Sunday, November 06, 2011

"AUTUMN FALLS" NOVEMBER 2011 12" SQUARE


~Autumn Falls~
Designed by: Aurora Suominen Copyright © 2011
12” Square with “I” hook and WW yarn. I used Red heart.
Abbreviations: CL=Cluster. FPDC=Front Post Double Crochet. BPDC=Back Post Double Crochet. BPSC=Back Post Single Crochet
SPECIAL STITCHES & NOTES:
~BEG CL CORNER: Ch2 and keeping last loop of each dc on hook, 2 dc in st or sp indicated; YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook. Ch2, then work a Cluster in same st.
~CLUSTER St (CL): Keeping last loop of each dc on hook, 3 dc in st or sp indicated; YO and draw through all 4 loops on hook.
NOTES: IN round 7 when you do the TC sts,  make sure you work the 2nd TC in front of the 1st tc you did.  
CH1 SPACES: These are the spaces between the cluster sts, they won’t look much like a ch1 sp, but they are there.  


Rnd 1: Ch4, work 11DC in 4th ch fr hook.  Join. (12dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, DC in same st.  2DC in each st around.  Join with a sl st around post of beg ch3.  (24dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3  *BPDC around next dc, FPDC around next dc* repeat around ending with a BPDC.  Join in top of ch3.  (24dc)

Rnd 4: Ch2 and keeping last loop of each dc on hook, 2 dc in same st as joining. YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook.  [Ch1, skip a st (CL, Ch2, CL) in next st. Ch1, skip a st, CL in next st.]5Xs. Ch1, skip a st, (CL, Ch2, CL) in next st.  Ch1, sl st in top of next cl. (18cl, 12ch1, 6ch2)

Rnd 5: Sl st in ch1 sp and Ch3 (3DC). [+Ch1, sc in ch2 sp, (ch1, 4DC in ch1 sp+)twice.]5Xs.  Ch1, SC in ch2 sp, Ch1, 4DC in last ch1 sp.  Join with a sl st around post of 1st ch3.

Rnd 6: Ch3,  FPDC in 3sts, [+SC in next ch1 sp, SC in sc, SC in ch1 sp,+  FPDC in 4sts, Ch1, FPDC in 4sts.]5Xs. Repeat between ++ once. FPDC around last 4sts. Ch1, Join. (48dc, 21sc, 6ch1)

Rnd 7:  Ch1, BPSC around the same st as joining. Ch2, BPDC around 3sts.  [+2TC around post of sc 2 rows below,*see notes.  BPDC in 8sts+]5Xs Repeat between ++ once.  BPDC around last 4sts. Join in top of beg ch2.  (48dc, 12tc)

Rnd 8: Beg a CL Corner *see special sts.  [+DC in 4sts, SC in 6sts, DC in 4sts.+  (CL, ch2, CL) in next st.]3Xs Repeat between ++ once and join in top of beg cl. (32dc, 24sc, 8cl)

Rnd 9: Sl st into ch2 sp.  BEG a CL Corner.  [+Ch1, CL in top of next cl, Ch1, DC in 4sts, HDC in 6sts, DC in 4sts, Ch1, CL in next cl, Ch1+ (CL, Ch2, CL) in next ch2 sp.]3Xs. Repeat between ++ once and join in top of beg cl. (32dc, 24hdc, 16cl)

Rnd 10: Sl st into ch2sp.  BEG a Cl Corner. [+(Ch1, CL in next cl, Ch1, CL in ch1 sp)twice. Ch1, skip next dc,  DC in 12sts, skip next dc.  (Ch1, CL in next ch1 sp, Ch1, CL in next cl)twice.  Ch1+ (CL, Ch2, CL) in next ch2 sp.]3Xs, Repeat ++ once and join in top of beg cl.  (48dc, 40cl)

Rnd 11: Sl st in to ch2 sp.  BEG a CL Corner. [+(Ch1, skip cl, CL in ch1 sp)5Xs. Ch1, Skip next dc,  DC in 10sts, ch1, skip next dc (CL in next ch1, Ch1)5Xs. Skip next cl+ (CL, Ch2, CL) in next ch2 sp.]3Xs.  Repeat between ++ once and join in top of beg cl. (40dc, 48cl)

Rnd 12: Sl st into ch2 sp.  Ch1 (3SC) in same sp.  [+SC in each cl, ch1 sp, and dc across+ to next corner ch2 sp, in that ch2 sp work 3SC] 3Xs.  Repeat ++ once and join to 1st sc. (148sc)

© Copyright Aurora Suominen 2011 All Rights Reserved.

For more info on abbreviations and links to sites and videos that will help with certain stitches, please see my blog, “One Crochet Day at a time” at http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/

3 comments:

Beverooni said...

Very pretty! I'm looking for snowman squares (hint, hint). ;-)

Maryfairy said...

Lovely square as usual, I will certainly add it to my current project.
Thank You.

CrochetBlogger said...

Love the three dimensional pop of this crochet square!