Moroccan crochet square #8

Here is the pattern for Moroccan crochet square #8

Click here for the Afrikaans pattern

 

Colours used: Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK (50 g balls): Kingfisher, Aubergine, Navy, Cloud Blue and White.

Crochet Hook: 3,25 mm

 

Abbreviations (American Terminology) and stitch explanations:

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

 

Treble crochet stitch:

  1. Wrap the yarn twice over hook.
  2. Insert the hook in next stitch.
  3. Wrap the yarn again over hook and draw through the first loop leaving four loops on the hook.
  4. Wrap the yarn again over hook and draw through two loops.
  5. Wrap the yarn over hook and draw through next two loops on hook.

Wrap the yarn again over hook and draw through two last loops on hook.

 

Pattern:

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

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

2nd rnd: 1 ch, 2 sc in every sc to end, ss in beg-sc = 16 sc. Fasten off.

3rd rnd: with Kingfisher; 1 ch, 1 sc in the same st, 5 ch, skip 1 sc, *1 sc in next sc, 5 ch, skip 1 sc; rep from * to end, ss in beg-sc. Fasten off.

4th rnd: with White; join yarn to sc skipped in rnd 3 (at the back of the loop), 1 ch, 1 sc in the same st, 3 ch, 3 dc-cl in next sc (in front in the same sc made in rnd 3), 3 ch, *1 sc in next sc skipped in rnd 3, 3 ch, 3 dc-cl in next sc, 3 ch; rep from * to end, ss in beg-sc. Fasten off.

5th rnd: with Navy; join yarn to the 5 ch-sp of rnd 3, 1 ch, 1 sc in the same sp, 3 ch, 1 sc in next cl, 3 ch, *1 sc in next 5 ch-sp of rnd 3, 3 ch, 1 sc in next cl, 3 ch; rep from * to end, ss in beg-sc. Fasten off.

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

7th rnd: 1 ch, 1 sc in the same st, 2 ch, 2 sc in next dc, 2 ch, 1 sc in next dc, 1 ch, 1 sc in next sc, 5 ch, 1 sc in next sc, 1 ch, *1 sc in next dc, 2 ch, 2 sc in next dc, 2 ch, 1sc in next dc, 1 ch, 1 sc in next sc, 5 ch, 1 sc in next sc, 1 ch; rep from * to end, ss in beg-sc. Fasten off.

8th rnd: with Aubergine; join yarn to the 1st 2 ch-sp, 4 ch, 2 tr in the same sp, 3 ch, 3 tr in next 2 ch-sp, 2 ch, skip 1 sc, 1 sc in next sc, (1 sc, 1 hdc, 2 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc) in next 5 ch-sp, 1 sc in next sc, 2 ch, *3 tr in next 2 ch-sp, 3 ch, 3 tr in next 2 ch-sp, 2 ch, skip 1 sc, 1 sc in next sc, (1 sc, 1 hdc, 2 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc) in next 5 ch-sp, 1 sc in next sc, 2 ch; rep from * to end, ss in top of beg-4 ch. Fasten off.

9th rnd: with Cloud Blue; 4 ch, [(1 dc, 1 ch) in next tr] twice, (1 dc, 3 ch, 1 dc) in next 3 ch-sp, [(1 ch, 1 dc) in next tr) 3 times, 4 ch, 1 dc in next 2 dc, 4 ch, *[(1 dc, 1 ch) in next tr] 3 times, (1 dc, 3 ch, 1 dc) in next 3 ch-sp, [(1 ch, 1 dc) in next tr] 3 times, 4 ch, 1 dc in next 2 dc, 4 ch; rep from * to end, ss in 3rd of beg-4 ch.

10th rnd: 1 ch, 1 sc in the same st, (1 sc in next 1 ch-sp, 1 sc in next dc) 3 times, (2 dc-cl, 3 ch, 2 dc-cl) in next 3 ch-sp, (1 sc in next dc, 1 sc in next 1 ch-sp) 3 times, 1 sc in next dc, 3 sc in next 4 ch-sp, 1 sc in next 2 dc, 3 sc in next 4 ch-sp, *(1 sc in next dc, 1 sc in next 1 ch-sp) 3 times, 1 sc in next dc, (2 dc-cl, 3 ch, 2 dc-cl) in next 3 ch-sp, (1 sc in next dc, 1 sc in next 1 ch-sp) 3 times, 1 sc in next dc, 3 sc in next 4 ch-sp, 1 sc in next 2 dc, 3 sc in next 4 ch-sp; rep from * to end, ss in beg-sc. Fasten off.

11th rnd: with White; join yarn to 3 ch-sp, 6 ch, 2 dc in the same sp, 1 dc in next 12 sc, 2 dc in next sc, 1 dc in next 11 sc, *(2 dc, 3 ch, 2 dc) in next 3 ch-sp, 1 dc in next 12 sc, 2 dc in next sc, 1 dc in next 11 dc; rep from * to end, ending with 1 dc in next sp, ss in 3rd of beg-6 ch. Fasten off.

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