Button Ridges 6 Inch Square

cost: FREE

FINISHED SIZE: 6 Inches

GUAGE: Complete square should be 6 inches.


MATERIALS NEEDED:
Worsted weight yarn in 2 colors – CA CB
Size H (5mm) crochet hook
Tapestry needle


STITCHES USED:
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
sl st – slip stitch
ch – chain(s)
bpsc- back post single crochet

DIRECTIONS:
Round 1:  With CA ch4, 15dc in 4th ch from hook. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch4. Finish Off. 16dc
Round 2:  Join CB in any stitch with a bpsc, bpsc in each st around. Join with a sl st to 1st bpsc. 16bpsc
Round 3:  ch3, dc in same st, 2dc in each st around. Join with a sl st to top of
beg ch3. Finish Off 32dc
Round 4:  Join CA in any stitch with a bpsc, bpsc in each st around. Join with a sl
st to 1st bpsc. 32bpsc
Round 5:  ch 4, 4tr in same st as joining, * (dc in next 2 sts hdc in next 3 sts, dc in next 2 sts), 5 tr in next st * 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch4. Finish Off 20tr, 16dc, 12hdc Note: This count on this round is very important for the next round to be correct. Count your stitches.
Round 6:  Join CB in any middle tr from 5tr group of rnd 5 with a bpsc, * ch2, sk next st, bpsc in next st * around – omitting the last bpsc. Join with a sl st to 1st bpsc. 24bpsc, 24 ch2 sp

Round 7:  ch3, dc, ch2, 2dc in same st as joining, * (2dc in each of the next 6 ch2 sps yes you will be skipping over the bpsc from rnd 6) 2dc, ch2, 2dc in next stitch it should be a bpsc from the previous rnd * 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Finish Off. 64dc
Round 8:  Join CA in any dc after the ch2 sp with a bpsc, bpsc in next 15 sts, * (ch2, sk ch 2 sp from rnd 7), bpsc next 16 sts 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to 1st bpsc. 64bpsc, 4 ch2 sps
Round 9:  ch3, dc in next 15sts, * (enclosing both ch2 sps from rnd 7 & rnd 8 2dc, ch2, 2dc), dc in next 16 sts* 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Finish Off. 80dc

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