Monday, March 7, 2011

~ Squircle v-2 ~

~~my trusty pattern-writing notebook and sweet-smelling pencil (sprayed with Mary Kay's 'Thinking of You')~~

Materials:
- 4-ply ww acrylic yarn
- I hook

Size:  5"

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

Directions:
Rnd 1:  Ch 3, 12 dc in 3rd ch from hook.  Join with a sl st to 1st dc.  (12 dc)

Rnd 2:  Ch 2, 2 dc in each dc around.  Join as before.  (24 dc)

Rnd 3:  Ch 1, sc in same st, ch 2.  *sc in next dc, ch 2.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a sl st to 1st sc.

Rnd 4:  Sl st into ch 2 space.  (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same space.  *ch 2, skip next 2 ch-2 spaces, 3 dc in next ch 2 space, ch 2, skip next 2 ch-2 spaces, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 space.  Repeat from * 2 more times.  Ch 2, skip next 2 ch-2 spaces, 3 dc in next ch-2 space.  Ch 2, skip next 2 ch-2 spaces, join with a sl st to top of beginning ch 3.

Rnd 5:  Sl st over to ch 2 corner space, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same corner space.  *{ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 2 space} twice.  Ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch 2 corner space.  Repeat from * 2 more times.  {ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 2 space} twice.  Ch 1, join as before.

***Debi Y's version***

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21 comments:

  1. I would love the pattern if you don't mind sharing it.

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  2. Oh yes, very interested in the pattern! I can't figure out just yet how to make a square when you start out with a circle or a flower. It shouldn't be **too** hard, I just can't get my head around it. It would be muchly appreciated :-)
    Thanx in advance!

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  3. Please share. The square is adorable.
    Teresa

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  4. If anyone is interested?????? Yes, yes am interested. Thank you so much. Love your patterns.

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  5. Yes! Please post it! I love the squircles!

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  6. I like. It is a nice variation on the granny square.

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  7. Love that expression: Squircle LOL very cute!

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  8. Yes please! I like this square too! :)

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  9. I love the pattern notebook. My daughter bought me a journal for Christmas and I've been wanting to use it for patterns too but I'm afraid to write in it...LOL!

    ps. Love the square! :-)
    Cheers!

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  10. Thanks ladies. :)

    Once you start putting patterns in your notebook Merri - it will become your favorite. :)

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  11. Sooo pretty...I love your patterns!

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  12. I love this. Thanks for sharing.

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  13. Dear Debi,

    ohhhh so pretty!!!Thank you so much for sharing this pattern.
    Send you many Greetings,
    Marion

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