Vanna’s Square | Free Crochet Pattern

Vanna’s Square

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Salena Baca Crochet | 12" Free Crochet Square | Vanna's Choice Yarn | Lion Brand Yarn

Materials

Yarn: Vanna’s Choice, Lion Brand Yarn

Tools: US Size (I/9) 5.5 mm crochet hook, measuring tape, scissors

Difficulty: Beginner

Size: 12” x 12”

Gauge: 15 sts and 6 pattern rows = 4”

Stitch Guide: ch(s) – chain(s), sc – single crochet, st(s) – stitch(es), dc – double crochet, sl st – slip stitch, RS – right side

Special Stitch

dc4tog: Double crochet 4 stitches together [yo, insert hook into next stitch, pull up a loop, yo, pull through two loops] x 4 (5 loops on hook), yo, pull through all 5 loops.

Note: 

  • Use preferred method to change colors to taste.
  • Change colors after 2 complete rounds to model example square.

Instructions

Make a magic ring.

Round 1 (RS):  Ch 3 (counts as 1st dc, now and throughout), 3 dc in ring, [ch 6, 4 dc into ring] 3 times, ch 6, sl st to top of first dc to join —16 dc, 4 ch-6 spaces.

Round 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st, now and throughout), [dc4tog, ch 3, sc into ch-6 space, ch 3] 4 times, sl st to top of first dc4tog to join – 4 dc4tog clusters, 8 ch-3 spaces

Round 3: Sl st to first ch-3 space, Ch 3, 3 dc into space, [ch 6, 4 dc into next ch-3 space] 7 times, ch 6, sl st to top of first dc to join – 32 dc, 8 ch-6 spaces.

Round 4: Ch 2, [dc4tog, ch 3, sc into ch-6 space, ch 3] 8 times, sl st to top of first dc4tog to join – 8 dc4tog clusters, 16 ch-3 spaces.

Round 5:  Sl st to first ch-3 space, ch 3, 3 dc into space, [ch 6, 4 dc into next ch-3 space] 15 times, ch 6, sl st to top of first dc to join – 64 dc, 16 ch-6 spaces.

Round 6: Ch 2, [dc4tog, ch 3, sc into ch-6 space, ch 3] 16 times, sl st to top of first dc4tog to join – 16 dc4tog clusters, 32 ch-3 spaces.

Round 7: Sl st to first ch-3 space, ch 3, 3 dc into space, [ch 6, 4dc into next ch-3 space, (ch 3, sc into next ch-3 space) 6 times, ch 3, 4 dc into next ch-3 space] 3 times, ch 6, 4dc into next ch-3 space, [ch 3, sc into next ch-3 space] 6 times, ch 3, sl st to first dc to join – 32 dc, 4 ch-6 spaces, 28 ch-3 spaces.

Round 8: Ch 2, [dc4tog, ch 3, sc into ch-6 space, ch 3, dc 4 tog, (ch 3, sc into next ch-3 space) 7 times, ch 3] 4 times, sl st to first dc4tog to join – 8 dc4tog clusters, 40 ch-3 spaces.

Round 9: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), [sc, ch 3] into each ch-3 space around, sl st to first sc to join – 40 sc, 40 ch-3 spaces.

Round 10: Ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) into first ch-3 space, [3 dc into following 9 ch-3 spaces, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) into the next ch-3 space] 3 times, 3 dc into following 9 ch-3    spaces, sl st to first dc to join – 132 dc, 4 ch-3 spaces. Fasten.

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