Afghan Squares - Priscilla's Crochet

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Afghan Squares - Priscilla's Crochet

CHAPTER 1

Afghan

Squares


AFGHAN SQUARES SECTION 1

Amber Waves Afghan

Square

Materials:

Red Heart Soft worsted weight yarn

Color A: Camel

Color B: New Aran

Crochet hook size E for 6” square

Crochet hook size G for 7” square


Gauge: (with size E hook) rounds 1-3 = 2 3/4”

Finished size: 6” or 7”

With color A, ch 5; join with a sl st to the first ch to form ring.

Round 1: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 15 more dc in the

ring; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. (16 dc)

Fasten off color A.

AMBER WAVES AFGHAN SQUARE

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 2000 Priscilla’s Crochet

Round 2: Attach color B with a sc in any dc, 3 dc shell in the

next dc, (sc in the dc, 3 dc shell in the next dc) 7 times; join

with a sl st to the first sc. (8 shells) Fasten off color B.


Round 3: Attach color A to the center dc of any shell, ch 2, sc

in the same dc, (dc, ch 3, dc) in the next sc, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in

the center dc of the next shell, (dc, ch 3, dc) in the next sc* Re-

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peat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten

off color A.


Round 4: Attach color B with a sc in any ch 2 sp, ch 2, sc in

the same sp, 5 dc shell in the next ch 3 sp, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in the

next ch 2 sp, 5 dc shell in the next ch 3 sp* Repeat from * to *

6 times; join with a sl st to the first sc. (8 shells) Fasten off

color B.


Round 5: Attach color A to the center dc of any shell, ch 2, sc

in the same dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next sc, *(sc, ch 2, sc)

in the center dc of the next shell, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next

sc* Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the first sc.

Fasten off color A.


Round 6: Attach color B with a sc in any ch 2 sp, ch 2, sc in

the same sp, 7 dc shell in the next ch 3 sp, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in the

next ch 2 sp, 7 dc shell in the next ch 3 sp* Repeat from * to *

6 times; join with a sl st to the first sc. (8 shells) Fasten off

color B.


Round 7: Attach color A with a sl st to the center dc of any

shell, ch 5 to count as the first dtrc, work 3 more dtrc in the

same dc, 5 dc in the next ch 2 sp, 3 sc in the center dc of the

next shell, 5 dc in the next ch 2 sp, (7 dtrc in the center dc of

the next shell, 5 dc in the next ch 2 sp, 3 sc in the center dc of

the next shell, 5 dc in the next ch 2 sp) 3 times, 3 dtrc in the

same dc as the beginning ch 5; join with a sl st to the top of

the beginning ch 5.

Round 8: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 2 more dc in the

same st, dc in each of the next 19 sts, (5 dc in the next st, dc in

each of the next 19 sts) 3 times, 2 dc in the same st as the beginning

ch 3; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Happy Crocheting!

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AFGHAN SQUARES SECTION 2

Antique Pearls Square

Materials:

Caron Wintuk worsted weight yarn (color A - any color for

contrast; color B - fisherman)

Crochet hook size G or size needed for gauge


Gauge: first 3 rounds = about 3 1/2”

Finished size: 6”


With color A and size G hook ch 4, join with a sl st to form

ring.

ANTIQUE PEARLS SQUARE

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 1999 Priscilla’s Crochet

Round 1: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 15 dc in the ring;

join with a sl st to the top of the ch 3. (16 dc)


Round 2: Turn work. From the back, join color B with a sc in

any dc, trc in the same st; (sc, trc) in each of the next 15 dc;

join with a sl st to the first sc. Ch 2, turn. (32 sts)

Round 3: Skip the first sc and first trc, dc in the next sc; (yo,

insert hook in same sc as the last st, pull up a loop, yo and pull

through 2 loops on the hook, skip next trc, yo and insert hook

in the next sc, pull up a loop, yo and pull through 2 loops on

the hook, yo and pull through remaining 3 loops on the hook,

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ch 2) 14 times; yo, insert hook in same sc as the last st, pull up

a loop, yo and pull through 2 loops on the hook, skip next trc,

yo and insert hook in the same sc as the beginning ch 2, pull

up a loop, yo and pull through 2 loops on the hook, yo and

pull through remaining 3 loops on the hook, ch 2, join with a

sl st to the first dc. Ch 1, turn. (16 clusters)


Round 8: Turn work. From the front, join color A with a sc

in the trc of any corner, work 2 more sc in the same st; sc in

each sc around, working 3 sc in the trc of each corner; join

with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten off.

Round 4: (Sc, trc, sc, ch 1) in each ch 2 sp around, join with a

sl st to the first sc. Fasten off color B. (16 “pearls”)


Round 5: Turn work. From the front join color A with a sc in

any ch 1 sp, ch 3, (sc, ch 3 in the next ch 1 sp) 15 times; join

with a dc to the first sc to form the last loop. (16 ch 3 loops)

Happy Crocheting!

Round 6: Ch 4 to count as the first trc, work 3 trc in the same

loop; work (3 dc in the next loop, 3 hdc in the next loop, 3 dc

in the next loop, 7 trc in the next loop for the corner) 3 times;

3 dc in the next loop, 3 hdc in the next loop, 3 dc in the next

loop, 3 trc in the same loop as the beginning trc’s, join with a

sl st to the top of the beginning ch 4. Fasten off color A. (64

sts)

Round 7: Turn work. From the back, join color B with a sc in

the center trc of any corner; *(trc in the next st, sc in the next

st) 7 times, trc in the next st, (sc, trc, sc) in the next st for the

corner* Repeat from * to * 2 times, (trc in the next st, sc in the

next st) 7 times, trc in the next st, (sc, trc) in the same st as the

first sc; join with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten off color B.

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AFGHAN SQUARES SECTION 3

Carousel Square

Materials:

Worsted weight acrylic yarn (one or 2 colors)

Crochet hook size G


Gauge: Rounds 1-2 = 2 1/2”


Finished size: 6" or 7”


To work front post dc (fpdc): Yo, insert hook from front

to back to front around the post of the indicated stitch, complete

dc.


To work front post sc (fpsc): Insert hook from front to

back to front around the post of the indicated stitch, complete

sc.

CAROUSEL SQUARE

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 1999 Priscilla’s Crochet

Directions are for one color. Two color variation is given after

the pattern.

Ch 5, join with a sl st to form ring.


Round 1: Ch 4 to count as the first trc, work 15 more trc in

the ring; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 4. (16

trc)

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Round 2: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, fpdc around the beginning

ch 4 of round 1; (dc in the next trc, fpdc around the same

trc) around; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

(32 sts)


Round 3: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc in the same st as

joining, fpdc around the next fpdc; (2 dc in the next dc, fpdc

around the next fpdc) around; join with a sl st to the top of the

beginning ch 3. (48 sts)

Round 4: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc in the next dc, fpdc

around the next fpdc; (dc in each of the next 2 dc, fpdc around

the next fpdc) around; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning

ch 3. (48 sts)


Round 5: Sl st in the next dc, ch 1, fpsc around the next fpdc;

(ch 5, fpsc around the next fpdc) around; join with a sl st to

the first fpsc. (16 ch 5 loops)

Round 6: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, (5 dc in the next

ch 5 loop, sc in the next fpsc) around, ending with 5 dc in the

last ch 5 loop, join with a sl st to the first sc. (16 shells) (If using

2 colors, fasten off first color.)

Round 7: Ch 1, from the back, sl st into the top of the first

fpdc of round 4, ch 6 to count as the first trc and the first ch 2,

skip next 2 dc on round 6, sc from the front in the next dc,

(the center dc of the shell), ch 2, *skip next 2 dc on round 4,

trc from the back in the top of the next fpdc of round 4, ch 2,

skip next 2 dc on round 6, sc in the next dc, (the center dc of

the next shell), ch 2* Repeat from * to * 14 times; ch 1, join

with a sc to the 4th ch of the beginning ch 6 to form last ch 2

sp. (32 ch 2 sps)

Round 8: Ch 4 to count as the first trc, work 3 more trc in

the same sp, *2 dc in the next ch 2 sp, 2 hdc in the next ch 2

sp, (2 sc in the next ch 2 sp) 3 times, 2 hdc in the next ch 2 sp,

2 dc in the next ch 2 sp, 7 tr in the next ch 2 sp* Repeat from *

to * 2 times; 2 dc in the next ch 2 sp, 2 hdc in the next ch 2 sp,

(2 sc in the next ch 2 sp) 3 times, 2 hdc in the next ch 2 sp, 2

dc in the next ch 2 sp, 3 trc in the same ch ch 2 sp as the beginning

trcs; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 4. (84

sts)

Pattern Note: For a 6” square, skip round 9 and go to

round 10. For a 7” square, complete both rounds 9 and 10.


Round 9: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc in the same st as

joining; (dc in the next 20 sts, 3 dc in the next st) 3 times, dc

in the next 20 sts, 2 dc in the same st as first dc; join with a sl

st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 10: Ch 1, 3 sc in the same st as joining; sc in each remaining

st around, working 3 sc in the center st of each corner;

join with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

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The color changes when working this square are a little tricky.


To work the square with 2 colors:


Work round 1 in color A. Attach color B to the top of the

joining sl st.

