Floral afghan block

Yarn: weight 4, worsted Hook: 5 mm Size: 11.5 inches, 29 cm

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, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 2. Join with a standing popcorn in any st, * ch4, skip next st, popcorn in next st*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last popcorn. Join to standing popcorn with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 3. Join with a standing fpsc around any popcorn, *ch2, dc in skipped st of round 1, ch2, skip ch4 space, fpsc around popcorn*, repeat ** 8 times, omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st.

ROUND 4. Ch1, sc in same st, *sc and hdc in ch2 space of round 3 and ch4 space of round 2, 3dc in dc of round 3 and ch4 space of round 2, hdc and sc in ch2 space of round 3 and same ch4 space of round 2, sc in next st of round 3*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last sc, join to 1st sc with a sl-st.

ROUND 5. ch1, sc in same st, *sc in enxt st, hdc in next stdc in next st, 3dc in next st, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next 2 sts*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last sc, join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 6. Join with a standing bpsc around any 2nd dc of round 4, *ch2, bpsc around 2nd sc of round 5, ch2, bpsc around next 2nd dc of round 4*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last bpsc. Join to standing bpsc with a sl-st.

ROUND 7. ch1, sc in same st, *3sc in ch2 pace, sc in next st*, repeat ** 16 times. Omit last sc, join to 1st sc with a sl-st.

ROUND 8. ch1, sc in same st, *sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, in next st (2dc, ch1, 2dc), dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 4 sts*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc, join to 1st sc with a sl-st.

ROUND 9. ch2, dc in same st, dc in next 9 sts, * in ch1 space (2dc, ch1, 2dc), dc in next 19 sts*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last 10 dc, join to 1st dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 10. Join with a standing sc in ch1 space, *(sc in next 3 sts, fphdc around next st) 5 times, sc in net 3 sts, in ch1 space (sc, ch1, sc)*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last sc, join to standing sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 11. Join with a standing popcorn in any last fphdc before corner, *ch10, skip (next 4sts, ch, next 4 sts), (popcorn in next st, ch3, skip next 3 sts) 4 times, popcorn in next st*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last popcorn, join to standing popcorn with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 12. Join with a standing dc in corner ch1 space of round 10 and ch10 space of round 11 together, dc in same space, *dc in next 4 sts of round 10, (fpsc around popcorn of round 11, dc in next 3 sts of round 10) 5 times, dc in next st of round 10, in ch 1 space of round 10 and ch10 space of round 11 together (2dc, ch1, 2dc)* repeat ** 4 times, omit last 2 dc. Join to standing dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 13. Join with a standing sc in ch1 space, *sc in next 29 sts, in ch1 space (sc, ch1, sc)*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last sc, join to standing sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 14. Join with a standing fpdc around last dc of round 12 before ch1 space, sc in last sc of round 13 before corner ch1 space, * in ch 1 space of round 13 (sc, ch1, sc), sc in next st of round 13, (skip next st of round 13 but make fpdc around dc of round 12 in which this st is made, sc in next 3 sts of round 13) 7 times, skip next st of round 13, fpdc around last dc of round 12 before corner ch1 space, sc in next st of round 13*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last fpdc and sc. Join to standing fpdc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 15. Join with standing dc in ch1 space, dc in same st, *dc in next 33 sts, in ch 1 space (2dc, ch1, 2dc)*, repeat** 4 times, omit last 2dc, join to standing dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

1 thought on “Floral afghan block”

  1. Pingback: Beautiful Crochet Mandala Squares - Pattern Center

Leave a Reply