Crochet in Common Designs©
“CIC SEA FLOWER”
MAY SQUARE Designed by: Aurora Suominen, Amy Carlson, Kathy Joelsen Copyright © 2014 All rights reserved.
12 with an H Hook & Worsted Weight Yarn.
NOTES: Bolded print: Repeat in pattern. “STS”=Stitches: Any st or chsps. PICOT: Ch3, slst into first ch of ch3. POPCORN: Work 4trc in st/sp, remove hook fr 4th trc, and insert into the first trc, while catching the last trc as well, pull through to close the popcorn. Triple Petal Stitch (TPS)- (Ch3, dc, ch3, sl)3x all in one st.
¼ Petal: (Sc, ch3, dc) in one st, (dc, ch3, sc) in next st. Uses 2sts. 4DC CLUSTER: (yo insert hk in next st, yo draw yarn thru st, yo, draw thru 2 loops on hook)3x. YO, draw yarn thru all 5 loops. (uses 4sts unless specified)
Ch 5 sl st to join.
Round 1: Ch4,(counts as a st), trc in ring. (4trc popcorn st) in ring, [2trc in ring, (4trc popcorn)]4x. Slst in top of ch4 to close round. (10trc, 5popcorns)
Round 2: Sc in between ch4 & trc of previous rnd. (3dc, picot, 3dc) in same sp as sc. [Sk popcorn st, sc between popcorn st & next trc, (3dc, picot, 3dc) between 1st trc & 2nd trc]4x. Slst in top of first sc at beginning of row 2. (5sc, 30dc, 5 picot).
Round 3: [Ch5, (work behind r2 petals), slst in sc between petals]5x. Fasten off color A. (5chs, 5slsts)
Round 4: Attach color B to center ch of any ch5 with a sc. [Sk2chs, work 8dc into slst between petals, sk2chs, sc in center ch of ch5]5x. Slst in top of first sc. (40dc, 5sc)
Round 5: Ch1, (grabbing the tip of the picot fr r2,) sc in joining st. [*Dc in 3dc, 2dc in next 2dc, dc in 3dc,* (grabbing the tip of next picot, sc in next sc]4x. Repeat *to* once, join to first sc. (50dc, 5sc)
Round 6: Ch1, sc in joining st. [*Dc in 4dc, 2dc in next 2dc, dc in 4dc*, sc in next sc.]4x. Repeat *to* once, join to first sc. (60dc, 5sc)
Round 7: Ch1, bpsc around joining sc. [Bpsc around each st] Join to first sc, fastening off color. (65sc)
Round 8: W/new color, join in next sc after the joining st of rnd 7, ch1, sc in same st and in next 5sc. [put your hook in between the group of 2dc groups from rnd 6, and complete the sc in the next sc of rnd 7, sc in 5sc, sk one st, sc in next 6sc]4x. Sc in last 5sts, sk one, & join in first sc. (60sc)
Round 9: Ch1, sc in joining st. Sc in 2sc. [Slst in next sc & work a tps. *see notes. Sk next st, sc in next 3sc, (work 1/4petal over next 2sts, sc in next 3sc)2x.]4x. Join to first sc. Fasten off color. (4tps, 8-1/4petals, 36sc)
Round 10: With color of your choice, join yarn in first sp between ch3 & dc of any middle TPS, ch3, 2dc in same sp, ch2, 3dc in next sp of same petal. [*(Ch6, working in the top of next 4sts of 1/4petal, work a 4dc cluster st.)2x. see notes. Ch6*, 3dc in ch3sp of middle tps, ch2, 3dc in next ch3sp of same petal.]3x, repeat *to* once, join in top of ch3. (24dc,
Round 11: Slst over to ch2sp and (ch1, 3sc) in same sp. [*Sc in next 3dc, dc in middle dc of Rnd 9 petal making sure to stay in front of work. (Working behind the ch6 & in sc sts of rnd 9, 2trc in next sc, trc in next sc, 2trc in next sc, fpsc in next cluster)2x. 2trc in next sc, trc in next sc, 2trc in next sc, dc in middle dc of rnd 9 petal, sc in next 3dc*, (3sc) in next sp.]3x, repeat *to* once, join. (112 total sts)
Round 12: Slst in next sc & (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc). [Dc in next 10sts, fpdc in rnd 10 cluster, dc in 5sts, fpdc in rnd 10 cluster, dc in 10sts, (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in next sc.]3x, repeat *to* once, join, fasten off color. (33sts each side for 132 total sts)
*4dc cluster in Rnd 13 uses only one st.
Round 13: W/new color join in any corner ch2sp, and work a (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc). [*Dc in next dc, (Ch1, sk3 sts, work a 4dc cluster in next st)3x. Ch1, sk fpst, 4dc cluster in next st, ch1, sk3 sts, 4dc cluster in next st, ch1, sk1, (4dc cluster in next st. ch1, sk3 sts)3x, dc in next dc*, (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in next corner ch2sp]3x. Repeat *to* once, join to first ch3. (32dc, 32cluster)
Round 14: Slst over to ch2sp & work, (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc). [*Dc in next 4dc. (Dc in ch1sp, dc in top of cl)8x. Dc in ch1sp, dc in next 4dc*, (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in next corner ch2sp]3x. Repeat *to* one more time. Sl st in top of ch3 st. (112 dc) Amy
Round 15: W/new color join in any corner ch2sp, and work a (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc). [*(Fpdc in next dc, bpdc in next dc)15x, fpdc in next dc*, (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in corner ch2sp]3x. Repeat *to* once, join.
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