Crochet in Common Designs©
“CIC Delightful Ridges”
Designed by: Aurora Suominen, Amy Carlson, Erik McKee, Lori Hazel, Wanda Bennett. Copyright © 2013 All rights reserved.
12” Square with an H Hook & Worsted Weight Yarn.
SPECIAL STS/NOTES: Bolded print: Repeat in pattern/see notes. “STS”=Stitches: Any st or chsps. Beg Cluster: Ch2 (YO, insert hook in same sp, pull up a lp, YO, draw through 2 lps)2x. YO, draw through all 3lps. Cluster st: Keep last loop of each st on hook *YO, insert hook in same st/sp, YO, draw yarn through 1 st, YO, draw through 2lps on hook *, repeat from * to * 2x. YO, draw yarn through 4lps on hook. Back Cross Stitch (BCS): Skip next st, DC in next st, working behind last st made & to your right, DC in skipped st. Double treble crochet-DTR- YO hook 3x, insert hook in st/sp indicated, YO, pull through a loop, 5 loops on hook, (YO, pull through 2 loops) 4x.
Rnd 1: Ch4, 15dc in 4th ch from hook, join with slst in 3rd ch of beg ch4. (16dc)
Rnd 2: In joining st work, (Ch3, DC, ch2, 2dc, beg corner made.) [Dc in next 3 sts, in next st, 2dc, ch2, 2dc, corner made.]3x. DC in last 3 sts & join with sl st to top of ch 3. (28dc)
Rnd 3: Slst in next st and ch2sp and beg corner. [*Fpdc in next dc, dc in next dc, fpdc in next dc, ch1, skip next dc, fpdc in next dc, dc in next dc, fpdc in next dc. * Corner in ch2sp .]X3. Repeat from * to *, join. (40dc)
Rnd 4: Slst into next st and ch2sp & work a (beg cluster, ch2, Cluster) in sp. [ *(Ch1, sk-1st, cluster in next st or sp)5x, ch1, sk-1. * In corner ch2sp, work (cluster, ch2, cluster) ]3x. Repeat *to* once & join in top of beg cluster. (28cl)
Rnd 5: Slst in next st and into ch2sp & beg corner in sp. [* (Fpdc in next cluster, dc in next sp.)6x. Fpdc in next cluster,* corner in ch2sp]3x. Repeat *to* once & join. (68dc)
Rnd 6: Slst in next st and ch2sp & beg corner in sp. [ *(BCS)4x. Ch1, cluster in next st, Ch1, (BCS)4xs, corner in ch2sp]. 3x. Repeat *to* once & join. (32BCS, 4 clusters, 8ch1sps, 16DC, 4ch2sps)
Rnd 7: Sl st in next st and ch2sp & beg corner in sp. [* (Bptc in next st, fptc in next stitch)5x. Ch3, sk next 3 sps/sts, (bptc in next stitch, fptc in next stitch)5x. Corner in ch2sp]3x. Repeat *to* once & join. (16dc, 80tc, 4ch2sps, 4 ch3sps)
Rnd 8: Slst in the next st & ch2sp and beg corner in sp. [* (Ch1, skip-1, dc)6x. Working behind ch3 of rnd 7 and in sts from rnd 6, work a tc in ch1sp, tc in top of cl, tc in ch1sp. Dc in next st of rnd 7. (Ch1, sk-1, dc)5x. Ch1, sk-1, * work corner in ch2sp.]3x. Repeat ** once & join. (64dc, 12tc)
Rnd 9: Slst in the next st & ch2sp and beg corner in sp. [*DC in next 31 sts & sps,* corner in ch2sp.]3x. Repeat from *to*, join. (140dc)
RND 10: Slst in next st & ch2sp, beg corner in sp. *Dc in next 4 sts, DTR in skipped st on rnd 7, (dc in next st, DTR in next skipped st of rnd 7)5x. BCS over 2 sts, ch1, sk 1, BCS over 2 sts. (DTR in next skipped st of rnd 7, dc in next st)6x, dc in last 3 sts, corner in next ch2sp. Repeat from* 3x omitting last corner. (88dc, 8BCS, 4ch2sps, 48DTR, 4 ch1sps)
*Measure your sq and determine what st you need to use for rnd 11. If it measures about 10 ½” use dc for rnd 11.
Round 11: Sl st in next st and ch2sp & work a ch3, 2dc. [*Working in back loops only, dc in next 39 sts/sps,* 3dc in corner ch2]3x. Repeat *to* once & join. (168dc)