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Farmington Square

 Designed by Julie A. Bolduc

This pattern is another one named for a town in Maine. The way it is made is each row is fastened off to change colors. If you made this in one color, it would not have the same effect. You really should make this in more than one color.

Materials Needed
Small amounts each of 3 colors worsted weight acrylic yarn. Red Heart Super Saver in white, yellow and purple were used in the example.
Size H/8 aluminum crochet hook
Yarn Needle for weaving in ends.

Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Gauge: 4dc=1"
Finished Size: 6"x6"
Skill Level: Beginner

Instructions
RND 1: With White, Ch4. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch4, sc in ring. Ch3. *Sc in ring. Ch3. Rep from * 6 times more. join w/slst to first ch of ch4. Fasten off white.

RND 2: Join purple in any ch3 sp. Ch3. 2dc in same sp. ch2. 3dc in next ch3 sp. *3dc in next ch3 sp. Ch2. 3dc in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off purple.

RND 3: Join yellow in any center sp bet groups. Not in the ch2 sp. Ch4. Sk next 2 dc. Sc in next dc. Ch3. Sc in next ch2 sp. Ch3. Sc in next dc. Ch3. sk next 2 dc. *Sc in next sp bet dc groups. Ch3. sk next 2 dc. Sc in next dc. Ch3. Sc in next ch2 sp. Ch3. Sc in next dc. Ch3. Sk next 2 dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first ch of ch4. Fasten off yellow.

RND 4: Join white in the ch3 sp to the left of where you ended the last round. Ch3. 2dc in same sp. 3dc in next ch3 sp. Ch2. 3dc in each of the next 2 ch3 sps. *3dc in next 2 ch3 sps. Ch2. 3dc in each of the next 2 ch3 sps. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off white.

RND 5: Join purple in same st as slst. Ch1. Sc in each of the next 5 dc. Sc ch2, sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in each of the next 6 dc. *sc in each of the next 6 dc. Sc, ch2, sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in each of the next 6 dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off purple.

RND 6: Join yellow in same st as slst. Ch1. Sc in each of the next6 sc. Sc, ch2, sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in each of the next 7 sc. *sc in each of the next 7 sc. Sc, ch2, sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in each of the next 7 sc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off, yellow.

RND 7: Join white in same st as slst. Ch1. Sc in each of the next 7 sc. Sc, ch2, sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in each of the next 8 sc. *Sc in each of the next 8 sc. Sc, ch2, sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in each of the next 8 sc. rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off white.

RND 8: Join purple in same st as slst. Ch1. Sc in each of the next 8 sc. Sc, ch2, sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in each of the next 9 sc. *Sc in each of the next 9 sc. Sc, ch2, sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in each of the next 9 sc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off purple. Weave all ends into back of work.

Design written on Wednesday, January 30, 2002. Copyright ©2001 By Julie A. Bolduc f101015