Moogly CAL, 2019 – ACCROblock

Hello lovely! My name is Julie =) I am pleased to be part of this year’s CAL with my friend Tamara of Moogly! Let’s get RIGHT to it!

Yarn
Red Heart Yarn, with love  (7oz, 198g – 370 yds / 338 m)

1 skein each #1562 Jadeite (A) and #1441 Light Gray (B)

Hook  

Size J/6 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions

Yarn needle, stitch markers, scissors

Difficulty   

Easy

Finished size

12’’ x 12’’ (30 cm x 30 cm)

Gauge

13 ltr and 5 rows = 4” / 10 cm   

Stitch Guide

ch… chain

ea… each

hdc… half-double crochet

ltr… linked treble crochet

RS… right side

sc… single crochet

sl st… slip stitch

st… stitch 

WS… wrong side

Special Stitches   

First linked treble crochet (First ltr): insert hook in 2nd chain from hook, yarn over, pull up a loop, insert hook in 3rd chain from hook, yarn over, pull up a loop, insert hook in indicated stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), (yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook) 3 times.

Linked treble crochet (ltr): insert hook in top horizontal bar of previous stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, insert hook in bottom horizontal bar of previous stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, insert hook in indicated stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), (yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook) 3 times.

Notes   

  1. The ch-1, ch-2 or ch-3 at the beginning of a row or round does not count as a st.
  2. In order to weave in less ends, carry the unused colour up the side, and work over it as you crochet the row.

SQUARE

With A, ch 33.

Row 1 (WS): First ltr in 4th ch from hook, ltr in ea ch to end, change to B while completing last st. Turn. (30 sts)

Row 2 (RS): Ch 3, first ltr in 1st st, ltr in ea st to end, change to A while completing last st. Turn.    

Rows 3-6: Repeat Row 2, alternating colours after each row.  

Row 7 (with A): loosely sl st in ea st to end, change to B while completing last st. Turn.  

Rows 8-13: Repeat Row 2, alternating colours after each row.

At the end of last row, do not change colours and do not turn.  

BORDER

With A

Round 1: Ch 2, 3 hdc in ea ltr row end, ch 3 for corner (39 sts); working across starting ch, sc in ea ch to end, ch 3 for corner (30 sts); 3 hdc in ea ltr row end, ch 3 for corner (39 sts); working across Row 13, sc in ea sc to end, ch 3 for corner (30 sts); sl st to 1st hdc to close round, do not turn. (138 sts, 4 ch-3 corners)

Round 2: Ch 2, [hdc in ea st to next corner, (hdc, ch 3, hdc) in corner] 4 times, sl st to 1st hdc to close round, do not turn. (146 sts, 4 ch-3 corners)

Round 3: Ch 1, [sc in ea st to next corner, (sc, ch 3, sc) in corner] 4 times, sc in next sc, sl st to 1st sc to close round. Finish off and weave ends in. (154 sts, 4 ch-3 corners)

Block lightly if desired.

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