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Newport Square

Designed by Julie A. Bolduc

This square is named after a town in Maine. It is a fun square to make and would be a pretty addition to any friendship exchange out there.

Materials Needed
Worsted weight acrylic yarn in Amethyst.
Worsted weight acrylic yarn in pale yellow
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 Amethyst. Ch4. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3. Dc, ch1, 2dc in ring. Ch2. *2dc, ch1, 2dc in ring, ch2. Rep from * 2 times more. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off amethyst.

RND 2: Join yellow to next ch1 sp after slst. Ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc in same sp. Ch1. Sc in next ch2 sp. Ch1. *3dc, ch2, 3dc in next ch1 sp. Ch1. Sc in next ch2 sp. Ch1. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 3: Ch1. Sc in each of the next 2dc. (2sc, ch2, 2sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in each of the next 3 dc. Ch3.) *Sc in each of the next 3 dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off yellow.

RND 4: Join amethyst to same st as slst. Ch3. Dc in each of the next 2sc. Ch2. (2dc, ch2, 2dc in next ch2 sp. Ch2. Sk 2sc. Dc in each of the next 3 sc. Ch1. Dc in 2nd ch of the next ch3 sp. Ch1.) *Dc in each of the next 3 sc. Ch2. Rep bet ()once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off amethyst.

RND 5: Join yellow in same st as slst. Ch1. Sc in each of the next 2 dc. (2sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in each of the next 2dc. 2sc, ch2, 2sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in each of the next 2dc. 2sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in each of the next 3 dc. Sc in next ch1 sp. Sc in next dc. Sc in next ch1 sp.) *Sc in each of the next 3dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off yellow.

RND 6: Join amethyst in same st as slst. Ch1. Sc in each of the next 8 sc. (2sc, ch2, 2sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in each of the next 12 sc.) *Sc in each of the next 9 sc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off. Weave all ends into back of work.

Design written on Friday, June 18, 2004. Copyright ©2004 By Julie A. Bolduc f101016