Circle In A Square – #CAB 010

Easy – Intermediate
Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing.

LoveCrochet

Yarn: medium worsted yarn
Color – 4 colors – color change indicted in pattern

Hook: 4.00 mm

Size: 23 cm x 23 cm (approx. 9 inches)

Notes:
Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect

I use US Crochet stitch terminology

Abbreviations:
CH – chain
SL ST – slip stitch
SC – single crochet
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet
TR = triple crochet

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INSTRUCTIONS:

FOUNDATION CHAIN:
Ch 4 and join with a SL ST to form a ring
RND 1: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 15 DC into ring, join with a SL ST to top of 3rd CH of 3 CH (16 DC)
RND 2: SL ST into space in-between 3 CH and next DC of previous round, CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into same space. Work 2 DC into each space between DC of previous round (32 DC)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

RND 3: Join new color into any DC
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into same space, work 1 DC into next DC. *Work 2 DC into next DC, work 1 DC into next DC. Repeat from * until end of round. SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH
Fasten off and weave in ends.

RND 4: Join new color into any DC

CH 4 (counts as 1 TR), work [2 DC, CH 2, 2 DC, 1 TR] into same space. *SKIP next 2 STS, work 1 HDC into next 2 STS, work 1 SC into next 3 STS, work 1 HDC into next 2 STS, SKIP next 2 STS, work [1 TR, 2 DC, CH 2, 2 DC, 1 TR] into next space. Repeat from * twice more.
SKIP next 2 STS, work 1 HDC into next 2 STS, work 1 SC into next 3 STS, work 1 HDC into next 2 STS, SKIP next 2 STS, join with a SL ST into 4th CH of 4 CH
Fasten off and weave in ends.

RND 5: Join new color into any 2 CH corner space.

CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work [2 TR, CH 2, 2 TR, 1 DC] into same space. *Work 1 DC into each ST, work [1 DC, 2 TR, CH 2, 2 TR, 1 DC into next 2 CH corner space. Repeat from * twice more.
Work 1 DC into each ST, SL ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

RND 6: Join new color into any 2 CH corner space.

CH 3 (counts as 1DC), , work [1 DC, CH 2, 2 DC] into same space. *Work 1 DC into each ST, work [2 DC, CH 2, 2 DC] into next 2 CH corner space. Repeat from * twice more. Work 1 DC into each ST, SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

RND 7: Join new color into any 2 CH corner space.

CH 3 (counts as 1DC), , work [1 DC, CH 2, 2 DC] into same space. *Work 1 DC into each ST, work [2 DC, CH 2, 2 DC] into next 2 CH corner space. Repeat from * twice more. Work 1 DC into each ST, SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends

RND 8: Join new color into any 2 CH corner space.

CH 3 (counts as 1DC), , work [1 DC, CH 2, 2 DC] into same space. *Work 1 DC into each ST, work [2 DC, CH 2, 2 DC] into next 2 CH corner space. Repeat from * twice more. Work 1 DC into each ST, SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends
RND 9: Join new color into any 2 CH corner space.
CH 1, work 3 SC into corner space, work 1 SC into each ST all around – work 3 SC into each 2 CH corner space. SL ST into first SC.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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  1. I just want to tell you I LOVE the picture in the upper left with you and your daughter with the parasol. It makes me smile every time I see it. Thank you for all of your CALs and designs 🙂

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