For round 2: ch 2, then work a dc in the same st for the first

dc. Work all dc in color B and all fpdc in color A, changing colors

at the top of each st. Join with a sl st to the first dc. (To

change colors at the top of the stitch - work the stitch, leaving

the last 2 loops of the stitch on the hook; new color yo and

pull through last 2 loops on hook.)


For rounds 3 & 4: Work all dc in color B and all fpdc in

color A, changing colors at the top of st. Fasten off both colors

at the end of row 4.


Round 5: Join color A with a sl st in any fpdc, ch 1, fpsc

around the same fpdc. Finish round 5 as per pattern.


Round 6: Work as for pattern in color A. Fasten off color A at

the end of the round.


Round 7: From the back, join color B with a sl st in the top of

the first fpdc of round 4, finish round as per pattern.


Work rounds 8 and 9 (if desired) as per pattern. Fasten off

color B.


Round 10: Attach color A with a sl st in the center st of any

corner. Finish as per pattern.

Happy Crocheting!

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AFGHAN SQUARES SECTION 4

Circle of Friends Square

Materials:

Off-white worsted weight acrylic yarn

Crochet hook size H or size needed for gauge


Gauge: First 2 rounds = about 3”


Finished size: 8”

CIRCLE OF FRIENDS SQUARE

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 1999 Priscilla’s Crochet


With size H hook ch 6, join with a sl st to form ring.


Round 1: Ch 4 to count as the first trc, work 15 trc in the

ring; join with a sl st to the top of the ch 4; ch 1, turn. (16 trc)

Round 2: Sc in the same st as joining, trc in the same st; (sc,

trc) in each of the next 15 dc; join with a sl st to the first sc; ch

1, turn. (32 sts)


Round 3: Sc in the same sc as joining, (ch 3, skip next trc, sc

in the next sc) 15 times, ch 3, join with a sl st to the first sc. (16

ch-3 spaces)


Round 4: Sl st into the first ch 3 space, ch 3 to count as the

first dc, work 2 dc in the same ch 3 space; (3 dc in the next ch

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3 space) 15 times, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning

ch 3; ch 1, turn. (48 dc)


Round 5: Sc in the same stitch as joining, trc in the next dc,

(sc in the next dc, trc in the next dc) 23 times, join with a sl st

to the first sc; ch 1, turn. (48 stitches)


Round 6: Sc in the same sc as joining, (ch 3, skip next trc, sc

in the next sc) 23 times, ch 3, join with a sl st to the first sc.

(24 ch-3 spaces)


Round 7: Sl st into the first ch 3 space, ch 3 to count as the

first dc, work 2 dc in the same ch 3 space; *(3 sc in the next ch

3 space) 3 times; 3 dc in the next ch 3 space; 5 trc in the next

ch 3 space; 3 dc in the next ch 3 space* Repeat from * to * 3

times; (3 sc in the next ch 3 space) 3 times; 3 dc in the next ch

3 space; 5 trc in the next ch 3 space; join with a sl st to the top

of the beginning ch 3; ch 1, turn. (80 stitches)


Round 8: Sc in the first trc, trc in the next trc, (sc, trc, sc) in

the next trc for corner, *(trc in the next st, sc in the next st) 10

times; trc in the next st, (sc, trc, sc) in the next st for corner.*

Repeat from * to * 2 times; (trc in the next st, sc in the next st)

9 times, trc in the next st, join with a sl st to the first sc; ch 1,

turn. (88 stitches)


Round 9: Sc in each st around, working 3 sc in each of the

corner trc’s; join with a sl st to the first sc. (96 sc) Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

Happy Crocheting!

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AFGHAN SQUARES SECTION 5

Gothic Square

Materials:

Caron Wintuk worsted weight yarn in two colors (A= main

color, B=contrast color)

Crochet hook size G, or size needed to achieve gauge


Gauge: Rounds 1-4= 3 1/4” across widest point


Finished size: 6” or 7”

GOTHIC SQUARE

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 2000 Priscilla’s Crochet


With color B, ch 4; join with a sl st to the 1st ch to form ring.


Round 1: Work 8 sc in the ring; join with a sl st to the first sc.

Fasten off color B.


Round 2: Join color A with a sc in any sc, ch 5, sc in the same

st, ch 1, skip next sc, *(sc, ch 5, sc) in the next sc, ch 1, skip

next sc* Repeat from * to * 2 times; join with a sl t to the first

sc.


Round 3: Sl st into the first ch 5 sp, ch 3 to count as the first

dc, work 4 more dc in the same sp, ch 3, (5 dc in the next ch 5

sp, ch 3) 3 times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning

ch 3. Fasten off color A.

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Round 4: Join color B with a sl st to the first dc of any 5 dc

group, ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc in the next dc, 3 dc in

the next dc, dc in each of the next 2 dc, working in front of the

next ch 3, long dc in the next ch 1 sp on round 2 , (dc in each

of the next 2 dc, 3 dc in the next dc, dc in each of the next 2 dc,

working in front of the next ch 3, long dc in the next ch 1 sp on

round 2) 3 times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning

ch 3. Fasten off color B.


Round 5: Join color A with a sl st in any skipped ch 3 sp on

round 3, ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 4 more dc in the

same sp, skip long dc, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip

next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next dc, sc in the next dc,

skip next dc, (work 5 dc in the next ch 3 sp on round 3, skip

long dc, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next dc, sc in

the next dc, ch 3, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, skip next dc)

3 times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. (See

illustration)


Round 6: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc in the next dc, (2

dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next dc, dc in each of the next 2 dc, (2 sc

in the next ch 3 sp) 2 times, *dc in each of the next 2 dc, (2 dc,

ch 3, 2 dc) in the next dc, dc in each of the next 2 dc, (2 sc in

the next ch 3 sp) 2 times,* Repeat from * to * 2 times; join

with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. Fasten off color A.


Round 7: Join color B with a sl st in any ch 3 sp, ch 4 to

count as the first trc, work 8 more trc in the same sp for corner,

skip next 4 dc, working in front of the next 2 sc, work 3 dc

in the next skipped dc on round 4, ch 1, 3 dc in the next

skipped dc on round 4, *9 trc in the next ch 3 sp for corner,

skip next 4 dc, working in front of the next 2 sc, work 3 dc in

the next skipped dc on round 4, ch 1, 3 dc in the next skipped

dc on round 4* Repeat from * to * 2 times; join with a sl st to

the top of the beginning ch 4. Fasten off color B. (see illustration)


Round 8: Join color A with a sc in the 3rd trc of any corner,

ch 3, skip next trc, (sc, ch 3) twice in the next trc, skip next trc,

sc in the next trc, working behind round 7, trc in each of the

next 6 skipped stitches on round 6, hdc in the next ch 1 sp on

round 7, trc in each of the next 6 skipped sts on round 6, *sc

in the 3rd trc on the next corner, ch 3, skip next trc, (sc, ch 3)

twice in the next trc, skip next trc, sc in the next trc, working

behind round 7, trc in each of the next 6 skipped stitches on

round 6, hdc in the next ch 1 sp on round 7, trc in each of the

next 6 skipped sts on round 6* Repeat from * to * 2 times; join

with a sl st to the first sc.


Round 9: Sl st into the next ch 3 sp, ch 1, sc in the same sp, 5

sc in the next ch 3 sp for corner, sc in the next ch 3 sp, skip

next sc, sc in each of the next 6 trc, ch 1, skip next hdc, sc in

each of the next 6 trc, skip next sc, * sc in the next ch 3 sp, 5 sc

in the next ch 3 sp for corner, sc in the next ch 3 sp, skip next

sc, sc in each of the next 6 trc, ch 1, skip next hdc, sc in each of

the next 6 trc, skip next sc* Repeat from * to * 2 times; join

with a sl st to the first sc.

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Round 10 for 6” square: Ch 1, sc in the same st, sc in each

of the next 2 sc, 3 sc in the next sc for corner, sc in each of the

next 9 sc, sc in the next ch 1 sp, sc in each of the next 9 sc, *3

sc in the next sc for corner, sc in each of the next 9 sc, sc in the

next ch 1 sp, sc in each of the next 9 sc* Repeat from * to * 1

time, 3 sc in the next sc for corner, sc in each of the next 9 sc,

sc in the next ch 1 sp, sc in each of the next 6 sc; join with a sl

st to the first sc. Fasten off color A.


Round 10 for 7” square: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc in

each of the next 2 sc, 5 dc in the next sc for corner, dc in each

of the next 9 sc, dc in the next ch 1 sp, dc in each of the next 9

sc, *5 dc in the next sc for corner, dc in each of the next 9 sc,

dc in the next ch 1 sp, dc in each of the next 9 sc* Repeat from

* to * 1 time, 5 dc in the next sc for corner, dc in each of the

next 9 sc, dc in the next ch 1 sp, dc in each of the next 6 sc;

join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. Fasten off

color A.


Round 11: With color B, sc in each st around, working 3 sc in

the center st of each corner. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Happy Crocheting!

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AFGHAN SQUARES SECTION 6

Irish Rose Square

Materials:

A limp worsted weight yarn, such as Caron Wintuk, or any

of the “soft” yarns. You can use the traditional one-color

white, or you can use 3 colors...color A = flower color, color B

= leaf color, color C = main color

Crochet hook size G

Gauge: Rounds 1-2 = 2 1/2”


Finished size: About 7 1/2”


Directions are for one color. Changes for three color variation

is included in brackets at the end of each row.

