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Audrey Circle in A Square

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Audrey Circle in A Square ~

Free Crochet Pattern

Audrey Circle in A Square is the 1st in the Square in the Squaring The Circle CAL 2018! This square can also be used for other projects and will always be available. Enjoy!

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Designed by Mistie Bush in Collaboration With Joanita Theron

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Level of Difficulty
Beginner/Intermediate
Yarn
Red Heart Soft, #4 worsted weight; color A (White), B (Sea Foam) & Color C (Charcoal), 20 yards (roughly)
Hook and Notions
Size Hook: I (5.5 mm), scissors and blunt needle
Measurement
9-inches
Gauge
Not important for this project
Abbreviations
Ch/chs = chain/chains
Dc = double crochet
FPdc = front post double crochet
BPdc = back post double crochet
Sp = space
Special Stitches

BEG CL:
Make 3 CH, then yarn over insert hook into the ring;
yarn over and pull thru;
yarn over and pull thru first 2 loops ( 2 loops left on hook); yarn over hook; insert hook into ring;
yarn over and pull thru;
yarn over and pull thru first 2 loops (3 loops on hook left); yarn over and pull thru all 3 loops.
CL: Work 3DCtog (work 3 double crochet together

BPDC – back post double crochet

Step 1: yarn over on hook.
Step 2: Insert hook into hole next to the post of the next stitch, on the “hook side” from back to front
Step 3: Bring the hook back to the back of the fabric around the post, to the hole farther from the hook.
Step 4: yarn over and draw through a loop, bringing it through both sides of the fabric. (3 loops on hook)
Step 5: yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook. (2 loops remaining on hook)
Step 6: yarn over and draw through remaining 2 loops on hook.

FPDC – front post double crochet

Insert your hook into the front of your work, behind the indicated stitch, and then through your work such that your hook is now at the front of your work again. Pull through final 2 loops on your hook.

 

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COLORS: A – White; B – Sea Foam; C – Charcoal

INSTRUCTIONS

Working With A

Ch 4, slip stitch to for a ring
Round 1: Ch 4 (this counts as 1 dc and 1 ch),
* dc, ch 1, * repeat around 10 more times. (12 dc, 12 ch 1 spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join B with a Slip Stitch into 1st Chain 1 space

Round 2: Chain 5 (counts as a dc & ch 2),
* dc in the next chain 1 space, chain 2, *
repeat around; join with a slip stitch in the 3rd chain of the chain 5. (12 dc, 12 ch 2 sp)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join C with a Slip Stitch into 1st Chain 2 space

Round 3: Chain 6 (counts as a dc & ch 3),
* dc in the next chain 1 space, chain 3, *
repeat around; join with a slip stitch in the 3rd chain of the chain 5. (12 dc, 12 ch 3 sp)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join A with a Slip Stitch into 1st Chain 3 space

Round 4: * work 4 dc cluster, ch 5, *
repeat around;
join with a Slip Stitch in top of first cluster. (12 clusters, 5 sp)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join B with a sc in top of any cluster

Round 5: Chain 2, work 1 FPdc over the next Round 3 dc,
Chain 2, * work 1 sc in top of next cluster,
Chain 2, FPdc over next Round 3 dc, Chain 2, *
repeat around; join with a Slip Stitch in to first sc (12 FPdc, 12 sc, 24 ch 2 sp)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join C with a sc in any sc of previous Round 5

Round 6: Chain 2,
work sc into the 5 Chain space of Round 4,
Chain 2, * work 1 sc into next sc, Chain 2,
work 1 sc into Chain 5 space of Round 4, Chain 2, *
repeat around; join with a Slip Stitch into first sc. (10 sc, 24 ch 2 sps)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Squaring

Join A into any sc worked into the top of a cluster.

Round 7: Chain 3 (counts as dc), work (1 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same sc,
Chain 2, work FPdc over FPdc from previous Round 4,
* Chain 2, sc into next sc, Chain 2, work FPdc over FPdc of Round 4, *
repeat 1 more time, Chain 2, work (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) into next sc, **
repeat from * to ** two more times; join with a Slip Stitch into the top of the
beginning Chain 3. (3 FPdc, 2 sc, 6 ch 2 sps – on each side, & 4 corners)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join B in any Chain 2 corner space

Round 8: Work corner (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc),
work 1 dc in each [dc, sc & FPdc] and
work 2 dc in each Chain 2 space;
join with a Slip Stitch into the top of the 1st dc. (25 dc on each side)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join C in any Chain 2 corner space

Round 9: Chain 1 (doesn’t count), * work corner, BPdc around each dc, * ;
join with a Slip Stitch into the top of the 1st BPdc. (25 BPdc on each side)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join A in any Chain 2 corner space

Round 10: Chain 1 (doesn’t count), * work 3 dc in the corner Chain 2 space,
BPdc around previous BPdc on Round 9 and BPdc around dc in corners on Round 9, *
repeat around; join with a Slip Stitch into the top of the 1st dc. (29 BPdc on each side, 12 dc)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Happy Hookin!
XO, Mistie

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