Vibrant Vintage CAL
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VVCAL – Week 12

Welcome to the twelfth week of the Vibrant Vintage CAL!

If you’re just joining in, we’ve made 22 squares so far! Go catch up! 😉

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Related Links

  • CAL Main info page – Please read thoroughly for fully-linked weekly schedule, design basics, and color selection
  • Ravelry ebook – All the block patterns so far, with printable PDF versions (to save your printer ink, they are almost only text)
  • Find the PDF version as a free Ravelry download here. PDF includes: Full pattern, charted instruction, and a condensed, printable PDF version of the pattern
  • Ravelry group – Join if you want to! Anyone can participate in this open CAL just by following along each week – subscribe to this site, or join the Rav group if you like
  • *NEW* Facebook Group – Vibrant Vintage CAL (official) – Join if you like!
  • Basic USA crochet terms with tutorials from CrochetCabana.com
  • Finishing ends on squares (do them as you go!) Tons of info at Crochet Cabana

Each week, I’ll be posting a new “Fancy” granny square pattern. All you need to do this week is make 2 li’l squares!
2 Squares and the color in which I worked them:

Ashley Square

For more info about the size of your squares, please see the Main Post.

Charted instruction:

IMG_2545Written instruction:

Special stitches:

Beg HDC = Beg DC = (SC, Chain 1)

Beg Popcorn = Beg DC, 3DC in same spot, release loop from hook, insert hook in Beg DC, pull loop through to front, closing popcorn

Popcorn = 4DC in indicated spot, release loop from hook, insert hook in first DC, pull loop to front, closing popcorn

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 HDC, (Chain 1, HDC) 7 times, Chain 1, join with a slip stitch in top of Beg HDC _8 HDC, 8 Chain-1 spaces total_

Round 2: SC in first Chain space, (Chain 4, skip one chain space, SC in next chain space) 3 times, Chain 4, join with a slip stitch in first SC _4 SC, 4 Chain-4 spaces total_

Round 3: In first chain space: (Beg Popcorn, Chain 2, Popcorn), (Chain 3, (Popcorn, Chain 2, Popcorn) all in next chain space) 3 times, Chain 3, join with slip stitch in top of Beg Popcorn _8 Popcorns, 4 Chain-3 spaces, 4 chain-2 spaces total_

Round 4: In first chain space: (Beg Popcorn, Chain 2, Popcorn), (Chain 2, 6DC in corner chain-3 space to make Corner, chain 2, (Popcorn, chain 2, Popcorn) all in next chain-2 space) 3 times, Chain 2, Make Corner, Chain 2, join with slip stitch in top of Beg Popcorn _8 Popcorns, 12 chain-2 spaces, 24 DC total_

Round 5: In first chain space: (Beg Popcorn, Chain 2, Popcorn), {Chain 2, [(DC in next stitch, Chain 1) 5 times, DC in next stitch] to make Corner, chain 2, (Popcorn, Chain 2, Popcorn) al in next Chain-2 space} 3 times, chain 2, Make Corner, chain 2, join with a slip stitch in top of Beg Popcorn _8 Popcorns, 24 DC, 12 chain-2 spaces, 20 Chain-1 spaces total_

Round 6: SC in first chain-2 space, (Chain 1, SC in next chain space, chain 1, HDC in next chain space, chain 1, DC in next chain space, chain 1, 5TR in corner chain space, chain 1, DC in next chain space, chain 1, HDC in next chain space, chain 1, SC in next chain space, chain 1, SC in next chain-2 space) 4 times, omitting final SC on fourth repeat, join with slip stitch in first SC _12 SC, 8 HDC, 8 DC, 20 TR, 32 chain-1 spaces total_

Round 7: SC in first chain space, and in each stitch and chain space around, putting 3SC in all 4 corner TR stitches, join with slip stitch in first SC _88 SC total_

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