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366 days of granny squares / Day 52

Yarn: weight 2, fine, Hook: 3mm, Size: 15.5 cm / 6 inches

Crochet Terms: US
Abbreviations: st – stitch, sl-st – slip stitch, ch – chain, sc – single crochet, hdc – half double crochet, dc – double crochet, tr – treble crochet, dtr – double treble crochet, fp – front post, bp – back post, bl – back loop,  tbl – third back loop, cluster of 2dc – yarn over, insert hook into indicated stitch or space, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops. Repeat once more in same stitch or space. 3 loops on hook. Yarn over and pull through all 3 loops, cluster of 2tr – yarn over twice, insert hook into indicated stitch or space, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops twice. Repeat once more time in the same stitch or space. 3 loops on hook. Yarn over and pull through all 3 loops, cluster of 3tr – yarn over twice, insert hook into indicated stitch or space, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops twice. Repeat two more times in the same stitch or space. 4 loops on hook. Yarn over and pull through all 4 loops, bpsc2tog – insert hook from back to front and from front to back around 1st indicated st, yarn over and pull up a loop, 2 loops on hook, repeat around next indicated st, 3 loops on hook, yarn over and pull through 3 loops, dc2tog – Yarn over, insert hook into first indicated st, yarn over and pull through, yarn over and pull through 2 loops, 2 loops on hook, repeat in 2nd indicated st, 3 loops on hook, yarn over and pull through all 3 loops.

ROUND 1 (Color A). Slip knot, ch3, insert hook into 1st chain, yarn over and pull through to form a ring, ch2 (does not count as stitch), 16dc into the ring. Join to 1st dc with a sl-st. Stitch count: 16 dc

ROUND 2 (Color A). ch1 (does not count as stitch), hdc in same st, *ch3, skip next st, hdc in next st*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last hdc. Join to 1st hdc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. Stitch count: 8 hdc, 8 ch3 spaces

ROUND 3 (Color B). Join with a standing bpsc around any dc of round 1 in which is made hdc of round 2, *ch2, working in front of round 2 cluster of 3tr in skipped dc of round 1, ch2, working behind round 2 bpsc around next dc of round 1*, repeat ** 8 times, omit last bpsc. Join to standing bpsc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. Stitch count: 8 bpsc, 16 ch2 spaces, 8 cluster of 3tr

ROUND 4 (Color C). Join with a standing fpsc around any hdc of round 2, *sc in ch3 space of round 2 before cluster of round 3, ch2, sc in same ch3 space of round 2 after cluster of round 2, fpsc around hdc*, repeat ** 8 times, omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st. Stitch count: 16 sc, 8 fpsc, 8 ch2 spaces

ROUND 5 (Color C). ch1 (does not count as stitch), sc in same st, *skip next st, 7dc in next ch2 space, skip next st, sc in next st*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. Stitch count: 8 sc, 56 dc

ROUND 6 (Color A). Join with a standing bpsc around any 4th dc, *bpsc around next st, ch1, bpsc around next st, bpsc2tog over next st and next dc skipping sc in between, bpsc around next st, ch1, bpsc around next 2 sts*, repeat ** 8 times, omit last bpsc. Join to standing bpsc with a sl-st. Stitch count: 16 ch1 spaces, 8 bpsc2tog, 40 bpsc

ROUND 7 (Color A). ch1 (does not count as stitch), sc in same st, *skip next (bpsc, ch1, bpsc), 11tr in next st, skip (bpsc, ch1, bpsc), sc in next st*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. Stitch count: 8 sc, 88tr

ROUND 8 (Color D). Join with a standing bpsc around any 6th tr, *bpsc around next st, ch1, bpsc around next 3 sts, bpsc2tog over next st and next tr skipping sc in between, bpsc around next 3 sts, ch1, bpsc around next 2 sts*, repeat ** 8 times, omit last bpsc. Join to standing bpsc with a sl-st. Stitch count: 16 ch1 spaces, 8 bpsc2tog, 72 bpsc

ROUND 9 (Color A). ch1 (does not count as stitch), hdc in same st, *sc in next st, sc in ch1 space, sc in next st, dc2tog over next 2 sts, dc in next st, dc2tog over next 2 sts, sc in next st, sc in ch1 space, sc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts, ch2, skip ch1, cluster of 2dc in next st, ch1, skip next 2 sts, in next st (cluster of 2tr, ch1, cluster of 2tr), ch1, skip next 2 sts, cluster of 2dc in next st, ch2, skip ch1 space, hdc in next 2 sts*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last hdc. Join to 1st hdc with a sl-st. Stitch count: 24 sc, 16 hdc, 4 dc, 8 dc2tog, 8 cluster of 2dc, 8 cluster of 2tr, 12 ch1 spaces, 8 ch2 spaces

ROUND 10 (Color A). ch1 (does not count as stitch), sc in same st, *sc in next 11 sts, 2hdc in ch2 spaces, fpdc around next st, 2dc in ch1 space, fpdc around next st, in ch1 space (2tr, ch1, 2tr), fpdc around next st, 2dc in ch1 space, fpdc around next st, 2hdc in ch2 space, sc in next 2 sts*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sdc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st. Stitch count: 52 sc, 16 hdc, 16 dc, 16 fpdc, 16 tr, 4 ch1 spaces

ROUND 11 (Color A). ch1 (does not count as stitch), sc in same st, *sc in next 19 sts, in ch1 space (sc, ch1, sc), sc in next 10 sts*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. Stitch count: 124 sc, 4 ch1 spaces