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Crochet for beginer: Peppermint Swirl Square tutorial

Crochet  |  September 13th 2011  |  0 Comment

Free Peppermint Swirl Square Crochet Pattern

I designed this granny square double-thick, as I plan to (someday!) make a rug from the squares.

Materials:
1/2 oz red worsted weight yarn
1/2 oz white worsted weight yarn
Size K crochet hook
Size: 5 1/4″ square
Note: This pattern is worked holding 2 strands of yarn together throughout.
Rnd 1: With 2 strands white, ch 4, join w sl st in 1st ch to form ring, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, then (3 dc, ch 2) 3 times in ring, join w sl st in top of beg ch 3, fasten off (12 dc plus 4 ch 2 sp).
Rnd 2: Holding 1 strand red and one strand white together, join yarn w sl st in any ch 2 sp, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp, ch 1, * 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 1, rep from * around, join as before, fasten off (24 dc).
Rnd 3: With 2 strands white, join yarn w sl st in any ch 2 sp, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, * 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, rep from * around, join as before, fasten off (36 dc).

Weave in ends. Enjoy!

Source: crochetit.blogspot.com