Ok - so lets get going on these squares, shall we?
We'll start off our afghan with the seersucker squares. This is a super simple pattern that utilizes basic increases and decreases to create a seersucker effect. It's a rather unexpected twist for crochet, not something seen too often. I love unexpected things in crochet - they make life more exciting - in a good way!
Here is the solid version of the square.
|seersucker crochet square #1|
|seersucker crochet square #2|
|seersucker crochet baby blanket|
Seersucker Crochet Squares PatternYarn and Gauge Information here
Note: Turning chains DO NOT count as stitches in this pattern. Stitch counts at ends of rows do not include the ch 2 or ch 3, only the specified stitches are counted.
dc2tog (double crochet 2 together): Yarn over (YO), insert hook in stitch, pull up a loop (3 loops on hook). YO hook, pull through 2 loops. YO hook insert in next st, pull up a loop (4 loops on hook). YO, pull through 2 loops (3 loops on hook). YO pull through last 3 loops.
Foundation Ch & Row 1: Ch 33. Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and each remaining ch. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 2. Hdc in each hdc from previous row. (31 hdc) Turn.
Row 3: Repeat row 2.
Row 4: Ch 3. Dc in first hdc. Make 2 dc in each remaining hdc. (61 dc) Turn.
Row 5: Ch 2. *Dc2tog in next 2 dc. Repeat from * until one dc remains. Dc in last dc. (31 stitches) Turn.
Row 6: Ch 2. Hdc in each stitch across. (31 hdc). Turn.
Row 7, 8: Repeat row 2.
Rows 9-23: Repeat rows 4-8
For 2 color striped variation:
Rows 4 & 5 use color B. All other rows use A.
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