Flower and Leaf Afghan Square

It’s always so exciting to work on projects with a group of designers. Each designer bring a unique touch and look to compile into one big project. I’m thrilled to be featured in part of the Moogly Blog Afghan Square CAL 2018! And super bonus this pattern is FREE right here on this blog! Scroll down for instructions.

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Here is what you will need for this afghan square:

Tools:
Crochet Hook: J 6.0mm
Scissors
Blocking Mat or Blocking Tool

Yarn:
Color A: Red Heart With Love Daffodil
Color B: Red Heart With Love Eggshell
Yardage: 133 yds (122 m)

Measurements:
12” x 12” (30cm x 30cm) blocked

Gauge: 13 sc sts x 13 rows = 4″ (10 cm)

Abbreviations:
ch- chain
dc- double crochet
sc- single crochet
sl st- slip stitch
YO- Yarn Over

Special Stitches:

Puff Stitch:
*YO, insert the hook in the stitch, yarn over, draw the yarn through the stitch and pull up to a dc height, repeat * 3 more times (9 loops on hook), YO and draw through all loops on hook to complete the stitch.

Spike Leaf:
This spike leaf will be worked into the 5 chain spaces from the previous rounds starting with the farthest right chain space and working to the left. This will count as one stitch. (instructional pictures de-saturated for stitch definition)

Step 1: YO, *insert hook into sc stitch below the first chain space on right, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through two loops on hook (2 loops remaining on hook)

Step 2: YO twice, *insert hook into sc stitch below the second chain space, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through two loops on hook twice (3 loops remaining on hook)

Step 3: YO three times, *insert hook into sc stitch below the third chain space, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through two loops on hook three times (4 loops remaining on hook)

Step 4: YO twice times, *insert hook into sc stitch below the fourth chain space, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through two loops on hook twice (5 loops remaining on hook)

Step 5: YO, *insert hook into sc stitch below the fifth chain space, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through two loops on hook (6 loops remaining on hook)

Step 6: YO and pull through all loops on hook, this will count as the next stitch and the stitch behind it should be skipped

Do not work the one stitch behind the Spike Leaf stitch.

Flower & Leaf Afghan Pattern Instructions:

Round 1: With Color A, ch 2, working in second chain from hook (puff stitch, ch 1) six times, join to first stitch

Round 2: With Color B, ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in first, sc in next, 2 sc in next; repeat * around, join to first sc, join to first sc with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), slip stitch to chain space (does not count as stitch)

Round 3: Ch1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in chain space, sc 2, ch 1, skip 1, sc 2; repeat * around, join to first sc with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), slip stitch to chain space (does not count as stitch)

Round 4: Ch1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in chain space, sc 2, ch 1, skip 1, sc, ch1, skip 1, sc 2; repeat * around, join to first sc with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), slip stitch to chain space (does not count as stitch)

Round 5: Ch1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in chain space, sc 2, ch 1, skip 1, sc 3, ch1, skip 1, sc 2; repeat * around, join to first sc with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), slip stitch to chain space (does not count as stitch)

Round 6: With Color A, ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in chain space, sc 5, spike leaf, sc 5; repeat * around, join to first sc with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), slip stitch to chain space (does not count as stitch)

Round 7: ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in chain space, sc 3, ch 1, skip 1, sc 5, ch 1, skip 1, sc 3; repeat * around, join to first sc with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), slip stitch to chain space (does not count as stitch)

Round 8: ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in chain space, sc 3, (ch 1, skip 1, sc 1, ch 1, skip 1, sc 3) twice; repeat * around, join to first sc with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), slip stitch to chain space (does not count as stitch)

Round 9: ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in chain space, (sc 3, ch 1, skip 1) twice, sc 1, (ch 1, skip 1, sc 3) twice; repeat * around, join to first sc with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), slip stitch to chain space (does not count as stitch)

Round 10: With Color B, ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in chain space, sc 6, spike leaf, sc 5, spike leaf, sc 6; repeat * around, join to first sc with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), slip stitch to chain space (does not count as stitch)

Round 11:  ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in chain space, sc 4, (ch 1, skip 1, sc 5) twice, ch 1, skip 1, sc 4; repeat * around, join to first sc with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), slip stitch to chain space (does not count as stitch)

Round 12:  ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in chain space, sc 4, (ch 1, skip 1, sc 1, ch 1, skip 1, sc 3) twice, ch 1, skip 1, sc 1, ch 1, skip 1, sc 4; repeat * around, join to first sc with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), slip stitch to chain space (does not count as stitch)

Round 13:  ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in chain space, sc 4, (ch 1, skip 1, sc 3, ch 1, skip 1, sc 1) twice, ch 1, skip 1, sc 3, ch 1, skip 1, sc 4; repeat * around, join to first sc with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), slip stitch to chain space (does not count as stitch)

Round 14: With Color B, ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in chain space, sc 7, (spike leaf, sc 5) twice, spike leaf, sc 7; repeat * around, join to first sc with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), slip stitch to chain space (does not count as stitch)

Round 15: ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in chain space, sc 29; repeat * around, join to first sc with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), slip stitch to chain space (does not count as stitch)

Round 16: ch 2, *(puff stitch, ch 2, puff stitch) in chain space, (chain 1, skip 1, puff stitch) 15 times, ch 1, skip 1; repeat * around, join to first puff stitch with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), slip stitch to chain space (does not count as stitch)

Round 17: ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in chain space, sc 33; repeat * around, join to first sc with a slip stitch (counts as stitch), fasten off and weave in ends. Block piece to 12” x 12”.

 

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