Crochet framed squares – The last motif for your blanket

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The last pattern for your crochet blanket is ready! We have already worked the first six motifs, a couple with heart and star, a two-tone weaved motif, a waffle stitch, a slanting square stitch, and a slanting popcorn stitch. Now, we take My Earth yarn in brown and cream shades and let’s learn the crochet framed squares stitch together. Double stitch and elongated double stitch create a unique checkerboard pattern in contrasting hues.
Motif always measures 10×10cm. So, let’s get going!

crochet framed squares - final motif

With 3.00mm crochet hook and brown yarn, ch20 and work as follows:
row 1: 1 double crochet (dc) into 2nd ch from hook, 1 dc into each of next ch to end, turn. Change color and continue with cream yarn.
Rows 2-3: ch1, 1 dc into each of next sts to end; turn. Change colour and continue with brown yarn.
Row 4: ch1, 1 dc into first st, * 1 elongated dc (=insert hook into next st but 2 rows below, yarn over hook and draw an elongated loop through st

elongated loop through st
yarn over hook and draw through 2 loops on hook to close elongated dc),

close elongated dc
1 dc into next st; rep from * ending with 1 dc into last st.

1 dc into last st
Turn.
Row 5: using brown yarn, ch1, 1 dc into each st of previous row to end. Turn.
Rep rows 2-5 5 more times, then work rows 2-4 once, following diagram too. When 28 rows have been worked, fasten off. Keep Motifs.

 

 

framed squares diagram

Download framed squares stitch diagram

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