Thursday, August 31, 2017

Arboretum Square

This 12" afghan square compliments the Botanical Garden Square
  

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The center of this square starts off differently than the Botanical Garden Square, but they finish the same. This makes these squares the perfect match. 

The Botanical Garden Square was designed for the 2017 Moogly CAL. This Arboretum Square can be used as an alternate. 


ARBORETUM SQUARE
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MATERIALS 
     • Up to 16 colors 


GAUGE 

Square should measure approx. 3 ¾” after round 4. 

FINISHED MEASUREMENT 
11.5” x 11.5” – Block to 12”

STITCH GUIDE 
arnd = around 
ch = chain 
dc = double crochet 
ehdc = See Special Stitches 
sc = single crochet 
sk = skip 
sl st(s) = slip stitch(es) 
sp(s) = space(s) 
st(s) = stitch(es) 
TLO = See Special Stitches 

SKILL LEVEL 
Easy

WRITTEN IN US TERMS  


NOTES
  • Beginning ch-1 does not count as a stitch
  • Each round starts in the same space as join
  • Each round lists the needed color for a four-tone square. Any color arrangement can be used.
  • Squares shown were made using Lion Brand Vanna's Choice. The pink square was made with Pink Poodle, Pink, Lamb, and White; The green was made with Olive, Sweet Pea, Lamb, and White.


SPECIAL STITCHES

Extended half double crochet (ehdc) = YO, insert hook in stitch indicated, draw up a loop, YO draw through 1st loop only, YO, draw through all 3 loops.
Third Loop Only (TLO) = Working in the loop that runs parallel to the backside of a hdc. AKA Camel Stitch.


INSTRUCTIONS


With Color A,

1. Magic Ring, ch 1, *3 ehdc, ch 1* 4X, sl st to join in 1st ehdc (12)
With Color B,
2. Ch 1, TLO: *2 sc in 1st ehdc, sc in next, 2 sc in next, ehdc in ch-1 sp* 4X, sl st to join in 1st sc (24)
With Color C,
3. Ch 1, *2 ehdc in 1st sc, ehdc x 3, 2 ehdc, ch 2, sk ehdc* 4X, sl st to join in 1st ehdc (28)
With Color D,
4. Ch 1, TLO: *2 sc in 1st sc, sc x 5, 2 sc in next, 2 ehdc in ch-2 sp* 4X, sl st to join in 1st sc (44)
With Color A,
5. Ch 1, *2 ehdc, ehdc x 7, 2 ehdc, ch 2, sk 2 ehdc* 4X, sl st to join in 1st ehdc
With Color B,
6. Ch 1, TLO: *2 sc in 1st ehdc, sc x 9, 2 sc in next, 3 ehdc in ch-2 sp* 4X, sl st to join in 1st sc
With Color C,
7. Ch 1, *2 ehdc in 1st sc, ehdc x 11, 2 ehdc, ch 3, sk 3 ehdc* 4X, sl st to join in 1st ehdc
With Color D,
8. Ch 1, TLO: *2 sc in 1st sc, sc x 13, 2 sc in next, 4 ehdc in ch-3 sp* 4X, sl st to join in 1st sc
With Color A,
9. Ch 1, *2 ehdc, ehdc x 15, 2 ehdc, ch 3, sk 4 ehdc* 4X, sl st to join in 1st ehdc
With Color B,
10. Ch 1, TLO: *2 sc in 1st ehdc, sc x 17, 2 sc in next, 5 ehdc in ch-3 sp* 4X, sl st to join in 1st sc
With Color C,
11. Ch 1, *2 ehdc in 1st sc, ehdc x 19, 2 ehdc, ch 4, sk 5 ehdc* 4X, sl st to join in 1st ehdc
With Color D,
12. Ch 1, TLO: *2 sc in 1st sc, sc x 21, 2 sc in next, 6 ehdc in ch-4 sp* 4X, sl st to join in 1st sc
With Color A,
13. Ch 1, *2 ehdc, ehdc x 23, 2 ehdc, ch 4, sl 6 ehdc* 4X, sl st to join in 1st ehdc
With Color B,
14. Ch 1, TLO: *2 sc in 1st ehdc, sc x 25, 2 sc in next, 7 ehdc in ch-4 sp* 4X, sl st to join in 1st sc (116 sc, 28 ehdc)
With Color A,
15. Ch 1, sc x 13, 3 sc in corner st, *sc x 35, 3 sc* 3X, sc x 22, sl st to join in 1st sc (152)
With Color D,
16. Ch 1, sc x 14, 3 sc in corner st, *sc x 37, 3 sc* 3X, sc x 23, sl st to join in 1st sc; Fasten. (156)

FINISHING

  • Hide strings using yarn needle.



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Written Pattern © 2017 Sonya Blackstone of Blackstone Designs. Please do not sell, share, or modify this pattern, but instead share the link to where the pattern can be found. You may sell items you make with this pattern. This pattern, as with all Blackstone Designs/Sonya Blackstone patterns, are not for educational use without written permission from the designer. 



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