EIGHT PETAL FLOWER WHEEL GRANNY SQUARE

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EIGHT PETAL FLOWER WHEEL GRANNY SQUARE

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Eight Petal Flower Wheel Granny Square
– Free Crochet Pattern

This Eight Petal Flower Wheel Granny Square is the 26th Afghan Block
in the Crochet A Block Afghan 2017 Crochet Along!

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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:
BEG CL: Make 3 CH, then yarn over insert hook into the ring;
yarn over over and pull thru;
yarn over and pull thru first 2 loops ( 2 loops left on hook); yarn over hook; insert hook into ring;
yarn over and pull thru;
yarn over and pull thru first 2 loops (3 loops on hook left); yarn over and pull thru all 3 loops.

CL: Work 3DCtog (work 3 double crochet together)

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

INSTRUCTIONS:

With color B

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

RND 1: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 15 DC into ring (16 DC); SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join color C into any DC

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

Join color D into any 1 CH space IN-BETWEEN 2 DC (the V-Stitch)

RND 3: Work BEG CL into 1 CH space; CH 5;
*work CL into next V-Stitch 1 CH space; CH 5.
Repeat from * 6 more times; join with a SL ST into top for BEG CL.
(8 x Clusters; 8 x 5 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join color A into 5 CH space.

RND 4: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 7 DC into SAME 5 CH space;
*work 8 DC into NEXT 5 CH space.
Repeat from * 6 more times.
(64 DC)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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

RND 5: CH 4 (counts as 1 DC and 1 CH); CH 1; SKIP next DC;
*work 1 DC into next DC; CH 1; SKIP next DC.
Repeat from * until end of round; SL ST into 3rd of 4 CH.
(32 DC and 32 x 1 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join color C  into ANY 1 CH space

RND 6: *CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC) into SAME 1 CH space – FIRST corner made.
CH 1; SKIP next [1 DC; 1 CH; 1 DC]; work 3 HDC into next 1 CH space;
CH 1; SKIP next [1 DC; 1 CH; 1 DC]; work 3 SC into next 1 CH space;
CH 1; SKIP next [1 DC; 1 CH; 1 DC]; work 3 HDC into next 1 CH space;
CH 1; SKIP next [1 DC; 1 CH; 1 DC].
*Work [3 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC) into SAME 1 CH space – NEXT corner made.
CH 1; SKIP next [1 DC; 1 CH; 1 DC]; work 3 HDC into next 1 CH space;
CH 1; SKIP next [1 DC; 1 CH; 1 DC]; work 3 SC into next 1 CH space;
CH 1; SKIP next [1 DC; 1 CH; 1 DC]; work 3 HDC into next 1 CH space;
CH 1; SKIP next [1 DC; 1 CH; 1 DC].
Repeat from 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH.

SL ST into NEXT 3 DC; SL ST into 2 CH corner space

RND 7: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into SAME 2 CH space;
[CH 1; work 3 DC into next 1 CH space;] x 4; CH 1;
*work [3 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into next 2 CH space; [CH 1; work 3 DC into next 1 CH space;] x 4; CH 1;
Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.

Join color D  into ANY 1 CH 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 5;
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 5;
SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join color A into any 2 CH corner space

RND 9: 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 A into any 2 CH corner space.

RND 10: 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.

RND 11: 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.

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

 When blocked the Eight Petal Flower Wheel Granny Square should be approx 9 inches (23 cm).

Eight Petal Flower Wheel Granny Square | Creative Crochet Workshop - This Eight Petal Flower Wheel Granny Square is the 26th Afghan Block in the Crochet A Block Afghan 2017 Crochet Along!@creativecrochetworkshop

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