Crochet granny square for flower themed baby girl blanket / Crochet Motif #58

Yarn: weight 4, worsted Hook: 5 mm Size: 6.3 inches, 16 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, Front Post Puff st – Yarn over, insert hook from front to back to front around post of 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, ch 1 to close front post puff stitch, 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 though all 5 loops

ROUND 1. Magic ring (R1.1), ch2 (R1.2), *dc into ring, ch1*(R1.3), repeat ** 8 times. Join to 1st dc with a sl-st. (R1.4)

ROUND 2. ch1sc in same st (R2.1), *ch5skip ch1, 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), * in ch1 space of round 1 (dc, ch1, dc), skip ch5 space of round 2, 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 sc in any sc (R4.1), *ch3, cluster of 4dc in ch5 space of round 2 working in front of ch1 space of round 3 (R4.2)(R4.3), ch3, skip (dc, ch1, dc of round 3), sc in next st of round 3 (R4.4)*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last sc, join standing sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R4.5)

ROUND 5. Join with a standing fpsc around any cluster of 4dc (R5.1), * 3sc in ch3 space, fp puff around next st, 3dc 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 sc in any fpsc of round 4 (R6.1), *sc in next 3 sts, ch1, skip next st, sc in next 4 sts*(R6.2), repeat ** 8 times. Omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st. (R6.3)

ROUND 7. ch1sc in same st, *sc in next 2 sts, hdc in next st, hdc in ch1 space, dc in next 2 sts, tr in next st, in next st (tr, ch2, tr), tr in next st, dc in next 2 sts, hdc in ch1 space, hdc in next st, sc in next sts (R7.1) *, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st. (R7.2)

ROUND 8. ch2dc in same, dc in next 8 sts, *in ch2 space (2dc, ch1, 2dc), dc in next 17 sts*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last 9dc, join to 1st dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

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