Monday, January 30, 2012


A.I. Square
6” Square with an “G” hook and Worsted Weight Yarn
Designed by: Aurora Suominen & Ivory Herman ©2011 All rights reserved.

SPECIAL STS/NOTES:  Ch3 counts as a st.  “Sts” means any dc, sc, or chsps. POPCORN: Uses 4 or 5dc in st specified, remove hook, insert in 1st dc, and grab your last dc, and pull through.

Row 1: CH5, join to form a loop. *CH6, SLPST into loop.* x4

Round 2: SS into ch6 loop, ch1 6SC in same loop. 6SC in next 3 loops. Join in 1sc. (24sc)

Round 3: CH1, SC in same spot, SC1, in next ST do 2SC, CH2, 2SC. *SC5, do 2SC,CH2,2SC in corner* x3, SC3, join to 1st SC. (36sc)

Round 4: Loosely SS over to ch2. Ch3 (counts as 1st dc) 3DC in same sp. [+Sk 2sc, SS in next sc, sk next sc, 5DC in next sc, skip 1sc, SS in next sc, skip 2sc+ In next ch2 sp, work 4DC] 3Xs. Then repeat ++ once. Join in top of ch3. (36dc and 8ss)

Round 5: SS twice, CH3, DC, CH2, 2DC in same spot *+CH1, DC in SS, CH1, SC in 3rd DC of shell in previous round, CH1, DC in SS, CH1,+ 2DC, CH2, 2DC between 2nd and 3rd DC of previous round* do ** 3 times and ++ once more, join to BEG CH3. (4SC, 24DC)

Round 6: SS into ch2 sp and work a ch 3, DC, ch2, 2DC. (+ DC in next 5 sts (this includes the ch1 sps) work a popcorn in next sc, DC in next 5 sts+. In next ch2 sp work 2DC, CH2, 2DC) 3Xs. Then ++ once more and join in top of beg ch 3. (56dc & 4 popcorns)

Note: If your square measures more than 5.5” do SC in Round 7 instead of HDC.
Round 7: CH2, HDC in BLO of same ST, and in next ST. In corner do 2HDC, CH2, 2HDC. *In BLO, HDC across, doing 2HDC, CH2, 2HDC in each corner.* Fasten off and weave in ends.

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~This square is from our “Designs on a Hook Challenge” for more information about this & other patterns please see our blog, “Crochet in Common” at

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