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Crochet four-leaf clover square

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

Slip stitch – sl.st

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc / sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr/dc

1 tr/dc decrease – 1dec

2 tr/dc decrease – 2dec

3 tr/dc decrease – 3dec

3 htr/hdc puff stitch - puf

Stitch - st

Round 1: Make 4ch, 1tr/dc in last ch, * 3ch, 2tr/dc in last ch; rep from * more 2 times, 3ch, slt in fourth ch.

Round 2: Make 4ch, 1tr/dc in last ch, * 3ch, 2tr/dc in last ch; rep from * more 2 times, 3ch, slt in fourth ch.

Round 3: Make 3ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc, 2tr/dc in next, 2ch, 2tr/dc in next tr/dc, 1tr/dc in each of next 2tr/dc, * 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 2tr/dc, 2tr/dc in next, 2ch, 2tr/dc in next tr/dc, 1tr/dc in each of next 2tr/dc; rep from * more 2 times, 3ch, slt in third ch.

Round 4: Make 4ch, work 3dec: make 1 incomplete tr/dc in third ch of previous round and 3 incomplete tr/dc in next 2tr/dc below, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.

Make 3ch, 1dc/sc in third tr/dc below, * 3ch, 1dc/sc in next tr/dc, 3ch, work 3dec over 4tr/dc below, 3ch, 1dc/sc in fourth tr/dc below; rep from * more 6 time, 1ch, 1htr/hdc in first ch.

Round 5: Make 2ch, 1dc/sc in space of 1ch and htr/hdc, * 3ch, work 1tr/dc + 2ch + 1tr/dc + 3ch+ 1tr/dc + 2ch + 1tr/dc in space of 3ch, 3ch, 3dc/sc in next space of 3ch; rep from * more 2 times, 3ch, work 1tr/dc + 2ch + 1tr/dc + 3ch+ 1tr/dc + 2ch + 1tr/dc in space of 3ch, 3ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 1ch and htr/hdc, slt in second ch.

Round 6: Make 2ch, 1htr/hdc in second ch of previus round, 1htr/hdc in next dc/sc, * 3htr/hdc in space of 3ch, 1htr/hdc in tr/dc, 2htr/hdc in space of 2ch, 1htr/hdc in tr/dc, 2htr/hdc + 2ch + 2htr/hdc in space of 3ch, 1htr/hdc in tr/dc, 2htr/hdc in space of 2ch, 1htr/hdc in tr/dc, 3htr/hdc in space of 3ch, 1htr/hdc in each of next 3dc/sc; rep from * more 2 times, 3htr/hdc in space of 3ch, 1htr/hdc in tr/dc, 2htr/hdc in space of 2ch, 1htr/hdc in tr/dc, 2htr/hdc + 2ch + 2htr/hdc in space of 3ch, 1htr/hdc in tr/dc, 2htr/hdc in space of 2ch, 1htr/hdc in tr/dc, 3htr/hdc in space of 3ch, slt in second ch.

Round 7: Make 3ch, work 1dec over next 2htr/hdc below, make 1puf over 3ch and dec sts, 1ch.

[ make 2dec over next 3 sts, work 1puf over dec st, 1ch ]...

... – work 3 times, * make 2dec in space of 2ch, work 1puf over dec st, 3ch, 2dec in same space of 2ch, work 1puf over dec st, 1ch, [ make 2dec over next 3 sts, work 1puf over dec st, 1ch ] – work 7 times; rep from * more 2 times, make 2dec in space of 2ch, work 1puf over dec st, 3ch, 2dec in same space of 2ch, work 1puf over dec st, 1ch, [ make 2dec over next 3 sts, work 1puf over dec st, 1ch ] – work 3 times, slt in third ch.

Round 8: Make 2ch, work 1htr/hdc in each of next puf, 1ch and dec sts; work 2htr/hdc + 2ch + 2htr/hdc in space of 3ch. Work slt in second ch at end of round.

Middle part

Work dc/sc around tr/dc and in spaces of 3ch:

Begin with first round,

fasten to 3chs and work 3dc/sc, work 3dc/sc over 3 ch of second and third rounds, then work 5dc/sc in space of 3ch of fourth round.

Work on opposite side, 5dc/sc in space of 3ch of fourth round, 3dc/sc over tr/dc of third round. Work 3dc/sc around next tr/dc of third round, 5dc/sc in space of 3ch of fourth round, work on opposite side, 5dc/sc in space of 3ch of fourth round, 3dc/sc over tr/dc of third, second and first rounds.

Continue in this manner until you get first dc/sc.

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