Crochet Afghan Block / Crochet Motif #74

YARN: weight 4, worsted. HOOK: 5 mm. SIZE: 11.8 inches, 30 cm,

YARN: weight 3, DK. HOOK: 4 mm. SIZE: 8.85 inches, 22.5 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, cluster of 4dc – yarn over, insert hook into indicated stitch or space, yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and through 2 loops. Repeat 3 more times in same stitch or space. 5 loops on hook. Yarn over and pull through all 5 loops

ROUND 1. Magic ring (R1.1), ch2 (R1.2)16dc into ring (R1.3), join to 1st dc with a sl-st. (R1.4)

ROUND 2. ch1, sc in same st (R2.1), *ch6, skip next, sc in next st (R2.2)*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R2.3)

ROUND 3. Join with a standing sc in any sc (R3.1), *fptr around skipped dc of round 1, sc in ch6 space of round 2, fptr around same skipped dc of round 1, sc in next st of round 2 (R3.2)*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R3.3)

ROUND 4. Join with a standing bpsc around any 2nd fptr (R4.1), *ch3, skip next st, ch3, cluster of 4dc in next st, ch3, bpsc around next st (R4.2)*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last bpsc. Join to standing bpsc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R4.3)

ROUND 5. Join with a standing fpsc around any cluster of 4dc (R5.1), *4sc in ch3 space, fpdc around skipped sc of round 3, skip (next st, ch3 space and next st of round 4), 4sc in ch3 space, fpsc around next st (R5.2)*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R5.3)

ROUND 6. Join with a standing bpsc around any cluster of 4dc of round 4 (R6.1), *7dc in skipped ch3 space of round 4, bpsc around next cluster of 4dc of round 4, ch2, sc in next skipped ch3 space of round 4, ch2, bpsc around next cluster of 4dc of round 4 (R6.2)(R6.3), repeat ** 4 times. Omit last bpsc. Join to standing bpsc with a sl-st. (R6.4)

ROUND 7. ch2, cluster of 4dc in same st (R7.1), *skip next st, ch1, cluster of 4dc in next st, ch1, cluster of 4dc in next st, ch2, cluster of 4dc in next st, ch2, cluster of 4dc in next st, ch1, cluster of 4dc in next st, ch1, skip next st, cluster of 4dc in next st, ch2, skip ch2 space, fpdc around next st, ch2, skip ch2 space, cluster of 4dc in next st (R7.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last cluster of 4dc. Join to 1st cluster of 4dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R7.3)

ROUND 8. Join with a standing fpsc around any cluster of 4dc made before (ch2, fpdc, ch2), *ch5, skip (ch2, next st, ch2), (fpsc around next st, sc in ch1 space) 2 times, fpsc around next st, in ch2 space (sc, hdc, dc), fpdc around next st, in ch2 space (dc, hdc, sc), (fpsc around next st, sc in ch1 space) 2 times, fpsc around next st *(R8.1), repeat ** 4 times. Omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R8.2)

ROUND 9. Join with a standing sc in any fpdc, *sc in next 8 sts, fptr around skipped fpdc of round 7, 3dc in ch5 space, fptr around same skipped fpdc of round 7, sc in next 8 sts, in next st (sc, ch1, sc)(R9.1)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R9.2)

ROUND 10. Join with a standing bpsc around any fpdc of round 8 (R10.1), *ch3, skip next 3 sts of round 9 after ch1 space, sc in next 4 sts, skip next 2 sts, bptr around next st, ch1, cluster of 4dc in next st, (ch2, cluster of 4dc in next st) 2 times, ch1, bptr around next st, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 4 sts, ch3, skip next 3 sts and ch1 space, bpsc around fpdc of round 8 (R10.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last bpsc. Join to standing bpsc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R10.3)

ROUND 11. Join with a standing fpsc around any 2nd cluster of 4dc (R11.1), *3sc in ch2 space, fpsc around next st, sc in ch1 space, 3fpdc around next st, skip next st, sc in 3 sts, sc in 1st skipped st of round 9, ch4, sc in last skipped st of round 9, skip (ch3, bpsc, ch3 of round 10), sc in next 3 sts, skip next st, 3fpdc around next st, sc in ch1 space, fpsc around next st, 3sc in ch3 space, fpsc around next st (R11.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R11.3)

ROUND 12. Join with a standing sc in any fpsc made around 2nd cluster of 4dc, *ch2, skip next 2 sts, (cluster of 4dc in next st, ch2) 3 times, skip next 3 sts, sc in next 4 sts, sc in 1st free skipped sc of round 9, ch2, sc in last free skipped st of round 9, skip ch4 space of round 11, sc in next 4 sts, skip next 3 sts, (ch2, cluster of 4dc in next st) 3 times, ch2, skip next 2 sts, sc in next st (R12.1), repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R12.2)

ROUND 13. Join with a standing sc in any sc between ch2 spaces (R13.1), *dc in 1st skipped st of round 11, skip ch2 space, (fpsc around next st, 2sc in ch2 space) 3 times, sc in next 5 sts, ch2, skip ch2 space, sc in next 5 sts, (2sc in ch2 space, fpsc around next st) 3 times, dc in 2nd skipped st of round 11 after cluster of 4dc, skip ch2 space, sc in next st (R13.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R13.3)

ROUND 14. Join with a standing sc in any sc made between two dc (R14.1), *sc in next 4 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, skip next st, hdc in next 5 sts, 2dc in ch1 space of round 9, skip ch2 space, hdc in next 5 sts, skip next st, sc in next 4 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts *(R14.2), repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st. (R14.3)

ROUND 15. ch2, dc in same st, *dc in next 3 sts, hdc in next st, 2sc in next st, sc in 22 sts, 2sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in next 4 sts (R15.1), repeat ** 4 times. Omit last dc. Join to 1st dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R15.2)

ROUND 16. Join with a standing sc in any 24th sc (R16.1), *ch2, skip next 2 sts, bpsc around next st, ch2, skip next st, bpdc around next st, ch3, skip next st, bptr around next st, ch3, skip next st, bpdc around next st, ch2, skip next st, bpsc around next st, (ch2, skip next 2 sts, sc in next st) 8 times (R16.2), repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R16.3)

ROUND 17. Join with a standing hdc in any skipped sc of round 15 before hdc (R17.1), *skip bpsc of round 16, 2sc in ch2 space, fpsc around next st, 4sc in ch3 space, fpsc around next st, 4sc in ch3 space, fpsc around next st, 2sc in ch2 space, skip next st, hdc in 1st skipped sc of round 15 after hdc, hdc in next st, skip ch2 space of round 16, (fpsc around next st of round 16, skip ch2 space, hdc in 2 skipped sts of round 15) 8 times (R17.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last hdc. Join to standing hdc with a sl-st. (R17.3)

ROUND 18. ch1, sc in same st, sc in next 6 sts (R18.1), *hdc in next st, in next st (2dc, ch1, 2dc), hdc in next st, sc in next 38 sts (R18.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last 7 sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R18.3)

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