Cotton Candy Square ~
Cotton Candy Square is the 5th square of the CWU & AC Mystery Blanket CAL. This square can be used in other projects. Enjoy!
My Cotton Candy Square was also used for the 2015 Mystery Lapghan CAL .
Knit Picks ~ just a little bit of each color
Hook: I – 5.5mm but you may need to drop to a H – 5mm hook
- For the CWU & AC Group Mystery Blanket CAL you will use a H hook and Lion Brand Heartland
6 inches laying flat
Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
Dc = Double Crochet
FO = Fasten Off
Sl St = Slip Stitch
Sp/Sps = Space/ Spaces
St/Sts = Stitch/ Stitches
Tr = Triple Crochet
Note: I crochet tightly and hold my crochet hook like a pencil. You may need to adjust your hook size to reach the correct gauge.
Round 1: Ch 7, (trc, ch 2 in first ch) 11 times; join with sl st in 5th ch of the initial ch 7 (4th ch visible from bottom so that you have a ch-2 sp). (12 ch-2 sps)
Round 2: Sl st into first ch 2 sp, ch 3 (Counts as first st), work 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc into same sp; 2 dc in next 2 sps; * (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc in the next sp); 2 dc in next 2 sps *; rep from * to * twice; join with sl st in the top of the beginning Ch 3. (44 sts)
Round 3: Ch 5 (counts as a dc and ch2), sk next 2 sts, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in corner ch 2 sp, * (Ch 2, sk next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts) twice, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in corner ch1 space, * repeat from * to * twice; ch 2, sk next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, ch 2, sk next 2sts; dc in next st, join with a sl st in top of ch 3. (64 sts) Fasten Off & Change Colors
Round 4: Slip st to next space; Ch 3, dc in same space, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner sp, * ( Ch 2, sk next 2 sts, 2 dc in next sp) 3 times, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner sp * repeat from * to * 2 more times, (Ch2, sk nxt 2 sts, 2 dc in next sp) twice; ch 2; join with a sl st in top of ch 3. (80 sts)
Round 5: Ch 3, dc in next dc, dc in ch 2 sp, dc in next 2 dc, (dc, ch 1, dc) in corner sp,* dc in next 2dc, (2 dc in next ch 2 sp, dc in next 2 dc) 3 times, 2dc in next ch2 sp, dc in next 2 dc, (dc, ch 1, dc) in corner sp, * repeat from * to * 2 more times, (dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in ch 2 sp) 3 times; join with a sl st in top of ch 3. (84 sts)