FATW5 – Week 34 – Extra Rounds

Friendship Square

Week 34 of the FATW5 CAL brought us this beautiful Granny square ….. Friendship Square by The Purple Poncho, Carolyn Calderon. This square ends with 44 stitches per side and not a ch sp in the corner….. this is a new document for us….. be sure to grab a copy and add it to your collection of Extra Rounds!

For those of you that like to use instruction on screen – scroll down. For this of you who prefer to download your document:

Downloadable Document:

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 between any 2 corner sts, ch1, *(sc, ch2, sc) in corner sp, skip first st, sc in next 43 sts* 4 times, slst to 1st sc, fasten off and weave in ends. (45 sts, ch2) per side

Round 2: Join in any corner ch-sp, ch1, *(sc, ch2, sc) in corner ch-sp, skip hidden st, 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 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 between any 2 corner stitches, ch1, *(dc, ch2, dc) in corner sp, miss first stitch, dc in next 43 sts* 4 times, slst to 1st dc, fasten off and weave in ends. (45 sts, ch2) per side

Round 2: Join in any corner ch-sp, ch1, *(dc, ch2, dc) in corner ch-sp, miss hidden stitch, 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

Do make sure to share your photos! We love to see them…..

Until next time,

Happy Crocheting,

Jo💗

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