Granny Shell Striped Square– #CAB 027

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

LoveCrochet

Yarn: medium worsted yarn
Color – 3 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
DC – double crochet

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GRANNY SHELL STRIPED SQUARE|CROCHET A BLOCK SERIES|CREATIVE CROCHET WORKHOP

INSTRUCTIONS:

FOUNDATION RING:
CH 6, SL ST INTO 1st CH to form a ring

RND 1: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 2 DC into ring, CH 2;
*Work 3 DC into ring, CH 2. Repeat from * twice more, SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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

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

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RND 4: Join new color into any 2 CH space;
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC,) work 1 DC, CH 2, 2 DC into same 2 CH space;
work 1 DC into next 9 DC;
*Work [2 DC, 2 CH, 2 DC] into 2 CH space, work 1 DC into next 9 DC.
Repeat from * twice more. SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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RND 5: Join new color into any 2 CH space;
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 2 DC, CH 2, 3 DC into same 2 CH space;
SKIP next 3 DC, work 3 DC into next DC;
SKIP next 2 DC, work 3 DC into next DC, SKIP 2 DC;
work 3 DC into next DC, SKIP 3 DC.
*Work [3 DC, 2 CH, 3 DC] into 2 CH space;
SKIP 3 DC, work 3 DC into next DC;
SKIP next 2 DC, work 3 DC into next DC, SKIP 2 DC,
work 3 DC into next DC, SKIP 3 DC.
Repeat from * twice more, SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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RND 6: Join new color into any 2 CH space;
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC,) work 1 DC, CH 2, 2 DC into same 2 CH space;
work 1 DC into next 15 DC;
*Work [2 DC, 2 CH, 2 DC] into 2 CH space, work 1 DC into next 15 DC.
Repeat from * twice more. SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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RND 7: Join new color into any 2 CH space;
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 2 DC, CH 2, 3 DC into same 2 CH space;
SKIP next 3 DC, work 3 DC into next DC;
[SKIP next 2 DC, work 3 DC into next DC, SKIP 2 DC;
work 3 DC into next DC] x 2;
SKIP 3 DC;
*Work [3 DC, 2 CH, 3 DC] into 2 CH space;
SKIP 3 DC, work 3 DC into next DC;
[SKIP next 2 DC, work 3 DC into next DC, SKIP 2 DC,
work 3 DC into next DC] x 2;
SKIP 3 DC.
Repeat from * twice more, SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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RND 8: Join new color into any 2 CH space;
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC,) work 1 DC, CH 2, 2 DC into same 2 CH space;
work 1 DC into next 18 DC;
*Work [2 DC, 2 CH, 2 DC] into 2 CH space, work 1 DC into next 18 DC.
Repeat from * twice more. SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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RND 9: Join new color into any 2 CH space;
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 2 DC, CH 2, 3 DC into same 2 CH space;
SKIP next 3 DC, work 3 DC into next DC;
[SKIP next 2 DC, work 3 DC into next DC, SKIP 2 DC;
work 3 DC into next DC] x 3;
SKIP 3 DC;
*Work [3 DC, 2 CH, 3 DC] into 2 CH space;
SKIP 3 DC, work 3 DC into next DC;
[SKIP next 2 DC, work 3 DC into next DC, SKIP 2 DC,
work 3 DC into next DC] x 3;
SKIP 3 DC.
Repeat from * twice more, SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH.

RND 10: CH 1, work 1 SC into same ST, work 1 SC into each DC of previous round and 3 SC into each corner 2 CH space.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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