SPIKED ROW GRANNY SQUARE

Spiked Row Granny Square – Free Crochet Pattern

This Spiked Row Granny Square is the 2nd Afghan Block
in the Crochet A Block Afghan 2017 Crochet Along!

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

Yarn: Weight – DK (11 wpi) 3 : Light
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
DC – double crochet

 

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COLORS: A – aran; B – blue; C – grey; D – pink

INSTRUCTIONS:

With B

FOUNDATION RING:
CH 6; join with a SL ST into the first CH to form a ring.

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

Join C into any 3 CH space.

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

Join D into any 3 CH space.

RND 3: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into same 3 CH space – first corner made.
Work 1 DC into next 3 DC; work 1 DC into the  center DC of the 3 DC cluster of RND 1;
work 1 DC into next 3 DC.
*Work [2DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into next 3 CH space; work 1 DC into next 3 DC; work 1 DC into the  center DC of the 3 DC cluster of RND 1; work 1 DC into next 3 DC.
Repeat from * 2 more times. Join with a SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join A into any 2 CH space.

RND 4: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 3 CH; 3 DC] into same space; CH 1;
[SKIP 3 DC; work 3 DC into next DC; CH 1] x 2; SKIP 3 DC.
*Work [3 DC; 3 CH; 3 Dc] into next 3 CH space; CH 1;
[SKIP 3 DC; work 3 DC into next DC; CH 1] x 2; SKIP 3 DC.
Repeat from * 2 more times. CH 1; Join with a SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join B into any 3 CH space.

RND 5: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into same 3 CH space – first corner made.
Work 1 DC into next 3 DC; [work 1 DC into the  center DC of the 3 DC cluster of RND 3;
work 1 DC into next 3 DC] x 3.
*Work [2DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into next 3 CH space; work 1 DC into next 3 DC; [work 1 DC into the  center DC of the 3 DC cluster of RND 3; work 1 DC into next 3 DC] x 3.
Repeat from * 2 more times. Join with a SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join C into any 2 CH space.

RND 6: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 3 CH; 3 DC] into same space; CH 1;
[SKIP 3 DC; work 3 DC into next DC; CH 1] x 4; SKIP 3 DC.
*Work [3 DC; 3 CH; 3 Dc] into next 3 CH space; CH 1;
[SKIP 3 DC; work 3 DC into next DC; CH 1] x 4; SKIP 3 DC.
Repeat from * 2 more times. CH 1; Join with a SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join D into any 3 CH space.

RND 7: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into same 3 CH space – first corner made.
Work 1 DC into next 3 DC; [work 1 DC into the  center DC of the 3 DC cluster of RND 5;
work 1 DC into next 3 DC] x 5.
*Work [2DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into next 3 CH space; work 1 DC into next 3 DC; [work 1 DC into the  center DC of the 3 DC cluster of RND 5; work 1 DC into next 3 DC] x 5.
Repeat from * 2 more times. Join with a SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join A into any 2 CH space.

RND 8: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 3 CH; 3 DC] into same space; CH 1;
[SKIP 3 DC; work 3 DC into next DC; CH 1] x 6; SKIP 3 DC.
*Work [3 DC; 3 CH; 3 Dc] into next 3 CH space; CH 1;
[SKIP 3 DC; work 3 DC into next DC; CH 1] x 6; SKIP 3 DC.
Repeat from * 2 more times. CH 1; Join with a SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

Join B into any 3 CH space.

RND 9: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into same 3 CH space – first corner made.
Work 1 DC into each DC and 1 CH space until next corner.
*Work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into 3 CH corner space; work 1 DC into each DC and 1 CH space until next corner. Repeat from * 2 more times. Join with a SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.

RND 10: CH 1; work 1 SC into each DC of previous round and work 3 SC into each 2 CH corner.
SL ST into first SC worked.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Final Stitch Count = 35 SC on each side PLUS 3 SC in each corner

 When blocked the Spiked Row Granny Square should be approx 9 inches (23 cm).

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