CLUSTER FRAME CROCHET SQUARE

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Cluster Frame Crochet Square
– Crochet A Block 2021 –

This Cluster Frame Crochet Square is part of the Crochet A Block squares throw crochet along.
Crochet 25 squares – each different and unique to make a beautiful throw.

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PATTERN SUPPORT

Cluster Frame Crochet Square – Free Crochet Pattern

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

Supplies/Materials:

  • Yarn – Vinnis Colours Nikkim (cotton yarn) – approx 130 yards (119 meters) (colors listed in Pattern Notes); Weight – DK (11 wpi) 3 : Light.
  • Hook – 4. 00 mm (G) – I used Clover
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle

SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE:

Easy/Intermediate  – Basic stitches, with some special stitches – video tutorial available.
Special Stitches noted in the instructions.

Abbreviations: US Terminology
CH – chain
SL ST – slip stitch
SC – single crochet (UK – DC)
HDC – half double crochet (UK – HTR)
DC – double crochet (UK – TR)
TR – treble crochet (UK – DTR)
BLP – back loop

PATTERN NOTES:

Gauge:
Gauge is NOT necessary for this project to be perfect.
However if you use a different yarn and hook sizing will differ.

Finished Size:
Approx. 9 inch (23 cm)

Colors:

  • A – Natural (5g)
  • B – Sand/Baby Yellow (5g)
  • C – Pale Sage/Ballet Pink (4g)
  • D – Pale Blue Green/Pink (7g)
  • E – Kingfisher/Raspberry (7g)
  • F – Golden Brown/Old Gold (3g)
  • G – Peacock/Aubergine (7g)

Instructions:

With A – make a magic ring/or CH 6; SL ST to form a ring.

Note: CH 3 – counts as 1 DC in every round – OR you can do a Standing DC.

RND 1: CH 3; work 11 DC into ring; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.  (12 DC)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join B into any DC.

RND 2: CH 3; work 1 DC into same DC; work 2 DC into each DC all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(24 DC)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join C into any DC.

RND 3: CH 3; work [1 DC; CH 2; 2 DC] into same ST; work 1 HDC into next 2 STS; work 1 SC into next DC; work 1 HDC into next 2 STS.
*Work [2 DC; CH 2; 2 DC] into next ST; work 1 HDC into next 2 STS; work 1 SC into next DC; work 1 HDC into next 2 STS.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(9 STS on each side = 36 STS)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Special Stitch:
3DCtog into SAME ST/SP – work 3 double crochet together into the same stitch or space.

Join D into any 2 CH corner space.

RND 4: CH 3; work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into corner space;  CH 2; SKIP next ST;(work 3DCtog into next ST; CH 2; SKIP next ST) x4 times.
*Work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into next corner space; CH 2; SKIP next ST;(work 3DCtog into next ST; CH 2; SKIP next ST) x4 times.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(4 x 3DCtog; 4 DC; 5 x 2 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join E into any 2 CH corner space.

RND 5: CH 3; work [2 CH; 1 DC] into corner space; work 1 DC into next ST; CH 2; SKIP next ST;(work 3DCtog into next SP; CH 2; SKIP next ST) x 5 times; work 1 DC into next ST.
*Work [1 DC; 2 CH; 1 DC] into next corner space; work 1 DC into next ST; CH 2; SKIP next ST;(work 3DCtog into next SP; CH 2; SKIP next ST) x 5 times; work 1 DC into next ST.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 5 CH.
(5 x 3DCtog; 4 DC; 6 x 2 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join F into any 2 CH corner space.

RND 6: CH 3; work [2 CH; 1 DC] into corner space; work 1 DC into next ST; CH 2; SKIP next ST;(work 3DCtog into next SP; CH 2; SKIP next ST) x 6 times; work 1 DC into next ST.
*Work [1 DC; 2 CH; 1 DC] into next corner space; work 1 DC into next ST; CH 2; SKIP next ST;(work 3DCtog into next SP; CH 2; SKIP next ST) x 6 times; work 1 DC into next ST.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 5 CH.
(6 x 3DCtog; 4 DC; 7 x 2 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join G into any 2 CH space.

RND 7: CH 3; work [2 CH; 1 DC] into corner space; work 1 DC into next ST; CH 2; SKIP next ST;(work 3DCtog into next SP; CH 2; SKIP next ST) x 7 times; work 1 DC into next ST.
*Work [1 DC; 2 CH; 1 DC] into next corner space; work 1 DC into next ST; CH 2; SKIP next ST;(work 3DCtog into next SP; CH 2; SKIP next ST) x 7 times; work 1 DC into next ST.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 5 CH.
(6 x 3DCtog; 4 DC; 8 x 2 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join A into any 2 CH corner space.

RND 8: CH 3; work 4 DC into same corner space; work 1 DC into next 11 STS and 8 x 2 CH spaces.
* Work 5 DC into next corner space; work 1 DC into next 11 STS and 8 x 2 CH spaces.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(19 DC on each side not including corners; 5 DC into each corner = 96 STS)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join B into any 3rd DC (center) of corner 5 DC group.

RND 9: CH 1; work [1 SC; 2 CH; 1 SC] into DC; work 1 SC into next 23 DC.
*Work [1 SC; 2 CH; 1 SC] into next DC (should be 3rd DC (center) of corner 5 DC group); work 1 SC into next 23 DC.**

Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into first SC worked.
(25 SC on each side = 100 STS)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join C into any 2 CH corner space.

RND 10: CH 1; work [2 HDC; 2 CH; 2 HDC] into corner space; work 1 HDC into next 25 SC.
*Work [2 HDC; 2 CH; 2 HDC] into next corner space; work 1 HDC into next 25 SC.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into first HDC worked.
(29 HDC on each side = 116 STS)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join D into any 2 CH corner space.

RND 11: CH 1; work [1 SC; 2 CH; 1 SC] into corner space; work 1 SC into next 29 HDC.
*Work [1 SC; 2 CH; 1 SC] into next corner space; work 1 SC into next 29 HDC.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into first SC worked.
(31 SC on each side = 124 STS)

Join E into any 2 CH space.

RND 12: CH 1; work [2 HDC; 2 CH;2 HDC] into corner space; work 1 HDC into next 31 SC.
*Work [2 HDC; 2 CH; 2HDC] into next corner space; work 1 HDC into next 31 SC.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into first HDC worked.
(35 HDC on each side = 132 STS)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join G into any 2 CH corner space.

Note: for this round to match all previous squares in the last round number total – I compensated to add a ST at the start of each side.

RND 13: CH 1; work 3 SC into corner; work 2 SC into next ST; work 1 SC into each ST until next corner.
*Work 3 SC into next corner space; work 2 SC into next ST; work 1 SC into each ST until next corner.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into first SC worked.
(36 SC on each side NOT including the corners; 3 SC x 4 = 12 SC = 156 SC)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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