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Eye of the Storm Square… Free Crochet Pattern!!!

Eye of the Storm Square… Free Crochet Pattern!!!



This fun, whimsical square was so much fun to make!! I couldn’t decide on which color scheme I wanted, so I have made it in two different sets… I hope you love both! For both squares, I used Red Heart With Love Yarn..

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For this square I used the following colors:

  • A – White
  • B – Sand
  • C – Light Gray
  • D – Light Pink
  • E – Dark Pink
  • F – Dark Gray

For this square I used the following colors:

  • A – Daffodil
  • B – Mango
  • C – Hot Pink
  • D – Jadite
  • E – Mallard
  • F – Aubergine

This is a 12 x 12 Square once blocked.

Supplies:

Yarn – 7 colors of your choice, approximately 20- 25 yards of each color.

Hook – J


*Tip – You will be working in the round

*Tip – You will not turn work over every row, only when indicated

*Tip – This square will need to be blocked when done to get a nice shape.


Stitches:

  • St – Stitch
  • Ch – Chain
  • Sk – Skip
  • Sl St – Slip Stitch
  • Sc – Single Crochet
  • Bl – Back Loop
  • Fl – Front Loop
  • Dc – Double Crochet
  • Hdc – Half Double Crochet
  • Dec – Decrease
  • V St – Dc, Ch 1, Dc in designated stitch

Instructions:

Starting with color A

Round 1: Ch 2, 6 blsc in 2nd ch from hook, join with sl st to beginning blsc. =6 blsc

Round 2: Ch 1, 3 blsc in st, blsc in next st, *3 blsc in next st, blsc in next st*, repeat *to* 1 more time, join with sl st to beginning blsc. = 12 blsc Finish off

Join color B in any middle 3blsc group with sl st into the bl.

Round 3: Ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), 4 bldc in same st, *bldc in next 3 sts, 5 bldc in next st*, Repeat *to* 1 more time, bldc in next 3 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 24 bldc Finish off

Join color C in any middle 5bldc group with sl st into the bl.

Round 4: Ch 1, 5 blsc in st, *blsc in next 7 sts, 5 blsc in next st*, repeat *to* 1 more time, blsc in next 7 sts, join with sl st to beginning blsc. = 36 blsc Finish off

Join color D in any middle 5blsc group with sl st into the bl.

Round 5: Ch 3, 4 bldc in same st, *bldc in next 11 sts, 5 bldc in next st*, Repeat *to* 1 more time, bldc in next 11 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 48 bldc Finish off

Join color E in any middle 5bldc group with sl st into the bl.

Round 6: Ch 1, 5 blsc in st, *blsc in next 15 sts, 5 blsc in next st*, repeat *to* 1 more time, blsc in next 15 sts, join with sl st to beginning blsc. = 60 blsc Finish off

Join color F in any middle 5blsc group with sl st into the bl.

Round 7: Ch 3, 4 bldc in same st, *bldc in next 19 sts, 5 bldc in next st*, Repeat *to* 1 more time, bldc in next 19 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 72 bldc Finish off

*Tip – Place markers in the 3 corner stitches

*Tip – To fill in the square you will work in rows

Working down the side of the triangle on the right side, join color E to the 1st st to the left of any middle corner 5bldc group

Row 8: Ch1, blsc in 23 sts. = 23 blsc

Row 9: Ch 1, turn, dec flsc over the 1st 2 sts, flsc in the next 19 sts, dec flsc over the last 2 sts. = 21 flsc

Row 10: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in the next 17 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. = 19 blsc

Row 11: Ch 1, turn, dec flsc over the 1st 2 sts, flsc in the next 15 sts, dec flsc over the last 2 sts. = 17 flsc

Row 12: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in the next 13 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. = 15 blsc

Row 13: Ch 1, turn, dec flsc over the 1st 2 sts, flsc in the next 11 sts, dec flsc over the last 2 sts. = 13 flsc

Row 14: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in the next 9 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. = 11 blsc

Row 15: Ch 1, turn, dec flsc over the 1st 2 sts, flsc in the next 7 sts, dec flsc over the last 2 sts. = 9 flsc

Row 16: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in the next 5 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. = 7 blsc

Row 17: Ch 1, turn, dec flsc over the 1st 2 sts, flsc in the next 3 sts, dec flsc over the last 2 sts. = 5 flsc

Row 18: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in the next 1 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. = 3 blsc Finish off

Working down the left side of the triangle on the right side, join color D in the 1st st to the left of the middle corner 5bldc

Row 19: Ch 3, bldc in next 5 sts, blhdc in next 6 sts, blsc in next 6 sts, blslst in next 5 sts(make sure they are not tight), . =6 bldc, 6 blhdc, 6 blsc & 5 blslst

Row 20: Turn, flslst in 1st 6 sts, flsc i next 6 sts, flhdc in next 6 sts, fldc in next 5 sts. = 6 flslst, 6 flsc, 6 flhdc & 5 fldc

Row 21: Ch 3, turn, bldc in next 5 sts, blhdc in next 5 sts, blsc in next 4 sts, blslst in next 5 sts, leave remaining 3 sts unworked. = 6 bldc, 5 blhdc, 4 blsc, 5 blslst. Finish off

Working down the last side , join color C in the bl of the 1st st to the left of the middle st.

