FATW5 – Extra Rounds Week 5

This week we have the same number of stitches as last week…. 42 stitches per side. That means we are using the same document that we did for Desert Flower.

For those of you that don’t want to download the document….. here is the instruction in US terms AND UK terms:

US TERMS 3 Extra Rounds for squares ending with 42sts per side plus ch1, ch2 or ch3 in each corner

US Stitch Abbreviations

  • sc – single crochet
  • ch-sp – chain space
  • ch – chain
  • slst – slip stitch
  • st/sts – stitch/stitches

NOTES:

❖ if you will be using the same color for all 3 rounds you may slip stitch into the ch-sp and follow the instructions for the remainder of the round starting with “ch1”.

❖ you may also use a Standing Single Crochet (hdc, dc) to start your round instead of the “ch1, sc”.

❖ you may adjust the length of your stitches to half double crochet (hdc) or double crochet (dc) instead of the single crochet (sc) as stated in the instructions to achieve the same size in all squares.

Round 1: Join in any corner ch-sp, ch1, *(sc, ch2, sc) in corner ch-sp, sc in next 42 sts* 4 times, slst to 1st sc, fasten off and weave in ends. (44 sts, ch2) per side

Round 2: Join in any corner ch-sp, ch1, *(sc, ch2, sc) in corner ch-sp, sc in next 44 sts* 4 times, slst to 1st sc, fasten off and weave in ends. (46 sts, ch2) per side

Round 3: Join in any corner ch-sp, ch1, *(sc, ch2, sc) in corner ch-sp, sc in next 46 sts* 4 times, slst to 1st sc, fasten off and weave in ends. (48 sts, ch2) per side


UK TERMS 3 Extra Rounds for squares ending with 42sts per side plus ch1, ch2 or ch3 in each corner

UK Stitch Abbreviations:

  • dc – double crochet
  • ch-sp – chain space
  • ch – chain
  • slst – slip stitch
  • st/sts – stitch/stitches

NOTES:

❖ if you will be using the same color for all 3 rounds you may slip stitch into the ch-sp and follow the instructions for the remainder of the round starting with “ch1”.

❖ you may also use a Standing Double Crochet (htr, tr) to start your round instead of the “ch1, dc”.

❖ you may adjust the length of your stitches to half treble crochet (htr) or treble crochet (tr) instead of the double crochet (dc) as stated in the instructions to achieve the same size in all squares.

Round 1: Join in any corner ch-sp, ch1, *(dc, ch2, dc) in corner ch-sp, dc in next 42 sts* 4 times, slst to 1st dc, fasten off and weave in ends. (44 sts, ch2) per side

Round 2: Join in any corner ch-sp, ch1, *(dc, ch2, dc) in corner ch-sp, dc in next 44 sts* 4 times, slst to 1st dc, fasten off and weave in ends. (46 sts, ch2) per side

Round 3: Join in any corner ch-sp, ch1, *(dc, ch2, dc) in corner ch-sp, dc in next 46 sts* 4 times, slst to 1st dc, fasten off and weave in ends. (48 sts, ch2) per side

And then for those of you who prefer to download the document:

42 sts w/ch-sp

Have you been sharing your progress in the Event and in our main Facebook Group? Have you added the hashtag #fatw5 so we can follow along with you? Are you also posting on Instagram so we can see all of the weekly progress for #fatw5 as you create it? We truly love to see the progress from our members as we have worked on these tests for the better part of a year…. and to now see the blankets start coming to life in so many new color ways….. it brings joy to our hearts 💗💗💗 and we absolutely can’t wait to see the next photo…. so please do share – Share – SHARE!!!

Until next time…..

Happy Crocheting,

Jo💗

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