Floral afghan block

Crochet Terms: US
Abbreviations: st – stitch, sl-st – slip stitch, ch – chain, sc – single crochet, hdc – half double crochet, dc – double crochet, fp – front post, bp – back post.

ROUND 1. Magic ring, ch2, 16dc into ring. Join to 1st dc with a sl-st.

ROUND 2. Ch2, dc in same st, *ch3, skip next st, dc in next st*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last dc. Join to 1st dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 3. Join with a standing fpsc around any dc of round 2, fpdc and 3 fpdc around same dc, *skip ch3 space, around next dc (fpsc, fphdc, 3fpdc)*, repeat ** 7 times. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 4. Join with a standing dc in any dc of round 2, *5dc in ch3 space, dc in next st of round 2*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last dc. Join to standing dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 5. Join with a standing fphdc around dc of round 4 made in dc of round 2, *ch2, skip next st, fphdc around next st*, repeat** 24 times. Omit last fphdc. Join to standing fphdc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 6. Join with a standing bpdc around any skipped st of round 4, * ch3, bpdc around next skipped st of round 4*, repeat ** 24 times. Omit last bpdc. Join to standing bpdc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 7. Join with a standing sc in any ch2 space of round 5 and bpdc of round 6 together, *ch2, skip next st of round 5 and ch2 space of round 6, sc in ch2 space of round 5 and bpdc of round 6 together*, repeat 24 times. Omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 8. Join with a sc in any sc of round 7, *skip ch2, in next st 7dc, skip ch2, sc in next st*, repeat 12 times, omit last sc, join to standing sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 9. Join with a standing bpsc around any sc of round 7, *ch2, bpsc around next sc of round 7*, repeat** 24 times. Omit last bpsc, join to standing bpsc with a sl-st.

ROUND 10. ch1, sc in same st, *2sc in ch2 space, sc in enxt st*, repeat ** 24 times. Omit last sc, join to 1st sc with a sl-st.

ROUND 11. ch1, sc in same st, *sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 3 sts, dc in next 2 sts, in next st (2dc, ch1, 2dc), dc in next 2 sts, hc in next 3 sts, sc in next 4 sts*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last sc, join to 1st sc with a sl-st.

ROUND 12. ch1, sc in same st, *sc in next 5 sts, hdc in next 5 sts, in ch1 space (2dc, ch1, 2dc), hdc in next 5 sts, sc in next 6 sts*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc, join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 13. Join with a standing dc in any ch1 space, dc in same space, *dc in next 25 sts, in ch1 space (2dc, ch1, 2dc)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit 2dc, join to standing dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 14. Join with a standing dc in any ch1 space, dc in same ch1 space, *(bpdc around next st, ch1, skip next st) 14 times, bpdc around next st, in ch1 space (2dc, ch1, 2dc)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last 2 dc, join to standing dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 15. Join with a standing fpsc around any dc before corner ch1 space, *chi, fpsc around next 3 sts (fpdc around skipped dc of round 13, skip ch1 space of round 14, fpsc around next st of round 13) 14 times, fpsc around next 2 sts*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last fpsc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 16. Join with a standing dc in any ch1 space of round 14 and ch1 space of round 15, dc in same space, *dc in next 33 sts of round 15, in any ch1 space of round 14 and ch1 space of round 15 (2dc, ch1, 2dc)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last 2dc. Join to standing dc with a sl-st, dc in any ch1 space of round 14 and ch1 space of round 15

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