October 23, 2010
SmoothFox's Bambino Square 7x7
Picture courtesy of Cindy Pippins
Created by Donna Mason-Svara aka SmoothFox ©2010 Version 2.0
Red Heart Super Saver 4 ply medium worsted yarn
Color A: Pretty 'N Pink
Color B: Petal Pink
Color C: White
Hook Size: H - 8 - 5.0 MM
Square Size: 7” x 7”
Long Double Crochet – LDC
YO, insert your hook on the row below the row you are working on, and work a double crochet, bringing your loop up to same height as previous stitches
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Using color A, ch 4, slip st to join to make a ring.
Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 11 dc’s in ring; join with slip st to top of beg ch-3 with a sl st. (12 dc)
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in next 2 sts, ch 3, *(2 dc in next 3 sts, ch 3) repeat 3 total times, join with slip st to top of beg ch-3. (24 dc, 4 ch-3 sps)
Round 3: Ch 3, dc in next st, ch 2, sk 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, (dc, ch 3, dc) in corner, *dc in next 2 sts, ch 2, sk 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, (dc, ch 3, dc) in corner,* repeat from * to * 2 more times, join with slip st to top of beg ch-3. Finish off (24 dc, 4 ch-3 sps, 4 ch-2 sps)
Round 4: Using color B join with slip st in any corner, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same corner, *dc in next 3 sts, working in front of ch-2 sp tr in next 2 skipped sts, dc in next 3 sts, **(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once; join with slip st to top of beg ch-3. (48 dc, 8 tr, 4 ch-3 sps)
Round 5: Slip st to corner, ch 3, 2 dc in same corner (cluster made), *sk 2 sts, sl st in next st or ch sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same st or sp (cluster made), repeat from * around, join with slip st to 1st ch of beg ch-3. (64 dc)
Round 6: Ch 6, dc in same st, *(ch 3, sk cluster, dc in next sl st), repeat 4 total times, ch 3, ** (dc, ch 3, dc) in corner slip st,* repeat from * to * 2 more times and from * to ** once, join with slip st to 3rd ch of beg ch-6. Finish off. (24 dc, 24 ch-3 sps)
Round 7: Using color C join with a slip st in any corner, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same corner, *(dc in next ch-3 sp, Ldc (see special stitches) between the 1st and 2nd st of the cluster 2 rows below, dc in current ch-3 sp) repeat to corner, ** (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once. Join with slip st to top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (64 dc, 24 Ldc, 4 ch-3 sps)
Created by Donna Mason-Svara aka SmoothFoxLover@yahoo.com ©2010
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