December 31, 2008

SmoothFox's Coral Square - Free Pattern


Created by Donna Mason-Svara aka SmoothFox ©2008 Version 3.0

Red Heart Super Saver 4 ply medium worsted
Color A: Light Coral
Color B: Pale Yellow
Color C: White

Hook Size: H - 8 - 5.00 MM
Square Size: 7” x 7”
Yarn Needle

Special Stitches:
Spike Stitch: Working in front of ch-1 sp, tr in indicated stitch below. ALWAYS SKIP THE CH-1 SP BEHIND THE SPIKE STITCH.

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Using color A ch 4, join to make a ring or use the Magic Adjustible Ring (see www.crochetpatterncentral.com under tutorials).

Round 1: In ring ch 3 (counts as dc), 15 dc’s in ring, join with slip st in top of beg ch-3. (16 dc)

Round 2: Ch 4, tr in same st, * tr in next st, 2 tr in each of the next 2 sts, ch 2, ** 2 tr in next st. * Repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once, join with slip st in top of beg ch-4. Finish off (28 tr)

Round 3: Join color B with a slip st any corner, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner, * (ch 1, sk 1 st, dc in next 2 sts) twice, ch 1, sk last st, ** (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner. * Repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once. Join with slip st in top of beg ch-3 ch 3. Finish off. (32 dc, 12 ch-1 sps)

Round 4: Join color C with a slip st in any corner, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner, * ch 1, sk 2 sts, (spike st [see special stitches] in skipped st from round 2 below, dc in next 2 sts) repeat once, spike st in skipped st from round 2 below, ch 1, sk last 2 sts, ** (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner. * Repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once, join with slip st in top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (12 tr, 40 dc, 8 ch-1 sps)

Round 5: Join color A with a slip st in any corner, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner, * sk 1 st, dc in next 2 sts, spike st in 2nd corner st below, ch 1, sk 1 tr, (dc in next 2 sts, ch 1, sk 1 tr) repeat once , spike st in 1st corner st below, dc in next 2 sts, sk last st, ** (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner. * Repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once, join with slip st in top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (8 tr, 48 dc, 12 ch-1 sps)

Round 6: Join color C with a slip st in any corner, ch 3, (2dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner, * sk 1 st, dc in next 4 sts, spike st in sk st below, (dc in next 2 sts, spike st in sk st below) repeat once , dc in next 4 sts, sk last st, ** (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner. * Repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once, join with slip st in top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (12 tr, 72 dc)

Created by Donna Mason-Svara aka SmoothFoxLover@yahoo.com ©2008

This pattern has not been tested. Please notify me of any pattern corrections. I will answer any and all questions you may have with the instructions. Do not plagiarize this pattern. All patterns are my original designs. Any resemblance between this pattern and any other pattern is purely co-incidental. This pattern is my original design so please do not re-sell my patterns or give them away for free or post my patterns on the Internet. You may sell items you make from my patterns at craft fairs, fund raisers or custom orders for friends and family but please do not sell finished items on the Internet without my written permission. Do not claim designs as your own.

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2 comments:

Kawano said...

Wow that is beatiful. Great job on your squares.

carolyn said...

Questions on how to join coral squares when making an afghan.
carolyn

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