Afghan Block of the Month - May

FINISHED SIZE
6 inches square

GAUGE
Rnd 1 = 2 inches in diameter

PATTERN NOTES

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

INSTRUCTIONS - SQUARE

  • Rnd 1: With size H hook, ch 6, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), 15 dc in ring, join (see Pattern Notes) in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.
  • Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 5, sk next st, [sc in next st, ch 5, sk next st] around, join in beg sc. Fasten off.
  • Rnd 3: Join next color in any ch sp, ch 2 (counts as first hdc), (hdc, 4 dc, ch 3, sl st in last st, 4 dc, 2 hdc) in same ch sp, (2 hdc, 4 dc, ch 3, sl st in last st, 4 dc, 2 hdc) in each ch sp around, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-2. Fasten off.
  • Rnd 4: Working behind last rnd around sc on rnd 2, join next color with bpsc (see Stitch Guide) around any sc on rnd 2, ch 5, [bpsc around next sc on rnd 2, ch 5] around, join in beg bpsc.
  • Rnd 5: Sl st in first ch sp, ch 3, 6 dc in same ch sp, *(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch sp (corner)**, 7 dc in next ch sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.
  • Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in each st around, with (dc, ch 3, dc) in each corner ch sp, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. Fasten off.
  • Rnd 7: Join next color in any corner ch sp, ch 4 (counts as first tr), (tr, ch 3, 2 tr) in same ch sp, *sk next st, [3 fpdc (see Stitch Guide) around next st, sk next 2 sts] 4 times, 3 fpdc around next st, sk next st**, (2 tr, ch 3, 2 tr) in corner ch sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 4th ch of beg ch-4. Fasten off.


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


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