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Crochet 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

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Double treble / Treble – dtr/tr

Font Post double crochet / single crochet – FPdc/sc

Puff stitch – pff: yarn over, insert hook into st (or space of 3ch), yarn over, draw yarn through stitch. Repeat preceding step 2 times. Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 10 + 2

Row 1: Skip 1ch, * 1dc/sc in next ch, 4ch, skip 4ch; rep from *, make 1dc/sc in last ch and turn.

Row 2: Make 1ch and 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, * 7dtr/tr in next space of 4ch, 1ch, 7dtr/tr in next space of 4ch, 3ch; rep from *, 7dtr/tr in next space of 4ch, 1ch, 7dtr/tr in next space of 4ch, 1dc/sc in last dc/sc below, turn.

Row 3: Make 1ch and 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, * 1FPdc/sc over each of next 7dtr/tr below, 1ch, 1FPdc/sc over each of next 7dtr/tr below, 1dc/sc in foundation ch; rep from *,

1FPdc/sc over each of next 7dtr/tr below, 1ch, 1FPdc/sc over each of next 7dtr/tr below, 1dc/sc in last dc/sc below, turn.

Row 4: Make 4ch and 1pff in first dc/sc below, * make 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 1ch, 3ch, work 1pff + 2ch + 1pff in space of 3ch of Row 2; rep from *,

make 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 1ch, 3ch, work 1pff + 1ch + 1tr/dc in last dc/sc below, do not turn..

Row 5: Fasten to third ch of row below, make 4ch, 4dtr/tr in space of 4ch, 3dtr/tr in next space of 3ch, * 3ch, 3dtr/tr in next space of 3ch, work 4dtr/tr + 2ch + 4dtr/tr in space of 2ch, 3dtr/tr in next space of 3ch; rep from *, 3ch, 3dtr/tr in next space of 3ch, work 4dtr/tr in space of 1ch, 1dtr/tr in last tr/dc below, turn.

Row 6: Make 1ch and 1dc/sc in first dtr/tr below, * 1FPdc/sc over each of next 7dtr/tr below, 1dc/sc in space of 1ch of Row 2,

1FPdc/sc over each of next 7dtr/tr below, 1ch; rep from *, work 1dc/sc in fourth ch instead 1ch at end of row, do not turn.

Row 7: Fasten to first dc/sc of row below, make 1ch and 1dc/sc in same st, * make 3ch, work 1pff + 2ch + 1pff in space of 3ch of Row 5, 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 1ch; rep from *, work 1dc/sc in last dc/sc at end of row, turn.

Row 8: Make 1ch and 1dc/sc in first dc/sc below, * 3dtr/tr in next space of 3ch, work 4dtr/tr + 1ch + 4dtr/tr in space of 2ch, 3dtr/tr in next space of 3ch, 3ch; rep from*, work 1dc/sc in dc/sc below instead 3ch at end of row, turn.

Row 9: Make 1ch and 1dc/sc in last dtr/tr of Row 5,

* 1FPdc/sc over each of next 7dtr/tr below, 1ch, 1FPdc/sc over each of next 7dtr/tr below, 1dc/sc in space of 1ch of Row 5; rep from *,

1FPdc/sc over each of next 7dtr/tr below, 1ch, 1FPdc/sc over each of next 7dtr/tr below, 1dc/sc in third ch of Row 5, turn.

Repeat rows 4 – 9 until you have reached your desired length.

Colors & Rows: * 1 – pink, 2 & 3 – grey *.

Color combination in 3 color

Colors & rows:* 1 – pink, 2 & 3 – maroon, 3 – pink, 4 & 5 –beige *.

Color combination in green colors

Colors & rows:* 1 – dark brown, 2 –green, 3 – lime, 4 – dark brown, 5 – lime, 6 – green *.

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