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Crochet textured square stitch

Guide

Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.


Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain Stitch – ch

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

Front Post dc/sc – FPdc/sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr/dc

Front Post tr/dc – FPtr/dc

Half tr/dc – htr/hdc

Front Post htr/hdc – FPhtr/dc

Double treble / treble – dtr/tr

Front Post dtr/tr – FPtr/dc

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 8 + 7

Row 1: Skip 5h, * 1dtr/tr in each of next 2ch, 1tr/dc in next ch, 1htr/hdc in next ch, 1dc/sc in next ch, 1htr/hdc in next ch, 1tr/dc in next ch, 1dtr/tr in next ch; rep from*, 1dtr/tr in each of next 2ch, turn.

Row 2: Make 2ch and skip first st, * make 1FPdc/sc over next st, 1FPhtr/hdc over next st, 1FPtr/dc over next st, 1FPdtr/tr over each of next 3sts, 1FPtr/dc over next st, 1FPhtr/hdc over next st; rep from *, make 1FPdc/sc over next st and 1dc/sc in fifth ch, turn.

Row 3: Make 2ch and skip first st, * make 1FPdc/sc over next st, 1FPhtr/hdc over next st, 1FPtr/dc over next st, 1FPdtr/tr over each of next 3sts, 1FPtr/dc over next st, 1FPhtr/hdc over next st; rep from *, make 1FPdc/sc over next st and 1dc/sc in fifth ch, turn.

Row 4: Make 4 ch, * 1dtr/tr in FPdc/sc of row 2, 1FPdtr/tr over htr/hdc of row 3, 1FPtr/dc over next st, 1FPhtr/hdc over next st, 1FPdc/sc over next st, 1FPhtr/hdc over next st, 1FPtr/dc over next st, 1FPdtr/tr over next st; rep from*, 1dtr/tr in FPdc/sc of row 2, 1dtr/tr in second ch.

Row 5: Make 4ch, skip first st, * 1dtr/tr in each of next 2sts, 1tr/dc in next st, 1htr/hdc in next st, 1dc/sc in middle dtr/tr of row 3, 1htr/hdc in next st, 1tr/dc in next st, 1dtr/tr in next st; rep from*, 1dtr/tr in next st, 1dtr/tr in fourth ch, turn.

Row 6: Make 2ch and skip first st, * make 1FPdc/sc over next st, 1FPhtr/hdc over next st, 1FPtr/dc over next st, 1FPdtr/tr over next st, 1dtr/tr in FPdc/sc of row 4, 1FPdtr/tr over htr/hdc of row 5, 1FPtr/dc over next st, 1FPhtr/hdc over next st; rep from *, make 1FPdc/sc over next st and 1dc/sc in fifth ch, turn.

Repeat rows 3 - 6 until you have reached your desired length.

100% Wool, thick yarn

Colors and rows: * 1 – dark blue, 2 & 3 – blue, 4 & 5 – white, 6 – dark blue *.

100% Cotton

Colors and rows: 1 – dark green, 2 & 3 – green, 4 & 5 – lime, 6 & 7 – beige, 8 & 9 – brown, 10 & 11 – orange, 12 & … - white.

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