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Three Color Square | Beginner Crochet Video Tutorial | Stitch Explorers Series

Hi everyone! πŸ‘‹πŸΌ Welcome to Stitch Explorers! This week’s stitch is a granny square! ☺. I never do granny squares, but this three color square was calling to me. It’s not a traditional square because it uses treble crochets, and worked a little different than a traditional granny square.

It turned out really beautiful, and I love the colors 😍. Now I think I need to order more of the Scheepjes in these colors so I can make something pretty with these squares. What do you think? A pillow? Scarf? Blanket? ❓

For the tutorial I used Scheepjes Stone-Washed DK in the following colors:

Color A: 818 – Lilac Quartz

Color B: 801 – Moon Stone

Color C: 811 – Deep Amethyst

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Three Color Square


+ Abbreviations


scsingle crochet
trtreble crochet
dcdouble crochet
tr6togtreble six together
ch (s)chain (s)
skskip
sl stslip stitch
yoyarn over
st(s)stitch(es)
* … *repeat from * to * as many times indicated

+ Stitch Guide:


sc – single crochet

insert hook in indicated st/ch/ch sp, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops.

dc – double crochet

yo, insert hook in indicated st/ch/ch sp, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, until you have one loop left on hook.

tr- treble crochet

yo 2 times, insert hook in indicated st/ch, yo, pull up a loop, *yo, pull through 2 loops* – rep *…* 3 times total until you have 1 loop left on hook.

tr6tog- treble crochet six together

(yo 2 times, insert hook in indicated st/ch, yo, pull up a loop, *yo, pull through 2 loops* – rep *…* twice) – repeat in next 5 stitches. yo, draw through all 7 loops on hook.

notes:

  • Pattern is worked in rounds
  • Full video tutorial at bottom of post

+ Pattern:


Color A: 818 – Lilac Quartz

Color B: 801 – Moon Stone

Color C: 811 – Deep Amethyst

Using A, ch 8, ss in first ch, or create a magic circle.

Round 1:  Ch 7, tr 6 into ring, (ch 3, tr 6 into ring) 3 times, ss in 4th ch of ch-7 from beg of rnd.

Round 2:  ss 1 in each of next 2 ch’s, (ch 5, tr6tog over next 6 tr, ch 5, ss in 2nd ch of ch-3) 4 times, work last ss in same place as 2nd ss from beg of rnd, fasten off A.

Round 3:  Join B with ss in top of next group, *(tr 3, ch 1, tr 3, ch 2, tr 3, ch 1, tr 3) all in the next ch-3 sp from rnd 1, ss in top of next group*, rep *…* 3 more times, work last ss in same as first ss of rnd, fasten off B.

Round 4:  Join A to same place, ch 4, tr 5 in same ss, *skip (3 tr, 1 ch, 3 tr), (tr 6, ch 2, tr 6) in ch-2 sp at corner, skip (3 tr, 1 ch, 3 tr), tr 6 in next ss,* rep from*…* two more times, skip (3 tr, 1 ch, 3 tr), (tr 6, ch 2, tr 6) in ch 2 sp at corner, skip (3 tr, 1 ch, 3 tr), ss in 4th ch of ch-4 from beg of rnd, fasten off.

Round 5:  Join C in  same place, ch 1, sc 1 in ea of next 5 tr, *dc 1 in ch1-sp of rnd 3 below, sc 1 in ea of next 6 tr, sc 3 in ch -2 sp at corner, sc 1 in ea of next 6 tr, dc 1 in ch-1 sp of rnd 3 below, sc 1 in each of next 6 tr*, rep from *…* two more times, dc 1 in ch-1 sp of rnd 3 below, sc 1 in each of next 6 tr, sc 3 in ch-2 sp at corner, sc 1 in each of next 6 tr, dc 1 in ch-1 sp of rnd 3 below, ss in ch-1 at beg of rnd.

Round 6:  Ch 3, dc 1 in each next 13 sts, tr 1 in corner sc, *dc 1 in each of next 23 sc, tr 1 in corner sc*,rep *…* around, then, dc 1 in each sc to beg of rnd, sl st in 3rd ch of ch-3, fasten off.

Congratulations! You’re finished!

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What can I make with the Three Color Square?


This square is actually larger than it looks. I used a 3 weight yarn with a 4mm hook, and it measure almost 5.5 ” (13.97 cm). Which is fairly large! So I imagine using a worsted weight yarn or chunky yarn would produce a very large square and so easy to work up a blanket.

Blankets, scarves, cowls, pillow covers, and just about anything you can think of!

Kunik Scoodie is a free pattern here.



Three Color Square Complete Video Tutorial:

If you have trouble playing the video, please click this link: https://youtu.be/2qzsTX-RiK0

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