Grannie's Four Babies

 7 inch square

By Phyllis Glaz
Copyright
2002

Materials

worsted weight yarn:
Color A: white
Color B: blue
Color C: red
Crochet hook: size G or size needed for gauge
Tapestry needle for weaving ends
Skill level: easy

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Special Stitches:
Baby Bullion St: Yo 5 times loosely, insert hook into space indicated, draw up loop even with loops on hook, yo, draw through all 6 loops(wiggling hook as needed); ch 1 to close.

Directions:

Baby Squares: (Make 4, reversing colors B and C  in rounds 2 and 4 of two of
the squares.)
With color A, ch 4, join with sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, 7 sc in ring; join with sl st in 1st ch. Finish off color A.

Rnd 2
: With color B, ch 2, (baby bullion in each of next 2 sts, ch 3) 4 times; join with sl st in top of 1st bullion. Finish off color B. Undo beginning ch 2.

Rnd 3
: Join color A with sl st in any ch 3 sp; (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc, ch 1) 3 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch 3. Finish off color A.

Rnd 4
: With color C, sc in each st around, working 3 sc in each corner ch 3 sp (7 sc on each side); join with sl st in 1st sc. Finish off color C.

Alternating squares checkerboard style and holding squares right sides together, whipstitch squares together through back loops only.

Edging:

Join color A with sc in any corner; 2 more sc in same corner; (sc in next 10 sc,
hdc in joining, sc in next 10 sts to corner, 3 sc in corner sp) 4 times, omitting last corner; Join with sl st to 1st sc. Finish off and weave in ends.