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Martha Circle in A Square

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Martha Circle in A Square ~

Free Crochet Pattern

Martha Circle in A Square is the 13th Square in the Squaring The Circle CAL 2018! I don’t know about you but when I look at Martha I can’t help but think of an antique wagon wheel. 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 (Charcoal), B (White) & Color C (Sea Foam), 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
dctog = double crochet together

Special Stitches
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.

V Stitch
Work (dc, ch 1, dc) in designated stitch

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

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL DETAILS FOR THE SQUARE IN THE SQUARING THE CIRCLE

including all the links to every square!

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

INSTRUCTIONS

Working With A

Chain 4 (Counts as dc, chain 1), slip stitch to form a ring
Round 1: Chain 4,
* dc, chain 1, *
repeat around 11 more times;
join with a slip stitch into 3rd chain of chain 3. (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 1 (See Notes), FP hdc around same dc,
* chain 1, skip next chain 1 space,
FP hdc around next dc, *
repeat from * to * around;
join with a slip stitch in top of 1st FP hdc. (12 FP hdc, 12 Chain 1 Spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join C with a slip stitch in any Chain 1 space

Round 3: Chain 1 (See Notes),
sc into same chain 1 space,
work V stitch in RND 1 chain 1 space ONLY,
sc in same RND 2 chain 1 space,
* chain 1, skip next dc,
work (sc, V stitch in RND 1 chain 1 space, sc) in next chain 1 space, *
repeat from * to * around;
join with a slip stitch into 1st sc. (12 V stitches, 12 ch 1 spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join A with a slip stitch in any dc (2nd dc of V stitch)

Round 4: Chain 1 (See Notes),
BLO hdc in same dc,
BLO hdc in next sc,
* FP tr around RND 2 FP hdc,
BLO hdc in next (sc, 2 dc, sc) (DO NOT WORK in CHAIN 1 Space of V stitch), *
repeat from * to * around;
join with a slip stitch in the into 1st BLO hdc. (48 BLO hdc, 12 FP tr spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Squaring

Join B with a slip stitch into any FPtr

Round 5: Chain 3 (Counts as DC),
work (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into same FPtr as join (FIRST CORNER),
* chain 3, sc in next FPtr,
chain 3, sc in next FPtr,
chain 3, work Corner (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next FPtr, *
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 C with a slip stitch in any Corner Chain 2 space

Round 6: Work (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) into same corner space,
* dc into next 3 dc, work 3 dc into next chain 3 space,
dc in next sc, work 3 dc into the next chain 3 space,
dc in the next sc, work 3 dc into next chain 3 space,
dc into next 3 dc, work Corner, *
repeat around 2 more times;
join with a slip stitch into 1st dc. (17 dc on each side, 4 Corners)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join B in any Chain 2 corner space

Round 7: Work (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) into same corner space,
FPdc around each of the next 21 stitches,
* work corner (See Notes),
FPdc in each of the next 21 stitches, *
repeat from * 2 more times;
join with a slip stitch into 1st dc. (21 FPdc on each side = 84 FPdc & 4 Corners)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Join C in any Chain 2 corner space

Round 8: Chain 1 (See Notes),
* 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 (See Notes),
* 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.

Click HERE to purchase the pdf (including photo tutorials for your convenience.)

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For full details on this crochet along – CLICK HERE!

Happy Hookin!
XO, Mistie

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