POPCORN MINI FLOWER CROCHET SQUARE

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Popcorn Mini Flower Crochet Square
– Hip To Be Square Crochet Along –

This Popcorn Mini Flower Crochet Square is part of the Hip To Be Square Crochet Along.
Granny Inspired Squares ranging in difficulty from Easy to Challenging.

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Popcorn Mini Flower Crochet Square

Difficulty Level/Skill Required: Easy

Basic stitches in simple variations, simple repeats, color changes, shaping and finishing.
Includes more involved stitch combinations like the popcorn stitch.

You will need to know basic stitches like the DC (double crochet).
Special stitches explained and links to tutorials are provided.

Supplies/Materials:

  • Yarn –Moya 100% Cotton Double Knit (cotton yarn) assortment of colors and grams.
    Weight – DK (11 wpi)
  • Hook – 3, 50 mm (E) – Clover
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle

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)
RS – right side
WS- wrong side

Gauge:
Not necessary for this project to be perfect.
However if you use a different yarn and/or hook sizing will differ.
Using the SAME hook and yarn will ensure your squares are consistent in size.

Pattern Notes:
Stitch count is important!
For completing the blanket – correct stitch count will ensure a successful joining of squares

Size:
Square – 6 x 6 inches (15 x 15 cm)

Colors:
A – Natural (2g)
B – Geisha (2g)
C – Sepia (5g)
D – London Sky (8g)

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Special Stitches:

FPDC (Front Post Double Crochet):

  • Yarn over and insert your hook from front to back between the posts of the first and second stitch of the row/round below, and then from back to front again between the posts of the second and third stitches.
  • The hook should now be positioned horizontally behind the stitch that you’re working around.
  • Yarn over and draw the yarn around the post of the stitch.
  • You now have 3 loops on the hook.
  • Yarn over and draw the yarn through the 2 loops on the hook, twice.
  • One front post double crochet (FPDC) is complete.

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FPTR (Front Post Treble Crochet): 

  • Yarn over twice and insert your hook from front to back between the posts of the first and second stitch of the row/round below, and then from back to front again between the posts of the second and third stitches.
  • The hook should now be positioned horizontally behind the stitch that you’re working around.
  • Yarn over and draw the yarn around the post of the stitch.
  • You now have 4 loops on the hook.
  • Yarn over and draw the yarn through the 2 loops on the hook, 3 times.
  • One front post double treble (FPTR) is complete.

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Starting Popcorn: 

  • CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 4 double crochet (dc) stitches in the same stitch.
  • Drop the loop from your hook.
  • Insert your hook from front to back into 3rd CH of 3 CH.
  • Grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch.
  • Chain 1 to lock your popcorn stitch.

Popcorn:

  • Work 5 double crochet (dc) stitches in the same stitch.
  • Drop the loop from your hook.
  • Insert your hook from front to back under the top 2 loops of the first double crochet of the group.
  • Grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch.
  • Chain 1 to lock your popcorn stitch.

For tutorial – Click Here

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Instructions:

With A – CH 4; SLST into first to form a ring;

RND 1: Work starting Popcorn into ring; CH 4; *work Popcorn into ring, CH 4.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into starting Popcorn.
(4 Popcorn; 4 x 4 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With B – join into any 4 CH space;

RND 2: Work [starting Popcorn; CH 4; Popcorn] into space; CH 2; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; CH 2.
*Work [Popcorn; CH 4; Popcorn] into next corner space; CH 2; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; CH 2.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into starting Popcorn.
(8 Popcorn; 4 x 4 CH spaces; 4 x FPDC; 8 x 2 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With C – join into 4 CH corner space.

RND 3: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 2 DC; CH 2; 3 DC] into same space; CH 1; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next FPDC; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; CH 1.
*Work [3 DC; CH 2; 3 DC] into next 2 CH space; CH 1; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next FPDC; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; CH 1.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(32 DC; 4 x FPDC)

RND 4: SL ST into each of next 2 DC; SL ST into next 2 CH space; CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 2 DC; CH 2; 3 DC] into same space; CH 1; (work 3 DC into next 1 CH space; CH 1) x 2.
*Work [3 DC; CH 2; 3 DC] into next 2 CH space; CH 1; (work 3 DC; into next 1 CH space; CH 1) x 2.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times.
(48 DC; 16 x CH spaces)

RND 5: SL ST into each of next 2 DC; SL ST into next 2 CH space; CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 2 DC; CH 2; 3 DC] into same space; CH 1; (work 3 DC into next 1 CH space; CH 1) x 3.
*Work [3 DC; CH 2; 3 DC] into next 2 CH space; CH 1; (work 3 DC; into next 1 CH space; CH 1) x 3.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times.
(60 DC; 20 x CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends

With D – join into any 2 CH corner space;

RND 6: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [1 DC; CH 2; 2 DC] into same space; work 1 DC into each DC and 1 CH space until next corner.
* Work [2 DC; CH 2; 2 DC] into next corner space; work 1 DC into each DC and 1 CH space until next corner.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(23 DC on each side = 92 DC)

TIP: When work the FPDC, pull the loop up to match your current round.  If you have a tight tension and your square is pulling inwards from the FPDC around the RND 9 DC; work a FPTR instead.

RND 7: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into next DC; CH 1; work Popcorn into next corner space; CH 1;
(work 1 DC into next 3 DC; SKIP next DC; work FPDC around center DC of RND 5 3 DC group) 5 times; work 1 DC into next 3 DC; CH 1.
*Work Popcorn into next corner space; CH 1;
(work 1 DC into next 3 DC; SKIP next DC; work FPDC around center DC of RND 5 3 DC group) 5 times; work 1 DC into next 3 DC; CH 1.**
Repeat from * to ** two more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
(4 corner Popcorns; 20 FPDC; 18 DC on each side = 72 [92 STS on each side])

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