Use these lovely mufflers for when you're first learning the zills!
When I first learned how to play the zills, I lived in a tiny apartment. Rather than annoy the neighbors with my racket, I made these mufflers so I could practice whenever I pleased at home.
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Ch 6; join with sl st in first ch to form ring.
Rnd 1. Ch 3, dc2tog in ring, (ch 3, dc3tog in ring) 5 times, ch 3, join with sl st in top of dc2tog. 1 dc2tog and 5 dc3tog.
Rnd2. Slstinfirstch-3sp,ch1,scinsamesp,(ch6,scinnextch-3sp)5times, ch3,dcinfirstsc. 6chsp.
Rnd3. Ch4,trinfirstsc,ch1,*dcinnextch-6sp,ch1,trinnextsc,ch1;rep from * around. Join with sl st in third ch of beg ch-4. 6 tr and 6 dc.
Rnd4. Ch1,2scinsamechasjoining,scinfirsttr,scinfirstch-1sp,*scinnext dc, sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in next tr, sc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. Finish off, weave in all ends. 24 sc.
To muffle sound during practice, place one Training Zill over each of the thumb zills.