Sliced

Sliced

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Important Notes

  • The H (5mm) crochet hook will be used for rounds 1-6. The I (5.5mm) hook will be used for rounds 7-11. This helps with the bulging in the middle of the square.
  • There are 2 sizes in this square – 9 inches and 12 inches. You will need to use both size hooks for both size squares.
  • The beginning ch3 in any round WILL count as a stitch unless otherwise stated.


Round 1: With CA and size 5mm (H) crochet hook ch6, join with a sl st to first chain to make a loop, ch3, 15dc in ring. Join with a sl st to top of first ch3 16dc

Round 2: ch3, dc in same stitch as joining, * 2 dc in each stitch* 15 times. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. 32 dc

Round 3: ch3, dc in same stitch as joining, fpdc in next stitch, * 2dc in next stitch, fpdc in next * 15 times. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3 32 dc, 16fpdc

Round 4 fpdc placement.Round 4: ch3, dc in same stitch as joining, dc in next stitch, fpdc in next stitch should be around the fpdc in round 3 * 2dc in next stitch, 1dc in next stitch, fpdc in next stitch should be around the fpdc in round 3 * 15 times. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Finish Off. 48dc, 16fpdc

Round 5: With CB and size 5mm (H) crochet hook join with a sl st in any fpdc, ch3, 3dc & 1tr in same st, * (sk next 3 sts, 5tr in next st, sk next 3 sts, 1tr & 4dc in next st, sk next 3 sts, sl st in next st), sk next 3 sts, 4dc & 1 tr in next st * 3 times, then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Finish Off. Mark the stitches you sl st in with removable stitch markers. 28tr, 32dc, 4 sl st

Round 6: With CA and size 5mm (H) crochet hook join with a sl st in any marked st that you marked in round 5, ch3, dc, fptr, 2dc in same st, * (sk next 2 sts, bpsc in next 11 sts, sk next 2 sts), 2dc, fptr, 2dc in next st * 3 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Finish Off. 4fptr, 16dc, 44bpsc

Round 7: With CA and size 5.5mm (I) crochet hook join with a sl st in any fptr, ch6 counts as tr & ch2 sp, tr in same st as joining, * (2 dc in next 2 sts, sk next st, hdc in next 3 sts, sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 3 sts, sk next st, 2dc in next 2 sts), tr, ch2, tr in next st * 3 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st in top of beg ch3. Finish off. 8tr, 32dc, 24hdc, 12sc, 4 ch2 sps

Round 8: With CB and size 5.5mm (I) crochet hook join with a sl st in any ch2 sp, * ch3, [sk next st, puff in next st, ch1] 9 times, sk next st, ch3, sl st in next ch2 sp * 4 times with the last sl st ending up in same ch2 sp as you started in. Finish Off. 36 puff stitches, 32 ch1 sps, 8 ch3 sps, 4 sl sts

Round 9: With CA and size 5.5mm (I) crochet hook join with a sl st in the 2nd ch3 sp after a sl st, ch4, dc & hdc in same sp, * ([fphdc around puff st, sc in next ch 1 sp] 8 times, fphdc around next puff st, hdc, dc, & tr in next ch3 sp, ch2, sk sl st), tr, dc, & hdc in next ch3 sp * 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st in top of beg ch3. 8tr, 8dc, 8hdc, 32sc, 36fphdc, 4 ch2 sps

END HERE FOR 9 INCH SQUARE

Round 10: ch3, dc in same st as joining, * dc in next 21 sts, 2dc in next st, 2tr, ch2, 2tr in next ch2 sp, 2dc in next st * 4 times omitting last 2 dc. Join with a sl st in top of beg ch3. Finish Off. 16tr, 100dc, 4 ch2 sps

Round 11: With CB and size 5.5mm (I) crochet hook join with a sl st in any ch2 sp, ch3, dc ch3, 2dc in same sp as joining, * (bpdc in next 29 sts), 2dc, ch3, 2dc in next ch 2 sp * 3 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. 16dc, 116fpdc, 4 ch3 sps

Round 12: ch3, dc in next st, * 2dc , ch2, 2dc in next ch3 sp, sc in next 33 sts * 4 times – omitting last 2 sts. Finish off. 140dc, 4 ch2 sps

Round 13: With CA and size 5.5mm (I) crochet hook join with a sc in any ch2 sp, 2sc in same sp as joining, * (sc in next 37 sts), 3sc in next ch2 sp * 3 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. Finish off and weave in ends with a tapestry needle. 152sc

Language

US Terms US Terms

Skill Level

Intermediate

Size

9 & 12 Inches

Gauge

After round 2 piece is 3.5" wide.

Materials Needed

  • Worsted weight yarn in 2 colors - CA & CB
  • 5mm (H) & Size 5.5mm (I) 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
  • fphdc - front post half double crochet
  • fpdc - front post double crochet
  • fptr - front post triple crochet
  • bpsc - back post single crochet
  • bpdc - back post double crochet