IRISH ROSE SQUARE

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 2000 Priscilla’s Crochet

Ch 4; join with a sl st to form ring. [If using 3 colors, use color

A]


Round 1: Ch 4 to count as the first dc and the first ch 1, (dc in

ring , ch 1) 7 times; join with a sl st in the 3rd ch of the beginning

ch 4.


Round 2: (Ch 1, 3 dc in the next ch 1 sp, ch 1, sl st in the next

dc) 8 times: join with a sl st in the joining sl st.

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Round 3: Ch 1, from the back, sl st around the post of the

first dc on round 1, directly below; ch 5 to count as the first dc

and the first ch 2, (bpdc around the next dc on round 1, ch 2) 7

times; join with a sl st in the 3rd ch of the beginning ch 5.


Round 4: (Ch 1, 5 dc in the next ch 2 sp, ch 1, sl st in the next

dc) 8 times: join with a sl st in the joining sl st. [If using 3 colors,

fasten off color A]

Round 5: Ch 1, from the back, sl st around the post of the

first dc on round 3, directly below; *ch 6 to count as the first

dc and the first ch 3, (bpdc around the next dc on round 3, ch

3) 7 times; join with a sl st in the 3rd ch of the beginning ch

5.* [If using 3 colors, attach color B, with a sl st from the back,

around the post of any dc on round 3, then work from * to *]

Round 6: (Leaves) (2 sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 4, sc in the

2nd ch from hook, hdc in the next ch, dc in the next ch, sc in

the same ch 3 sp; ch 6, sc in the 2nd ch from hook, hdc in the

next ch, dc in the next ch, trc in the next ch, dc in the next ch,

sc in the same ch 3 sp; ch 4, sc in the 2nd ch from hook, hdc in

the next ch, dc in the next ch, 2 sc in the same ch 3 sp; 3 sc in

the next ch 3 sp) 4 times; join with a sl st to the first sc. [If using

3 colors, fasten off color B]

Round 7: Sc in the next sc, ** *(ch 3, working behind leaves,

sc in the next sc between leaves) 2 times, ch 3 sc in the next sc,

(ch 3, skip next 2 sc, sc in the next sc) 2 times* Repeat from *

to * 2 times, (ch 3, working behind leaves, sc in the next sc between

leaves) 2 times, ch 3 sc in the next sc, ch 3, skip next 2

sc, sc in the next sc, ch 3; join with a sl st to the first sc.** [If

using 3 colors, attach color C with a sc in the next sc, then

work from ** to **.]

Round 8: Working behind leaves, sl st into the first ch 3 sp,

ch 1, sc in the same sp; ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 3, sc in

the same sp for corner; *(ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 5 times,

ch 3, sc in the same sp for corner* Repeat from * to * 2 times,

(ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 3 times, ch 3; join with a sl st to

the first sc.

Round 9: Sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 1, sc in the same sp;

ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 3, sc in the same sp for corner;

*ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, insert hook through the sc

at the tip of the next small leaf below, then insert hook in the

next ch 3 sp and complete sc, ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 2

times, ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 3, sc in the same sp for

corner, skip large leaf.* Repeat from * to * 2 times; (ch 3, sc in

the next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, insert hook through the sc at the tip of

the next small leaf below, then insert hook in the next ch 3 sp

and complete sc) 2 times, ch 3; join with a sl st to the first sc.

Round 10: Sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 1, sc in the same sp;

*ch 3, insert hook through the sc at the tip of the next large

leaf below, then insert hook in the next ch 3 sp and complete

sc, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 6 times* Repeat from * to * 2

times; ch 3, insert hook through the sc at the tip of the next

large leaf below, then insert hook in the next ch 3 sp and com-

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plete sc, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 5 times, ch 3; join with a

sl st to the first sc.

Round 11: Sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 1, sc in the same sp,

(ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 27 times, ch 3; join with a sl st to

the first sc.


Round 12: Sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 1, sc in the same sp,

ch 5, sc in the same sp for corner, *(ch 3, sc in the next ch 3

sp) 7 times, ch 5, sc in the same sp for corner* Repeat from *

to * 2 times, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 6 times, ch 3; join

with a sl st to the first sc. [If using 3 colors, fasten off color C.]

the next dc, bpsc around each of the next 3 dc, bphdc around

the next dc, bpdc around the next sc) 3 times; join with a sl st

to the top of the beginning ch 2.** [If using 3 colors, join color

C from the back with a sl st around the post of the first dc of

any 7 dc shell, then work from ** to **.]


Round 15: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, sc in each of the

next 2 sc, 3 sc in the next sc for corner, (sc in each of the next

25 sc, 3 sc in the next sc for corner) 3 times, sc in each of the

next 22 sc; join with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten off. Weave in

ends.

Round 13: Sl st into the first ch 5 sp,** ch 3 to count as the

first dc, work 6 more dc in the same sp, *sc in the next ch 3 sp,

(5 dc in the next ch 3 sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 3 times, 7 dc in

the next ch 5 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times, sc in the next ch

3 sp, (5 dc in the next ch 3 sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 3 times;

join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.** [If using 3

colors, join color A with a sl st in any ch 5 sp and repeat from

** to **. Fasten off color A.]

Happy Crocheting!

Round 14: Ch 1, from the back, sl st around the post of the

first dc, **ch 2 to count as the first hdc, bphdc around each of

the next 2 dc, bpdc around the next dc, bphdc around each of

the next 3 dc, *bpdc around the next sc, (bphdc around the

next dc, bpsc around each of the next 3 dc, bphdc around the

next dc, bpdc around the next sc) 3 times, bphdc around each

of the next 3 dc, bpdc around the next dc, bphdc around each

of the next 3 dc* Repeat from * to * 2 times, (bphdc around

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SECTION 7

Lace Medallion Afghan

Square

LACE MEDALLION AFGHAN SQUARE

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt


Copyright © 2001 Priscilla’s Crochet

Materials:

Mainstays worsted weight acrylic yarn

Crochet hook size g (4.00 mm) or size needed to achieve

gauge


Gauge: Rounds 1-3 = 3" diameter


Finished size: 8" across


Ch 5; join with a sl st in the first ch to form a ring.


Round 1: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 11 more dc in

the ring; join with a sl st in the top of the beginning ch 3.


Round 2: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, ch 3, (sc in the

next dc, ch 3) 11 times, ch 1; join with a hdc in the first dc to

form the first ch-3 sp of the next round.


Round 3: Ch 1, sc in the first ch-3 sp, (sc in the next ch-3 sp,

ch 3, sc in the same sp) 11 times, sc in the first ch-3 sp; join

with a hdc in the first dc to form the first ch-3 sp of the next

round.


Round 4: Ch 5 to count as the first dc and the first ch-2, (sc

in the next ch-3 sp, ch 2) 2 times, *(dc, ch 4, dc, ch 2) in the

next ch-3 sp for corner, (sc in the next ch-3 sp, ch 2) 2 times*

Repeat from *to* 2 times, dc in the first ch-3 sp, ch 1; join

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with a dc in the 3rd ch of the beginning ch 5 to form the first

ch-4 sp on the next round.


Round 5: Ch 4 to count as the first trc, 2 dc in the first ch-4

sp, (3 dc in the next ch-3 sp) 3 times, *5 dc in the next ch-4 sp,

(3 dc in the next ch-3 sp) 3 times* Repeat from *to* 2 times, 2

dc in the first ch-4 sp; join with a sl st in the top of the beginning

ch 4.


Round 6: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, ch 2, skip next st,

(sc in the next st, ch 2, skip next st) 6 times, *(sc, ch 3, sc, ch

2) in the next st, skip next st, (sc in the next st, ch 2, skip next

st) 6 times* Repeat from *to* 2 times, sc in the same st as first

sc, ch 1; join with a hdc in the first sc to form the first ch-3 sp

on the next round.


Round 7: Ch 4 to count as the first dc and the first ch 1, (dc

in the next ch-2 sp, ch 1) 7 times, *(dc, ch 4, dc, ch 1) in the

next ch-3 sp, (dc in the next ch-2 sp, ch 1) 7 times* Repeat

from *to* 2 times, dc in the first ch-3 sp, ch 1; join with a dc in

the 3rd ch of the beginning ch 4 to form the first ch-4 sp on

the next round.


Round 8: Ch 1, sc in the first ch-4 sp, ch 2, (sc in the next ch-

1 sp, ch 2) 8 times, *(sc, ch 4, sc, ch 2) in the next ch-4 sp, (sc

in the next ch-1 sp, ch 2) 8 times* Repeat from *to* 2 times, sc

in the first ch-4 sp, ch 1; join with a dc in the first sc to form

the first ch-4 sp on the next round.


Round 9: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, 2 dc in the first ch-4

sp, (2 dc in the next ch-2 sp) 9 times, *5 dc in the next ch-4 sp,

(2 dc in the next ch-2 sp) 9 times* Repeat from *to* 2 times, 2

dc in the first ch-4 sp; join with a sl st in the top of the beginning

ch 3.


Round 10: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, ch 3, skip 2 dc,

(sc in the space before the next 2-dc group, ch 3, skip 2 dc) 10

times, *sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip 2 dc, (sc in the space before

the next 2-dc group, ch 3, skip 2 dc) 10 times*; join with a

sl st in the first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Happy Crocheting!

