May 17, 2012

SmoothFox Cool 2B Square - Free Crochet Pattern




SmoothFox’s Cool 2B Square
Created by Donna Mason-Svara aka SmoothFox  ©2012
Version 05/17/2012

Hobby Lobby “I Love This Yarn” 4 ply medium worsted yarn
Color A: Mulberry
Color B: Jelly Bean

Hook Size: I/9 5.50 mm
Size:  6” x 6”
Skill level:  Advanced beginner
Notions: Yarn needle

SPECIAL STITCHES:
FPDC – Front Post Double Crochet –
Yarn over, insert hook behind post of stitch (from front to back), yarn over, pull through, bring up even with last stitch completed, yarn over, pull through 2 loops, (2 loops on hook), yarn over, pull through remaining 2 loops to complete stitch

My Crochet & Knit related gifts: http://zazzle.com/smoothfox*

If you want a .pdf copy of this pattern or if you make this item – please click on this link below and add your own pictures as a project on Ravelry. Be sure to login to your Ravelry account.  Just click on the crochet hook with the words “Hook It” if this is a crochet pattern or if it is a knit pattern click on the words “Cast On” near the top right side and this will add your item as a project. Then you can add the pictures when you have completed your project.


Note:  Some rounds end with a ch-1 plus a half double crochet into the top of the beginning ch-3 to position the hook in the proper position for the following round.  This joining will be referred to as a space when completed.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Here is the link to the video for this project:
SmoothFox's Cool 2B Square Video

Round 1:  Using Color A ch 4, join with a slip st in 4th ch from hook to form a ring, ch 3 counts as dc in this and all rounds, 2 dc, ch 2, *(3 dc, ch 2) 3 times; join with a slip st in the top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (12 dc, 4 ch-2 sps)

Round 2:  Using color B join with a slip st in any corner, ch 3, dc in same corner, *fpdc around first st, dc in next st, fpdc around last st, **(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once; 2 dc in beg corner, join with ch 1 plus hdc in top of beg ch-3.  (8 fpdc, 20 dc, 4 ch-2 sps)

Round 3:  Ch 3, dc in same corner, *sk 1 st, [fpdc around the next st, dc in next st] 2 times, fpdc around next st, sk last st, **(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once, 2 dc in beg corner; join with ch 1 plus hdc in top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (12 fpdc, 24 dc, 4 ch-2 sps)

Round 4:  Using color A join with slip st in any corner, ch 3, dc in same corner, *[sk 1 st, 2 dc in next st] 4 times, sk last st, **(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to * once, 2 dc in beg corner; join with ch 1 plus hdc in top of beg ch-3. (48 dc, 4 ch-2 sps)

Note: Excluding corners, all stitches in next round are worked in the center/middle of the 2 dc groupings and not between the 2 dc groupings

Round 5:  Ch 3, dc in same corner, *sk 1 st, [2 dc before next st, sk 2 sts] 5 times, 2 dc before next st, sk 1 last st, **(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to * once, 2 dc in beg corner; join with ch 1 plus hdc. Finish off. (64 dc, 4 ch-2 sps)

Won’t you please take a few moments to make a square for a wonderful charity that is in great need of squares to help the less fortunate.  

Mail to:

Online Angels
Attn: SmoothFox
36 B Pine Drive
Pottsville, PA 17901

Please include your name, State or Country and square count on a small note so that Mary with Online Angels can send me your info to post on my blog. 

Created by
Donna Mason-Svara a.k.a.  SmoothFoxLover@yahoo.com ©2012

This pattern has 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.

This pattern is copyrighted by me and I give my permission for you to post pictures of items made from my pattern on your website if you will post a link back to my Ravelry or Craftsy store if the pattern is for sale.  If the pattern is free, please direct people to my blog.  Be sure to list the name SmoothFox as the designer.  

1 comment:

awmUvTew said...

Thank you. I contribute memory squares for grieving families, I have chosen this square to use, thank you very much. Nancy

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