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Coral and Stone Square… Free Crochet Pattern!

Coral and Stone Square… Free Crochet Pattern!

Coral and Stone Square

The Coral and Stone Square is a fun and whimsical project that can be used to make fun afghans, pillows or a creative tote bag!!!  The pattern is easy and quick using several textual crochet stitches… Best of all it is another free crochet pattern!

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I loved designing  this lovely square and can’t wait to whip up several to join into a bright and fun afghan!!  Each square measures 12″ x 12″, but you can adjust the size by stopping at any point to make it smaller or adding additional double crochet and single crochet rounds to make it larger!

If you love this free pattern… Add it to your Ravelry queue and favorites for easy access!!  Click Here…

Materials:

Yarn – 50 yards each worsted weight yarn.  You can use 1-16 colors to make this your own.  I used the following:

Red Heart  with Love – Papaya(Color A), White(Color B) and Pewter(Color C)

 

Hook – Size J, I love the Clover Soft Touch Hooks!!

The only other item you will need is a pair of scissors…


Stitches:

St – Stitch

Ch – Chain

Sk – Skip

Sp – Space

Sl St – Slip Stitch

Sc – Single Crochet

Dc – Double Crochet

Trc – Treble Crochet

Special Stitch: Dc X St- Skip next st, dc in next st, dc back in previous sk st to form X st.

Instructions: 

Start with a Magic Circle and Color A… Click Here for a video tutorial from my good friend at Moogly!

Row 1:  Ch 1, 8 sc in center of magic circle, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 8 sc

Row 2:  Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in same st, *ch 1, sk st, (sc,ch 2,sc) in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, sk st, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 4 ch1, 4 (sc,ch 2,sc) Finish off

Join Color B in any ch2 sp

Row 3:  Ch 3(Counts as dc now and throughout), 4 dc in same sp, *ch 1, 5 dc in next ch 2 sp*, Repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 20 dc, 4 ch1  Finish off

Join Color C  in any ch1 sp

Row 4:  Ch 1, sc in same st, *sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, sc in next ch1 sp*, repeat *to* 2 more times, sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 32 sc Do not finish off.

Row 5:  Ch 1, sc in same st, trc in next st(push st to the front to create a bobble), sc in next st, trc in next st, {3 sc in next st, *trc in next st, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, trc in next st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, 3 sc in next st, trc in next st, sc in next st, trc in next st, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 16 trc, 24 sc  Finish off

Join Color A in any middle st of a corner

Row 6:  Ch 3, 2 more dc in same st, *(dc X st over next 2 sts) 2 times, dc in next st, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 2 times, 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 2 times, dc in next st, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 2 times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 16 dc X sts, 16 dc Finish off

Join Color B in any middle st of a corner

Row 7:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, {*trc in next st, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 4 more times, trc in next st, 3 sc in next st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, repeat *to* 5 times, trc in last st, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 24 trc, 32 sc  Finish off

Join Color C in any middle st of a corner

Row 8:  Ch 3, 2 more dc in same st, *(dc X st over next 2 sts) 3 times, dc in next st, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 3 times, 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 3 times, dc in next st, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 3 times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 24 dc X sts, 16 dc  Finish off

Join Color A in any middle st of a corner

Row 9:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, {*trc in next st, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 6 more times, trc in next st, 3 sc in next st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, repeat *to* 7 times, trc in last st, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 32 trc, 40 sc  Finish off

Join Color B in any middle st of a corner

Row 10:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, *sc in next 17 sts, 3 sc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, sc in last 17 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 80 sc  Do not finish off

Row 11:  Ch 3, *3 dc in next st, dc in next 19 sts*, repeat *to* 2 more times, 3 dc in next st, dc in last 18 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 88 dc

Row 12:  Ch 1, sc in next 2 sts, * 3 sc in next st, sc in next 21 sts*, repeat *to* 2 more times, 3 sc in next st, sc in last 19 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 96 sc  Finish off

Join Color C in any middle st of a corner

Row 13:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, {*trc in next st, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 10 more times, trc in next st, 3 sc in next st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, repeat *to* 11 times, trc in last st, join with sl st to beginning sc. =48 trc, 56 sc Finish off

Join Color A in any middle st of a corner

Row 14:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, *sc in next 25 sts, 3 sc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, sc in last 25 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 112 sc Do not finish off

Row 15:  Ch 3, * 3 dc in next st, dc in next 27 sts*, repeat *to* 2 more times, 3 dc in next st, dc in last 26 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 120 dc  Do not finish off

Row 16:  Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next st, *3 sc in next st, sc in next 29 sts*, repeat *to* 2 more times, 3 sc in next st, sc in last 27 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 128 sc  Finish off

Block your square using either the wet or steam method.

Congratulations!!  You now have a Coral and Stone Square!