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AFGHAN SQUARES SECTION 8

Lodge Granny Square

Materials:

Wintuk worsted weight yarn

(Main color = A, accent colors = B and C)

Crochet hook size G


Gauge: Rounds 1-3 = 3 1/4"


Finished size: 7”

LODGE GRANNY SQUARE


Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 1999 Priscilla’s Crochet


With color A, ch 6, join with a sl st to form ring.


Round 1: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 15 more dc in

ring; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. Fasten

off A. (16 dc)


Round 2: (Puff stitches) Attach color B with a sl st in any dc,

ch 2, (yo, pull up a loop in the same st) 2 times, yo, pull

through all 6 loops on hook, ch 1, *yo, pull up a loop in the

next dc, (yo, pull up a loop in the same st) 2 times, yo, pull

through all 7 loops on hook, ch 1* Repeat from * to * 14 times;

join with a sl st to the top of the first puff st. Fasten off B. (16

puff sts)


Round 3: (Clusters) Attach color C with a sl st in any ch 1 sp,

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ch 2 (yo, insert hook in same sp, yo pull up a loop, yo, pull

through 2 loops on hook) twice, yo, pull through all 3 loops on

hook, ch 2; *yo, insert hook in next sp, yo pull up a loop, yo,

pull through 2 loops on hook, (yo, insert hook in same sp, yo

pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook) 2 times, yo,

pull through all 4 loops on hook, ch 2* Repeat from * to * 14

times; join with a sl st to the top of the first cluster. Fasten off

color C. (16 clusters)

Round 4: Attach color A with a sl st in any ch 2 sp, ch 3 to

count as the first dc, 2 more dc in the same sp, *3 hdc in the

next ch 2 sp, 3 sc in the next ch 2 sp, 3 hdc in the next ch 2 sp,

(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in the next ch 2 sp* Repeat from * to * 2

times; 3 hdc in the next ch 2 sp, 3 sc in the next ch 2 sp, 3 hdc

in the next ch 2 sp, 3 dc in the same sp as the beginning dc; ch

1, hdc in the top of the beginning ch 3. Do not fasten off.


Round 5: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 2 more dc in the

same sp, *(3 dc in the sp between the next dc groups) 4 times,

(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in the next ch 3 sp* Repeat from * to * 2

times (3dc in the sp between the next dc groups) 4 times, 3 dc

in the same sp as beginning dc, ch 3, join with a sl st to the top

of the beginning ch 3. Fasten off A.


Round 6: Attach color B with a sl st in any ch 3 sp, ch 3 to

count as the first dc, work 2 more dc in the same sp, *(3 dc in

the sp between the next dc groups) 5 times, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc)

in the next ch 3 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times (3 dc in the sp

between the next dc groups) 5 times, 3 dc in the same sp as beginning

dc, ch 3, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch

3. Fasten off B.


Round 7: Attach color C with a sl st in any ch 3 sp, ch 3 to

count as the first dc, work 2 more dc in the same sp, *(3 dc in

the sp between the next dc groups) 6 times, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc)

in the next ch 3 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times (3 dc in the sp

between the next dc groups) 6 times, 3 dc in the same sp as beginning

dc, ch 3, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch

3. Fasten off C.


Round 8: Attach color A with a sl st in any ch 3 sp, ch 3 to

count as the first dc, work 2 more dc in the same sp, *(3 dc in

the sp between the next dc groups) 7 times, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc)

in the next ch 3 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times (3 dc in the sp

between the next dc groups) 7 times, 3 dc in the same sp as beginning

dc, ch 3, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch

3. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Happy Crocheting!

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AFGHAN SQUARES SECTION 9

Maze Granny Square

Materials:

Two colors of worsted weight acrylic yarn

Main color = A

Accent color = B

Crochet hook size G


Gauge: Rounds 1-3 = 3 3/8”


Finished size: 7”


With color A ch 4; join with a sl st to form ring.


Round 1: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, 2 dc in ring (ch 3, 3 dc

in ring) 3 times, ch 3; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning

ch 3. Fasten off color A.


MAZE GRANNY SQUARE

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 1999 Priscilla’s Crochet

Round 2: Attach color B with a sl st in any ch 3 sp, ch 3 to

count as the first dc, work 2 more dc in the same sp, ch 1, *(3

dc, ch 3, 3 dc, ch 1) in the next ch 3 sp* Repeat from * to * 2

times; 3 dc in the same sp as beginning, ch 3; join with a sl st

to the top of the beginning ch 3. Fasten off color B.


Round 3: Attach color A with a sl st in any ch 3 sp, ch 3 to

count as the first dc, work 2 more dc in the same sp, ch 1, (trc

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in the next ch 1 sp, dtrc around the post of the center dc of the

3 dc group directly below the ch 1 sp, trc in the same ch 1 sp,

ch 1), *(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in the next ch 3 sp, (trc in the next ch

1 sp, dtrc around the post of the center dc of the 3 dc group directly

below the ch 1 sp, trc in the same ch 1 sp, ch 1)* Repeat

from * to * 2 times; 3 dc in the same sp as beginning; ch 3,

join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. Fasten off

color A.


Round 4: Attach color B with a sl st in any ch 3 sp, ch 3 to

count as the first dc, work 2 more dc in the same sp, ch 1, *(3

dc, ch 1) in each of the next 2 ch 1 sp’s, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc, ch 1)

in the next ch 3 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times; (3 dc, ch 1) in

each of the next 2 ch 1 sp’s, 3 dc in the same sp as beginning,

ch 3; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. Fasten

off color B.


Round 5: Attach color A with a sl st in any ch 3 sp, ch 3 to

count as the first dc, work 2 more dc in the same sp, ch 1, (trc

in the next ch 1 sp, dtrc around the post of the center st of the

3 st group directly below the ch 1 sp, trc in the same ch 1 sp, ch

1) 3 times, *(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in the next ch 3 sp, (trc in the

next ch 1 sp, dtrc around the post of the center st of the 3 st

group directly below the ch 1 sp, trc in the same ch 1 sp, ch 1) 3

times * Repeat from * to * 2 times; 3 dc in the same sp as beginning;

ch 3, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Fasten off color A.

Round 6: Attach color B with a sl st in any ch 3 sp, ch 3 to

count as the first dc, work 2 more dc in the same sp, ch 1, *(3

dc, ch 1) in each of the next 4 ch 1 sp’s, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc, ch 1)

in the next ch 3 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times; (3 dc, ch 1) in

each of the next 4 ch 1 sp’s, 3 dc in the same sp as beginning,

ch 3; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. Fasten

off color B.

Round 7: Attach color A with a sl st in any ch 3 sp, ch 2 to

count as the first hdc, work 2 more hdc in the same sp, ch 1,

(dc in the next ch 1 sp, trc around the post of the center st of

the 3 st group directly below the ch 1 sp, dc in the same ch 1

sp, ch 1) 5 times, *(5 hdc) in the next ch 3 sp, (dc in the next

ch 1 sp, trc around the post of the center st of the 3 st group directly

below the ch 1 sp, dc in the same ch 1 sp, ch 1) 5 times *

Repeat from * to * 2 times; 2 hdc in the same sp as beginning;

join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 2. Do not fasten

off color A.


Round 8: Ch 1, 3 sc in the same st as joining; sc in every st

and ch 1 sp around, working 3 sc in the center hdc of each 5

hdc group. (112 sc) Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Happy Crocheting!

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AFGHAN SQUARES SECTION 10

Nordic Star Afghan Square

Materials:

Red Heart Soft worsted weight yarn Color A - Grey Heather


Color B - New Aran

Crochet hook size E or size needed for gauge

Gauge: Rounds 1-4 = 3 1/2” from point to point

Finished size: 7”

With color A, ch 5; join with a sl st in the first ch to form ring.

NORDIC STAR AFGHAN SQUARE

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 2000 Priscilla’s Crochet

Round 1: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 15 more dc in

the ring; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. (16

dc)


Round 2: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, ch 1, sc in the

next dc, ch 4, (sc in the next dc, ch 1, sc in the next dc, ch 4) 7

times; join with a sl st in the first sc. (8 ch-4 spaces & 8 ch-1

spaces)


Round 3: *Sc in the next ch 1 sp, (2 dc, trc, 2 dc) in the next

ch 4 sp* Repeat from * to * 7 times; join with a sl st to the first

sc. (8 shells)

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Round 4: (Sc in each of the next 2 dc, 3 sc in the next trc, sc

in each of the next 2 dc, skip next sc) 8 times; join with a sl st

to the first sc. Fasten off color A.


Round 5: Attach color B with a sl st in the back loop only of

the next sc, ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc in the back loop

only of the next sc, 5 dc in the back loop only of the next sc, dc

in the back loop only of each of the next 2 sc, skip next 2 sc,

(dc in the back loop only of each of the next 2 sc, 5 dc in the

back loop only of the next sc, dc in the back loop only of each

of the next 2 sc, skip next 2 sc) 7 times; join with a sl st to the

top of the beginning ch 3. Fasten off color B.


Round 6: Attach color A with a sl st in the back loop only of

the next dc, ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc in the back loop

only of each of the next 2 dc, 5 dc in the back loop only of the

next dc, dc in the back loop only of each of the next 3 dc, skip

next 2 dc, (dc in the back loop only of each of the next 3 dc, 5

dc in the back loop only of the next dc, dc in the back loop

only of each of the next 3 dc, skip next 2 dc) 7 times; join with

a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. Fasten off color A.


