Crepe Myrtle Square by Rachele Carmona

Crepe Myrtle Square

Crochet
June 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
4.5 mm
6in
US
This pattern is available for free.

ntroduction
Each of the VVCAL 2018 Squares were dedicated to a tree by one of the members of my CypressTextiles Tree Huggers Facebook group.

The Crepe Mrtyle Square was named by Gina Logan and Heidi Ebel. Thank you both.

Materials and Measurements
Yarn: Scheepjes Softfun (affiliate link) - (60% Cotton, 40% Acrylic); (140m/50g)
Color: If using the Warm Neutrals palette, make 5 square each of 9 colors, and 6 squares each of 3 colors, leaving the cream out for joining and border.
Hook: US Size 4.5mm
Size: 6 inches

Key Stitch Descriptions
beg beginning
beg dc (sc, ch1) - counts as 1 dc
beg dc4tog beginning dc 4 together: beg dc, (yoh, insert hook in next st, yoh, pull up lp, yoh, pull yarn through 2 lps) 3 times, yoh, pull yarn through 4 lps
chN chain N number of times
dc double crochet
dc4tog (yoh, insert hook in next st, yoh, pull up lp, yoh, pull yarn through 2 lps) 4 times, yoh, pull yarn through 5 lps
lp loop
MR make ring: slip knot, ch3, ss in third ch from hook
puff st (yoh, insert hook in st, yoh, pull up lp) 3 times, yoh, draw yarn through all lps
sc single crochet
sp space (chain space)
ss slip stitch
st stitch
yoh yarn over hook