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366 days of granny squares / Day 141

Yarn: weight 2, fine, Hook: 3mm, Size: 18.5 cm / 7.25 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, puff st – Yarn over, insert hook into indicated st, yarn over and pull up a loop, repeat 3 more times, 9 loops on hook, yarn over and pull through all 9 loops, ch1 to close puff stitch.

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), *dc into ring, ch1*, repeat ** 8 times. Join to 1st dc with a sl-st. Stitch count: 8 dc, 8 ch1 spaces

ROUND 2 (Color A). ch2 (does not count as stitch), fpdc around same st, *ch3, skip ch1 space, fpdc around next st*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last fpdc. Join to 1st fpdc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. Stitch count: 8 fpdc, 8 ch3 spaces

ROUND 3 (Color B). Join with a standing bpsc around any fpdc, *ch2, working in front of round 2 puff st in ch1 space of round 1, ch2, skip ch3 of round 2, bpsc around next st*, repeat ** 8 times, omit last bpsc. Join to standing bpsc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. Stitch count: 8 bpsc, 8 puff st, 16 ch2 spaces

ROUND 4 (Color C). Join with a standing fpsc around any bpsc, *in ch2 (sc, hdc), fpdc around next st, 2dc in ch2 space, around next st (fptr, ch2, fptr), 2dc in ch2 space, fpdc around next st, in ch2 space (hdc, sc), fpsc around next st*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st. Stitch count: 4 bpsc, 4 sc, 16 ch2 spaces, 8 cluster of 3dc

ROUND 5 (Color C). ch1 (does not count as stitch), sc in same st, *sc in next 3 sts, skip next 3 sts, in ch2 space (cluster of 2tr, {ch2, cluster of 2tr} 5 times), skip next 3 sts, sc in next 4 sts*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. Stitch count: 28 sc, 20 ch2 spaces, 24 cluster of 2tr

ROUND 6 (Color D). Join with a standing fpsc around any 6th cluster, *3sc in ch2 space, fpsc around next st, skip next 3 sts, in next st (dc, {ch1, dc} 4 times), skip next 3 sts, fpsc around next st, {3sc in ch2 space, fpsc around next st} 4 times*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st. Stitch count: 60 sc, 24 fpsc, 20 dc, 16 ch1 spaces

ROUND 7 (Color D). ch1 (does not count as stitch), hdc in same st, *skip next 5 sts, cluster of 2tr in ch1 space, {ch1, skip next st, in ch1 space (cluster of 2dc, ch1, cluster of 2dc)} 2 times, ch1, skip next st, cluster of 2tr in ch1 space, skip next 5 sts, [hdc in next 2 sts, 2hdc in next st] 2 times, hdc in next st, {2hdc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts} 2 times*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last hdc. Join to 1st hdc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. Stitch count: 68 hdc, 16 cluster of 2dc, 8 cluster of 2tr, 20 ch1 spaces

ROUND 8 (Color B). Join with a standing sc in ch2 space between two group of (cluster of 2dc, ch1, cluster of 2dc), *{fpsc around next st, sc in ch1 space} 2 times, fpsc around next st, tblsc in next 5 sts, tblhdc in next 2 sts, tbldc in next st, in next st (tbldc, ch2, tbldc), tbldc in next st, tblhdc in next 2 sts, tblsc in next 5 sts, [fpsc around next st, sc in ch1 space] 3 times*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st. Stitch count: 20 sc, 24 fpsc, 40 tblsc, 16 tblhdc, 16 tbldc, 4 ch2 spaces

ROUND 9 (Color B). ch1 (does not count as stitch), sc in same st, *sc in next st, hdc in next 3 sts, dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 8 sts, in ch2 space (3hdc, ch2, 3hdc), hdc in next 8 sts, dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 3 sts, sc in next 2 sts*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. Stitch count: 12 sc, 112 hdc, 16 dc, 4 ch2 spaces