Cotton Candy Square
By Mistie Bush
You can never have too much cotton candy. The more flavors you have the yummier it is. You may have noticed this design in the 2015 Mystery Lapghan CAL. I hope you enjoy it!
Yarn: 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
Rep = Repeat
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.
Rnd 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)
Rnd 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)
Rnd 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
Rnd 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)
Rnd 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)
Happy Hooking and Enjoy!
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