August 2, 2009

SmoothFoxs Cute as a Button 12 x 12 Square - Free Pattern

Created by Donna Mason-Svara aka SmoothFox ©2009 Version 1.0

4 ply Medium Worsted yarn
Color A: Turquoise
Color B: Peacock
Color C: White

Hook Size: I 5.50 MM

Skill level: Advanced Beginner


Size: 12" x 12"

Special Stitches:
V-st:
(dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated sp between stitches
Shell: 3 dc in indicated sp between stitches
Small Shell: (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc)
Large Shell: (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in indicated ch sp.
Corner Shell: (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc)

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Using color A, ch 5 and join to make a ring.

Round 1: Ch 5, (sc in ring, ch 5) 3 times; join to beginning sc with a sl st. (4 ch-5 sps, 4 sc)


Round 2: Sl st into next ch sp, ch 3, (in same ch-5 sp 2 dc, ch 4, sl st in back rib of 1st ch of ch-4, see special stitches shell), ch 4, sl st in 1st ch of ch-4, * (in next ch-5 sp shell, ch 4, sl st in back rib of 1st ch of ch-4, shell, sl st in 1st ch of ch-4). * Repeat from * to * 3 total times. Join to top of beginning ch-3 with a sl st. Finish off. (24 dc, 8 ch-4 sps)



Round 3: Join color B in top right corner ch-4 sp with a sl st, Ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch sp), see special stitches large shell in next ch-4 sp, * see special stitches corner shell in next ch-4 sp, large shell in next ch-4 sp. * Repeat from * to * around; join to top of beginning ch-3 with a sl st. Finish off. (56 dc)



Round 4: Join color A with a sl st in any corner, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp), * (sk 3 sts, shell in sp between next 2 sts, sk 3 sts, 3 sc in ch-1 sp, sk 3 sts, shell in sp between next 2 sts, sk 3 sts ** (corner shell in next corner). * Repeat from * to * twice and from * to ** once. Join to top of beginning ch-3 with a sl st. Finish off. (48 dc, 12 sc)
Round 5: Join color C with a sl st in any corner, ch-3, 2 dc in same sp, sk 3 sts, *(shell in sp between next 2 sts, sk 3 sts) rep 4 times ** (corner shell in next corner). * Repeat from * to * twice and from * to ** once, shell in beginning corner, ch 1, hdc to join in top of beginning ch-3. (72 dc)

Round 6: Ch 3, 2 dc in corner space, ch 1, sk 3 sts, * (V-st in sp between next 2 sts, ch 1, sk 3 sts) 5 times, ** (corner shell in next corner), ch 1, sk 3 sts. * Repeat from * to * twice and from * to ** once, 3 dc in beginning corner, ch 1, hdc to join in top of beginning ch-3. (72 dc, 24 ch-1 sps)

Round 7: Ch 3, 2 dc in corner sp, * ch 4, sl st in back rib of 1st ch of ch-4, sk 3 sts, shell in ch-1 sp, (ch 4, sl st in back rib of 1st ch of ch-4, sk V-st, shell in ch-1 sp) 5 times, sk last 3 sts, ch 4, sl st in back rib of 1st ch of ch-4, ** in corner (shell, ch 4, sl st in back rib of 1st ch of ch-4, shell). * Repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once. Shell in beginning corner, ch 4, sl st in back rib of 1st ch of ch-4, join to top of beginning ch-3 with a sl st. Finish off. (96 dc, 32 ch-4 sps)


Round 8: Join color B with a sl st in any ch-4 corner sp, ch 3, dc in same sp, * see special instructions small shell in each ch-4 sp across to next corner, ** (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in corner ch-4 sp). * Repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to * once. 2 dc in beginning corner, ch 1, hdc in top of beginning ch-3 to join. (128 dc)

Round 9: Ch 3, 2 dc in corner sp, ch 1, sk 4 sts, * (small shell in next shell, sk 4 sts) repeat across to corner, ch 1, ** (corner shell in corner) sk 4 sts, ch 1. * Repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once. 3 dc in beginning corner, ch 1, hdc in top of beginning ch-3 to join. Finish off. (136 dc)

Round 10: Join color C in any corner with a sl st, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in corner sp), sk 2 sts, 3 dc in last st of shell below, sk ch-1 sp, sk 2 sts, (shell in ch-1 sp of next 7 shell’s), sk 2 sts, sk ch-1 sp, shell in first st of shell below, sk 2 sts, ** (corner shell in corner) sk 2 sts, shell in last st of shell below. * Repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once. Join to top of beginning ch-3 with a sl st. Finish off. (132 dc)

Created by Donna Mason-Svara aka SmoothFoxLover@yahoo.com 2009

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. 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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3 comments:

Susan said...

Susan

I have you on my Blog List... :-)

I guess I am...

MyhookandI / Susan

I just wanted to say Thank You for the patterns... :-)

~ Susan

SmoothFox said...

You're very welcome and thanks for the compliment.

Donna

Renee' said...

Love the squares, Im trying to learn different ones,
Added you to follow , cant wait to see what other squares you post :)
Thanks.

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