Round 7: Attach color B with a sl st in the back loop only of

the next sc, ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc in the back loop

only of the next dc, hdc in the back loop only of each of the

next 2 dc, 5 sc in the back loop only of the next dc, hdc in the

back loop only of each of the next 2 dc, dc in the back loop

only of each of the next 2 dc, skip next 2 dc, (dc in the back

loop only of each of the next 2 dc, hdc in the back loop only of

each of the next 2 dc, 5 sc in the back loop only of the next dc,

hdc in the back loop only of each of the next 2 dc, dc in the

back loop only of each of the next 2 dc, skip next 2 dc) 7 times;

join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.


Round 8: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, (ch 3, skip next

st, sc in the next st) 5 times, *sc in the next st, (ch 3, skip next

st, sc in the next st) 5 times* Repeat from * to * 6 times, ch 3;

join with a sl st to the first sc. (48 ch-3 spaces)


Round 9: Sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as the first

dc, dc in the same ch-3 sp, hdc in the next ch-3 sp, sc in the

next ch-3 sp, hdc in the next ch-3 sp, 2 dc in each of the next 2

ch-3 sps, 2 trc in each of the next 2 ch-3 sps, *5 dtrc in the

next ch-3 sp to form corner, 2 trc in each of the next 2 ch-3

sps, 2 dc in each of the next 2 ch-3 sps, hdc in the next ch-3

sp, sc in the next ch- 3 sp, hdc in the next ch-3 sp, 2 dc in each

of the next 2 ch-3 sps, 2 trc in each of the next 2 ch-3 sps* Repeat

from * to * 2 times; 5 dtrc in the next ch-3 sp to form corner,

2 trc in each of the next 2 ch-3 sps, 2 dc in the next ch-3

sp; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. (96 sts)

Fasten off color B.


Round 10: Join color A with a sl st to the center dtrc of any

corner, ch 3 to count as the first dc, 2 dc in the same st as joining,

(dc in each of the next 23 sts, 5 dc in the next st) 3 times,

dc in each of the next 23 sts, 2 dc in the same st as the begin-

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ning ch 3; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. Fasten

off. Weave in ends.

Happy Crocheting!

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AFGHAN SQUARES SECTION 11

Nosegay Square

Materials:

Three colors of Caron Wintuk worsted weight yarn

Crochet hook size G for 6” square (or size needed for

gauge)

Crochet hook size H for 7” square (or size needed for

gauge)


Gauge for 6” square: Rounds 1-3= 3 1/2” at widest point


Gauge for 7” square: Rounds 1-3= 3 3/4” at widest point


With color A, ch 5; join with a sl st to the first ch to form ring.


Round 1: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 15 more dc in the

ring; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. (16 dc)

Fasten off color A.

NOSEGAY SQUARE

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 2000 Priscilla’s Crochet

Round 2: Attach color B with a sc in any dc, (3 dc shell in the

next dc, sc in the next dc) 7 times, 3 dc shell in the next dc;

join with a sl st to the first sc. (8 shells) Fasten off color B.


Round 3: Attach color C with a sc to the center dc of any

shell, *(dc, ch 3 dc) in the next sc, sc in the center dc of the

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next shell* Repeat from * to * 6 times, (dc, ch 3 dc) in the next

sc; join with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten off color C.


Round 4: Attach color A with a sc in any ch 3 sp, 5 dc shell in

the next sc, (sc in the next ch 3 sp, 5 dc shell in the next sc) 7

times; join with a sl st to the first sc.


Round 5: Attach color B with a sl st to any sc, ch 3 to count

as the first dc, work 3 more dc in the same st, (sc in the center

dc of the next shell, 7 dc shell in the next sc) 7 times, sc in the

center dc of the next shell, 3 dc in the same st as first dc; join

with a sl st to the back loop only of the top of the beginning ch

3. (8 shells)


Round 6: Ch 5 to count as the first dtrc, work 2 more dtrc in

the back loop of the same st, *trc in the back loop of each of

the next 4 sts, dc in the back loop of each of the next 2 sts, sc

in the back loop of each of the next 3 sts, dc in the back loop of

each of the next 2 sts, trc in the back loop of each of the next 4

sts, 5 dtrc in the back loop of the next st* Repeat from * to * 2

times; trc in the back loop of each of the next 4 sts, dc in the

back loop of each of the next 2 sts, sc in the back loop of each

of the next 3 sts, dc in the back loop of each of the next 2 sts,

trc in the back loop of each of the next 4 sts, 2 dtrc in the same

st as first dtrc; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 5,

ch 1, turn.

st for corner, (trc in the next st, sc in the next st) 9 times, trc

in the next st* Repeat from * to * 2 times, (sc, trc) in the same

st as the first sc; join with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten off color

B.

Round 8: With color A, sc in ea. st around, working 3 sc in

the trc of each corner. Fasten off color A. (This is the last

round for the 6” square.)


Round 9 (for 7” square): With color C, sc in each sc

around, working 3 sc in the center sc of each corner. Fasten

off. Weave in ends.

Finishing (shown on 6” square): Attach color C with a

slip st to any unworked front loop on round 6; sl st in each unworked

front loop around; join with a sl st to the first sl st. Fasten

off.

Finishing variation (shown on 7” square): Attach color

C with a slip st to any unworked front loop on round 6, ch 1;

(sl st, ch 1) in each unworked front loop around; join with a sl

st to the first sl st. Fasten off.

Happy Crocheting!

Round 7: Sc in the same st as joining, (trc in the next st, sc in

the next st) 9 times, trc in the next st, *(sc, trc, sc) in the next

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AFGHAN SQUARES SECTION 12

Spanish Tile Square

Materials:

Caron Wintuk worsted weight yarn in 2 colors

Crochet hook size G


Gauge: Rounds 1-3 = 3"

Finished size: = 7" square


To Work Front Post Treble (fptrc): yo twice, insert hook

around post of specified dc, complete trc.

SPANISH TILE SQUARE

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 1999 Priscilla’s Crochet


With color A, ch 4; join with a sl st to form ring.


Round 1: Ch 3 to count as first dc; 2 dc in ring (ch 3, 3 dc in

ring) 3 times; join with a dc in the top of beginning ch 3 to

form last corner loop


Round 2: Ch 3 to count as first dc; (dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 2, 2 dc,

ch 1) all in same corner loop; *(2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, ch

1) in next ch 3 corner loop* Repeat from * to* 2 times; join

with a sl st to top of beginning ch 3. Fasten off color A


Round 3: Skip first ch2 space; attach color B with a sl st to

next ch 2 space; (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch 1 sp; sl st in next

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ch 2 sp, ch 3, *sl st in next ch 2 sp (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch 1

sp; sl st in next ch 2 sp, ch 3* Repeat from * to * 2 times; sl st

in the same loop as beginning sl st


Round 4: Ch 3 to count as first dc; 2 dc in same loop as sl st;

*(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch 3 sp; (3 dc in next ch 2 sp of

round 2) twice* Repeat from * to * 2 times; (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc)

in next ch 3 sp; 3 dc in next ch 2 sp of round 2; join with a sl st

to the top of beginning ch 3. Fasten off color B.

Note: the "(3 dc in next ch 2 sp of round 2)" groups in this

round are worked in the same loops as, and over top of, the sl

sts of Round 3.


Round 5: Attach color A with a sl st to any ch 3 sp; ch 3 to

count as first dc, 2 dc in same ch 3 sp; *[3 dc in sp between

next 3 dc group; (dc in next sp between 3 dc group, fptrc

around center dc of round 2 directly below sp, dc in same sp

as last dc); 3 dc in sp between next 3 dc group]; (3 dc, ch 3, 3

dc) in next ch 3 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times; then from [ to

] once; 3 dc in the next ch 3 sp; ch 1, join with a hdc to top of

beginning ch 3.


Round 6: Ch 3 to count as first dc, 2 dc in same loop formed

by hdc joining of last round; *(3 dc in sp between next 3 dc

groups) 4 times; (3 dc, c h 3, 3 dc) in next ch 3 space*. Repeat

from * to * 2 times; (3 dc in sp between next 3 st group) 4

times; 3 dc in same ch 3 sp as beginning, ch 3, join with a sl st

to top of beginning ch 3. Fasten off color A.


Round 7: Attach color B with a sl st to any ch 3 sp, ch 3 to

count as first dc; 3 dc in same sp; *(3 dc in sp between next 3

st group) 5 times; 7 dc in next ch 3 sp* Repeat from * to * 2

times; (3 dc in sp between next 3 st group) 4 times; 3 dc in

same ch 3 sp as beginning, join with a sl st to top of beginning

ch 3. Fasten off color B.


Round 8: Attach color A with a sl st to the 4th dc of any corner,

ch 2 to count as first hdc, work 2 hdc in same st; skip next

3 dc, *(dc in next sp between 3 dc groups, fptrc around center

dc of round 6 directly below sp, dc in same sp as last dc) 6

times; skip next 3 dc; 5 hdc in next dc; skip next 3 dc* Repeat

from * to * 2 times; (dc in next sp between 3 dc group, fptrc

around center dc of round 6 directly below sp, dc in same sp

as last dc) 6 times; skip 3 dc; 2 hdc in the same st as beginning;

join with a sl st to top of beginning ch 2.


