Granny Cross In A Square – #CAB 012

Easy – Intermediate
Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing.
Concentration required.

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

LoveCrochet

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
DC – double crochet

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INSTRUCTIONS:

FOUNDATION CHAIN:
Ch 6 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 into 3rd of 3 CH. (16 DC)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

RND 2: Join new color into any ST. CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 2 DC into same space (corner made), CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next ST, CH 2 SKIP 1 ST.
[Work 3 DC into next ST, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next ST, CH 2 SKIP 1 ST.] repeat 3 times
SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH
Fasten off and weave in ends

RND 3: Join new color into the center ST of a corner (2nd DC of 3 DC CLUSTER in same ST). 
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 4 DC into same space (corner made), CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next ST, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST.
[Work 5 DC into next ST, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next ST, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST] repeat 3 times.
SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH
Fasten off and weave in ends

RND 4: Join new color into the center ST of a corner (3rd DC of 5 DC CLUSTER in same ST). 
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 4 DC into same space (corner made), work 1 DC into next 3 STS, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next ST, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next 3 STS.
[Work 5 DC into next ST, work 1 DC into next 3 STS, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next ST, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next 3 STS.] repeat 3 times.
SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH
Fasten off and weave in ends

RND 5: Join new color into the center ST of a corner (3rd DC of 5 DC CLUSTER in same ST). 
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 4 DC into same space (corner made), work 1 DC into next 5 STS, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next ST, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next 5 STS.
[Work 5 DC into next ST, work 1 DC into next 5 STS, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next ST, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next 5 STS.] repeat 3 times.
SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH
Fasten off and weave in ends

RND 6: Join new color into the center ST of a corner (3rd DC of 5 DC CLUSTER in same ST). 
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 4 DC into same space (corner made), work 1 DC into next 7 STS, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next ST, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next 7 STS.
[Work 5 DC into next ST, work 1 DC into next 7 STS, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next ST, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next 7 STS.] repeat 3 times.
SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH
Fasten off and weave in ends

RND 7: Join new color into the center ST of a corner (3rd DC of 5 DC CLUSTER in same ST). 
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 4 DC into same space (corner made), work 1 DC into next 9 STS, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next ST, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next 9 STS.
[Work 5 DC into next ST, work 1 DC into next 9 STS, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next ST, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next 9 STS.] repeat 3 times.
SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH
Fasten off and weave in ends

RND 8: Join new color into the center ST of a corner (3rd DC of 5 DC CLUSTER in same ST). 
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 4 DC into same space (corner made), work 1 DC into next 11 STS, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next ST, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next 11 STS.
[Work 5 DC into next ST, work 1 DC into next 11 STS, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next ST, CH 2, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 DC into next 11 STS.] repeat 3 times.
SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH
Fasten off and weave in ends

RND 9: Join new color into the center ST of a corner (3rd DC of 5 DC CLUSTER in same ST). 
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC, 2 CH, 2 DC into same ST (corner made).
Work 1 DC into each ST, work 2 DC into each 2 CH space of previous round.
Work 2 DC, 2 CH, 2 DC for each corner (into 3rd DC of 5 DC CLUSTER in same ST)
SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH
Fasten off and weave in ends

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