Row 22: Blslst in next 9 sts, blsc in next 5 sts, blhdc in next 4 sts, bldc in last 4 sts. = 10 blslst(includes joining slst), 5 blsc, 4 blhdc & 4 bldc

Row 23: Ch 3, turn, fldc in next 4 sts, flhdc in next 4 sts, flsc in next 3 sts, flslst in next 2 sts, leave remaining sts unworked. = 5 fldc, 4 flhdc, 3 flsc & 2 flslst. Finish off

Block Edging

Join on right side with color F in corner st where color F is the only middle st of the original triange left as a corner(top right corner in the picture above) and working across row 23

Round 1: Ch 1, 3 sc in st, sc in next 22 sts, 3 sc in top of ch 3 st, sc 22 sts evenly across 2nd edge of square in sides of the rows, 3 sc in middle corner st of row 18, working down the 3rd side, sc 22 sts evenly in the sides of rows, 3 sc in top of the ch 3 from row 21, sc in next 22 sts, join with sl st to the beginning sc. = 100 sc

Round 2: Ch 1, blsc in st, *3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 24 sts*, Repeat *to* 3 more times ending with 23 blsc’s instead of 24. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 108 blsc Finish off

Join color C in any corner st

Round 3: Ch 3, 4 dc in same st, {*sk 2 sts, Vst in next st*, Repeat *to* 7 more times, sk 2 sts, 5 dc in next st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, repeat *to*8 times, sk 2 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 32 Vsts & 4- 5 dc groups Finish off

Join color B in middle corner st

Round 4: Ch 3, 2 dc in same st, *sk 1 st, Vst in next st, Vst in next 8 Vsts, Vst in next st, Sk st(also sk dc of Vst), 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, sk st, Vst in next st, Vst in next 8 Vsts, Vst in next st, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 40 Vsts & 4 – 3dc groups Finish off

Join Color A to any middle corner st

Round 5: Ch 3, 4 dc in same st, *Vst in next 10 Vsts, sk st, 5 dc in next st, sk st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, Vst in next 10 Vsts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 40 Vsts & 4 – 5dc groups Finish off

Join color F in any middle corner st

Round 6: Ch 1, 3 sc in st, sc in next 34 sts, *3 sc in next st, sc in next 34 sts*, repeat *to* 3 more times, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 148 sc Finish off

Congratulations,,, You now have an Eye of the Storm Square!!! Make as many as you like to make pillows, afghans and other fun projects!


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Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


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Love Granny Squares!

Love Granny Squares!

Love Granny Squares!

I love making Granny Squares… I know.. It is kinda old fashion and we have to join them.. But there is nothing like finishing a project quickly.. That’s what I love about the Granny Square!!!  You can whip one up usually in one evening..!!  I have several Granny Squares in my Free Crochet Pattern Gallery at the top of the page… But also I wanted to share a fun collection that All Free Crochet put together!  32 Gorgeous Crochet Granny Squares  …

All Free Crochet was kind enough to share one of my free patterns in this collection…

Festival of Fall Square!


Make sure to check out all my other Free Crochet Squares too!!

Granny’s Circle in a Square

Rainbow Burst Reversible Square

Granny’s Shining Star Square

Ziggidy Zag Summer Square

Coral and Stone Square

Happy Crocheting!

Elena



©Copyright 2018 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All of my patterns and posts are my own work. Do not copy them in any way. If you want to share this information with someone, share the link to this post. If you want to share on your own blogwebsite or social media, then you may use the first photo in this post and link back to this post. You may not give away printed copies of this post. Thank you. This post may contain affiliate links/ads. If you purchase something from a link in this post, I may be compensated.

Ziggidy Zag Summer Square… New Free Crochet Pattern

Ziggidy Zag Summer Square… New Free Crochet Pattern

Ziggidy Zag Summer Square

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Are you ready for another fun, easy crochet square pattern ?? Here you go!!!  This is a 12″ square using worsted weight yarn. It can easily be made in one sitting!!

Using this 12″ Square you can make many sizes of beautiful afghans by making several blocks and crocheting them together, Or…  This Ziggidy Zag Summer Square along with my Rainbow Burst Reversible Square and my Festival of Fall Square are all made to work together to make a fun sampler afghan if you want to spice it up!