Round 9: (Fudging round!) Check size of square. If it is 7",

eliminate round 9 - 92 sts around. If you need another 1/2",

work round in sc; if you need another inch, work in dc. Working

3 sts (either sc or dc) in the center hdc of each corner, sc

or dc in every st around - 100 sts around.

Happy Crocheting!

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AFGHAN SQUARES SECTION 13

Spring Breeze Afghan

Square

Materials:

Worsted weight acrylic yarn

Crochet hook size H

Gauge: Rounds 1-3 = 3 1⁄4"


Finished size: 7"


Ch 4, join with a sl st in the first ch to form a ring.

SPRING BREEZE AFGHAN SQUARE

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 2001 Priscilla’s Crochet

Round 1: Ch 4 to count as the first dc and the first ch 1, (dc in

the ring, ch 1) 7 times; join with a sl st to the third ch of the beginning

ch 4.


Round 2: Sl st in the next ch-1 sp, ch 4 to count as the first dc

and the first ch 1, (dc in the same ch-1 sp, ch 1) 3 times, skip

next ch-1 sp, *dc in the next ch-1 sp, ch 1, (dc in the same ch-1

sp, ch 1) 3 times, skip next ch-1 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times;

join with a sl st to the third ch of the beginning ch 4.

Round 3: Sl st in the next ch-1 sp, sl st in the next dc, sl st in

the next ch-1 sp, ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 5 more dc

in the same ch-1 sp, ch 1, skip next ch-1 sp, (dc, ch 1) twice in

the next ch-1 sp, skip next ch-1 sp, *6 dc in the next ch-1 sp, ch

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1, skip next ch-1 sp, (dc, ch 1) twice in the next ch-1 sp, skip

next ch-1 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times; join with a sl st in the

top of the beginning ch 3.


Round 4: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc in the same st as

joining, 2 dc in each of the next 5 dc, skip next ch-1 sp, (sc, ch

2, sc) in the next ch-1 sp, skip next ch-1 sp, *2 dc in each of the

next 6 dc, skip next ch-1 sp, (sc, ch 2, sc) in the next ch-1 sp,

skip next ch-1 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times; join with a sl st

in the top of the beginning ch 3.


Round 5: Ch 4 to count as the first dc and the first ch 1, (dc

in the next dc, ch 1) 10 times, dc in the next dc, sc in the next

ch-2 sp, *(dc in the next dc, ch 1) 11 times, dc in the next dc, sc

in the next ch-2 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times; join with a sl

st to the third ch of the beginning ch 4.


Round 6: (Sc in the next ch-1 sp, ch 2) 44 times; join with a

sl st in the first dc.


Round 7: *(Sc in the next ch-2 sp, ch 2) 9 times, sc in the

next ch-2 sp, ch 3, skip next ch- 2 sp* Repeat from * to * 3

times; join with a sl st in the first sc.


Round 8: * Work 2 sc in each of the next 2 ch-2 spaces, 2 hdc

in the next ch-2 sp, 2 dc in the next ch-2 sp, 5 trc in the next

ch-2 sp, 2 dc in the next ch-2 sp, 2 hdc in the next ch-2 sp, 2 sc

in each of the next 2 ch-2 spaces, sc in the next ch-3 sp* Repeat

from * to * 3 times; join with a sl st in the first sc.


Round 9: Sc in each st around, working 3 sc in the center trc

of each corner. Fasten off.

Happy Crocheting!

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AFGHAN SQUARES SECTION 14

Sunburst Granny Square

Materials:

3, 4 or 5 colors of limp worsted weight yarn (such as wintuk

or one of the “soft” yarns)

Crochet hook size F


Gauge: Rounds 1-3 = 3 1/2”


Finished size: 6” (with variation for 7”)


To work puff st: (Yo, insert hook in indicated st and pull up a

long loop) 3 times, yo and pull through all 7 remaining loops

on hook, ch 1 to lock.


To work cluster st: (Yo, insert hook in indicated st and pull

up a loop, yo and pull through 2 loops) 4 times, yo and pull

through all 5 remaining loops on hook.

SUNBURST GRANNY SQUARE

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 1998 Priscilla’s Crochet


Ch 5; join with a sl st to form ring.


Round 1: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 15 more dc in the

ring; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. (16 dc)

Fasten off.


Round 2: Attach next color with a sl st to any dc, ch 1, puff st

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in the same st and in each dc around; join with a sl st to the

first puff st. (16 puff sts) Fasten off.


Round 3: Attach next color with a sl st in the ch 1 sp of any

puff st, ch 2, (cluster st, ch 2) in the same sp and in each ch 1

sp around; join with a sl st to the beginning cluster st. (16 cluster

sts) Fasten off.


Round 4: Attach next color with a sl st to any ch 2 sp, ch 4 to

count as the first trc, 2 trc in the same sp, (*3 dc in the next ch

2 sp, 3 hdc in the next ch 2 sp, 3 dc in the next ch 2 sp*, [3 trc,

ch 3, 3 trc] all in the next ch 2 sp for corner) Repeat between (

)’s 2 times, then repeat from * to * once; 3trc in the same sp as

beginning trc, ch 3; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning

ch 4. Fasten off.


Round 5: Attach next color with a sl st in the ch 3 sp of any

corner, ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 2 more dc in the

same sp; work 3 dc in between each 3 dc group of the previous

round (as for a regular granny square), working (3 dc, ch 3, 3

dc) in the ch 3 sp of each corner. End with 3 dc in the same sp

as the beginning dc, ch 3; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning

ch 3. Fasten off.


Round 6: With next color, repeat round 5. Fasten off.

Next round: (fudging round, to achieve size) Attach next

color with a sl st to any ch 3 sp, ch 1, work 3 sc in the same sp,

sc in each dc around, working 3 sc in each ch 3 sp; join with a

sl st to the first sc. Fasten off.

Next round: (fudging round, to achieve size) Attach next

color with a sl st to the center sc of any corner, ch 1, 3 sc in the

same st; sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in the center sc of

each corner; join with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten off. Weave

in ends.

Happy Crocheting!

Round 7: (For 7” square only) With next color, repeat round

5. Fasten off.

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AFGHAN SQUARES SECTION 15

Victorian Baubles Afghan

Square

Materials:

Worsted weight acrylic “soft” yarn

Crochet hook size F


Gauge: Rounds 1-3 = a little over 3 1/4”


Finished size: 7”


Picot: Ch 4, sl st in the 4th ch from hook.


Bauble: Work 5 dc in the next picot, turn, skip 4 dc, sc in the

next dc, turn, sc in the next ch 1 sp.

VICTORIAN BAUBLES AFGHAN SQUARE

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 2000 Priscilla’s Crochet

Ch 5, join with a sl st to form ring.


Round 1: Ch 7 (to count as the first dc and the ch 4 of the

first picot), sl st in the 4th ch from hook, ch 1, (dc in ring, picot,

ch 1) 7 times, join with a sl st to the 3rd ch of the beginning

ch 3. (8 picots)


Round 2: Sl st into the first picot, ch 3 to count as the first

dc, work 4 more dc in the same picot, turn, sc in the top of the

beginning ch 3, turn, sc in the next ch 1 sp; work a bauble in

each remaining picot around; do not join. (8 baubles)

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Round 3: Ch 6 to count as the first trc and the first ch 2, sc in

the center dc of the next bauble, (ch 2, trc in the next sc (between

baubles), ch 2, sc in the center dc of the next bauble) 7

times, ch 2, join with a sl st to the third ch of the beginning ch

6.


Round 4: Sl st in the next ch, ch 5 to count as the first dc and

the first ch 2, dc in the same sp, (dc, ch 2, dc) in each ch 2 sp

around; join with a sl st to the 3rd ch of the beginning ch 5.

(16 ch 2 spaces)


Round 5: Sl st into the first ch 2 sp, ch 8 (to count as the first

trc and the ch 4 of the first picot), sl st in the 4th ch from

hook, trc in the same ch 2 sp, ch 1, (dtrc, picot, dtrc, ch 1) in

the same ch 2 sp, (trc, picot, trc, ch 1) in the same ch 2 sp; (dc,

picot, dc, ch 1) in the next ch 2 sp, (hdc, picot, hdc, ch 1) in the

next ch 2 sp, (dc, picot, dc, ch 1) in the next ch 2 sp, * (trc, picot,

trc, ch 1, dtrc, picot, dtrc, ch 1, trc, picot, trc, ch 1) all in

the next ch 2 sp for corner, (dc, picot, dc, ch 1) in the next ch 2

sp, (hdc, picot, hdc, ch 1) in the next ch 2 sp, (dc, picot, dc, ch

1) in the next ch 2 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times; join with a sl

st to the 4th ch of the beginning ch 8. (24 picots)

Round 7: Ch 5 to count as the first trc and the first ch 1, sc in

the center dc of the next bauble, ch 1, trc in the next sc between

baubles, ch 1, (sc, ch 3, sc, ch 1) in the center dc of the

next bauble, *(trc in the next sc between baubles, ch 1, sc in

the center dc of the next bauble) 5 times, trc in the next sc between

baubles, ch 1, (sc, ch 3, sc, ch 1) in the center dc of the

next bauble* Repeat from * to * 2 times; (trc in the next sc between

baubles, ch 1, sc in the center dc of the next bauble) 4

times; ch 1, join with a sl st to the 4th ch of the beginning ch 5.

