Crochet Motif: Live Oak Square

Live Oak Square




Each of the VVCAL 2018 Squares were dedicated to a tree by one of the members of my CypressTextiles Tree Huggers Facebook group.

The Live Oak Square was named by Ashley DuVall and Glenda Ramage. Thank you both.


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Materials and Measurements

  • Yarn: Scheepjes Softfun (affiliate link) – (60% Cotton, 40% Acrylic); (140m/50g)
  • Color: If using the Warm Neutrals palette, make 5 square each of 9 colors, and 6 squares each of 3 colors, leaving the cream out for joining and border.
  • Hook: US Size 4.5mm
  • Size: 6 inches

Key Stitch Descriptions

  • beg beginning
  • beg dc (sc, ch1) – counts as 1 dc
  • chN chain N number of times
  • dc double crochet
  • lp loop
  • MR make ring: slip knot, ch3, ss in third ch from hook
  • sc single crochet
  • sp space (chain space)
  • ss slip stitch
  • st stitch
  • yoh yarn over hook

Video Instruction

This video tutorial includes information on how to:

  • Make the beg dc and join rounds neatly
  • Weave ends as you go

Charted Instruction

Written Instruction

Rnd 1 MR, (sc, ch8) 8 times, ss in first sc. [8 sc, 8 sp]

Rnd 2 Ss in first 3 chs, sc in sp, (ch4, sc in next sp) 7 times, ch4, ss in first sc. [8 sc, 8 sp]

Rnd 3 5sc in 8 sps, ss in first sc. [40 sc]

Rnd 4 Ss in next st, beg dc, * ch3, 2dc in same st, (ch1, sk1, dc) 4 times, ch1, sk1, 2dc in next st, rep from * 3 times omitting final st, ss in beg dc. [32 dc, 24 sp]

Rnd 5 Ss in first ch, beg dc in sp, * ch3, 2dc in same sp, ch1, sk1, dc, (ch1, dc in dc) 5 times, ch1, 2dc in sp, rep from * 3 times omitting final st, ss in beg dc. [40 dc, 32 sp]

Rnd 6 (3sc in corner sp, 17sc) 4 times, ss in first sc. [80 sc]

Rnd 7 (3sc in corner st, 19sc) 4 times, ss in first sc, cut yarn. [88 sc]


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