Crochet granny square pattern / Crochet Motif #63

Yarn: weight 4, worsted Hook: 5 mm Size: 5.9 inches, 15 cm

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, fp – front post, bp – back post

ROUND 1. Magic ring (R1.1) , ch2 (R1.2)*2dc into ring, ch10 (R1.3)*, repeat ** 4 times. Join to 1st dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R1.4)

ROUND 2. Join with a standing fpsc around any 1st dc after ch10 space, fpsc around next st (R2.1), *ch3, skip ch10 space, fpsc around next 2sts (R2.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last 2 fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st. (R2.3)

ROUND 3. ch2 (R3.1), dc2tog over same and next st (R3.2), *in ch3 space working in back of ch10 space of round 1 (3dc, ch1, 3dc), dc2tog over next 2 sts  (R3.3)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last dc2tog. Join to 1st dc2tog with a sl-st. (R3.4)

ROUND 4. ch2, dc in same st (R4.1), *dc in next 3 sts. in ch1 space (2dc, ch1, 2dc), dc in next 4 sts (R4.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last dc, join 1st dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R4.3)

ROUND 5. Join with a standing sc in any ch1 space, *sc in next sts, tr2tog over 2 ch10 spaced of round 1, skip next st of round 4, sc in next 5 sts, sc in ch1 space, tr in ch10 space of round 1, sc in same ch1 space of round 4 (R5.1)*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st. (R5.2)

ROUND 6. Join with a standing sc in any 1st sc made in any corner ch1 space, *around next st (fpdc, ch1, fpdc), sc in next 6 sts, fphdc around next st, sc in next 6 sts  (R6.1)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st. (R6.2)

ROUND 7. ch2, dc in same st, dc in next st, * in ch1 space (2dc, ch1, 2dc), dc in next 15 sts (R7.1)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last 2dc. Join to 1st dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R7.2)

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