If you make the Coral and Stone Square, Make sure to tag me in your social media photos so I can see them too!! @BeaRyanDesigns(Twitter), @beatriceryandesigns(Instagram) or #beatriceryandesigns(Facebook)!  or #coralandstonesquare

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©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

If you love this Free Square Pattern, Save it to your Ravelry Favorites for easy access… Click Here!!


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.

 

Crochet with Me!! Winter 2017 CAL… Week 3!

Crochet with Me!! Winter 2017 CAL… Week 3!

Crochet with Me!! Winter 2017 CAL… Week 3!

Crochet with Me!! CAL Week 3


Week 3 of our Crochet Along is simple and fun!!

This week we are using the traditional Granny Square Stitch with a slight twist to the pattern…  We will be continuing to turn the circle, that became a square, then started to take shape as a rectangle… Become more rectangular!!!  I hope you have had fun to this point!!  If you are just joining in… This afghan pattern is so simple you will be able to catch up in no time!!

For past weeks instructions… You can head to the top of the page and click on Crochet with Me… Or…Click Here!!

To have even more fun,,, Join my Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL group on FacebookClick here!!

For sneak peaks and added fun… Follow me on Instagram too!

Don’t forget… You will have a chance to win a fabulous yarn package giveaway from Red Heart Yarns at the end of the CAL if you finish this project in at the end of the time period given… I will be posting details on all the rules in just a couple more weeks…

$50 prize pack August 2016

This is similar to what will be in the prize package!!


Remember to mark the right side with a marker if you haven’t already… This will be important in upcoming weeks!!  Now… Let’s get started with Crochet with Me!! CAL Week 3!!

With the wrong side facing, join Color E to any corner ch1 sp.

27.  Ch 3, (2dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in the same sp, {sk st, 3 dc in next st, *sk 2 sts, 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* 23 more times, sk last st, (3dc, ch1, 3 dc ) in next ch 1 sp}, repeat {to} 2 more times, sk st, 3 dc in next st, repeat *to* 24 times. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. =108 3dc shells

Turn, join Color F to the top Right corner ch1 sp above dc section of round 26.This will be adding height to your rectangle.

28.  Ch4, 2 trc in same sp, * sk 3 sts, 3 trc in the sp (between next two groupings of 3dc shells)*, repeat *to* 25 more times, (3trc, ch1, 3 dc) in next ch 1 sp, ^sk 3 sts, 3dc in next sp^, repeat ^to^ 25 more times, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 trc) in next ch 1 sp, rep *to* 26 times, (3 trc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch 1 sp, repeat ^to^ 26 times, 3 dc in last ch 1 sp, ch 1. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 4. =56 3trc shell & 56 3dc shells

Turn, join Color A to any corner

29.  Ch 3, (2dc, ch1, 3dc) in same sp, *sk 3 sts, 3 dc in next sp*, repeat *to* 26 more times, {(3dc, ch 1, 3dc) in next ch 1 sp, *sk 3 sts, 3 dc in next sp*, repeat *to* 26 more times}, repeat {to} 2 more times, Join to top of beginning ch 3. =116 3dc shells

Turn, Join Color B in top right corner ch 1 sp above the 3trc shell section of round 28.

30.  Ch 4, 2 trc in same sp, *sk 3 sts, 3trc in next sp*, repeat *to* 27 more times, (3trc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch 1 sp, ^sk 3 sts, 3 dc in next sp^, repeat ^to^ 27 more times, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 trc) in next ch 1 sp, repeat *to* 28 times, (3trc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch 1 sp, repeat ^to^ 28  times, 3 dc in last ch 1 sp, ch 1. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 4. = 60 3trc shells & 60 3dc shells.

Turn, join Color C in any corner

31.  Ch 3, (2dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same sp, *sk 3 sts, 3dc in next sp*, repeat *to* 28 more times, {(3dc, ch 1, 3dc) in next ch 1 sp, repeat *to* 29 times,}, repeat {to} 2 more times. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 124 3dc shells

Turn, join Color D to top right corner ch 1 sp above 3trc shells.

32.  Ch 4, 2 trc in same sp*sk 3 sts, 3trc in next sp*, repeat *to* 29 more times, (3trc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch 1 sp, ^sk 3 sts, 3 dc in next sp^, repeat ^to^ 29 more times, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 trc) in next ch 1 sp, repeat *to* 30 times, (3trc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch 1 sp, repeat ^to^ 30  times, 3 dc in last ch 1 sp, ch 1. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 4. = 64 3trc shells & 64 3dc shells.

That’s it… Yay, you have completed week 3!!!  Weave in your ends and you will be ready for week 4!

**In the last stages of the CAL, for those of you who don’t like the openness of the center, I will provide a fun option to make it solid!!!**

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2017 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All 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, 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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