Crochet Pattern Square No. 1, Volume 64

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Make squares of Bucilla "Wool and Shetland Wool," 2 oz balls;
or Bear Brand, Fleisher's or Botany Machine Washable Winsom, 2 oz skeins;
or equivalent

Use Crochet Hook, Size G or size required to obtain gauge

GAUGE: Each Square approximately 8 ins. square

Note–All rounds are worked from right side.

Round 1–right side–With A, ch 4, join with sl st in first st to form ring, ch 3, work 2 dc in ring, * ch 3 for corner, work 3 dc–a shell–in ring; repeat from * twice more, ch 3, join with sl st in top of ch 3; 4 shells.

Ch 3 at beg. of round counts as 1 dc.

Round 2–Sl st in each of next 2 dc, sl st into first ch-3 space, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc–all in same space for first corner, * ch 2, work 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc–all in next corner space; repeat from * twice more, ch 2, join with sl st in top of first ch 3; 8, 3-dc shells.

Round 3–Sl st in each of next 2 dc, sl st into first ch-3 space, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc–all in same space for first corner, * ch 2, 3 dc in next space, ch 2, work 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc–all in next space for corner; repeat from * twice more, ch 2, 3 dc in next space, ch 2, join with sl st in top of first ch 3; 12 shells.

Round 4–Sl st in each of next 2 dc, sl st into first ch-3 space, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc–all in same space for first corner, † * ch 2, 3 dc in next space *; repeat between *'s once more, work ch 2, 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc–all in next corner space; repeat from † twice more; repeat between *'s twice, ch 2, join as before; 16 shells. Continue in this way having 1 more shell between corners in each successive round until 8 rounds from beg., ending last round join with sl st in top of ch 3; 32 shells. About 8 ins. square. Fasten off.


Other great patterns from Crochet Primer, 48 Easy-To-Do Crochet Patterns, Volume 64:

Pattern Square No. 1      Pattern Square No. 17      Pattern Square No. 33     
Pattern Square No. 2      Pattern Square No. 18      Pattern Square No. 34     
Pattern Square No. 3      Pattern Square No. 19      Pattern Square No. 35     
Pattern Square No. 4      Pattern Square No. 20      Pattern Square No. 36     
Pattern Square No. 5      Pattern Square No. 21      Pattern Square No. 37     
Pattern Square No. 6      Pattern Square No. 22      Pattern Square No. 38     
Pattern Square No. 7      Pattern Square No. 23      Pattern Square No. 39     
Pattern Square No. 8      Pattern Square No. 24      Pattern Square No. 40     
Pattern Square No. 9      Pattern Square No. 25      Pattern Square No. 41     
Pattern Square No. 10      Pattern Square No. 26      Pattern Square No. 42     
Pattern Square No. 11      Pattern Square No. 27      Pattern Square No. 43     
Pattern Square No. 12      Pattern Square No. 28      Pattern Square No. 44     
Pattern Square No. 13      Pattern Square No. 29      Pattern Square No. 45     
Pattern Square No. 14      Pattern Square No. 30      Pattern Square No. 46     
Pattern Square No. 15      Pattern Square No. 31      Pattern Square No. 47     
Pattern Square No. 16      Pattern Square No. 32      Pattern Square No. 48     
Sampler Afghan, No. 6401      Flower Square Afghan, No. 6402      Striped Afghan, No. 6403     

Pattern © 1972 by Bernhard Ulmann. Reproduced with permission from Plaid. PurpleKittyYarns.com is not endorsed by Plaid.