Moroccan crochet square #5

Here is the pattern for Moroccan crochet square #5

MOROCCAN SQUARE #5*

Colours used: Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK (50 g balls): Kingfisher, Navy, Peach, Baby Yellow and White.

Crochet hook: 3,25 mm

 

Abbreviations (American terminology) and stitch explanations:

beg = begin, ch = chain, cl = cluster, dc = double crochet, rep = repeat, rnd = round, sc = single crochet, ss = slip stitch, sp = space, st = stitch.

 

Puff stitch (4 dc-puff st)

  1. Wrap the yarn over the hook.
  2. Insert the hook in the stitch and draw a loop the length of a dc.
  3. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw a loop in the same stitch, three times.
  4. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw through all the loops.
  5. Wrap the yarn over the hook and pull it through the loop on the hook to secure the puff stitch.

 

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.

 

Picot:

Crochet 3 ch, ss in the 1st ch.

 

Pattern:

With Kingfisher, crochet 4 ch, join into ring with ss in 1st ch.

1st rnd: 1 ch, 8 sc in ring, ss in beg-sc.

2nd rnd: 1 ch, 1 sc in the same st, 1 sc in next sc, 8 ch, ss in the same sc, (1 sc in next 2 sc, 8 ch, ss in the same sc) 3 times, ss in beg-sc.

3rd rnd: ss up into the 8 ch-sp, 1 ch, *(3 sc, 3 ch, 3 sc, 3 ch, 3 sc) in loop, 1 sc in next sc; rep from * to end, ss in beg-sc. Fasten off.

4th rnd: with Navy; join yarn to the 1st 3 ch-sp, 1 ch, 3 sc in the same sp, 1 ch, skip 1 sc, 1 sc in next sc, 1 ch, 3 sc in next 3 ch-sp, 3 ch, *3 sc in next 3 ch-sp, 1 ch, skip 1 sc, 1 sc in next sc, 1 ch, 3 sc in next 3 ch-sp, 3 ch; rep from * to end, ss in beg-sc. Fasten off.

5th rnd: with Kingfisher; join yarn to 3 ch-sp, 1 ch, 1 sc in the same sp, 5 ch, 4 dc-puff st in next 1 ch-sp, 2 ch, 4 dc-puff st in next 1 ch-sp, 5 ch, *1 sc in next 3 ch-sp, 5 ch, 4 dc-puff st in next 1 ch-sp, 2 ch, 4 dc-puff st in next 1 ch-sp, 5 ch; rep from * to end, ss in beg-sc. Fasten off.

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

7th rnd: with Baby Yellow; join yarn to 1st picot, 1 ch, (1 sc, 5 dc) in picot, 1 sc in next picot, 2 ch, (2 dc-cl, 1 ch, 2 dc-cl) in next 5 ch-sp, 2 ch, (2 dc-cl, 1 ch, 2 dc-cl) in next 5 ch-sp, 2 ch, *(1 sc, 5 dc) in next picot, 1 sc in next picot, 2 ch, (2 dc-cl, 1 ch, 2 dc-cl) in next 5 ch-sp, 2 ch, (2 dc-cl, 1 ch, 2 dc-cl) in next 5 ch-sp, 2 ch; rep from * to end, ss in beg-sc. Fasten off.

8th rnd: with Peach; 4 ch, [(1 dc, 1 ch) in next dc] twice, (1 dc, 3 ch, 1 dc) in next dc, [(1 ch, 1 dc) in next dc] twice, 1 ch, 1 dc in next sc, 1 ch, 1 sc in next cl, 1 sc in next 1 ch-sp, 1 sc in next cl, 1 ch, 1 sc in next cl, 1 sc in next 1 ch-sp, 1 sc in next cl, 1 ch, *1 dc in next sc, 1 ch, [(1 dc, 1 ch) in next dc] twice, (1 dc, 3 ch, 1 dc) in next dc, [(1 ch, 1 dc) in next dc] twice, 1 ch, 1 dc in next sc, 1 ch, 1 sc in next cl, 1 sc in next 1 ch-sp, 1 sc in next cl, 1 ch, 1 sc in next cl, 1 sc in next 1 ch-sp, 1 sc in next cl, 1 ch; rep from * to end, ss in 3rd of beg-4 ch.

9th rnd: 1 ch, 1 sc in the same st, (1 sc in next 1 ch-sp, 1 sc in next dc) 3 times, (1 sc, 3 ch, 1 sc) in next 3 ch-sp, (1 sc in next dc, 1 sc in next 1 ch-sp) 4 times, 1 sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next 1 ch-sp, 1 sc in next 3 sc, *(1 sc in next 1 ch-sp, 1 sc in next dc) 4 times, (1 sc, 3 ch, 1 sc) in next 3 ch-sp, (1 sc in next dc, 1 sc in next 1 ch-sp) 4 times, 1 sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next 1 ch-sp, 1 sc in next 3 sc; rep from * to end, ending with 1 sc in next 1 ch-sp, ss in beg-sc = 26 sc over each side. Fasten off.

10th rnd: with Navy; join yarn to the corner 3 ch-sp, 6 ch, 1 dc in the same sp, 1 dc in next 13 sc, 2 dc in next sc, 1 dc in next 12 sc, *(1 dc, 3 ch, 1 dc) in next 3 ch-sp, 1 dc in next 13 sc, 2 dc in next sc, 1 dc in next 12 sc; rep from * to end, ss in 3rd of beg-6 ch = 29 dc over each side. Fasten off.

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