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Julie's 8" Lady Square

 Designed by Julie A. Bolduc

This square is designed for the Ladies of the Square Circle. I made 45 of these squares to be exchanged with other members of the Ladies of the Square Circle.

Materials Needed:
3 different colors of Worsted weight yarn. Red Heart was used for the
example in Raspberry, White and Navy.
Size H aluminum crochet hook.
Yarn Needle

Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Gauge: 4dc=1"
Finished Size: =8"x8"
Skill Level: Easy

Instructions
RND 1: With color 1. Ch4, join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch4. *Dc in ring. (Ch1, dc in ring twice.) Ch2. Rep from * 3 times more. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch4.

RND 2: Slst into the first ch1 sp. Ch3, dc in same ch1 sp. *2dc in next ch1 sp. 2dc, ch2, 2dc in next ch2 corner sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off 1st color.

RND 3: Join color 2 in any ch2 corner sp. Ch3, dc, ch2, 2dc in same ch2 corner sp. Ch1. [Sk next dc. (Dc in sp bet next 2dc. Ch1.) Rep bet () 4 times more.] *2dc, ch2, 2dc in next ch2 corner sp. Rep bet []. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 4: Slst to the first ch2 corner sp. *2dc, ch2, 2dc in same sp. Work 2dc in each ch1 sp across. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off color 2.

RND 5: Join color 3 in any ch2 corner sp. *2sc, ch2, 2sc in same sp. Ch1. Sk next dc. sc bet next 2 dc. Sc bet each st across to the 2dc in the corner sp. Sk next sp. Ch1. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first sc.

RND 6: Slst to the first ch2 corner sp. Ch3, dc, ch2, 2dc in same sp. [Dc in next sc and in each sc across.] *2dc, ch2, 2dc in next ch2 corner sp. ((You should now have a total of 21 dc across including the 2of the dc in each of the ch2 corner sps.)) Rep bet []. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off color 3.

RND 7: Join color 2 in any ch2 corner sp. Ch3, dc, ch2, 2dc in same ch2 corner sp. [(Sk next 2dc. Dc, ch1, dc in next sp bet dc.) Rep bet () 3 times more. Dc in next sp, ch1, dc in next sp. Rep bet () 4 times.] *2dc, ch2, 2dc in next ch2 corner sp. Rep bet []. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off color 2.

RND 8: Join color 3 to any ch2 corner sp. Ch1, 2sc in same ch2 corner sp. Sc in each of the next 22 dc. *3sc in next ch2 corner sp. Sc in each of the next 22dc.  Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off and weave all ends into back of work.

I added a RND 8 to this square to give it a more finished edge on June 5, 2020.

Design written on Tuesday, January 26, 1999. Copyright ©1999 By Julie A. Bolduc f101007