Saturday, April 14, 2012

STANDOUT STAR 12" SQUARE


“Standout Star”
Pattern Designed by: Aurora Suominen Copyright © 2-2012 All rights reserved.
12” Square with “H” hook and WW yarn.

  • SPECIAL STS:  FPDC=Front Post Double Crochet is worked “around” the post of dc specified.  

Rnd 1: Ch4, work 11DC in 4th ch from hook.  Join in top of beg ch4.  (12dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3 & DC in same st.  2DC in each st around.  Join w/slst in top of beg ch3.  (always in pattern) (24dc)  *note* the ch3 counts as a st throughout pattern.

Rnd 3: Ch3, DC in same st. DC in next st.  [2DC in next st, DC in next] Repeat around.  Join. (36dc)

Rnd 4: In same st , Ch3, DC, Ch1, 2DC (BEG corner made) [DC in 8sts, In next st work 2DC, ch1, 2DC (CORNER made)]. DC in last 8sts.  Join.  (48dc) Slst in next st & ch1sp.

Rnd 5: Beg Corner.  [+DC in one st, FPDC in 10sts, DC in one st+ Corner in ch1sp]3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join.  (64sts)  Slst in next st & ch1sp.

Rnd 6: Beg Corner.  [+DC in 4sts, FPDC in 8sts, DC in 4sts+ Corner in ch1sp] 3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join.  (80sts) Slst in next st & ch1sp.

Rnd 7: Beg Corner. [+DC in 7sts, FPDC in 6sts, DC in 7sts+ Corner in ch1sp]3Xs. Repeat +to+ once & join. (96sts)  Slst in next st & ch1sp.

Rnd 8: Beg Corner. [+DC in 10sts, FPDC in 4sts, DC in 10sts+ Corner in ch1sp]3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join.  (112sts)  Slst in next st & ch1sp.

Rnd 9: Beg Corner. [+DC in 13sts, FPDC in 2sts, DC in 13sts+ Corner in ch1sp] 3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join.  (128sts).  Slst in next st & ch1sp.

Rnd 10: Beg Corner.  [+DC in 15sts, FPDC around both post together of next 2fpdc.  Dc in 15sts+ Corner in ch1sp.]3Xs. Repeat +to+ once & join.  (140sts)  Slst in next st & ch1sp.

Rnd 11: Beg Corner. [+ (Ch1, skip-1, DC in next)17Xs.  Ch1, skip-1+ Corner in ch1sp]3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join.  (84dc, 76ch1)  Slst in next st & ch1sp.  

Rnd 12: Ch1 & work 3SC in same st.  [SC in 39sts, In ch1sp work 3SC] 3Xs.  SC in last 39sts & join.  (168sc) Fasten Off

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4 comments:

SJ Scott said...

Aurora, this block is just inspired. So great!

Dragonflymomof2 said...

SJ thank you again. BTW I love your blog!!

captainhook said...

This is such a cool square! Thanks for sharing.

Lisa said...

thanks for the pattern! I'm making a pillowghan with it!

Lisa