Bold Cluster Square– #CAB 019

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

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 – treble crochet
CL – see special stitches

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INSTRUCTIONS:

SPECIAL STITCH:
CL(cluster): Work 3 DC STS into the same ST, leaving the last loop of each ST on the hook each time, yarn over hook and pull through all 4 loops on your hook.

Make a magic circle
RND 1: CH 4 (counts as 1 TR);
*Work 5 DC into ring, work 1 TR into ring.
Repeat from * two more times;
work 5 DC into ring.
SL ST into 4th CH of 4 CH, changing color.

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RND 2: CH 5 (counts as 1 DC and 2 CH); work 1 DC into same ST;
*[CH 1, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 CL into next ST] twice;
CH 1, SKIP next ST; [work 1 DC, 2 CH, 1 DC ] into corner TR;
Repeat from * two more times;
[CH 1, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 CL into next ST] twice; SL ST into 3rd CH of 5 CH
Fasten off and weave in ends

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RND 3: join new color in any 2 CH space;
CH 1, *[work 1 SC, 1 HDC, 1 SC] into 2 CH space;
[work 1 SC into next ST, work 1 DC over the next 1 CH space and into the corresponding ST from RND 1] x 3 , work 1 SC into next ST.
Repeat from * 3 more times, join with a SL ST into first SC worked.
Fasten off and weave in ends

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RND 4: join new color in any corner HDC;
CH 1, *[work 1 SC, 1 HDC, 1 SC] into HDC, work 1 SC into every ST to next HDC.
Repeat from * 3 more times, join with a SL ST into first SC worked.
Fasten off and weave in ends

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RND 5: join new color into any corner HDC;
CH 5 (counts as 1 DC and 2 CH); work 1 DC into same ST;
*[CH 1, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 CL into next ST] five times;
CH 1, SKIP next ST; [work 1 DC, 2 CH, 1 DC ] into corner TR;
Repeat from * two more times;
[CH 1, SKIP 1 ST, work 1 CL into next ST] five times; SL ST into 3rd CH of 5 CH
Fasten off and weave in ends

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RND 6: join new color in any 2 CH space;
CH 1, *[work 1 SC, 1 HDC, 1 SC] into 2 CH space;
[work 1 SC into next ST, work 1 DC over the next 1 CH space and into the corresponding ST from RND 4] x 6, work 1 SC into next ST.
Repeat from * 3 more times, join with a SL ST into first SC worked.
Fasten off and weave in ends

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RND 7: join new color in any corner HDC;
CH 1, *[work 1 SC, 1 HDC, 1 SC] into HDC, work 1 SC into every ST to next HDC.
Repeat from * 3 more times, join with a SL ST into first SC worked.
Fasten off and weave in ends

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RND 8: join new color in any corner HDC;
CH 5 (counts as 1 DC and 2 CH); work 1 DC into same ST;
work 1 DC into each ST until next HDC;
*work [1DC, 2 CH, 1 DC] into HDC, work 1 DC into each ST until next HDC.
Repeat from * two more times. SL ST into 3rd CH of 5 CH
Fasten off and weave in ends

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RND 9: join new color in any corner 2 CH space
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); CH 2, work 1 DC into same ST;
work 1 DC into each ST until next 2 CH corner space;
*work [1DC, 2 CH, 1 DC] into corner,  work 1 DC into each ST until next corner.
Repeat from * two more times. SL ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends

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RND 10: repeat RND 9

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RND 11: repeat RND 9 – BUT work 2 DC, 2 CH, 2 DC into each corner.

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