“Shape Shifting in 6”
Pattern Designed by: Aurora Suominen Copyright © 2012 All rights reserved.
6” Square with “H” hook and WW yarn in one or two colors.
- SPECIAL STS/NOTES: FPDC: Front post double crochet is worked AROUND (ar) the post of st specified STS: This means any sc, dc, or ch sp. NOTE: There is a video showing you how the FPDC is worked in rnd 3. See link at bottom of pattern.
Rnd 1: Ch4, Work 11dc in 4th ch from hook. Join in 3rd ch of beg ch4. (12dc)
Rnd 2: Ch3, FPDC ar joining. [DC in next dc, FPDC ar post of dc you just worked in. (from rnd 1) ]11X. Join in ch3. (24dc)
Rnd 3: Ch1, SC in joining. SC in 2dc. [+Ch2, DC in 3dc, Ch2+. SC in 3dc] 3X. Join to 1st sc. (12sc, 8ch2, 12dc)
Rnd 4: Ch3, DC in 2sc, [+Ch2, SC in 3dc, Ch2+. DC in 3sc]3X. Repeat +to+ once & join. (12dc, 12sc, 8ch2)
Rnd 5: Ch3, DC in joining, DC in 1dc, 2DC in next dc. [+Ch2, SC in next 5sts. Ch2+. 2DC in 1dc, DC in next dc, 2DC in next dc] 3X. IF using a 2nd color, pull through new color through Back Loop (BL) of beg ch3. (20sc, 20dc, 8ch2)
Rnd 6: Work in Back loops (BL) for this rnd only. Ch1, SC in joining. SC in next st. [+ 3SC in next st, SC in 2sts. SC in the BL of next two ch loops. SC in 5sts, SC in BL of next two ch loops.+ SC in 2sts] 3X Repeat +to+ once and join. (54sc)
Rnd 7: Ch3, DC in 2sc. [2DC, Ch1, 2DC in next sc. DC in 15sc] 3X. 2DC, Ch1, 2DC in next sc. SC in last 12sc. Join. (76dc)