I Love the USA Square

I Love the USA Square
Crochet Patterns - I Love the USA Square

Crochet Patterns - I Love the USA Square

 

This beautiful "I Love the USA" crochet pattern was kindly contributed by designer: Dayna Audirsch of Dayna's Crochet

© Dayna Audirsch - February 12, 2004. All Rights Reserved

12 inch square. Pattern correctness tested by Mary Lou Plisch.

Materials: I hook; Red, white, and blue worsted weight yarn

Instructions: With Red, ch 4, join to form a loop

Round 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1), dc, ch 1 7 times, join.

Round 2: Ch 6, dc in next dc, ch 3 around.

Round 3: ch 3, 2 dc in same st, ch 3, sc, in next dc, ch 3, [3 dc in next dc, ch 3, (sc, ch 3 in next dc)] 3 times, join to top of beg ch 3. (4 3dc groups)

Round 4: ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, [ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 4, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc] 3 times, ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 2, hdc in top of beg ch 3 to join.

Round 5: Sl st around hdc just made, [skip next dc, 3 dc in next dc, sl st in next dc, 3 dc in next dc, sk dc, sl st in next ch 3 sp, ch 5, sl st in next sp] 4 times, join. Finish Off Red.

Round 6: Join white to any heart center st, ch 5 (counts as trc, ch1), (trc, ch 1) 2 times, tcr once more (corner made), [+ch 3, sc in space of round 4, ch 2, working in front of ch 5 loop, work 3 trc in sc of round 4, ch 2, sc in loop on round 4, ch 3+, (trc&ch1 three times, trc) corner made] 3 times, and + to + once more, join with slst in 4th ch of beg ch 5.

Round 7: Ch 3, dc in next sp, ch 1, [(dc, ch 1) 4 times in corner, dc in next sp, dc in next dc, ch 2, 3 dc in next trc, 2 dc in next trc, 3 dc in next trc, ch 2, dc in next dc, dc in next sp, ch 1] Repeat from [ to ] around. Join with sl st in top of beg ch 3

Round 8: Ch 3, [(dc in next dc, dc in next sp) twice, ch 1, (2dc, ch 2, 2dc) in corner, ch 1, (dc in next sp, dc in next dc) twice, dc in next st, ch 2, sc in ch 2 sp, sk 2 dc, 5 dc in next dc, sc between next 2 st, 5 dc in next dc, skip next 2 dc, sc in space, ch 2, dc in next dc] around, Join with sl st in top of beg ch 3. Finish off White.

Round 9: Join blue to any corner (ch 3, dc, ch 2, 2dc) in corner, skip next 2 dc, [ch 1,dc in next sp, dc in next 5 dc, ch 2, sc in middle dc of first shell, ch 1, hdc in sc, ch 1, sc in middle dc of 2nd shell, ch 2, dc in next 5 dc, dc in sp, ch 1, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner] Repeat from [ to ] around. Join with slst to top of beg ch 3.

Round 10: Sl st in dc and space, (ch 3, dc, ch 2 2dc) in corner, [*ch 1, dc in each st and space across making last dc in 1st dc of corner (23 dc), ch 1*, (2dc, ch 2, 2dc) in corner] 3 times, and * to * once more. Join.

Round 11: Sl st to corner, (ch 3, dc, ch 2 2dc) in corner, [*ch 1, skip dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next space, dc in next dc (ch 1, skip dc, dc in next dc) 11 times, ch 1, sk next sp, dc in next dc, ch 1*, skip dc, (2dc, ch 2 2dc) in corner] 3 times, and * to * once more. Join.

Round 12: Sl st to corner, (ch 3, dc, ch 2 2dc) in corner, [*ch 1, skip dc, dc in each dc and sp till last dc (31 dc), ch 1, sk next dc*, (2dc, ch 2, 2dc) in corner] 3 times, and * to * once more. Join, finish off. Weave in ends.

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