Hills And Valleys

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Gauge:

Finished square is 12″ wide.

Materials needed:

  • 1-2 ounces of worsted weight yarn in 3 colors each – CA, CB, CC
  • Size 5mm (H) crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Stitches used:

  • ssl st – slip stitch
  • ch(s) – chain(s)
  • sc – single crochet
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • dc – double crochet
  • tr – triple crochet
  • bpsc – back post single crochet

Round 1: With CA ch4, 15dc in 4th ch from hook. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch4. 16dc

Round 2: ch1, in same st as joining * sc, hdc in next st, 2dc in next st, tr in next st, ch4 * 4 times. Join with a sl st into 1st sc. Finish Off 4sc, 4hdc, 8dc, 4tr, 4 ch4 sp

Round 3: With CB join in any ch4 sp with a * sc, 9tr in same ch sp, ch4 * 4 times. Join with a sl st into 1st sc. Finish Off. 4sc, 36tr, 4 ch4 sp

Round 4: With CC join with a sl st in any sc, ch6 counts as a tr & ch2 sp, tr in same st, * (2tr in next st, 2dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next st, 2dc in next st, 2tr in next st, sk ch4) tr, ch2, tr in next st * 3 times, then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to 4th ch of beg ch6. Finish Off. 24tr, 16dc, 8hdc, 12sc,)

Round 5: With CA join in any ch2 sp, ch4, 10tr in same st, * (sk3 sts, sc in next st, sk3 sts, 9tr in next st, sk3 st, sc in next st, sk 3sts,) 11tr in next ch 2 sp * 3 times, then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to top of ch4. Finish Off. 80tr, 8sc

Round 6: With CB join with a bpsc in any sc before the 11tr from round 5, bpsc in each tr and sc around. Join with a sl st to 1st bpsc. 88sc

Round 7: ch4, 10tr in same st, * (sk3 sts, sc in next 5 sts, sk 3 sts, 11tr in next st, sk3 sts, sc next 3 sts, sk next 3 sts), 11tr in next st * 3 times, then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch4. Finish Off. 88tr, 32sc

Round 8: With CC join with a sc in 1st st of 3sc group from rnd 7, sc in next 2sts, * (bpsc in next 11 sts, sc in next 5 sts, bpsc in next 11 sts) sc in next 3 sts * 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. 88bpsc, 32sc

Round 9: sl st to next st, ch4, tr, ch2, 2tr in same st, * (sk1 st, tr in next 2 sts, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next 5 sts hdc in next 9 sts, sc in next 5 sts, hdc In next st, dc in next st, tr in next 2 sts, sk next 1 st) 2tr, ch2, 2tr in next st * 3 times, then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch4. 32tr, 8dc, 44hdc, 40sc

Round 10: ch3, dc in next st * (2dc, ch2, 2dc in ch sp), dc in next 4 sts, hdc in next 3 sts, sc in next 17 sts, hdc in next 3 sts, dc in next 4 sts * 3 times, then ( ) once more omitting the last 2 dc. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Finish Off. 48dc, 24hdc, 68sc

Round 11: With CA join with a sc in any ch2 sp,, 2sc in same sp, * (sk1 st, sc in next st, sk 1 st, sc in next 10 sts, sk1 st, sc in next 7 sts, sk 1 st, sc in next 10 sts, sk 1 st, sc in next st, sk 1 st,) 3sc in next ch2 sp * 3 times, then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. Finish Off. 128sc

Round 12: With CB join with a sl st to any middle sc of 3sc group from rnd 11, ch2, hdc, ch2, 2hdc in same st, * (hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 27 sts, hdc in next 2 sts) 2hdc, ch2, 2hdc in next st * 3 times, then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch2. Finish Off. 32hdc, 108sc, 4 ch2sp


IF YOUR SQUARE IS NOT 12” AFTER ROUND 12 CONTINUE ON

Round 13:

  • Option 1: If your square is 11” work a dc in each st around while working 2dc, ch2, 2dc in the ch2 sps.
  • Option 2: If your square is 11 & 1/2″ work a sc in each st around, working 3sc in each ch2 sp.

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