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Crochet granny square pattern / Crochet Motif #112

Yarn: weight 4, worsted Hook: 5 mm Size: 11 inches, 28 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, 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 the same stitch or space. 3 loops on hook. Yarn over and pull through all 3 loops. Cluster of 3dc -Yarn over, insert hook into indicated stitch or space, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops. Repeat twice more in the same stitch or space. 4 loops on hook. Yarn over and pull through all 4 loops. Popcorn – 5dc in same st, remove hook from loop and insert from front to back of 1st dc and into a dropped loop and pull through. To close popcorn ch 1. Ch 1 counts as a part of popcorn st. 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 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 in the same stitch or space. 4 loops on the hook. Yarn over and pull through all 4 loops.

ROUND 1. Slip knot (R1.1), ch4 (R1.2)insert hook into 1st chain (R1.3), yarn over and pull through to form a ring (R1.4)ch2 (R1.5), *dc into ring, ch1*, repeat ** 8 times. Join to 1st dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R1.6)

ROUND 2. Join with a standing fpdc around any dc (R2.1), *ch3, skip ch1, fpdc around next st (R2.2)*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last fpdc. Join to standing fpdc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R2.3)

ROUND 3. Join with a standing bpsc around any fpdc (R3.1), *ch2, working in front of ch3 space cluster of 3tr in skipped ch1 space of round 1, ch2, skip ch3 space of round 2, bpsc around next st (R3.2)*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last bpsc. Join to standing bpsc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R3.3)

ROUND 4. Join with a standing popcorn in any ch2 space after cluster of 3tr (R4.1), *ch3, skip next st, popcorn in ch2 space (R4.2)*, repeat ** 16 times. Omit last popcorn. Join to standing popcorn with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R4.3)

ROUND 5. Join with a standing fpsc around any popcorn made in ch2 space before cluster of 3tr (R5.1), *ch1, fptr around cluster of 3tr of round 3, ch1, skip ch3 space of round 4, fpsc around next popcorn (R5.3), ch1, fptr around bpsc of round 3, ch1, skip ch3 space of round 4, fpsc around next popcorn (R5.3)*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st. (R5.4)

ROUND 6. ch1, sc in same st (R6.1), *skip ch1 space, 5hdc in next st, skip ch1 space, sc in next st (R6.2)*, repeat ** 16 times. Omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R6.3)

ROUND 7. Join with a standing sc in any ch3 space of round 4 after popcorn made in ch2 space of round 3 before cluster of 3tr (R7.1), *working in round 4 in back of round 5 and 6 fpsc around next st, in ch3 space (2sc, hdc), fphdc around next st, in ch3 space (2dc, tr, ch1, tr, 2dc), fphdc around next st, in ch3 space (hdc, 2sc), fpsc around next st, 3sc in ch3 space (R7.2)(R7.3)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st. (R7.4)

ROUND 8. ch2, dc in same st, dc in next 8 sts, *in ch1 space (2dc, ch1, 2dc), dc in next 19 sts*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last 9dc. Join to 1st dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R8.1)

ROUND 9. Join with a standing sc in any corner ch1 space, ch1, sc in same space (R9.1), *sc in next 23 sts, in ch1 space (sc, ch1, sc(R9.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc, ch1, sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st. (R9.2)

ROUND 10. ch2, cluster of 2dc in same st (R10.1), *ch2, cluster of 3tr in ch1 space, ch2, cluster of 3dc in next st, (ch3, skip next 3 sts, cluster of 3dc in next st) 6 times (R10.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last cluster of 3dc. Join to 1st cluster of 2dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R10.3)

ROUND 11. Join with a standing sc in any ch2 space before corner cluster of 3tr (R11.1), *around next st (fphdc, ch1, fphdc), 2sc in ch2 space, fpsc around next st (R11.2), (sc in ch3 space, working in front of same ch3 space cluster of 2tr in 2nd skipped st of round 9, sc in same ch3 space of round 10, fpsc around next st (R11.3)) 6 times, 2sc in ch2 space (R11.4)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st. (R11.5)

ROUND 12. ch2, dc in same st, dc in next st, *in ch1 space (2dc, ch1, 2dc), dc in next 31 sts*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last dc. Join to 1st dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R12.1)

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