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Friday, February 4, 2011

~ large ruffley squircle ~


- 4-ply worsted weight acrylic:
   = background color
   = ruffle color
- I hook

Size:  approximately 6"


- ch 2 at beginning of Rnds 1 - 3 do not count as a stitch.
- I crochet tight so you may want to adjust the size of your hook.


Rnd 1:  With background color ch 3, 12 dc in 3rd ch from hook.  Join with a sl st to back loop of 1st dc.  (12 dc)

==work next 3 rounds in back loops==

Rnd 2:  Ch 2, 2 dc in each dc around.  Join as before.

Rnd 3:  Ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next dc.  *2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc.  Repeat from * around.  Join as before.

Rnd 4:  (Ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same st, ch 1, {skip next 2 dc, 3 hdc in next dc, ch 1} 2 times.  Skip next 2 dc.  *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next dc, ch 1, {skip next 2 dc, 3 hdc in next dc, ch 1} 2 times.  Skip next 2 dc.  Repeat from * 2 more times.  Join with a sl st to top of ch 3.

Rnd 5:  Ch 3, dc in each dc and ch 1 space around with (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in each corner space.  Join as before.

Rnd 6:  Ch 1, sc in each dc around with (sc, ch 2, sc) in each corner space.  Join with a sl st to 1st sc.  End off.

==for ruffles:

Rnds 1 - 3:  Join ruffle color with a sc to any front loop, ch 2.  *sc in next front loop, ch 2.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a sl st to 1st sc.  End off.

==if you want a plain large squircle, just work all rounds in both loops and leave off the ruffles.

***Debi Y's version***

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  1. you know debi, there are not enough hours in the day to try all your lovely patterns~this one is fabulous. love the color combinations. and thanks for posting all these great patterns of yours! happy friday!

  2. Very pretty Debi! Have a wonderful weekend. :-)

  3. Love the pop of the variegated! Thanks for sharing!


  4. I love it! :) Thanks for sharing!

  5. Thank you all for your nice comments ladies. :)

  6. So cute!! Thanks for sharing this pattern. :)

  7. So pretty Debi. I love it when you share your personal version.....much appreciated.

  8. Very cute! Thanks for sharing the pattern!

  9. You have gone to such a lot of trouble typing all this out. Wonderful thank you.
    I love the yarn!
    Wow! I wonder what you are going to be doing with it?
    Now Debi, when you have a minute, would you like to pop to Flickr or SIBOL?
    Something for me to share with you.
    Hugs Suex


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