MOON FLOWER AFGHAN SQUARE

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MOON FLOWER AFGHAN SQUARE

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Moon Flower Afghan Square – Free Crochet Pattern

This Moon Flower Afghan Square is the 6th in the 2018 Crochet A Block Crochet Along!

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

Yarn: Weight – DK (11 wpi) 3 : Light – I used cotton yarn – check the main introduction page!
Color – 5 colors – color change indicted in pattern

Hook: 3.25 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
TR – treble crochet
BLP – back loop

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Special Stitches:

5 DC Cluster:

FPTR – front post treble crochet

 Yarn over 2 times, insert your hook from front to back to front around the post of the next stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, (yarn over, pull thru 2 loops on your hook) 3 times.

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COLORS: Natural – A; Grapefruit – B; Butternut – C; Amazon – D; Kiwi – E

INSTRUCTIONS:

With Natural – A;

CH 8; SL ST to form a ring;

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

With Grapefruit – B;

Join into any DC

For this round work into back-loops only

RND 2: CH 5 (this counts as 1 DC and CH 2);
*work 1 DC into next DC; CH 2.
Repeat from * 14 more times; SL ST into 3rd CH of starting 5 CH.
(16 DC; 16 x 2 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Amazon – D;

Join into with a SC into ANY DC

RND 3: CH 10;
*work 1 SC into next DC; CH 10.
Repeat from * 14 more times; SL ST into first SC worked.
(16 x SC; 16 x 10 Chain Spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Butternut – C;

Join into with a SC into 10 CHAIN SPACE;

NOTE: this round will ‘bubble’ slightly – make a ‘bowl’

For this round you will need to pull EACH 10 Chain loop from BACK TO FRONT underneath RND 2’s  2 CH space!

RND 4: *CH 2; work 1 SC into NEXT 10 CH SPACE.
Repeat from * all around; SL ST into first SC worked.
(16 SC; 16 x 2 CH spaces)
DO NOT FASTEN OFF

 

RND 5: CH 3 (this counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into next 2 CH space;
work 1 FPTR around RND 2 DC; work 1 DC into SAME 2 CH space.
*Work 1 DC into NEXT SC; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space;
work 1 FPTR around RND 2 DC; work 1 DC into SAME 2 CH space.
Repeat from * all around.
( 16 x FPTR; 48 DC = 64 STS)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Kiwi – E;

Join into ANY FPTR

RND 6: CH 4 (counts as 1 TR); work [2 TR; 3 CH; 3 TR] into SAME FPTR;
(CH 3; work 1 SC into NEXT FPTR) 3 times; CH 3.
*Work [3 TR; 3 CH; 3 TR] into NEXT FPTR;
(CH 3; work 1 SC into NEXT FPTR) 3 times; CH 3.
Repeat from * 2 more times; SL ST into 4th CH of 4 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

 

With Natural – A;

Join into any CORNER 3 CH space

RND 7: CH 4 (this counts as 1 TR); work [2 TR; CH 3; 3 TR] into SAME corner; CH 1;
(work 3 TR into NEXT 3 CH space; CH 1) 4 times.
*Work [3 TR; CH 3; 3 TR] into SAME corner; CH 1;
(work 3 TR into NEXT 3 CH space; CH 1) 4 times.
Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into 4th of 4 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Grapefruit – B;

Join into any 3 CH corner space

RND 8: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 3 CH; 3 DC] into same corner space; CH 3;
(work 5DC Cluster into next 1 CH space; CH 3) 5 times.
*Work [3 DC; 3 CH; 3 DC] into same corner space; CH 3;
(work 5DC Cluster into next 1 CH space; CH 3) 5 times.
Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Kiwi – E;

Join yarn into any 3 CH corner space;

RND 9: CH 4 (this counts as 1 TR); work [2 TR; CH 2; 3 TR] into corner space; CH 1;
work (3 TR into next 3 CH space; CH 1) 6 times.
*Work [3 TR; CH 2; 3 TR] into corner space; CH 1;
work (3 TR into next 3 CH space; CH 1) 6 times.
Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into 4th of starting 4 CH.

NOTE: you can remove or add after the border round to get your required size – you can change the stitches to SC/HDC/DC or TR.
Just Remember – to STOP at the SAME round for each of your squares to ensure easy joining and CORRECT (same) stitch count.

BORDER RND: CH 3 (this counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into each TR stitch AND 1 Ch space all around;
work [ 2 DC; 2 CH 2; 2 DC] into each CORNER space.
(35 DC per side = total stitch count 140 DC)
SL ST into 3rd of starting 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

 Moon Flower Afghan Square | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #freecrochetpattern #grannysquare #afghansquare #crochetalong #ccwcrochetablock2018

Moon Flower Afghan Square | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #freecrochetpattern #grannysquare #afghansquare #crochetalong #ccwcrochetablock2018

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