Thursday, February 12, 2015


“Popcorn Burst”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©2015
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Popcorn Burst by Aurora Suominen©
Size: 6” Square, Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Worsted Weight, I used Red Heart
Abbreviations & Stitches Used  
Beg=Beginning      Ch=Chain      Slst=Slip Stitch       Sc=Single Crochet   
Sp=Spaces            Sk=Skip         W/=With                  Dc=Double Crochet    St(s)=Stitch(es)     Lps=Loops    Pc=Popcorn            Fp=Front post       
Trc=Triple crochet                     
Notes:  Bold print: Repeated in pattern. Sts: Work in next st/chsp. Join: Join W/slst in beg st, unless otherwise stated. Popcorn: 4dc in st, remove hook, insert hook in 1st dc worked, grab lps from 4th dc and pull through.
Rnd 1: Ch4, 15dc in 4th ch from hook, join.  (16dc)

Rnd 2: (Ch3, dc, ch1, 2dc) in same st, beg corner made.   [Dc in next st, popcorn in next, dc in next st, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in next st, corner made]4x, minus last corner, join. (24dc, 4pc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, dc in next st.  [Corner in next sp, dc in 2sts, fpdc in 3sts, dc in 2sts]4x, ending w/fpdc in last 3sts, join.  (44dc)

Video link below showing the corners.
Rnd 4: Ch1, sc in same st, sc in next 2sts. [Fptrc in 2nd dc of rnd 2 corner, 3fpsc next 2sts together, fptrc in 3rd dc of rnd 2 corner, sc in 3sts, fpsc next 3sts together, sc in 3sts]4x. Ending w/fpsc in last 3sts together, join. (40sc, 8fptrc)

Rnd 5: Ch3, dc in 4sts.  [Corner in next st, dc in 5sts, pc in next st, dc in 5sts]4x, ending w/pc in last st, join. (56dc, 4pc)

Rnd 6: Ch2, hdc in 4sts.  [Fpdc in next st, 3fpdc next 2sts together, fpdc in next st, hdc in 11sts]3x, dc in last 6sts, join. (44hdc, 20dc)

Measure your sq, if it measures 5” use dc from this last round, with a corner we used before, if 5 ½ “ use sc.

Rnd 7: Ch1 sc in same st, sc in next 6sts. [3sc in next st, sc in next 15sts]3x, sc in last 8sts, join.  (72sc)

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