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Lindy Circle in A Square

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Lindy Circle in A Square ~

Free Crochet Pattern

Lindy Circle in A Square is the 23rd Square in the Squaring The Circle CAL 2018! Please help me and the other gorgeous ladies welcome Lindy to the family. She is fun, quick and unique to stitch up. 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

Level of Difficulty
Beginner/Intermediate

Yarn
Red Heart Soft, #4 worsted weight; color A (Sea Foam), B (Charcoal) & Color C (White), 20 yards (roughly)

Hook and Notions
Size Hook: I (5.5 mm), scissors and blunt needle

Measurement
9-inches

Gauge
N/A

Abbreviations
Ch/chs = chain/chains
sc = single crochet
Dc = double crochet
Tr = treble crochet
FPdc = front post double crochet
BPdc = back post double crochet

Notes
Chain 1 at beginning of round does not count unless otherwise stated
Corner – work (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc)

Special Stitches

Shell – Work 5 dc in indicated space

Cross Stitch – Work 1 dc in indicated stitch, crossing in front of dc just made, work 1 dc in last skipped stitch.

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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Instructions

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

Working With A

Chain 4, slip stitch to form a ring
Round 1: Chain 4 (Counts as dc, chain 1),
* dc, chain 1, *
repeat around 11 more times;
join with a slip stitch into 3rd chain of chain 4. (12 dc, 12 ch 1 sp)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join B with a Slip Stitch into any dc

Round 2: Chain 5 (Counts as 1st dc and ch 2 sp),
* skip next chain 1 space, FPtr around next dc,
chain 2, skip next chain 1 space,
dc in next dc, chain 2, *
repeat from * to * around;
join with a slip stitch in the 4th chain of the chain 5. (6 FPtr, 6 dc, 12 ch 2 sps)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join C with a slip stitch in any FPtr

Round 3: Chain 4 (Counts as 1st dc and ch 1),
dc in dc (this completes 1st cross),
* chain 3, work cross stitch (See Special Stitches) over next (FPtr, dc), *
repeat from * to * around;
join with a slip stitch in 1st dc. (6 cross stitches, 6 chain 3 sps)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join A with a slip stitch into chain 3 space

Round 4: Chain 3 (Counts as 1st dc),
work 4 dc in same chain 3 space (1st Shell),
* chain 2, work shell (See Special Stitches) in next chain 3 space *
repeat from * to * around;
join with a slip stitch in the into 1st dc. (6 Shells, 6 ch 2 sps)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join B with a slip stitch into any chain 2 space

Round 5: Chain 3 (Counts as 1st dc),
work 2 dc in same chain 2 space,
* BLO hdc in next 5 dc, work 3 dc in next chain 2 space, *
repeat from * to * around;
join with a slip stitch in top of top of 1st BLO hdc. (30 BLO hdc, 18 dc)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Squaring

Join C with a slip stitch in any 3rd dc

Round 6: Chain 3 (Counts as DC),
work (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into same dc 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.

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Join A 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.

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Join B in any Chain 2 corner space

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

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Join A in any Chain 2 corner space

Round 9: Chain 1 (doesn’t count),
* work 3 dc in the corner chain 2 space,
BPdc around each BPdc and dc, *
repeat from * around;
join with a slip stitch in in top of 1st dc. (29 BPdc, 12 dc)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Happy Hookin!
XO, Mistie

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