I - 9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook
Four colors of worsted weight yarn
For the green sample I used: Murphy’s Mart Wintuk in Pink, Red Heart Super Saver in a dark blue, and an unknown worsted weight in green
For the white sample I used: Red Heart Super Saver in Soft Yellow, an unknown worsted weight in turquoise, Red Heart Soft in a dark pink, and Caron Simply Soft in White.
For the blue sample I used: Lily Sugar ’N Cream in Hot Orange, Soft Violet, and Hot Blue and Lion Brand Lion Cotton in Fuchsia
For the Christmas sample I used: unknown worsted weight cotton
STITCHES USED (US TERMINOLOGY)
sc: single crochet
dc: double crochet
tr: treble crochet
With C1, ch 3. Slip stitch to first ch to make loop.
ROUND 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 11 dc around. Sl st to first ch of ch 3. Fasten off C1. (12 dc)
ROUND 2: Join C2 with sl st to any dc. Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in same stitch, 2 dc in each dc around. Sl st to first ch of ch 3. (24 dc)
ROUND 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in same stitch. *Dc, 2 dc* around. Sl st to first ch of ch 3. Fasten off C2. (36 dc)
ROUND 4: Join C3 with sl st to any dc. Ch 3, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, skip 2 stitches. *3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, skip 2 stitches* around. Sl st to bottom of first ch 3 sp. Fasten off C3. (12 points)
ROUND 5: Join C4 with sl st to top ch 2 of “point.” Ch 4, 2 tbl, ch 3, 3 tbl in space. ~*ch 3, sc in top of “point,” ch 3* 2 times. [3 tbl, ch 3, 3 tbl]~ in next space. Repeat from ~ around. Join with sl st in top ch of first ch 4. (4 corners, 8 sc.)
ROUND 6: Sc in sp. Sc. *2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc* in corner. 3 sc. [2 sc in chain space. sc in sc.] Repeat between [ ] once. 3 sc. *2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc* for corner. Repeat around. Fasten off C4.
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Happy crocheting! x o