Friday, January 30, 2009

Amys Square- 8" Square Pattern

Amy’s Square 
By Julee A. Reeves


Finished size of square:
8" X 8"

Materials Needed:
Approx. 2 ounces of worsted weight yarn
Size "H" crochet hook
Tapestry needle (for weaving in ends)

Gauge:
First 2 rounds of square= 2" across

Instructions:
Ch3, Join to make circle,
Rnd 1: Ch3, make 15 Dc in loop, Sl St in top of beg Ch3. (16 Dc)

Rnd 2: (Work this round in back loops)
Ch1, Sc in same St as Sl St, Skip next Dc, (7 Dc Shell) in BL of next Dc, *Skip next Dc, Sc in BL of next Dc, Skip next Dc,
7 Dc Shell in BL of next Dc*. Repeat from * to * 3 times. Sl St in top of first St.
(4- Sc, 4- 7 Dc Shells)

Rnd 3: Ch1, Sc in same St as Sl St,
Sc in next 3 Sts, (Sc, Ch2, Sc) in next St, *Sc in next 7 Sts, (Sc, Ch2, Sc) in next St*. Repeat from * to * 3 times, Sc in next 3 Sts. Sl St in top of first St.
(36 Sc, 4 Ch2 Spaces)

Rnd 4: Ch1, Sc in same St as Sl St and in next 4 Sc, (Sc, Ch2, Sc) in next Ch2 Sp, *Sc in next 9 Sc, (Sc, Ch2, Sc) in next Ch2 Sp*. Repeat from * to * 3 times, Sc in next 4 Sc. Sl St in top of first St.
(44 Sc, 4 Ch2 Spaces)

Rnd 5: Ch1, Sc in same St as Sl St, Skip next 2 Sc, 5 Dc Shell in next Sc, Skip next 2 Sc, (Sc, Ch2, Sc) in next Ch2 Sp,
* Skip next 2 Sc, 5 Dc Shell in next Sc, Skip next 2 Sc, Sc in next Sc, Skip next 2 Sc, 5 Dc Shell in next Sc, Skip next 2 Sc, (Sc, Ch2, Sc) in next Ch2 Sp*. Repeat from * to * 3 times, Skip next 2 Sc, 5 Dc Shell in next Sc, Sl St in top of first St.
(8- 5 Dc Shells, 12 Sc, 4 Ch2 Spaces)
Rnd 6: Ch3, 6 Dc in same St as Sl St, Skip next 2 Dc, Sc in next Dc, Skip next 2 Dc,
7 Dc Shell in next Ch2 Sp, * Skip next 2 Dc, Sc in next Dc, Skip next 2 Dc,
7 Dc Shell in next Sc, Skip next 2 Dc, Sc in next Dc, Skip next 2 Dc, 7 Dc Shell in next Ch2 Sp*. Repeat from * to * 3 times, Skip next 2 Dc, Sc in next Dc, Sl St in top of first St. ( - 7 Dc Shells, 8 Sc)

Rnd 7: (Work this round in back loops)
Ch 3, Hdc in next Dc, Sc in next 3 Dc, Hdc in next Dc, Dc in next 4 Sts, Hdc in next Dc, (2 Dc, Ch2, 2 Dc) in next Dc, * Hdc in next St, Dc in next 4 Sts, Hdc in next Dc, Sc in next 3 Dc, Hdc in next Dc, Dc in next 4 Sts, Hdc in next Dc, (2 Dc, Ch2, 2 Dc) in next Dc*. Repeat from * to * 3 times, Hdc in next Dc, Dc in next 3 Sts, Sl St in top of beg Ch3.
(12 Sc, 16 Hdc, 32 Dc, 4 Ch2 Spaces)

Rnd 8: (Work this round in back loops)
Ch1, Sc in same st as Sl St and in next 12 Sts, Sc in next Ch, Ch2, Sc in next Ch, * Sc in next 19 Sts, Sc in next Ch, Ch2, Sc in next Ch*. Repeat from * to * 3 times, Sc in next 6 Sc, Sl St in top of first St.
(84 Sc, 4 Ch2 Spaces)

Rnd 9: Ch1, Sc in same st as Sl St, (Ch2, Skip next Sc, Sc in next Sc) 6 times, Ch2, Skip next Sc, (Sc, Ch2, Sc) in next Ch2 Sp, * (Ch2, Skip next Sc, Sc in next Sc) 10 times, Ch2, Skip next Sc, (Sc, Ch2, Sc) in
next Ch2 Sp*. Repeat from * to * around, (Ch2, Skip next Sc, Sc in next Sc) 3 times, Ch2, Sl St in top of first St.
(48 Sc, 48 Ch 2 Spaces)
Rnd 10: Sl St in next Ch2 Sp, Ch1, Sc in same Sp as Sl St, (Ch2, Sc in next Ch2 Space) 6 times, Ch2, (Sc, Ch2, Sc) in next Ch2 Sp, *(Ch2, Sc in next Ch2 Sp) 11 times, Ch2, (Sc, Ch2, Sc) in next Ch2 Sp*. Repeat from * to * 3 times, (Ch2, Sc in next Ch2 Sp) 4 times, Ch2, Sl St in top of first St. (52 Sc, 52 Ch2 Spaces)

If using flat BraidJoining Method this will be your joining rnd for each square after this square.

Rnd 11: Sl St in next Ch2 Sp, Ch1, Sc in same Sp as Sl St, (Ch3, Sc in next Ch2 Sp) 6 times, Ch3, (Sc, Ch3, Sc) in next Ch2 Sp, *(Ch3, Sc in next Ch2 Sp) 12 times, Ch3, (Sc, Ch3, Sc) in next Ch2 Sp*. Repeat from * to * 3 times, (Ch3, Sc in next Ch2 Space) 5 times, Ch3, Sl St top of first St. (56 Sc, 56 Ch2 Spaces)

Fasten off and weave in ends.


This pattern belongs to Julee Reeves and is to be used for Charity or personal use only. If you would like to use the square for an item you'd like to sell please send me an email at: julee_reeves@yahoo.com and I'll get back to you as soon as possible.











4 comments:

Rosebud said...

Wow, that is so beautiful, Julee!

Enjoy your time in Montana--I hope I can visit there one of these days. =)

Let's Go Yarning said...

Wow Julee's I love your Amys Square thanks for sharing the pattern . Keep up the awesome crocheting..


Happy Crocheting Joan,

Diane H said...

I believe this is the prettiest square I've ever seen, Julee!! Very nicely done!!

Julee aka Jewls said...

Wow!! Thanks Diane!! That's very nice of you to say!!!
Enjoy the pattern!!

Julee