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Yarn Colour for this Square
- Dancing in the Sea: Merino Soft Klimt (616) of Colour Crafter Delft (1117)
- Dancing in the Rain: Merino Soft Vermeer (612) of Colour Crafter Dokkum (1302)
- Dancing under the Stars: Merino Soft Picasso (621) of Colour Crafter Maastricht (1246)
Abbreviations (UK terms used throughout)
Bobble (B) (3-tr cl, ch1, 3-tr cl) in one stitch
dc double crochet
ss slip stitch
tr treble crochet
2-tr cluster (2-tr cl) (Yrh, insert hook in space/st indicated, yrh and pull up loop, yrh and draw through 2 loops) twice, inserting the hook in de same space/st each time, yrh and draw through all loops on hook.
3-tr cluster (3-tr cl) As 2-tr cluster above, but work () 3 times
RS right side
WS wrong side
Testing has shown that depending on how you work your bobble stitches the motif may become too high for some people. This can be solved by omitting the last bobble repeat – rows 23 and 24.
Pattern: Make 4 squares
Row 1 (RS): Dc in second ch from hook, *ch3, skip next 2 ch, B in next ch, ch3, skip next 2 ch, dc in next ch; rep from * to end, turn. [5 B]
Row 2: Ch1 (does not count as st troughout), dc in first st, 3dc in each ch-3 sp to end, dc in last st, turn. [32 dc]
Row 3:Ch2, 2-tr cl in first dc (counts as 3-tr cl), * ch3, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch3, skip 2 dc, B in next dc; repeat from * to end, making sure to end with 3-tr cl instead of B, leaving last dc unworked. (4 B, 2 (3-tr cl))
Row 4: As row 2.
Row 5: Ch1, dc in first st, *ch3, skip 2 dc, B in next ch, ch3, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc; rep from * to last 7 dc, ch3, skip 2 dc, B in next dc, ch3, skip 3dc, dc in last dc, turn. [5 B]
Rows 2-5: set pattern
Rows 6-21: Repeat rows 2-5
Rows 22-24: Repeat rows 2-4, do not fasten off.
Round 1 (RS): Ch1 (does not count as st), work 26 dc evenly along each side of the square, with 3dc in each corner, ss to first dc. Fasten off, weave in ends, add contrast thread and block.
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