Gingko Square by Rachele Carmona

Gingko Square

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

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

The Gingko Square was named by Cherry Mccormack, Sue Carrington, and Patricia Rahrig. Thank you all.

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
2dccl 2dc cluster: (yoh, insert hook in st/sp, yoh, pull up lp, yoh, draw yarn through 2 lps) 2 times, yoh, draw yarn through 3 lps
beg beginning
beg 2dccl beginning 2dc cluster: (beg dc, dc) in same st/sp 
beg dc (sc, ch1) - counts as 1 dc
beg pcorn beginning popcorn: (beg dc, 3dc) in st/sp, release lp, insert hook front to back in beg dc, grab lp, pull lp to front of work
chN chain N number of times
dc double crochet
lp loop
MR make ring: slip knot, ch3, ss in third ch from hook
pcorn popcorn: 4dc in st/sp, release lp, insert hook front to back in first dc, grab lp, pull lp to front of work
sc single crochet
sp space (chain space)
ss slip stitch
st stitch
yoh yarn over hook