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Crochet picot square


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

Slip stitch – sl.st

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc / sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Double treble / Treble – d.tr / tr

Picot of 5 ch

Picot of 8 ch

Picot of 10 ch

Round 1: 12 ch, join chains to ring by sl.st. Work 3 ch and 23 tr/dc in ring, sl.st in third of three ch.

Round 2: 10 ch, * miss 1 ch, 1 d.tr/tr in next, 5 ch; rep from* 10 times, sl.st in fifth ch.

Round 3: 1ch, work 6 dc/sc in space of 10ch and in each space of 6 ch; sl.st in ch.

Round 4: 1 ch, *6 dc/sc, picot of 5 ch, 3 dc/sc,

9 ch, turn, 1 dc/sc in third dc/sc from picot,

turn and work in space of 9 ch: 4 dc/sc, picot of 5 ch, 3 dc/sc, picot of 10 ch, 3 dc/sc, picot of 5 ch, 4 dc/sc.

Continue work over dc/sc of previous round: 3 dc/sc, picot of 8 ch, 3 dc/sc, picot of 5 ch, 3 dc/sc, picot of 8 ch; rep from* 3 times.

Work sl.st. at the end.

Connection: motifs connect to each other across picots.

For picot of 10ch work next: work 5 ch, release the hook from the loop, insert it into picot of 10 ch (another motif) then insert hook again in the loop with 5 ch.

Pull the loop through picot then work 5 ch (the first of 5 ch will look like slip stitch), then finish picot as usual.

For 5 ch picot connection divide the picot on 3 ch and 2 ch.

For 8 ch picot connection divide the picot on 4 ch and 4 ch.

When you should connect one motif to three another across 10 ch picot, work connection as usual but insert the hook through two picots at once like at the pictures below.

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Color combinations:

Colors & rows: 1 - 3 Rounds: beige yarn. 4 Round: green yarn.

Colors & rows: 1 Round: blue yarn. 2 Round: white yarn. 3 - 4 Rounds: blue yarn.

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