Bobby's Square

12 inch square

By Mary Carroll
Copyright
  2004 

Materials
G crochet hook
Worsted weight yarn
Yarn needle for weaving in the ends

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Instructions:

Ch 8 sl st in 1st ch to join.

Rnd 1 - Ch 3 (counts as 1st dc now and throughout pattern), 2 dc, *ch 4,
3 dc. Repeat from * two more times. Ch 2, hdc to join in 3rd ch of beg ch
3 (referred to as “Join” in rest of pattern).

Rnd 2 - Ch 3 dc in space, *dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in loop, ch 4, 2 dc in
loop.  Repeat from * two more times. Dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in loop,  join.

Rnd 3 - Ch 3 dc in space, *dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in loop, ch 4, 2 dc in
loop.  Repeat from * two more times. Dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in loop,  join.

Rnd 4 -  Ch 3 dc in space, *dc in next 11 dc, 2 dc in loop, ch 4, 2 dc in
loop.  Repeat from * two more times. Dc in next 11 dc, 2 dc in loop, join.

Rnd 5 - Ch 3 dc in space, *dc in next 15 dc, 2 dc in loop, ch 4, 2 dc in
loop.  Repeat from * two more times. Dc in next 15 dc, 2 dc in loop, join.

Rnd 6 - Ch 3, 1 dc in space, *ch 2 sk 2 dc dc in next 15 dc, ch 2 sk next 2
dc, 2 dc in loop ch 4 2 dc in loop. Repeat from * two more times. ch 2 sk 2 dc
dc in next 15 dc, ch 2 sk next 2 dc, 2 dc in loop, join.

Rnd 7 -  Ch 3, 1 dc in space, *dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2 sk 2
dc dc in next 11 dc, ch 2 sk next 2 dc, 2 dc in ch 2 sp, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc
in loop, ch 4, 2 dc in loop. Repeat from * two more times. dc in next 2 dc, 2
dc in next ch 2 sp,ch 2 sk 2 dc dc in next 11 dc, ch 2 sk next 2 dc, 2 dc in
ch 2 sp, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in loop,  join.

Rnd 8 -  Ch 3, 1 dc in space, *dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2 sk 2
dc, dc in next 7 dc, ch 2 sk next 2 dc, 2 dc in loop, dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in
ch 2 sp, ch 4 2 dc in loop. Repeat from * two more times. dc in next 6 dc, 2
dc in next ch 2 sp,ch 2 sk 2 dc dc in next 7 dc, ch 2 sk next 2 dc, 2 dc in
loop,  dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in ch 2 sp, join.

Rnd 9 - Ch 3, 1 dc in space, *dc in next 10 dc, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2 sk
2 dc dc in next 3 dc, ch 2 sk next 2 dc, 2 dc in loop, dc in next 10 dc, 2 dc
in ch 2 sp, ch 4 2 dc in loop. Repeat from * two more times. dc in next 10 dc,
2 dc in next ch 2 sp,ch 2 sk 2 dc dc in next 3 dc, ch 2 sk next 2 dc, 2 dc in
loop,  dc in next 10 dc, 2 dc in ch 2 sp, join.

Rnd 10 - Ch 3, 1 dc in space, *dc in next 14 dc, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2 sk
3 dc, dc in next 14 dc, 2 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 4 2 dc in loop. Repeat from * two
more times. dc in next 14 dc, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2 sk 3 dc,  dc in next
14 dc, 2 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 4 sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Rnd 11 - Ch 4, sk one dc and dc in next, ch 1;  repeat across, putting 1 dc in
ch 2 space in center. Ch 2 dc in loop, ch 4, dc in loop, ch 2, dc in next dc.
(corner made) *ch 1 dc in next dc across, corner in loop.  Repeat from * two
times, make corner and join in 3rd ch of beg ch 4.

Rnd 12 - Ch 3, dc in each ch 1 sp and dc across, at corner: 1 dc in ch 2 space,
dc in dc, 5 dc in ch 4 sp, dc in dc, 1 dc in ch 2 space, dc in each ch 1 sp &
dc across, sl st to join. Finish off.

Measure after row 11 and use sc, hdc or dc in row 12 to get proper size.