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Crochet Motif – Michele Square

Michele Square

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Charted instruction:

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Written instruction:

Special stitches

  • Beg DC = (SC, Ch-1)
  • Beg TR = (SC, Ch-2)
  • Beg Popcorn = 5DC in same spot, take loop off hook, insert hook in top of Beg DC, place loop back on hook and pull through Beg DC to front of work
  • Popcorn = 6DC in same spot, take loop off hook, insert hook in top of first DC, place loop back on hook and pull through first DC to front of work

Foundation: Ch-3 and join in first Ch to make ring.

Round 1: All in ring, working over center tail so as to pull center circle closed tight when square is complete: Make Beg DC, (Chain 2, 3DC) 3 times, Chain 2, 2DC, join with a slip stitch in top of Beg DC _12 DC, 4 Chain-2 spaces total_

Round 2: In first chain space: (Slip St, Beg DC, Chain 1, 3DC), (Chain 1, Skip 1 st, DC in next st, Chain 1, Skip 1 st, 3DC, Chain 1, 3DC) 3 times, Chain 1, Skip 1 st, DC in next st, Chain 1, Skip 1 st, 2DC in first corner to complete it, join with a slip stitch in top of Beg DC _28 DC, 12 Chain-1 spaces total_


Round 3: In first Chain space: (Beg DC, Make Beg Popcorn), **Chain 1, skip 1 st, DC in next st twice, Chain 1, DC in next DC, Chain 1, DC in next st twice, Chain 1, Make Popcorn in corner chain space, repeat from ** 3 times more, omitting final Popcorn on third repeat, Chain 1, join with a slip stitch in top of Beg Popcorn _20 DC, 16 Chain-1 spaces, 4 Popcorns total_




Round 4: Slip St in chain space after popcorn. (Beg DC, Make Beg Popcorn) in chain space, ** Chain 1, DC in next st twice, Chain 1, DC in next DC, Chain 1, DC in next st twice, Chain 1, Make Popcorn in next chain space, Chain 2, Make Popcorn in next chain space, repeat from ** 3 times more, omitting final Popcorn on third repeat, join with a slip stitch in top of Beg Popcorn _20 DC, 8 Popcorns, 16 Chain-1 spaces, 4 Chain-2 spaces total_


  

Round 5: In same spot (around final SC from Round 4), (Beg TR, Chain 2, 3TR), **skip Popcorn, 2DC in next chain space, DC in next stitch twice, Chain 1, DC in next DC, Chain 1, DC in next stitch twice, 2DC in next chain space, skip Popcorn, (3TR, Chain 2, 3TR) in corner chain space –corner made-, repeat from ** 3 times more, omitting “corner” on third repeat, 2TR in first corner to complete it, join with a slip stitch in top of Beg TR _24 TR, 36 DC, 8 Chain-1 spaces, 4 Chain-2 spaces total_


Round 6: 3SC in first chain space, SC in all stitches and chain spaces around, placing 3SC in 3 more corners, join with a slip stitch in first SC _80 SC total_

Round 7: 3SC in first SC, SC in all stitches around, placing 3SC in 3 more corner SC sts, join with a slip stitch in first SC, cut yarn and weave ends. _88 SC total_


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  1. I am just starting this CAL, I am not finding the edging instructions that is done around the blocks. Any help?