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Learn to Crochet The
Old American Square

learn to crochet the Old American SquareOld American Square

The Old American Square is normally worked using a new colour for each round.

Begin with 6 CH, 1 SS into first ch made.

Round 1: 3CH,3 TR into ring, 2 CH, [ 3 TR into ring, 2 CH] 3 times,1 SS in 3rd. of 3 ch at beginning of round, fasten off.

Round 2: Rejoin yarn to next 2 ch space,3 CH, [ 2 TR, 2 Ch, 3 TR] in same ch space, * 1 CH, [ 3TR,3 CH,3 TR] in next 2 ch space, * twice more, 1 SS in 3rd. of 3 ch at beginning of round, fasten off.

Round 3: Rejoin yarn to next 2 ch space,3 CH,[2 TR,2 Ch,3 TR] in same ch space, * 1 CH, [3TR in 1 ch space, 1 Ch] in each 1ch space to corner, [3 Tr,2 Ch, 3 TR] in 2 ch space at corner, repeat from * twice more,1 CH, [ 3 TR i 1 ch space, 1 CH] in each 1 ch space to beginning of round, 1 SS in 3rd. of 3 ch at beginning of round, fasten off.

Repeat round 3 to size required, on each round one extra group of trebles is worked on each side of the square.

Crochet Abbreviations

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Book- 200 crochet squares

If you want to further expand your knowledge and skill of knitting Crochet Squares then the best selling, 200 Crochet Blocks by Jan Eaton will be a useful addition to your library

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