Four Corner Spades

Four Corner Spades

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Round 1: With CA ch8, join with a sl st to 1st ch. Ch1, 16sc in loop just made. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. 16Sc

Round 2: Ch1, sc in same st, * (sk next st, 3tr, ch3, 3tr in next st, sk next st), sc in next st * 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. Finish Off. 24tr, 4sc, 4ch3 sp

Round 3: With CB join with bpsc in any sc from rnd 2, * ch5, skip next 6tr, bpsc in next sc* 3 times, ch5, sl st to 1st bpsc 4bpsc, 4 ch5 sps

Round 4: Ch3 counts as a dc, dc in same st, fpdc around sc of rnd 2, 2dc in same st as prev dc corner made * (5dc in ch5 sp) , 2dc in next st should be bpsc of prev rnd fpdc around sc of rnd 2, 2dc in same st as prev 2dc* 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Finish Off. 36dc, 4fpdc

Round 5: With CC join with a sl st in any fpdc, ch1, sc in same st as joining, * (working in rnd 3 sk 1st tr, 2dc in next st, 3dc in next st, 5tr in next ch sp, 3dc in next st, 2dc in next st, sk next st), sc in fpdc of rnd 4* 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. Finish Off. 20tr, 40dc, 4sc

Round 6: You will be working in round 4. With CB join with a sl st to 1st st after fpdc of rnd 4, ch4 counts as a tr, tr in same st, * (dc in next st, hdc in next 5 sts, dc in next st, 2tr in next st, ch2, sk next st should be sc of rnd 5), 2tr in next st* 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch4. 15tr, 8dc, 20hdc, 4 ch2 sps

Round 7: Ch2 counts as a hdc, hdc in next 10sts, * (hdc in next ch 2, dc between dc & sc of rnd 5, fptr around fpdc of rnd 4, dc between sc & dc of rnd 5, hdc in same ch sp as prev hdc), hdc in next 11 sts* 3 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch2. 52hdc, 8dc, 4fptr

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Round 8Round 8: Ch1, sc in same st, sc in next 4 sts, bpsc in middle tr of rnd 5, sk next st, sc next 5 sts, hdc next 2 sts, * (dc, tr, dc in next st), hdc next 2 sts, sc next 5sts, bpsc in middle tr of rnd 5, sk next st, sc next 5 sts, hdc next 2 sts* 3 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. Finish Off. 40sc, 4bpsc, 4tr, 8dc, 16hdc

Round 9: With CB join with a sl st in tr from previous rnd, ch3 counts as a dc, dc, ch2, 2dc in same st, * ([ch1, sk 1 st, dc in next st] 8 times, ch1, sk 1 st), 2dc, ch2, 2dc in next st * 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Finish Off. 48dc, 36 ch1 sps, 4 ch2 sps

Round 10: With CA join with a sc in any ch2 sp, 2sc in same sp, * (sc in next 2 sts, [working behind ch1 from round 9 tr in skipped st from rnd 9, sc in next st] 9 times, sc in next st), 3sc in next ch2 sp * 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. Finish Off. 36tr, 60sc

Round 11: With CC join with a sl st to middle sc in 3sc group, ch2 counts as a hdc, 4hdc in same st, * (hdc in next 3 sts, [bpdc around next st should be tr from prev rnd, hdc in next st] 9 times, hdc next 2 sts), 5hdc in next s * 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch2. Finish off. 36bpsc, 76hdc

Round 12: With CB join with a sc in middle st of 5hdc gorup, 2sc in same st, * (sc in next 27 sts), 3sc in next st * 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. Finish Off. 120Sc

Language

US Terms US Terms

Skill Level

Intermediate

Size

9 Inches

Gauge

After round 2 piece is 3" wide.

Materials Needed

  • Worsted weight yarn in 3 colors - CA, CB, & CC
  • 6mm (J) crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Stitches Used

  • sl st - slip stitch
  • ch - chain(s)
  • sc - single crochet
  • hdc - half double crochet
  • dc - double crochet
  • tr - triple crochet
  • bpsc - back post single crochet
  • bpdc - back post double crochet
  • fpdc - front post double crochet
  • fptr - front post triple crochet