Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Square Motif Pattern 100514B

by M. J. Joachim




Step 1: Chain 4, join with a slip stitch to 1st chain to make a ring

Step 2: Chain 1, make 16 sc in center of ring; join with a slip stitch to 1st sc in round

Step 3: Chain 4 (counts as 1st stitch); make (1 dc + chain 1) in each sc around; join with a slip stitch to 3rd chain of 1st chain 4 in round

Step 4: Slip stitch in next chain 1 space; chain 4

Step 5: Make a triple crochet cluster (tr cl) in same space

Triple Crochet Cluster
a. yo (twice)
b. insert hook in space
c. yo, draw up a loop
d. yo, draw through 2 loops (twice)
Repeat Steps a - d until you have 10 loops on your hook
e. yo, draw through all 10 loops on hook, chain 1 to secure cluster

Step 6: Chain 3, make (1 tr + chain 1) in next 2 chain 1 spaces; make 1 tr in following chain 1 space

Step 7: Chain 3, make 1 tr cl in next chain 1 space

Repeat Steps 6 & 7 around, ending with chain 3 and joining with a slip stitch to top of 1st tr cl

Step 8: Chain 3, make (1 dc + chain 2 + 1 dc in same space

Step 9: Chain 1, make 7 dc in 2nd tr from hook

Step 10: Chain 1, make corner (2 dc + chain 2 + 2 dc) in top of next tr cl

Repeat Steps 9 & 10 around, ending with chain 1 and joining with a slip stitch to top of 1st chain 3 in round

Step 11: Slip stitch into next dc and next chain 2 space; chain 4 and repeat Step 5 in chain 2 space (beg. tr cl mad in corner)

Step 12: Skip 2 dc at corner; chain 3; make (1 tr + chain 1) in each of next 6 dc; make 1 tr in las dc of 7 dc from previous round

Step 13: Chain 3, make tr cl in next chain 2 space at corner

Repeat Steps 12 & 13 around, ending with chain 3 and joining with a slip stitch to top of 1st cluster

Step 14: Chain 1, make 3 sc in same space

Step 15: Make 3 sc in next chain 3 space; make 1 sc in next tr

Step 16: Chain 2, make 1 sc in next tr (6 times)

Step 17: Make 3 sc in next chain 3 space and 3 sc in top of next tr cl

Step 18: Slip stitch into next sc; chain 3, make (1 dc + chain 1 + 2 dc) in same stitch

Step 19: Skip 1 sc, make 1 dc in each of next 4 sc

Step 20: Chain 2, make 1 dc in each sc (6 times)

Step 21: Make 1 dc in each of next 3 sc; skip 1 sc, make corner (2 dc + chain 1 + 2 dc) in next sc

Repeat Steps 19 - 21 around, ending by joining with a slip stitch to top of 1st chain 3 in round

Step 22: Slip stitch into next dc and chain 1 space; chain 4

Step 23: Make (1 tr + chain 1 + 2 tr) in same corner space

Step 24: Skip next 2 dc; make (chain 1 + 1 tr) in each of the next 13 dc

Step 25: Chain 1, make corner (2 tr + chain 1 + 2 tr) in next chain 1 space

Repeat Steps 24 & 25 around, ending with chain 1 and joining to top chain of 1st chain 4 in round

Note: The clusters tend to make this square bunch up a bit when working it. Once you relax the stitches by steaming or blocking it, it will lay flat.

Thanks so much for visiting Lots of Crochet Stitches today. I hope you enjoy this new pattern. Please note that this is an original pattern and design. Links to my posts are highly encouraged, but copying content from here is strictly forbidden. All patterns posted are for your pleasure and personal use only.

M. J.

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