Carolanneís 4-Crosses Granny Square

12 inch square

By Carolanne Perez
Copyright
 March, 2004 

Materials
I crochet hook
2 oz worsted weight yarn
Yarn needle for weaving in the ends

 

 

Instructions:

Stitches and abbreviations used:
Sc Ė single crochet
Ch - chain
Hdc Ė half dc
Dc - double crochet
Sl st Ė slip stitch
Rnd - round

Ch 2, join with a sl st to form a ring

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout the square), 2 dc in ring, (ch 2, 3 dc in ring) 3 times, ch 1, join with a hdc in the third ch of beginning ch 2 on previous rnd.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same sp, dc in next st, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next dc, * (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next dc.  Repeat from * twice. In last space, make 2 dc, ch 1; join with a hdc in the third ch of beginning ch 2 on previous rnd.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same sp, dc in next 3 dcs, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next 3 dcís, * (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 3 dcís, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next 3 dcís.  Repeat from * twice.  In last space, make 2 dc, ch 1; join with a hdc in the third ch of beginning ch 2 on previous rnd.

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in same sp, dc in next 5 dcs, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next 5 dcís, * (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 5 dcís, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next 5 dcís.  Repeat from * twice.  In last space, make 2 dc, ch 1; join with a hdc in the third ch of beginning ch 2 on previous rnd.

Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in same sp, dc in next 7 dcs, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next 7 dcís, * (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 7 dcís, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next 7 dcís.  Repeat from * twice.  In last space, make 2 dc, ch 1; join with a hdc in the third ch of beginning ch 2 on previous rnd.

Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in same sp, dc in next 9 dcs, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next 9 dcís, * (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next dcís, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next 9 dcís.  Repeat from * twice.  In last space, make 2 dc, ch 1; join with a hdc in the third ch of beginning ch 2 on previous rnd.

Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in same sp, *dc in next 7 dcs, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk the ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next 7 dcís, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Repeat from * twice; dc in next 7 dcs, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk the ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next 7 dcís.  In the last space, make 2 dc, ch 1; join with a hdc in the third ch of beginning ch 2 on previous rnd.

Rnd 8: Ch 3, dc in same sp, *dc in next 13 sts, ch 1, sk the ch-1 sp, dc in next 13 dc, *(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in the next ch-2 sp, dc in next 13 dcís, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next 13 dcís.  Repeat from * twice. In last space, make 2 dc, ch 1; join with a hdc in the third ch of beginning ch 2 on previous rnd.  

Rnd 9: Ch 3, dc in same sp, *dc in next 15 sts, ch 1, sk the ch-1 sp, dc in next 15 dc, *(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in the next ch-2 sp, dc in next 15 dcís, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next 15 dcís.  Repeat from * twice. In last space, make 2 dc, ch 1; join with a hdc in the third ch of beginning ch 2 on previous rnd.

Rnd 10: Ch 2, dc in same sp, dc in each dc and ch-1 space to the next corner, *(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in the corner ch-2 sp, dc in each dc and ch-1 space to the next corner.  Repeat from * twice, (2 dc, ch 2) in the last corner space.  Finish off.