Spanish Tile Square Free Crochet

Spanish Tile Square Free Crochet.

Spanish Tile Square Free Crochet

Materials: Caron Wintuk worsted weight yarn in 2 colors

Crochet hook size G

Gauge: Rounds 1-3 = 3″, Completed square = 7″

To Work Front Post Treble (fptrc):

yo twice, insert hook around post of

specified dc, complete trc

With color A, ch4; join with a sl st to form ring

Round 1: Ch3 to count as first dc; 2dc in ring (ch3, 3dc in ring) 3 times; join with

a dc in the top of beginning ch3 to form last corner loop

Round 2: Ch3 to count as first dc; (dc, ch2, 3dc, ch2, 2dc, ch1) all in same

corner loop; *(2dc, ch2, 3dc, ch2, 2dc, ch1) in next ch3 corner loop* Repeat from

* to* 2 times; join with a sl st to top of beginning ch 3. Fasten off color A

Round 3: Skip first ch2 space; attach color B with a sl st to next ch2 space; (2dc,

ch3, 2dc) in next ch1 sp; sl st in next ch2 sp, ch3, *sl st in next ch2 sp (2dc, ch3,

2dc) in next ch 1 sp; sl st in next ch2 sp, ch3* Repeat from * to * 2 times; sl st in

the same loop as beginning sl st

Round 4: Ch3 to count as first dc; 2dc in same loop as sl st; *(3dc, ch3, 3dc) in

next ch3 sp; (3dc in next ch2 sp of round 2) twice* Repeat from * to * 2 times;

(3dc, ch3, 3dc) in next ch3 sp; 3dc in next ch2 sp of round 2; join with a sl st to

the top of beginning ch 3. Fasten off color B.

[Note: the “(3dc in next ch2 sp of round 2)” groups in this round are worked in the

same loops as, and over top of, the sl sts of Round 3.]

Round 5: Attach color A with a sl st to any ch3 sp; ch 3 to count as first dc, 2dc

in same ch3 sp; *[3dc in sp between next 3dc group; (dc in next sp between 3dc

group, fptrc around center dc of round 2 directly below sp, dc in same sp as last

dc); 3dc in sp between next 3dc group]; (3dc, ch3, 3dc) in next ch3 sp* Repeat

from * to * 2 times; then from [ to ] once; 3dc in the next ch3 sp; ch 1, join with a

hdc to top of beginning ch3.

Round 6: Ch 3 to count as first dc, 2 dc in same loop formed by hdc joining of

last round; *(3dc in sp between next 3dc groups) 4 times; (3dc, ch3, 3dc) in next

ch3 space*. Repeat from * to * 2 times; (3dc in sp between next 3 st group) 4

times; 3dc in same ch3 sp as beginning, ch3, join with a sl st to top of beginning

ch3. Fasten off color A.

Round 7: Attach color B with a sl st to any ch3 sp, ch3 to count as first dc; 3dc in

same sp; *(3dc in sp between next 3 st group) 5 times; 7 dc in next ch3 sp*

Repeat from * to * 2 times; (3dc in sp between next 3 st group) 4 times; 3dc in

same ch3 sp as beginning, join with a sl st to top of beginning ch3. Fasten off

color B.

Round 8: Attach color A with a sl st to the 4th dc of any corner, ch2 to count as

first hdc, work 2 hdc in same st; skip next 3dc, *(dc in next sp between 3dc

groups, fptrc around center dc of round 6 directly below sp, dc in same sp as last

dc) 6 times; skip next 3dc; 5 hdc in next dc; skip next 3dc* Repeat from * to * 2

times; (dc in next sp between 3dc group, fptrc around center dc of round 6

directly below sp, dc in same sp as last dc) 6 times; skip 3dc; 2 hdc in the same st

as beginning; join with a sl st to top of beginning ch2.

Round 9: (Fudging round!) Check size of square. If it is 7″, eliminate round 9 – 92

sts around. If you need another 1/2″, work round in sc; if you need another inch,

work in dc. Working 3 sts (either sc or dc) in the center hdc of each corner, sc or

dc in every st around – 100 sts around.

By Priscilla Hewitt © 1999

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