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Acquaintance Square

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Acquaintance Square is the 20th square in the Riverwood Square Crochet Along Series! Make several of this square to make a blanket or use it for other projects. Enjoy!

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WOW I it is hard to believe we only have FOUR more squares left in our Riverwood Square Crochet Along. Then we get to start assembling these beauties together to make our gorgeous afghan.  Are you enjoying this crochet along? Be sure to share your photos with me. I love seeing your work!

Level of Difficulty
Beginner/Intermediate

Yarn
Red Heart Chic Sheep, #4 Worsted; Color A (VIP), Color B (Suede), Color C (Polo), Color D (Linen), 20 yards (roughly)

Hook and Notions
Size Hook: I/9 (5.5 mm), scissors, stitch markers and blunt needle

Measurement
9 inches

Gauge
4 inches = 17 dc on Round 7

Abbreviations
Ch/chs = chain/chains
Sc = single crochet
Hdc = half double crochet
Dc = double crochet
BLO = back loop only
Tr = treble crochet

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Notes
Chain 1 at beginning of round does not count unless otherwise stated.
Chain 2 at beginning of round counts as a hdc unless otherwise stated.
Chain 3 at beginning of round counts as a dc unless otherwise stated.

Corner – work (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc)

Special Stitches
None

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Instructions

COLORS: A – VIP; B – Suede; C – Polo; D – Linen

Working with Color B

Chain 4 (See Notes), slip stitch to form a ring
Round 1: Chain 4 (See Notes), *dc, chain 1,* repeat around 11 more times; join with a slip stitch into 3rd chain of chain 4. (12 dc, 12 ch 1 sps) Fasten off and weave in ends. Join Color A in any chain 1 space.

Round 2: Chain 2 (See Notes), hdc in same dc, *chain 1, skip (chain 1 space & dc), work 2 sc in next chain 1 space, skip next (dc & chain 1 space), chain 1, work 2 hdc in next dc,* repeat from *to* around, join with a slip stitch in 1st hdc. (8 hdc, 8 sc, 8 ch 1 sps) Fasten off and weave in ends. Join Color C in any hdc before chain 1 space.

Round 3: Chain 1 (See Notes), blo sc in same stitch as join, *(working behind RND 2) work 3 dc in chain 1 space, blo sc in next 2 sc, work 2 dc in next chain 1 space, blo sc in next 2 hdc,* repeat from *to* around; join with a slip stitch in 1st blo sc. (16 blo sc, 20 dc) Fasten off and weave in ends. Join Color B in any 1st dc of 3 dc set.

Round 4: Chain 3 (See Notes), *work 2 hdc in next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next 3 stitches, dc between next 2 stitches, dc in next stitch, dc in next 3 stitches, * repeat from *to*; join with a slip stitch in 1st dc. (44 dc) Fasten off and weave in ends. Join Color A in any 1st dc of 2 dc set.

Round 5: Chain 2 (See Notes), *tr in chain 1 space on RND 2, hdc in next 11 dc,* repeat from *to* around; join with a slip stitch in 1st hdc. (4 tr, 44 hdc) Fasten off and weave in ends. Join Color C in any tr.

Round 6: Chain 3 (See Notes), work (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into same stitch as join, (FIRST CORNER), *chain 3, skip next 3 stitches, sc in next stitch, chain 3, skip next 3 stitches, sc in next stitch, chain 3, skip next 3 stitches, work Corner (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next stitch,* repeat from *to* around 2 more times; join with a slip stitch into 3rd chain of chain 3. (4 corners, 8 sc, 12 ch 3 sp) Fasten off and weave in ends. Join Color B in any chain 2 Corner space

Round 7: Work (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) into same corner space, *dc into next 3 dc, work 4 dc into next chain 3 space, dc in next sc, work 5 dc into the next chain 3 space, dc in the next sc, work 4 dc into next chain 3 space, dc into next 3 dc, work Corner,* 2 more times; join with a slip stitch into 1st dc. (21 dc on each side = 84 dc & 4 Corners) Fasten off and weave in ends. Join Color A in any chain 2 Corner space

Round 8: Chain 1 (doesn’t count), *work corner (See Notes), BLO dc in each dc across,* repeat from *to* 3 more times; join with a slip stitch in 1st dc. (16 dc, 25 BLO dc = 100 BLO dc, 4 ch 2 spaces) Fasten off and weave in ends. Join Color C in any chain 2 Corner space

Round 9: Chain 1 (doesn’t count), *work 3 hdc in the corner chain 2 space, hdc in each stitch around,* repeat from *to* around; join with a slip stitch in in top of 1st hdc. (128 hdc) Fasten off and weave in ends.

XO, Mistie

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