VVCAL – Week 21

Welcome to the twenty-first week of the Vibrant Vintage CAL!

We’ve made 52 squares so far – I think! hehe I lost count… But not much more to go!!

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Related Links

  • CAL Main info page – Please read thoroughly for fully-linked weekly schedule, design basics, and color selection
  • Find the PDF version as a free Ravelry download here: Rose | Sarah – 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
  • 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 4 new “Fancy” granny square patterns. All you need to do this week is make 4 li’l squares!

 

4Squares and the color in which I worked them:

  • Sarah Square – SSDK: Denim
  • plain Granny: multi
  • Rose Square – SSDK: Saffron
  • Plain granny MULTI! – Choose your colors ❤️❤️❤️😊

Rose Square

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

Charted instruction:

Written Instruction:

Beg DC = (SC, Chain 1)

Puff st = YO, (insert hook in indicated spot, YO, pull up loop) 3 times, YO pull yarn through all loops on hook.

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

Round 1: All in ring, work (Puff st, chain 3) 4 times, join with sl st in first Puff st _4 Puff st, 4 chain-3 space total_

Round 2: In all 4 chain spaces around: (SC, chain 1, 5DC, chain 1, SC) _20 DC, 8 chain-1 space, 8 SC total_

Round 3: Slip st in next SC, * (SC in chain, chain 4, skip 2, SC in next st, chain 4, SC in chain, chain 6), repeat from * 3 times, omitting chain-6 on third repeat. Chain 3, TR in SC. This will ensure that Round 4 starts in the center of this corner.  _12 SC, 8 chain-4 space, 4 chain-6 space total_

Round 4: In same corner as finish of Round 3: (Beg DC, chain 3, 4 DC), * SC in next chain space, chain 5, SC in next chain space, (4DC, chain 3, 4DC) in corner chain space to make corner, repeat from * 3 times, omitting corner on third repeat, 3 DC in first corner to complete it join with sl st in Beg DC _32 DC, 8 SC, 4 chain-5 space, 4 chain-3 space total_

Round 5: In first chain space: (Beg DC, chain 3, DC) * (Chain 1, DC in next st) 4 times, SC in chain space, (DC in next st, chain 1) 4 times, (DC, chain 3, DC) in corner chain space to make corner, repeat from * 3 times, omitting corner on third repeat. Join with sl st in Beg DC._40 DC, 4 SC, 32 chain-1 space, 4 chain-3 space total_

Round 6: 3SC in corner SC. SC in all sts around, placing 3SC in 3 more corners. Join with a slip st in first SC. _88SC total_

Sarah Square

Charted Instruction:

Written Instruction:

Beg DC = (SC, Chain 1)

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

Round 1: All in ring, work: Beg DC, (chain 3, 3DC) 3 times, chain 3, 2DC, join with sl st in Beg DC. _12 DC, 4 chain-3 space total_

Round 2: In first chain space: slip st, (Beg DC, chain 3, DC) * chain 1, skip 1, DC in next st, chain 1, (DC, chain 3, DC) in corner chain space to make corner, repeat from * 3 times, omitting corner on third repeat, join with sl st in Beg DC. _12 DC, 8 chain-2 space, 4 chain-3 space total_

Round 3: In first chain space: Slip st, (Beg DC, chain 3, DC) * chain 1, DC in next chain space, 2 DC in next st, DC in next chain space, chain 1, (DC, chain 3, DC) in next corner space to make corner, repeat from * 3 times, omitting corner on third repeat. Join with sl st to Beg DC. _24 DC, 8 chain-1 space, 4 chain-3 space total_

Round 4: In first chain space: slip st, (Beg DC, chain 3, DC) * chain 1, 3DC in next chain space, DC in next 4 sts, 3DC in next chain space, chain 1, (DC, chain 3, DC) in corner chain space to make corner, repeat from * 3 times, omitting corner on third repeat, join with sl st in Beg DC. _48 DC, 8 chain-1 space, 4 chain-3 space total_

Round 5: In first chain space: slip st, (Beg DC, chain 3, DC) * chain 1, 3DC in next chain space, DC in next 4 sts, chain 1, skip 2, DC in next 4 sts, 3DC in next chain space, chain 1, (DC, chain 3, DC) in corner chain space to make corner, repeat from * 3 times, omitting corner on third repeat, join with sl st in Beg DC. _64 DC, 12 chain-1 space, 4 chain-3 space total_

Round 6: 3SC in corner SC. SC in all sts around, placing 3SC in 3 more corners. Join with a slip st in first SC. _88SC total_