CAL · Crochet

GSG Part 12 – African Flower Square

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Guys, we’re at part 12 already! I can’t believe it =D I hope you all have been enjoying this CAL so far, what are your favourite squares that we have made? I don’t think I can choose as I like them all so much ❀

I have seen some lovely springtime crochet makes going on lately, so I plan on making a post with some of my favourites next week, so look out for that one so you know what to make first =D

This weeks square is one of my own patterns, and is a slight variation to the African Flower crochet. So let’s get crocheting!

CAL – Part 12

Granny Square – African Flower Square

All crochet patterns and terms I use are in UK, but if you want them in US then check out this handy stitch converter.

Materials:

  • DK yarn in various different colours – I used Stylecraft DK yarn that I got from my order from Deramores =D You can also just use a multicoloured yarn, like stylecrafts merrygoround yarn.
  • 3mm hook

Skills used/required:

  • Treble Crochet (tc)
  • Chaining
  • Long treble crochet
  • Half treble crochet (htc)
  • Front post half treble crochet (fphtc)
  • Slip stitch (sl st)
  • Crochet in ring
  • Double crochet – dc

For this square, I will just assume you will change colours in whichever rows you wish; I will not explicitly tell you to change colours =) Feel free to change colours whenever you want to make a completely unique square!

Row 0: ch 4, sl st into first ch.

Row 1: Ch 3, (counts as your first tc), tc, * ch, 2tc *. Repeat from * 4 more times. Finish with sl st into 3rd ch in ch 3. Fasten off. (12 stitches total)

Row 2: Join into 1ch space, (ch 3, tc, ch 1, 2tc) in same space, *2tc, ch 1, 2tc in next ch space *. Repeat from * 4 more times. Finish with sl st into 3rd ch in ch 3. Fasten off. (24 stitches total)

Row 3: Join into 1ch space, (ch 3, 6tc) in same space, *7 tc in next ch space *. Repeat from * 4 more times. Finish with sl st into 3rd ch in ch 3. Fasten off. (42 stitches total)

Row 4: Join any tc, ch 1, dc in same place, dc in each tc around. Long tc in spaces between 7tc. Finish with sl st into ch1. Fasten off. (48 stitches total)

Row 5: Join in any tc from previous row. Ch 1, dc in same place, dc in next 7 places, * (tc, 2ch, tc) in same place, dc in next 11 places *. Repeat from * twice. Finish with dc in next 3 stitches, sl st into ch 1. Fasten off. (52 stitches total)

Row 6: Join in same place where you fastened off in last row. Ch 1, dc in same place, dc in next 4 places, * htc in next 3 places, fphtc, (2tc, 3ch, 2tc) in same 2ch space, fphtc, htc in next 3 places, dc in next 5 places *. Repeat from * twice. Finish with htc in next 3 places, fphtc, (2tc, 3ch, 2tc) in same 2ch space, fphtc, htc in next 3 places, sl st into ch 1. Fasten off. (68 stitches total)

Row 7: Join in any stitch from the previous row. Ch 2, htc in each stitch around, except for fphtc from previous row, where you will fphtc. In corner 2 ch space, (2htc, 2ch, 2htc). Finish with sl st into 2rc ch in ch2. Fasten off. (84 stitches total)

Row 8: Join in any stitch from the previous row. Ch 2, fphtc in each stitch around. In corner 2 ch space, (2htc, 2ch, 2htc). Finish with sl st into 2rc ch in ch2. Fasten off. (100 stitches total)

Row 9: Join in any stitch from the previous row. Ch 3, tc in each stitch around. In corner 2 ch space, (1 tc, 3ch, 1 tc). Finish with sl st into 3rc ch in ch3. Fasten off. (116 stitches total)

And there you have it guys! It’s so pretty, I do hope you like it! I made a little crochet chart for the flower (up to row 5) , so if you wanted to just make that you can follow the chart, or if you wanted to do finish off the flower in a different square pattern you can =) Don’t forget the main crochet symbols are on the conversion page ❀

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