Open Lace Granny Square– #CAB 020

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

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Yarn: medium worsted yarn
Color – 2 colors – color change indicted in pattern

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO USE MORE COLORS – I HAVE INDICATED IN THE PATTERN WHERE A COLOR CHANGE CAN BE DONE!

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
DC – double crochet
TR – treble crochet


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 OPEN LACE GRANNY SQUARE|CROCHET A BLOCK SERIES|CREATIVE CROCHET WORKSHOP

INSTRUCTIONS:

FOUNDATION RING:
CH 8 and join with a SL ST into first CH to form a ring

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RND 1: CH 3(counts as DC), work 2 DC into ring; CH 5;
*Work 3 DC into ring, CH 5.
Repeat from * 3 more times, join with a SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.

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RND 2: (OPTIONAL – IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO USE A NEW COLOR – FASTEN OFF AND REJOIN YARN INTO THE 5 CH SPACE AND CONTINUE FROM #)
SL ST into next 2 DC and into next 5 CH space;
#CH 3(counts as 1 DC);
work [2DC, 5 CH, 3 DC] into same space;
*CH 3, work [3 DC, 5 CH, 3 DC] into next 5 CH space.
Repeat from * two more times, CH 3; join with a SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH

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RND 3: CH 3 (counts as Dc), work 1 DC into each of next 2 DC;
*work [3 DC, 5 CH, 3 DC] into next 5 Ch space;
work 1 DC into each of next 3 DC, CH 3; work 1 DC into next 3 CH space, CH 3;
work 1 DC into each of next 3 DC.
Repeat from * two more times.
Work [3 DC, 5 CH, 3 DC] into next 5 Ch space;
work 1 DC into each of next 3 DC, CH 3; work 1 DC into next 3 CH space, CH 3; join with a SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.

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RND 4:  (OPTIONAL – IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO USE A NEW COLOR – FASTEN OFF AND REJOIN INTO THE 3RD DC FROM THE CORNER AND CONTINUE FROM #)
SL ST into next 3 DC, #CH 3 (counts as DC);
work 1 DC into each of next 2 DC;
*work [3 DC, 5 CH, 3 DC] into next 5 CH space, work 1 DC into next 3 DC, CH 3;
work [ 1 SC into next 3 CH space, CH 3] x 2;
SKIP next 3 DC, work 1 DC into next 3 DC.
Repeat from * two more times.
Work [3 DC, 5 CH, 3 DC] into next 5 CH space, work 1 DC into next 3 DC, CH 3;
work [ 1 SC into next 3 CH space, CH 3] x 2;
join with a SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.

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RND 5: CH 3 (counts as DC), work 1 DC into next 2 DC;
CH 2, SKIP 3 DC;
*work [3 DC, 5 CH, 3 DC] into next 5 CH space, CH 2, SKIP next 3 DC;
work 1 DC into next 3 DC;
work [2 DC into next 3 CH space, CH 1] x 2;
work 2 DC into next 3 CH space;
work 1 DC into next 3 DC, CH 2.
Repeat from * two more times.
Work [3 DC, 5 CH, 3 DC] into next 5 CH space, CH 2, SKIP next 3 DC;
work 1 DC into next 3 DC;
work [2 DC into next 3 CH space, CH 1] x 2;
work 2 DC into next 3 CH space; join with a SL ST into 3 rd of 3 CH.

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RND 6:  (OPTIONAL – IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO USE A NEW COLOR – FASTEN OFF AND REJOIN YARN INTO THE 2 CH SPACE AND CONTINUE FROM #)
SL ST into next 2 DC and into next 2 CH space;
#CH 3 (counts as DC), work 2 DC into same 2 CH space;
SKIP next 3 DC;
*work [3 DC, CH 5, 3 DC] into next 5 CH space, CH 2, SKIP next 3 DC;
work 3 DC into next 2 CH space, CH 3;
SKIP next 3 DC;
work [1 DC into next 2 DC, CH 1], x 2, work 1 DC into next 2 DC, CH 3;
SKIP next 3 DC; work 3 DC into next 2 CH space, CH 2.
Repeat from * two more times.
Work [3 DC, CH 5, 3 DC] into next 5 CH space, CH 2, SKIP next 3 DC;
work 3 DC into next 2 CH space, CH 3;
SKIP next 3 DC;
work [1 DC into next 2 DC, CH 1], x 2, work 1 DC into next 2 DC, CH 3;
SKIP next 3 DC; join with a SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
RND 7: CH 3 (counts as DC), work 1 DC into next 2 DC, work 2 DC into next 2 CH space;
*work 1 DC into next 3 DC;
work [1 DC, CH 1, 1 TR, CH 1, 1 DC] into 5 CH space; work 1 DC into next 3 DC;
work 2 DC into next 2 CH space, work 1 DC into next 3 DC, work 3 DC into next 3 CH space;
work [1 DC into next 2 DC, work 1 DC into 1 CH space] x 2;
work 1 DC into next 2 DC, work 3 DC into next 3 CH space;
work 2 DC into next 2 CH space.
Repeat from * two more times.
Work 1 DC into next 3 DC;
work [1 DC, CH 1, 1 TR, CH 1, 1 DC] into 5 CH space; work 1 DC into next 3 DC;
work 2 DC into next 2 CH space, work 1 DC into next 3 DC, work 3 DC into next 3 CH space;
work [1 DC into next 2 DC, work 1 DC into 1 CH space] x 2;
work 1 DC into next 2 DC, work 3 DC into next 3 CH space, join with a SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends

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RND 8: join new color in any corner TR.
CH 1, work 3 SC into same ST;
work 1 SC into each ST until next corner TR.
*Work 3 SC into TR, work 1 SC into each ST until next corner TR.
Repeat from * 2 more times, join with a SL ST into first SC made.
Fasten off and weave in ends

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