It's my turn to host the square this week for the Mystery Lapghan CAL. This the the very first square That I have ever designed. I really enjoyed the process and with the help of testers, I think I finally have it good to go.
Free Crochet Pattern Stop The Madness 6 Inch Square - Square #15
Pattern is written in US terms
4 colors worsted/aran/weight category 4 yarn
(I used Bernat Satin. You may want to go down to crochet hook size H/8/5.00 hook if using RHSS or I Love This Yarn)
Crochet hook size I/9/5.50mm or size needed to obtain gauge
Darning needle to weave in ends
sl st – slip stitch
hdc-half double crochet
FPtr-front post treble crochet
3 dc cl - 3 double crochet cluster
4 dc cl - 4 double crochet cluster
I used Bernat Satin and an I hook; my testers used I Love This Yarn and Red Heart Super Saver. You may want to go down a hook size to get the measurements.
After Rnd 2, piece should measure 2 1/4” After Rnd 4 it should be 4 inches
Ch4, sl st to last ch to form circle
ch 4, counts as dc and ch 1 (dc, ch 1) into center of circle 7 more times. sl st to join to 3rd ch of ch 4. sl st over to the 1st ch 1 sp. (8dc and 8ch1) finish off and change color
ch 3 (counts as dc) 3 dc cl in same sp, *ch 3, 4 dc cl in next ch 1 sp*, rep. 6 more times, ch 3, sl st to top of ch 4 dc cl, sl st over to the first ch 3 sp. Piece should measure 2 ¼ inches. (8 - 4 dc cl, 8 ch 3 sps) finish off and change color. Should measure 2 1/4"
Ch 1, sc in same sp, *ch 5, sc in the next ch 3 sp*, rep 7 more times, sl st to join into the 1st ch 5 sp. (8 ch 5 sps)
(Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc , ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch 5 sp, *4 dc into the next ch 5 sp, (3dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch 5 sp, rep 2 more times; 4 dc in last ch 5 sp; sl st to join in ch 3, sl st over to 1st ch 2 (corner). Finish off and change color (40 dc) Should be 4 inches
Ch 4 (counts as tr), (2tr ch 3, 3 tr) in ch 3 sp, *dc in the next 3 sts, FPtr into the next 4 dc, dc in the next 3 sts, (3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr) into the next ch 3 sp*, rep 2 more times; dc in next 3 sts, FPtr over next 4 sts, dc in last 3 sts; join. Sl st top top of ch 4. Finish off and change color (76 sts)
Ch 2 (counts as hdc) hdc in the next st and in each st with 4 hdc into each corner. Sl st to top of ch 2 (80 hdc) finish off and change color
Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each st around. Sl st to join top of sc. (80 sc)
I hope that you have enjoyed this free crochet pattern and be sure to check out Monday's pattern from Jen from AG Handmades. You can see the full schedule HERE.
Sheri Ann Weber