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Crochet granny square pattern / Motif #128

Yarn: weight 2, fine, Hook: 3mm, Size: 22 cm / 8.6 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, clusters 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, clusters 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, clusters 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, 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 ch1. Ch1 counts as a part of popcorn st.

ROUND 1 (Color A). Slip knot, ch3, insert hook into 1st chain, yarn over and pull through to form a ring, ch2, cluster of 2dc into the ring (ch2 + cluster of 2dc counts as cluster of 3dc). *ch4, cluster of 3dc into the ring*, repeat ** 3 times, ch4. Join to 1st cluster with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 2 (Color B). Join with a standing popcorn in any ch4 space, *ch3, skip next st, in ch4 space (popcorn, ch3, popcorn)*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last popcorn. Join to standing popcorn with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 3 (Color C). Join with a standing fpsc around any 2nd popcorn made in same ch4 space, *ch2, skip ch3 space, fpsc around next popcorn, in ch3 space (hdc, 9dc, hdc), fpsc around next popcorn*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 4 (Color A). Join with a standing tblsc in any 5th dc, *2tblsc in next st, tblsc in next 3 sts, ch2, cluster of 3dc in ch3 space of round 2 and ch2 space of round 3 together, ch2, tblsc in 1st dc of next 9dc group, tblsc in next 2 sts, 2tblsc in next st, tblsc in next st*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last tblsc. Join to standing tblsc with a sl-st.

ROUND 5 (Color A). ch1 (does not count as stitch), sc in same st, *sc in next 2 sts, sc in next st, skip next 3 sts, in ch2 space (cluster of 2tr, ch1, cluster of 2tr), ch1, cluster of 2tr in next st, ch1, in ch2 space (cluster of 2tr, ch1, cluster of 2tr), skip next 3 sts, sc in next st, 2sc in next st, sc in next st*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 6 (Color B). Join with a standing popcorn in ch1 space before the last cluster of 2tr, *ch2, skip next 4 sts, in next st (cluster of 2dc, ch2, cluster of 2dc), ch2, skip next 4 sts, popcorn in ch1 space , {ch2, skip next st, popcorn in ch1 space} 4 times*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last popcorn. Join to standing popcorn with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 7 (Color C). Join with a standing fpsc around 3rd popcorn, *{3sc in ch2 space, fpsc around next popcorn} 2 times, skip ch2 space, fpdc around next st, 9dc in ch2 space, fpdc around next st, skip ch2 space, fpsc around popcorn, {3sc in ch2 space, fpsc around popcorn} 2 times*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st.

ROUND 8 (Color C). ch1 (does not count as stitch), sc in same st, *sc in next 3 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, skip next 3 sts, cluster of 2dc in next st, {ch1, cluster of 2dc in next st} 8 times, skip next 3 sts, sc in next 2 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 9 (Color A). Join with a standing fpdc around any last cluster, *skip next 2 sts, sc in next 11 sts, skip next 2 sts, fpdc around 1st cluster, {2dc in ch1 space, fpdc around next cluster} 8 times*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last fpdc. Join to standing fpdc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 10 (Color B). Join with a standing cluster of 3dc in any last sc, *ch2, skip next 3 sts, tblsc in next 6 sts, 2tblsc in next st, tblsc in next 5 sts, 2tblsc in next st, tblsc in next 6 sts, ch2, skip next 3 sts, cluster of 3dc in next st, {ch1, skip next st, cluster of 3dc in next st} 5 times*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last cluster. Join to standing cluster of 3dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 11 (Color C). Join with a standing fpsc around any 3rd cluster, *{sc in ch1 space, fpsc around next st} 2 times, hdc in ch1 space, fphdc around next st, 2hdc in ch2 space, hdc in next 7 sts, 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 next 7 sts, 2hdc in ch2 space, fphdc around next st, hdc in ch1 space, fpsc around next st, sc in ch1 space, fpsc around next st*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st.

ROUND 12 (Color C). ch1 (does not count as stitch), sc in same st, *sc in next 15 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, in ch2 space (2hdc, ch2, 2hdc), hdc in next 4 sts, sc in next 14 sts*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

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