Free Crochet Pattern
WS. Wrong Side
RS. Right Side
sc. Single Crochet
hdc. Half Double Crochet
dc. Double Crochet
trc. Treble Crochet
sl st. Slip Stitch
ch3 counts as first dc
ch2 counts as first hdc
dc3tog. Leaving last loop of each dc on hook,
work 3dc in next space, yo, draw through
all 4 loops.
dc4tog . Leaving last loop of each dc on hook,
work 4dc in next space, yo, draw through all 5 loops.
Approx size: 3.5 Inches x 3.5 Inches
Oddments of Worsted Weight Yarn in Three Contrasting colors
(This is a good pattern to use up your scraps of yarn)
6.50mm & 5.00mm crochet hooks
GAUGE - Not Relevant
Magic Circle. If you are not familiar with this there are lots of instructional video's
to be found on youtube
Square Motif (Made in rounds without turning for first 3 rows) - With a contrast color
yarn make magic circle, using 5.00mm hook ch3, work 11dc in ring, close circle, sl st
to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Fasten off.
Round 2 - Join in a second color with a sl st to space between ch3 and first dc, ch3,
dc3tog in same space, * ch1, dc4tog in space between next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to end, ch1, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of round. Fasten off. (For dc3tog and dc4tog see abbrev above)
Round 3 - Join in a third color with a sl st in ch1 space between last dc4tog and ch3 on beginning of round, ch2, work (dc, trc, ch2, trc, dc and hdc) in same space, (this make's
first corner) skip ch3 and dc3tog, * 3hdc in next ch1 space, skip dc4tog, 3hdc in next
ch1 space, skip dc4tog, work (hdc, dc, trc, ch2, trc, dc and hdc) in next ch1 space * rpt
from * to * to last 2, ch1 spaces, 3hdc in each of the last 2, ch1 spaces, sl st to top of
Round 4 - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each st, working (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in all ch2
spaces on corners, sl st to first sc on beginning of round. Fasten off.
Finishing - Sew and tie off loose ends of yarn, use squares individually as coasters or
make several and join together to make placemats, blankets etc.
Hope you enjoy this free crochet square motif.
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