Afghan Block of the Month - March

FINISHED SIZE
7 inches square

GAUGE
Rnds 1 & 2 = 1 1/2 inches in diameter

PATTERN NOTES
Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.
Chain-3 at beginning of row or round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.
Square is made with 4 colors of medium (worsted) weight yarn.

INSTRUCTIONS -- SQUARE

  • Rnd 1: With size H hook, ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join (see Pattern Notes) in beg sc. Fasten off.
  • Rnd 2: Join next color with sc in any st, sc in same st, 2 sc in each st around, join in beg sc.
  • Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in each of first 3 sts, *ch 3, sk next st**, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg sc. Fasten off.
  • Rnd 4: Join next color in any ch sp, *(ch 2, dc, 3 tr, dc, ch 2, sl st) in same ch sp, ch 3, sk next 3 sts**, sl st in next ch sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg sl st. Fasten off.
  • Rnd 5: Join next color in any ch sp, ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), 4 dc in same ch sp, *sk next ch-2 sp, sc in each of next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st (corner), sc in each of next 2 sts, sk next ch-2 sp**, 5 dc in next ch sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.
  • Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in each of first 8 sts, *3 dc in next st**, sc in each of next 11 sts, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, sc in each st around, join in beg sc. Fasten off.
  • Rnd 7: Join 3rd color in center corner st, ch 3, 4 dc in same st, *[ch 1, sk next st, hdc in next st] 6 times, ch 1, sk next st**, 5 dc in next st, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. Fasten off.
  • Rnd 8: Join first color with sc in center corner st, 2 sc in same st, *sc in each of next 2 sts, [working over ch, sc in sk st on rnd 6, sc in next st on this rnd] 7 times, sc in next st**, 3 sc in next st, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg sc. Fasten off.
  • Rnd 9: Join 2nd color in any center corner st, ch 3, 2 dc in same st, dc in each st around, with 3 dc in each center corner st, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. Fasten off.
  • Rnd 10: Join 4th color with sc in any center corner st, 2 sc in same st, sc in each st around with 3 sc in each center corner st, join in beg sc. Fasten off.

Copyright © 2008. Annie's Attic. 101 Granny Squares.


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