Moroccan crochet square #4

Here is the pattern for Moroccan crochet square #4

Colours used:

Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK (50 g balls): Kingfisher, Cloud Blue, Green Slate, Aubergine, Peach and White.

Crochet hook: 3,25 mm

 

Abbreviations (American Terminology) and stitch explanations:

beg = begin, ch = chain, cl = cluster, dc = double crochet, dtr = double treble crochet, hdc = half double crochet, rep = repeat, rnd = round, sc = single crochet, ss = slip stitch, sp = space, st = stitch, tog = together, tr = treble.

 

Popcorn stitch:

  1. Crochet the amount of dc stitches in the same stitch.
  2. Drop the loop from your hook.
  3. Insert the hook from front to back under both two loops of the first double crochet stitch of the group.
  4. Grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch.
  5. Wrap the yarn around the hook and pull it through the loop to secure the popcorn.

 

Double treble crochet stitch:

  1. Wrap the yarn 3 times around the hook.
  2. Insert the hook in the next stitch.
  3. Wrap the yarn over the hook and pull the it through leaving five loops on the hook.
  4. (Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw it through 2 loops) 3 times.
  5. Wrap the yarn around the hook and pull it through the last 2 loops on the hook.

 

Cluster (2 dc-cl):

  1. Wrap the yarn around the hook and insert the hook in the next stitch.
  2. Do not complete the stitch. There are two loops on the hook.
  3. Crochet the next stitch in the same way. There are three loops on the hook.
  4. Wrap the yarn over the hook and pull it through the three loops on the hook.

 

Pattern:

With Aubergine and 3,25 mm crochet hook, crochet 4 ch, join into ring with ss in 1st ch.

1st rnd: 4 ch, (1 dc, 1 ch) 7 times in ring, ss in 3rd of beg-4 ch. Fasten off.

2nd rnd: with Kingfisher; join yarn to 1 ch-sp, 1 ch, (1 sc, 1 dc, 2 ch, 1 dc, 1 sc) in every 1 ch-sp to end, ss in beg-sc. Fasten off.

3rd rnd: with Green Slate; join yarn to any dc of rnd 1, 3 ch, 2 dc-cl in the same st, 2 ch, 1 sc in next 2 ch-sp of rnd 2, 2 ch, *3 dc-cl in next dc of rnd 1, 2 ch, 1 sc in next 2 ch-sp of rnd 2, 2 ch; rep from * to end, ss in top of beg-3 ch. Fasten off.

4th rnd: with White; join yarn to 1st 2 ch-sp just after the 3 dc-cl, 1 ch, (1 sc, 1 hdc) in the same sp, (1 dc, 2 ch, 1 dc) in next sc, (1 hdc, 1 sc) in next 2 ch-sp, *(1 sc, 1 hdc) in next 2 ch-sp, (1 dc, 2 ch, 1 dc) in next sc, (1 hdc, 1 sc) in next 2 ch-sp; rep from * to end, ss in beg-sc. Fasten off.

5th rnd: with Peach; join yarn to 2 ch-sp, 1 ch, 1 sc in the same st, 1 ch, 5 dc in sp between next 2 sc, 1 ch, *1 sc in next 2 ch-sp, 1 ch, 5 dc in space between next 2 sc, 1 ch; rep from * to end, ss in beg-sc. Fasten off.

6th rnd: with White; 3 ch, 4 dc-popcorn st in the same st, 4 ch, skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc, 4 ch, *5 dc-popcorn st in next sc, 4 ch, skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc, 4 ch; rep from * to end, ss in top of beg-3 ch. Fasten off.

7th rnd: with Kingfisher; 1 ch, *1 sc in popcorn st, 5 sc in next 4 ch-sp, 1 sc in next sc, 5 sc in next 4 ch-sp; rep from * to end, ss in beg-sc = 96 sc.

8th rnd: 1 ch, (1 sc, 6 ch) in the same st, 3 dtr-tog (as follows: skip 2 sc, 1st dtr in next sc, skip 2 sc, 2nd dtr in next sc, skip 2 sc, 3rd dtr in next sc), 6 ch, skip 2 sc, 1 sc in next 13 sc, *6 ch, 3 dtr-tog (as follows: skip 2 sc, 1st dtr in next sc, skip 2 sc, 2nd dtr in next sc, skip 2 sc, 3rd dtr in next sc), 6 ch, skip 2 sc, 1 sc in next 13 sc; rep from * to end, ending with 1 sc in the next 12 sc, ss in beg-sc. Fasten off.

9th rnd: with Aubergine; 2 ch, *7 hdc in next 6 ch-sp, (1 hdc, 3 ch, 1 hdc) in the 3 dtr-tog, 7 hdc in next 6 ch-sp, 1 hdc in next 13 sc; rep from * to end, ending with 1 hdc in next 12 sc, ss in top of beg-2 ch. Fasten off.

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