Norma's Needle Adventures

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Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Crocheted Square
Here is a crocheted square I designed a while back. I am showing it and the pattern as an 8 inch square, but it can be made smaller or larger by the additon or subtraction of rows; by changing hook size and by changing yarn weight or type.
Fascination
Materials: Small amounts of 2 colors of yarn Size I hook Size: Approx. 8 inches With Color A, form a loop around fingers to form a ring, draw a loop through to form a slip st. Rnd 1: Ch3 ( counts as first DC now and throughout ), 11 DC in ring, join with a sl. st. at top of Ch 3. ( There should be a total of 12 Dc's )
Rnd 2: Ch 3, DC in same st. as joining. 2 Dc in each st.around. Join with sl. st.to top of beginning Ch3. ( 24 DC ) Rnd 3: Ch 3 in same st as joining, 2 DC in next st. Then ( 1 DC in next st; 2 DC in next st ) for 11 times. Join with a sl st at top of Ch 3. ( 36 DC ) Rnd 4: Ch 3 in same st as joining, DC in next st., 2 DC in next st, * ( DC in
next 2 sts, 2 DC in next st. ) Repeat from * around. Join with a sl st at top of Ch 3. Fasten off Color B ( 48 DC) Rnd 5: Attach Color B in any st. Ch 4 ( counts as first TR ) and 2 Tr in same st, then DC in next st, HDC in next 9 sts, DC in next st. *Then 3 TR in next st ( to form corner ); DC in next st, HDC in next 9 sts, DC in next st. * Repeat between *s 2 more times ( for a total of 3 times ). Join with a sl st to top of ch 3 and fasten off. Rnd 6: Attach Color A to center TR in any corner ( group of 3 TR stitches ) with sl st and ch 3 (counts as a DC ), then ( 1 DC, ch 2, 2 DC ) in same st.; DC in next 13 sts. Then *( 2 DC , ch 2, 2 DC ) in next st; DC in next 13 sts.* Repeat between *s 2 more times ( for a total of 3 times ) Join with a sl st to top of ch 3. Rnd 7: Slip stitch to center of the ch space and ch 3, then : ( DC, ch 2, 2 DC ) in same space. DC in next 13 sts. Then * ( 2 DC, ch 2, 2DC ) in corner space; DC in next 16 sts. * Repeat between *s 2 more times. ( for a total of 3 times). Join with a slip stitch at top of ch 3.
Rnd 8: Slip stitch to the center of the ch space and ch3, then: ( DC, ch 2, 2 DC) in same space. DC in next 19 sts. Then * ( 2 DC, ch 2, 2 DC ) in corner space; DC in next 19 sts. * Repeat between *s 2 more times ( for a total of 3 times ). Join with a slip st. at top of ch 3. Fasten off and weave in loose ends.
This basic pattern is very flexible. You can change colors any time you want for different effects. You can crochet in either the front or back loops for another effect. Please enjoy!!!
If you have any questions, please let me know.
Please be advised that this pattern is copyrighted to Norma R. WAMPLER and 2006-All Rights Reserved. You may [PRINT OUT A COPY] for personal and charitable use only.
Please be advised that this pattern is copyrighted to
NORMA R WAMPLER and 2006-All Rights Reserved].
You may [PRINT OUT A COPY] for personal and charitable
use only.
Norma

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