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Granny Was Framed

 

American Crochet Terms used throughout.

Materials:
DK weight yarn in 2 colours
4.0mm hook

Finished Size:
Approximately 7”/17cm square

Abbreviations
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
mc – magic circle
beg – beginning
FPdc – Yo and insert hook from the front to the back around the post of the dc on the previous row. Complete as for regular dc.

Foundation Round: Using Colour A, into mc, 6ch (counts as 1dc, 3ch), *3dc, 3ch* 3 times, 2dc, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch to join.

Round 1: Using Colour A, 3ch, *[1 dc, 3ch, 1 dc] in 3ch corner space, 1dc, 1FPdc, 1dc* repeat from * to * twice more, in [1 dc, 3ch, 1 dc] in 3ch corner space, 1dc, 1FPdc, sl st in top of beg ch to join.

Round 2: Using Colour A, 3ch, 1dc, *[1 dc, 3ch, 1 dc] in 3ch corner space, 1dc, 1FPdc, 1dc, 1FPdc, 1dc* repeat from * to * twice more, [1 dc, 3ch, 1 dc] in 3ch corner space, 1dc, 1FPdc, 1dc, sl st in top of beg ch to join.

Round 3: Using Colour A, 3ch, 1FPdc, 1dc, *[2dc, 3ch, 2dc] in 3ch corner space, [1dc, 1FPdc] 3 times, 1dc* repeat from * to * twice more, [2dc, 3ch, 2dc] in 3ch corner space, [1dc, 1FPdc] 2 times, sl st in top of beg ch to join.

Round 4: Using Colour A, 3ch, [1dc, 1FPdc] twice, *[2dc, 3ch, 2dc] in 3ch corner space, [1FPdc, 1dc] 5 times, 1FPdc* repeat from * to * twice more, [2dc, 3ch, 2dc] in 3ch corner space, [1FPdc, 1dc] 3 times, sl st in top of beg ch to join, changing to Colour B. Fasten off Colour A.

Round 5: Using Colour B, 1ch, 1sc in same place, 6sc, *[2sc, 3ch, 2sc] in 3ch corner space, 15sc* repeat from * to * twice more, [2sc, 3ch, 2sc] in 3ch corner space, 8sc, remove hook, insert hook from back to front in 1st sc, pick up loop and pull through to join.

Round 6: Using Colour B, 1ch, inserting hook from back to front, 1sc around stem of each of next 9sc, *3ch, 1sc around stem of each of next 19sc* repeat from * to * 3 times, 3ch, 1sc around stem of each of next 10sc, remove hook, insert hook from back to front in 1st sc, pick up loop and pull through to join.

Round 7: Using Colour B, 1ch, 1sc in same place, 8sc, *[2sc, 3ch, 2sc] in 3ch corner space, 19sc* repeat from * to * twice more, [2sc, 3ch, 2sc] in 3ch corner space, 10sc, remove hook, insert hook from back to front in 1st sc, pick up loop and pull through to join.

Round 8: Using Colour B, 1ch, inserting hook from back to front, 1sc around stem of each of next 11sc, *3ch, 1sc around stem of each of next 23sc* repeat from * to * 3 times, 3ch, 1sc around stem of each of next 12sc, sl st in 1st sc to join, fasten off Colour B.

Round 9: Using Colour A, join in any 3ch corner space with a sl st, 6ch (counts as 1dc, 3ch), 1dc in same space, 1ch, 1dc in next st, *[1ch, sk st, 1dc in next st] 11 times, 1ch, [1dc, 3ch, 1dc] in 3ch corner space, 1ch, 1dc in next st* repeat from * to * twice more, [1ch, sk st, 1dc in next st] 11 times, 1ch, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch to join.

Round 10: Using Colour A, sl st into 3ch space, 1ch, (1sc, 3ch, 1sc) in same space, *[1dc in next dc, 1sc in 1ch space] 13 times, 1dc in next dc, [1sc, 3ch, 1sc] in ch-3 corner space* repeat from * to * twice more, [1dc in next dc, 1sc in 1ch space] 13 times, sl st in 1st sc to join. Fasten off, and sew in ends.

© Shana Rae 2016

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