Round 8: Sl st into the first ch 1 sp, ch 1, sc in the same sp,

(ch 2, sc in the next ch 1 sp) 2 times, (ch 2, sc, ch 3, sc) all in

the next ch 3 sp; *(ch 2, sc in the next ch 1 sp) 12 times, (ch 2,

sc, ch 3, sc) all in the next ch 3 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times;

(ch 2, sc in the next ch 1 sp) 12 times; ch 2, join with a sl st to

the first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Happy Crocheting!

Round 6: Sl st into the first picot, ch 3 to count as the first

dc, work 4 more dc in the same picot, turn, sc in the top of the

beginning ch 3, turn, sc in the next ch 1 sp; work a bauble in

each remaining picot around; do not join. (24 baubles)

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AFGHAN SQUARES SECTION 16

Velvet and Lace Square

Materials:

Wintuk worsted weight yarn in 2 colors (A = light color, B

= dark color)

Crochet hook size G, or size needed for gauge

Gauge: first 3 rounds = about 3"

Finished size: 7"


To work V-stitch (V st): dc, ch 2, dc.

VELVET AND LACE SQUARE

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 1999 Priscilla’s Crochet


With color A, ch 4; join with a sl st to form ring.


Round 1: Ch 4 to count as first dc and ch 1; (dc, ch 1) in ring

7 times; join with a sl st to the 3rd ch of beginning ch 4. - 8 dc

and 8 ch 1 spaces. Fasten off.


Round 2: Join color B with a sl st in any ch 1 sp, ch 3, 2dc in

the same sp; (ch 1, 3 dc in the next ch 1 sp) 7 times; ch 1, join

with a sl st to top of beginning ch 3. Fasten off color B.


Round 3: Join color A with a sc in the center dc of any 3dc

group; ** *working in front of the next ch 1 sp, yo and insert

hook in the dc of round 1 directly below the same ch 1 sp, com-

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plete V st in this dc;* (sc, ch 1, sc) in the center dc of the next

3dc group on round 2** Repeat from ** to ** 6 times. Repeat

from * to * once; sc in the same st as the first sc, ch 1, join with

a sl st to the first sc. Fasten off color A.


Round 4: Join color B with a sc in the ch 2 sp of any V st (V

st, sc, ch 2) in the same space; *(sc, V st, sc, ch 2) in the ch 2

sp of the next V st* Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st

to the first sc. Fasten off color B.


Round 5: Join color A with a sc in the ch 2 sp of any V st; ** *

yo, insert hook into the next ch 1 sp between the sc’s of round

3, complete dc (this dc will go around the ch 1 space of round

3 & the ch 2 sp of round 4), ch 3, dc in the same sp;* (sc, ch 2,

sc) in the ch 2 sp of the next V st on round 4** Repeat from **

to ** 6 times, then repeat from * to * once; sc in the same V st

as the first sc, ch 2, join with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten off

color A.


Round 6: Join color B with a sc in any ch 3 sp, (dc, V st, dc,

sc, ch 3) in the same sp; *(sc, dc, V st, dc, sc, ch 3) in the next

ch 3 sp* Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the first

sc. Fasten off color B.

Round 7: Join color A with a sc in the ch 2 sp of any V st, ch

1, ** * (dc, ch 1) 3 times in the next ch 2 sp between the sc’s of

round 5 (these dc’s will go around both the ch 2 sp of round 5

and the ch 3 sp of round 6);* (sc, ch 1) twice in the ch 2 space

of the next V st** Repeat from ** to ** 6 times, then repeat

from * to * once; sc in the same V st as first sc, ch 1, join with a

sl st to the first sc. Do not fasten off.

Round 8: Sc in the next ch 1 sp, ** *ch 3, sc in the next ch 1

sp, ch 5, sc in the next ch 1 sp, ch 3, sc in the next ch 1 sp,* (ch

2, sc in the next ch 1 sp) 7 times** Repeat from ** to ** 2

times, then repeat from * to * once; (ch 2, sc in the next ch 1

sp) 6 times; ch 2, join with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten off

color A.

Round 9: Join color B with a sl st in any ch 5 sp, ch 4, work 2

trc in the same space; work 2 dc in the next ch 3 sp, work 2

hdc in the next ch 2 sp, ** *(work 2 sc in the next ch 2 sp) 5

times; work 2 hdc in the next ch 2 sp, work 2 dc in the next ch

3 sp,* work 5 trc in the next ch 5 sp, work 2 dc in the next ch 3

sp, work 2 hdc in the next ch 2 sp* Repeat from * to * twice,

then repeat from * to * once; work 2 trc in the same space as

beginning trc’s; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch

4. Check size. If square measures 7", fasten off.


Round 10: (Fudging round, if needed) Sc in each st around,

working 3 sc in the center trc of each corner OR dc in ea. st

around, working 5 dc in the center trc of each corner. Fasten

off.

Happy Crocheting!

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SECTION 17

Four 12” Shell Stitch

Granny Square Variations

Alternating front side and back side bands add texture to

these squares and make them truly reversible.

Materials:

Red Heart worsted weight yarn

Crochet hook size G (4mm) or size needed to achieve gauge

Gauge: Rounds 1-4 = 3 1/8” across

Finished size: 12” across

FOUR 12” SHELL STITCH GRANNY

SQUARE VARIATIONS

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 2012 Priscilla’s Crochet

To work a three-stitch dc decrease (dc dec): Yo, insert

hook in next dc and pull up a loop, yo and pull through 2

loops on hook, yo, insert hook in the next sc and pull up a

loop, yo and pull through 2loops on hook, yo, insert hook in

next dc and pull up a loop, yo and pull through 2 loops on

hook, yo and pull through all 4 remaining loops on hook.

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Round 4: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, *ch 1, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next

dc, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next dc, sc in

the next dc* Repeat from *to* 2 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in

the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next dc, ch 1,

skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next dc; join with a sl

st in the first sc. Fasten off color A. Turn. Check gauge.

Variation #1

With color A, ch 6; join with a sl st in the first ch to form a

ring

Round 1: (Front side) Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 15

more dc in the ring; join with a sl st in the top of the beginning

ch 3.

Round 2: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, (ch 1, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next dc, sc in the next dc) 3

times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 1, join with a hdc

in the first sc to form the first ch-3 sp of the next round; turn.

Round 3: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 3 more dc in the

first ch-3 sp, (sc in the next ch-1 sp, 9 dc in the next ch-3 sp) 3

times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the first ch-3 sp; join with

a sl st in the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 5: With front side facing you, attach color B with a sl

st in any ch-3 sp, ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 3 more dc

in the same ch-3 sp, (sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next ch-

2 sp, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 9 dc in the next ch-3 sp) 3 times, sc

in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next ch-2 sp, sc in the next ch-1

sp, 5 dc in the first ch-3 sp; join with a sl st in the top of the beginning

ch 3.

Round 6: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, *[ch 1, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next

dc] 2 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc* Repeat from *to* 2 times, ch 1, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next

dc, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 1, skip next dc; join

with a hdc in the first sc to form the first ch-3 sp of the next

round. Turn.

Round 7: With back side facing you, ch 3 to count as the first

dc, work 3 more dc in the first ch-3 sp, *(sc in the next ch-1 sp,

5 dc in the next ch-2 sp) 2 times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 9 dc in

the next ch-3 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times, (sc in the next

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ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next ch-2 sp) 2 times, sc in the next ch-1

sp, 5 dc in the first ch-3 sp; join with a sl st in the top of the beginning

ch 3.

Round 8: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, *[ch 1, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next

dc] 3 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc* Repeat from *to* 2 times, [ch 1, skip

next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the

next dc] 3 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip

next dc; join with a sl st in the first sc. Fasten off color B.

Turn.

Round 9: With front side facing you, attach color A with a sl

st in any ch-3 sp, ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 3 more dc

in the same ch-3 sp, *(sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next

ch-2 sp) 3 times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 9 dc in the next ch-3

sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times, (sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in

the next ch-2 sp) 3 times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the

first ch-3 sp; join with a sl st in the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 10: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, *[ch 1, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next

dc] 4 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc* Repeat from *to* 2 times, [ch 1, skip

next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the

next dc] 4 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 1, skip

next dc, join with a hdc in the first sc to form the first ch-3 sp

of the next round. Turn.

Round 11: With back side facing you, ch 3 to count as the

first dc, work 3 more dc in the first ch-3 sp, *(sc in the next

ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next ch-2 sp) 4 times, sc in the next ch-1

sp, 9 dc in the next ch-3 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times, (sc in

the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next ch-2 sp) 4 times, sc in the

next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the first ch-3 sp; join with a sl st in the top

of the beginning ch 3.

Round 12: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, *[ch 1, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next

dc] 5 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc* Repeat from *to* 2 times, [ch 1, skip

next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the

next dc] 5 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip

next dc; join with a sl st in the first sc. Fasten off color A. Turn

Round 13: With front side facing you, attach color B with a sl

st in any ch-3 sp, ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 3 more dc

in the same ch-3 sp, *(sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next

ch-2 sp) 5 times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 9 dc in the next ch-3

sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times, (sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in

the next ch-2 sp) 5 times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the

first ch-3 sp; join with a sl st in the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 14: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, *[ch 1, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next

dc] 6 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc* Repeat from *to* 2 times, [ch 1, skip

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next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the

next dc] 6 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 1, skip

next dc, join with a hdc in the first sc to form the first ch-3 sp

of the next round. Turn.