Materials:

Worsted weight yarn – 2 to 9 colors. 50 – 75 yards total.  I used Vanna’s Choice Yarn

Colors in order

A: Kelly Green    B: Mustard   C: Cranberry   D: Fern   E: Terra Cotta   F: Aqua

 

Hook- Size J

Stitches:

St – Stitch     Sp – Space     Ch – Chain    Sl St – Slip Stitch     Sc – Single Crochet     Dc – Double Crochet     Trc – Treble Crochet     Dec – Decrease (insert hook in st, yo and pull up loop, insert hook in next st, yo and pull up loop, yo, pull yarn thru all 3 loops on hook)

Special Stitches:  

V Stitch – 2 dc in one stitch

Puff Stitch ~ Yo, insert hook in sp, pull up loop, yo, insert hook in same sp, pull up loop, yo, draw yarn through all 5 loops on hook.

Decorative Stitch (sc,trc,sc) in one st. When making this st, make sure to pop the trc to the front of the square. This will make a nice decorative stitch.

Size:

12″ x 12″

Instructions:

Using Color A

Begin with a Magic Circle(video tutorial by Moogly)

Round 1:  Ch 1, *puff st, ch 1*, repeat * * 8 times. Join with sl st to beginning puff st. Finish off. = 8 puff sts & 8 ch1 sps

Color B

Round 2:  Join yarn with sl st in any ch1 sp, ch 3(counts as dc), (dc, ch-1, 2 dc) in same sp, *(2dc, ch-1, 2dc) in next ch-1 sp*, Repeat * to* around. Join with sl st to beginning of ch-3. Finish off. = 32 dc & 8 ch-1 sps

Color C

Round  3:  Join yarn in any ch-1 sp, ch 4(counts as trc), 8 trc in same sp, *(dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 sp, 9 trc in next ch-1 sp*, repeat *to * 2 more times, (dc, ch 1 dc)  in last ch1 sp. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch-3. Finish off. =36 trc and 4-(dc,ch-1,dc)

Color D

Round 4:  Join with sl st in the 5th st of any corner (middle st of corner ) from row 3, ch 4, 6 more trc in same st, *sk st, V st in next st*, repeat *to* one more time, sk st, V st in ch 1 sp, repeat *to* 2 times, sk st, {7 trc in next st, repeat *to* 2 times, sk st, V st in ch 1 sp, repeat *to* 2 times,  sk st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 4. = 4- 7 trc and 20 V sts

Color E

Round 5:  Join with sl st in 4th st of any corner (middle of corner st) from previous round, ch 3, 6 more dc in same st, * sk 2 sts, V st in next st, V st in center of next 5 V sts, sk st, V st in next st, sk 2 sts*, {7 dc in next st, repeat *to* one time}, Repeat {to} 2 more times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 28 V sts and 4- 7 dc

Color F

Round 6:   Join with sl st in 4th st of any corner (middle st of corner ) from previous round, ch 3, 6 more dc in same st, * sk 2 sts, V st in next st, V st in center of next 7 V sts, sk st, V st in next st, sk 2 sts*, {7 dc in next st, repeat *to* one time}, Repeat {to} 2 more times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 36 V sts and 4 – 7 dc

Color A

Round 7:   Join with sl st in 4th st of any corner (middle st of corner ) from previous round, ch 3, 6 more dc in same st, * sk 2 sts, V st in next st, V st in center of next 9 V sts, sk st, V st in next st, sk 2 sts*, {7 dc in next st, repeat *to* one time}, Repeat {to} 2 more times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 44 V sts and 4 – 7 dc

Color B

Round 8:   Join with sl st in 4th st of any corner (middle st of corner ) from previous round, ch 3, 6 more dc in same st, * sk 2 sts, V st in next st, V st in center of next 11 V sts, sk st, V st in next st, sk 2 sts*, {7 dc in next st, repeat *to* one time}, Repeat {to} 2 more times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 52 V sts and 4 – 7 dc

Color C

Round 9:  Join with sl st to 4th st of any corner(middle st of corner) from previous round, ch 1, 3 sc in same st, *sc in next 3 sts, (sc,trc,sc) in the center of each of the next 13 V sts, sk st, sc in next 3 sts, 3 sc in next st*, Repeat *to* 2 more times, sc in the next 3 sts, (sc,trc,sc) in the center of each of the next 13 V sts, sc in the last 3 sts, join with sl st to the beginning sc. = 52 (sc,trc,sc) and 36 sc  *you will continue to use Color C*

Round 10:  Ch 1, sc in same st, {3sc in next st, sc in the next 4 sts, *dec over next 2 sts, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 12 more times, sc in next 4 sts}, Repeat {to} 2 more times, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, repeat *to* 13 times, sc in last 3 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 148 sts

Weave in ends

That’s it… You now have a Ziggidy Zag Summer Square!!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2017 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All of my patterns and posts are my own work. Do not copy them in any way. If you want to share this information with someone, share the link to this post. If you want to share on your own blog, website or social media, then you may use the first photo in this post and link back to this post. You may not give away printed copies of this post. Thank you. This post may contain affiliate links/ads. If you purchase something from a link in this post, I may be compensated.

 

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