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"V" Stitch Granny Square

Image of Vst Granny square Designed by Julie A. Bolduc

This granny square is made primarily with "V" stitches starting off with a starburst in the center. This would look great with other granny squares in a friendship afghan.
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Materials Needed:
Small amount each of 4 colors worsted weight yarn.
Size H aluminum crochet hook.
Yarn Needle

Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Gauge: 1 square=6"
Finished Size: 6" x 6"
Skill Level: Intermediate

Special Stitch Instructions
Work the following in the directed sp (dc, ch1, dc) ("V" stitch made.) This will be referred to as a "V"st.

Instructions
With first color.
RND 1:Ch 4, join with sl st to first ch to form ring. Ch 4, (counts as 1 dc and ch 1). *dc in ring. Ch 1, repeat from * 10 times more. You should now have 12 dc around separated by 12 ch 1 sps. Fasten off first color.

RND 2: With color 2, tie yarn into one of the ch 1 sps. Work the following in this first ch 1 sp. (Ch 4, dc, ch 2, "V"st). *Work 1 dc in each of the next two ch 1 sps. Work the fol in the next ch 1 sp. ("V"st, ch 2, "V"st). Repeat from * around. Join with a sl st in 3rd ch of ch4. Fasten off color 2.

RND 3: With color 3, tie yarn into one of the ch2 corner spaces. Work the following in this first ch 2 sp.(Ch 4, dc, ch 2, "V"st). *Work 1 "V"st in first sp bet "V"st in corner and next dc. Sk 2 dc, "V" in next sp bet dc and "V"st in next corner. ("V"st, ch2, "V"st) in next corner ch2 sp. Repeat from * around. End with a sl st to 3rd ch of ch 4. Fasten off color 3.

RND 4: With color 4, tie yarn into one of the ch2 corner spaces. Work the following in this first ch 2 sp.(Ch 4, dc, ch 2, "V"st). *Work 1 "V"st bet each "V"st across. ("V"st, ch2, "V"st) in next corner ch2 sp. Repeat from * around. End with a sl st to 3rd ch of ch 4. Fasten off color 4.

RND 5: With color 2, tie yarn into one of the ch2 corner spaces. Work the following in this first ch 2 sp.(Ch 4, dc, ch 2, "V"st). *Work 1 "V"st bet each "V"st across. ("V"st, ch2, "V"st) in next corner ch2 sp. Repeat from * around. End with a sl st to 3rd ch of ch 4. Fasten off color 2.

Weave all ends into back of work.

Design written in March 1998 Copyright ©1998 by Julie A. Bolduc p101001

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