next st, rep from * around, join. (12x5 dc groups with ch 2 sp between).
Beading Round: Rnd 7-8: *ch 3, skip 2 sts (dc or ch), sc in next st (dc or ch), rep from * around, join.
Rnd 8: ch 1, (2 sc, ch 3, 2 sc) in each ch 3 sp around, join, fasten off.
Finishing: Shape umbrella on a flat surface. Cover half of foam ball with plastic wrap and shape over that and let dry.
Handle: Carefully insert the cane through umbrella and glue in place. Weave ribbon through Rnd 7 and tie ends into a small bow. Glue flower above bow.