FOUR HEART PETAL GRANNY SQUARE

Four Heart Petal Granny Square | Creative Crochet Workshop This Four Heart Petal Granny Square is the 27th Afghan Block in the Crochet A Block Afghan 2017 Crochet Along!@creativecrochetworkshop

FOUR HEART PETAL GRANNY SQUARE

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Four Heart Petal Granny Square
– Free Crochet Pattern

This Four Heart Petal Granny Square is the 27th Afghan Block
in the Crochet A Block Afghan 2017 Crochet Along!

Four Heart Petal Granny Square | Creative Crochet Workshop This Four Heart Petal Granny Square is the 27th Afghan Block in the Crochet A Block Afghan 2017 Crochet Along!@creativecrochetworkshop

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Easy
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
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet

Special Stitches:
DC2tog: work 2 DC stitches together (decrease)

The FIRST DC2tog of a ROUND:
SC in JOINING ST, CH 1 (shortened FIRST-DC made);
yarn over; insert hook into next st;
yarn over; draw up a loop;
(yarn over; draw thru 2 loops on hook) TWICE.

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Four Heart Petal Granny Square | Creative Crochet Workshop This Four Heart Petal Granny Square is the 27th Afghan Block in the Crochet A Block Afghan 2017 Crochet Along!@creativecrochetworkshop

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

INSTRUCTIONS:

With color C

CH 6; SL ST into first CH to form a ring

RND 1: CH 1; work 1 SC into ring (12 SC); SL ST into first SC worked.

NOTE: the instructions for RND 2 say corners – but this is NOT the corners for the square itself – it is just to make the instructions easier to understand.

RND 2: *CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 4 DC into SAME SC;
CH 3 (first corner made); SKIP 2 SC;
*work 5 DC into next SC; CH 3 (next corner made); SKIP 2 SC.
Repeat from * 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(4 x 3 CH corner spaces; 20 DC)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

Join color D into the FIRST DC of any 5 DC group

RND 3: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into NEXT DC; work 5 DC into NEXT DC (this is the CENTER DC of the 5 DC group); work 1 DC into NEXT 2 DC; CH 3.
*Work 1 DC into NEXT 2 DC; work 5 DC into NEXT DC; work 1 DC into next 2 DC; CH 3.
Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(4 x 3 CH spaces; 36 DC = 4 x 9 DC groups)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join color A into the FIRST DC of any 9 DC group.

RND 4: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into NEXT 3 DC; work 5 DC into NEXT DC (this is the CENTER DC of the 9 DC group); work 1 DC into NEXT 4 DC; CH 3.
*Work 1 DC into NEXT 4 DC; work 5 DC into NEXT DC; work 1 DC into next 4 DC; CH 3.
Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(4 x 3 CH spaces; 52 DC = 4 x 13 DC groups)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join color B into the FIRST DC of any 8 DC group

RND 5: FIRST DC2tog (see special stitches); work 1 DC into NEXT 3 DC; DC2tog; CH 5;
DC2tog; work 1 DC into next 3 DC; DC2tog; CH 5.
*DC2tog; work 1 DC into NEXT 3 DC; DC2tog; CH 5;
DC2tog; work 1 DC into next 3 DC; DC2tog; CH 5.
Repeat from * 2 more times; join with a SL ST into top of FIRST DC2tog.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join color C  into first DC2tog of a corner set – see photos

RND 6: FIRST DC2tog (see special stitches); work 1 DC into NEXT DC; DC2tog; CH 3; work 1 DC into 5 CH space; CH 3; work 1 DC into 5 CH space; CH 3; DC2tog; work 1 DC into next DC; DC2tog; CH 3; work 1 DC into 5 CH space; CH 3.
*DC2tog; work 1 DC into NEXT DC; DC2tog; CH 3; work 1 DC into 5 CH space; CH 3; work 1 DC into 5 CH space; CH 3; DC2tog; work 1 DC into next DC; DC2tog; CH 3; work 1 DC into 5 CH space; CH 3. Repeat from * 2 more times; join with a SL ST into top of FIRST DC2tog.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join color D  into ANY 3 CH CORNER space

RND 7: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into SAME 3 CH space;
CH 1; SKIP NEXT DC; work 3 DC into NEXT 3 CH space;
CH 1; SKIP next 2DCtog; work 3 DC into NEXT DC;
CH 1; SKIP next 2DCtog; work 1 DC into NEXT 3 CH space; work 1 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into NEXT 3 CH space;
CH 1; SKIP next 2DCtog; work 3 DC into NEXT DC;
CH 1; SKIP next 2DCtog; work 3 DC into NEXT 3 CH space;
CH 1; SKIP next DC.

*Work [3 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into NEXT 3 CH space;
CH 1; SKIP NEXT DC; work 3 DC into NEXT 3 CH space;
CH 1; SKIP next 2DCtog; work 3 DC into NEXT DC;
CH 1; SKIP next 2DCtog; work 1 DC into NEXT 3 CH space; work 1 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into NEXT 3 CH space;
CH 1; SKIP next 2DCtog; work 3 DC into NEXT DC;
CH 1; SKIP next 2DCtog; work 3 DC into NEXT 3 CH space;
CH 1; SKIP next DC.
Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.

Join color A into any 2 CH corner space

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

Join B into any 2 CH corner space.

RND 9: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into same 2 CH space; work 1 DC into each DC and 1 CH space of previous round until next 2 CH corner space;
Work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into 2 CH corner space;
work 1 DC into each DC and 1 CH space of previous round until next 2 CH corner space.] x 3;
SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join C into any 2 CH  corner space OR ANY DC

RND 10: CH 1 (please note this does not count as a ST); work 1 SC into each DC of previous round – work 3 SC into each corner; SL ST into first SC worked.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Four Heart Petal Granny Square | Creative Crochet Workshop This Four Heart Petal Granny Square is the 27th Afghan Block in the Crochet A Block Afghan 2017 Crochet Along!@creativecrochetworkshop

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

 When blocked the Four Heart Petal Granny Square should be approx 9 inches (23 cm).

Four Heart Petal Granny Square | Creative Crochet Workshop This Four Heart Petal Granny Square is the 27th Afghan Block in the Crochet A Block Afghan 2017 Crochet Along!@creativecrochetworkshop

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