Round 15: With back side facing you, ch 3 to count as the

first dc, work 3 more dc in the first ch-3 sp, *(sc in the next

ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next ch-2 sp) 6 times, sc in the next ch-1

sp, 9 dc in the next ch-3 sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times, (sc in

the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next ch-2 sp) 6 times, sc in the

next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the first ch-3 sp; join with a sl st in the top

of the beginning ch 3.

Round 18: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, hdc in the same st,

*(sc in each of the next 3 dc, dc dec over the next 3 sts) 8

times, sc in each of the next 3 dc, (hdc, dc, hdc) in the next dc*

Repeat from * to * 2 times, (sc in each of the next 3 dc, dc dec

over the next 3 sts) 8 times, sc in each of the next 3 dc, hdc in

the same st as the first dc; join with a sl st in the top of the beginning

ch 3. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Round 16: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, *[ch 1, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next

dc] 7 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc* Repeat from *to* 2 times, [ch 1, skip

next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the

next dc] 7 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip

next dc; join with a sl st in the first sc. Fasten off color B.

Turn.

Round 17: With front side facing you, attach color A with a sl

st in any ch-3 sp, ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 4 more dc

in the same ch-3 sp, *(sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next

ch-2 sp) 7 times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 9 dc in the next ch-3

sp* Repeat from * to * 2 times, (sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in

the next ch-2 sp) 7 times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 4 dc in the

first ch-3 sp; join with a sl st in the top of the beginning ch 3.

Variation #2

Work as for Variation #1 through round 3.

Round 4: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, *ch 1, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next

dc, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next dc, sc in

the next dc* Repeat from *to* 2 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in

the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next dc, ch 1,

skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 1, skip next dc; join with a

hdc in the first sc to form the first ch-3 sp of the next round;

turn. Check gauge.

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Round 5: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 3 more dc in the

same ch-3 sp, (sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next ch-2 sp,

sc in the next ch-1 sp, 9 dc in the next ch-3 sp) 3 times, sc in

the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next ch-2 sp, sc in the next ch-1

sp, 5 dc in the first ch-3 sp; join with a sl st in the top of the beginning

ch 3.

Round 6: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, *[ch 1, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next

dc] 2 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc* Repeat from *to* 2 times, [ch 1, skip

next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the

next dc] 2 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip

next dc; join with a sl st in the first sc. Fasten off color A.

Turn.

Round 7: With back side facing you, attach color B with a sl

st in any ch-3 sp, ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 3 more dc

in the first ch-3 sp, *(sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next ch-

2 sp) 2 times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 9 dc in the next ch-3 sp*

Repeat from * to * 2 times, (sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the

next ch-2 sp) 2 times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the first

ch-3 sp; join with a sl st in the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 8: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, *[ch 1, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next

dc] 3 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc* Repeat from *to* 2 times, [ch 1, skip

next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the

next dc] 3 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 1, skip

next dc; join with a hdc in the first sc to form the first ch-3 sp

of the next round; turn.

Round 9: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 3 more dc in the

same ch-3 sp, *(sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next ch-2 sp)

3 times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 9 dc in the next ch-3 sp* Repeat

from * to * 2 times, (sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next ch-

2 sp) 3 times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the first ch-3 sp;

join with a sl st in the top of the beginning ch 3.

Rounds 10-12: Work the same as rounds 10-12 of Variation

#1. Fasten off color B at the end of round 12.

Round 13: Work the same as rounds 13 of Variation #1, except

attach color A at the beginning of the round.

Rounds 14-15: Work the same as rounds 14-15 of Variation

#1.

Round 16: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, *[ch 1, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next

dc] 7 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc* Repeat from *to* 2 times, [ch 1, skip

next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the

next dc] 7 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 1, skip

next dc; join with a hdc in the first sc to form the first ch-3 sp

of the next round; turn.

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Round 17: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 4 more dc in

the same ch-3 sp, *(sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next ch-2

sp) 7 times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 9 dc in the next ch-3 sp* Repeat

from * to * 2 times, (sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the

next ch-2 sp) 7 times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 4 dc in the first

ch-3 sp; join with a sl st in the top of the beginning ch 3. Do

not turn.

Join all even numbered rounds at the end with "ch 1, skip next

dc; join with a hdc in the first sc to form the first ch-3 sp of the

next round; turn."

Begin all odd numbered rounds with "ch 3 to count as the first

dc"

Do not fasten off or change colors in rounds 1-11.

Round 18: Work the same as round 18 of Variation #1.

Round 12: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, *[ch 1, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next

dc] 5 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc* Repeat from *to* 2 times, [ch 1, skip

next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the

next dc] 5 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip

next dc; join with a sl st in the first sc. Fasten off color B.

Turn.

Variation #3

With color B, ch 6; join with a sl st in the first ch to form a

ring.

Round 13: Work the same as rounds 13 of Variation #1, except

attach color A at the beginning of the round.

Rounds 14-15: Work the same as rounds 14-15 of Variation

#1.

Rounds 1-11: Work the same as rounds 1-11 of Variation #1

with the following exceptions:

Round 16: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, *[ch 1, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the next

dc] 7 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 3, skip next

dc, sc in the next dc* Repeat from *to* 2 times, [ch 1, skip

next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next (dc, sc, dc), sc in the

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next dc] 7 times, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in the next dc, ch 1, skip

next dc; join with a hdc in the first sc to form the first ch-3 sp

of the next round; turn.

Join all even numbered rounds at the end with "ch 3, skip

next dc; join with a sl st in the first sc. Fasten off. Turn."

Round 17: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 4 more dc in

the same ch-3 sp, *(sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the next ch-2

sp) 7 times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 9 dc in the next ch-3 sp* Repeat

from * to * 2 times, (sc in the next ch-1 sp, 5 dc in the

next ch-2 sp) 7 times, sc in the next ch-1 sp, 4 dc in the first

ch-3 sp; join with a sl st in the top of the beginning ch 3. Do

not turn.

Begin all odd numbered rounds with "Attach new color with a

sl st in any ch-3 sp, ch 3 to count as the first dc."

Round 18: Work the same as round 18 of Variation #1.

Happy Crocheting!

Round 18: Work the same as round 18 of Variation #1.

Variation #4

With color B, ch 6; join with a sl st in the first ch to form a

ring.

Rounds 1-17: Work the same as rounds 1-17 of Variation #1

with the following exceptions:

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SECTION 18

Fisherman’s Ring

Materials:

Caron Wintuk worsted weight yarn

Crochet hook size G


Gauge: Rounds 1-2 = 2 1/2”


Finished size: 6”


Ch 5; join with a sl st to form ring.


FISHERMAN’S RING

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 1999 Priscilla’s Crochet

Round 1: Ch 3 to count as the first dc; work 15 more dc in the

ring; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. (16 dc)


Round 2: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, ch 5, sk 2 dc, sc in

the next dc, turn, sc in each of the 5 chs, turn, sc in the 2nd

skipped dc, *ch 5, sk next unworked dc, sc in the next dc, turn,

sc in each of the 5 chs, turn, sc (behind cable) in the last

skipped dc* Repeat from * to * 5 times; ch 5, sc (in front of the

first cable) in the first skipped dc of the round, turn, sc in each

of the 5 chs, turn, join with a sl st to the first sc. (8 cables)


Round 3: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining; (ch 5, skip the

next 5 sc in cable, sc in the next sc at the base of the next

cable) around; ch 5, join with a sl st to the first sc. (8 ch 5

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spaces)


Round 4: Sl st into the first ch 5 sp, ch 3 to count as the first

dc, work 4 more dc in the same ch 5 sp; (5 dc in the next ch 5

sp) around; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

(40 dc)


Round 5: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, ch 5, sk 2 dc, sc in

the next dc, turn, sc in each of the 5 chs, turn, sc in the 2nd

skipped dc, *ch 5, sk next unworked dc, sc in the next dc, turn,

sc in each of the 5 chs, turn, sc (behind cable) in the last

skipped dc* Repeat from * to * 17 times; ch 5, sc (in front of

the first cable) in the first skipped dc of the round, turn, sc in

each of the 5 chs, turn, join with a sl st to the first sc. (20 cables)


Round 6: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining; (ch 5, skip the

next 5 sc in cable, sc in the next sc at the base of the next

cable) 19 times; ch 2, join with a dc to the first sc. (20 ch 5

spaces)


Round 8: Ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as joining, (sc in each of

the next 18 sts, 3 sc in the next trc) 3 times, sc in each of the

next 18 sts, sc in the samr st as the first sc; join with a sl st to

the first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Happy Crocheting!

Round 7: Ch 4 to count as the first trc, work 3 more trc in the

same sp (around the post of the last dc in round 6), *3 dc in

the next ch 5 sp, (3 sc in the next ch 5 sp) 2 times, 3 dc in the

next ch 5 sp, 7 trc in the next ch 5 sp* Repeat from * to * 2

times; 3 dc in the next ch 5 sp, (3 sc in the next ch 5 sp) 2

times, 3 dc in the next ch 5 sp, 3 trc in the first ch 5 sp; join

with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 4. (76 sts)

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