Pattern Designed by: Aurora Suominen
Copyright © 2011
Worsted Weight yarn and an “H” hook
~My Abbreviations/Special stitches: Work Corner: In next ch2 space, work 2dc, ch2, 2dc. FPDC: Front post double crochet, SS: Slip stitch. FL: Front Loops. BL: Back loops. Back FPDC: Going into the round below and to the right of your work, Work a FPDC around the post of the FPDC.
~*Notes* When joining at the end of rounds work as follows: For a SC round, Join in 1st SC. For a DC round, Join in 3rd Ch of beg 3.
Rnd 1: Ch4, Work 15DC in 4th ch from hook. Join *See notes here and throughout. (16dc)
Rnd 2: Ch3, DC in same st as ch3. *DC in next st, 2DC in next st* Repeat around. Join (24dc)
Rnd 3: Ch3. DC in next st. [+FPDC around the “single” dc from rnd 2. (To the right of your work). DC in same dc previous to the fpdc you just did.+ DC in 3sts] 7Xs. Repeat ++ once DC in last st and join. (40dc)
Rnd 4: Ch3. DC in 4sts. [+Work a Back FPDC *see special stitches. DC in same dc previous to the fpdc you just did.+. DC in 5 sts] 7Xs. Repeat ++ once and join. (56dc)
Rnd 5: Ch3. Work a Back FPDC, DC in same st as ch3, previous to the fpdc you just did. [DC in 7sts, Back FPDC, DC in same dc previous to the fpdc you just did.] 7Xs. DC in last 6sts. Join. (72dc)
Rnd 6: Ch3. DC in 3sts. [+Work a Back FPDC, DC in same dc previous to the fpdc you just did.+ DC in 9 sts] 7Xs. Repeat ++ once then DC in last 5sts. Join in the front loop, 3rd ch of beg ch3. (88dc)
Rnd 7: Working in FLs *see special stitches. Ch1, SC in same loop. SC in each FL around. Join in the BL left over of rnd 6. (88sc)
Rnd 8: Working in the loops that were left over from rnd 6 (Ch3, DC, ch2, 2DC) in same loop. [+DC in 6 loops, HDC in 9 loops, DC in 6 loops.+ Work a Corner in next loop.] 3Xs. Repeat ++ once and join.
Rnd 9: Beg Corner. [+DC in 8 sts, HDC in 9 sts, DC in 8sts.+ In next Ch2 sp work a corner] 3Xs, repeat ++ once and join. (116dc)
Rnd 10: Beg Corner. [+(Ch1, skip one st, DC in next st)14Xs. Ch1, skip one st,+ and in next ch2 space work a corner.] 3Xs Repeat ++ once and join. (72dc)
Rnd 11: Beg Corner. DC in each dc and ch1 space. Working a Corner in each corner ch2 sp around. Join. (148dc)
*Measure your square to see if you might need to add a round of SC, HDC, or DC. As with any square, your size may vary depending on your tension, choice of yarn and hook size.
Rnd 12: Beg Corner, [+DC in each dc across+ to corner ch2 and work a corner] 3Xs. Repeat ++ once and join. (164dc)
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