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Crochet granny square pattern / Motif #156

Yarn: weight 2, fine, Hook: 3mm, Size: 15 cm / 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 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, clusters 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 times in the same stitch or space. 4 loops on hook. Yarn over and pull through all 4 loops, 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.

ROUND 1 (Color A). Slip knot, ch3, insert hook into 1st chain, yarn over and pull through to form a ring, ch2, 16dc into the ring. Join to 1st dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 2 (Color A). ch1 (does not count as stitch), fphdc around same st, *ch1, fphdc around next st*, repeat ** 16 times, omit last fphdc. Join to 1st fphdc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 3 (Color B). Working behind round 2 tr in any dc of round 1, *ch1, cluster of 3tr in ch1 space of round 2, ch1, working in behind round 2 tr in next dc of round 1*, repeat ** 16 times, omit last tr. Join to standing tr with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 4 (Color C). Join with a standing fpsc around any cluster, *fp puff st around next tr, fpsc around next cluster*, repeat ** 16 times, omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st.

ROUND 5 (Color C). ch1 (does not count as stitch), sc in same st, *skip fp puff st, 9dc in next st, skip fp puff st, sc in next st*, repeat ** 8 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 bpsc around any 5th dc, *ch1, bpsc around next 4 sts, ch1, skip next st, bpsc around next 4 sts, ch1, bpsc around next st*, repeat ** 8 times, omit last bpsc. Join to standing bpsc with a sl-st.

ROUND 7 (Color B). ch1 (does not count as stitch), fpsc around same st, *sc in ch1 space, ch1, skip next 4 sts, in ch1 space (cluster of 2tr, ch2, cluster of 2tr, ch2, cluster of 2tr), ch1, skip next 4 sts, sc in ch1 space, fpsc around next st, sc in ch1 space, sc in next 2 sts, ch1, skip next 2 sts, cluster of 3dc in ch1 space, ch1, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts, sc in ch1 space, fpsc around next st*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last fpsc. Join to 1st fpsc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.

ROUND 8 (Color A). Join with a standing fpsc around any cluster of 3dc, *sc in ch1 space, blsc in next 5 sts, hdc in ch1 space, fphdc around next st, 3hdc in ch2 space, around next st (fpdc, ch1, fpdc), 3hdc in ch2 space, fphdc around next st, hdc in ch1 space, blsc in next 5 sts, sc in ch1 space, fpsc around next st*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st.

ROUND 9 (Color A). ch1 (does not count as stitch), sc in same st, *sc in next 10 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, in ch1 space (2hdc, ch1, 2hdc), hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 11 sts*, repeat ** 4 times, omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends.