Crochet Propeller Square


What you'll need
You can choose any yarn you like to crochet this square motif. Just to give you an idea of the size, with dmc embroidery thread and 2,5 mm crochet hook, the square is about 11 cm (about 4,3 inches).
You will also need a needle to weave in loose ends and a pair of scissors.


Instructions
Make a magic ring.

  • Round 1: Ch 1, sc in the ring, (sc in the ring, ch 3, sc in the ring) 7 times, sc, pull the thread end to tighten the ring, ch 1 and hdc in first sc (counts as last ch-3 sp).
  • Round 2: Ch 6 (counts as trtr), 2 trtr in the same sp, (ch 5, 3 trtr in next ch-3 sp) 7 times, ch 2 and dc in 6th ch of first ch6 (counts as last ch-5 sp).
  • Round 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in same sp, * ch 6, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 6 **, in next ch-5 sp work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc); repeat from * 3 times and from * to ** once more, in next ch-5 sp work 3 dc, ch 1 and hdc in 3rd ch of first ch3 (counts as last ch-3 sp).
  • Round 4: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in same ch-3 sp, * (ch 3, in next ch-6 sp work 5 dc) 2 times, ch 3 **, in ch-3 sp work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc); repeat from * 3 times and from * to ** once more, in next ch-3 sp work 3 dc, ch 1 and hdc in 3rd ch of first ch3 (counts as last ch-3 sp).
  • Round 5: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in same sp, * (ch 5, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5, sc in 3rd dc) 2 times, ch 5, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5 **, in next (corner) ch-3 sp work (3 dc, ch 5, 3 dc); repeat from * 3 times and from * to ** once more, in next ch-3 sp work 3 dc, ch 5 and join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3.

Fasten off and weave in loose ends.

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Abbreviations
ch chain
sc single crochet
hdc half double crochet
dc double crochet
trtr triple treble
sl st slip stitch
sp space
( ) work instructions the number of times specified or work instructions in the stitch or space indicated or contains explanatory remarks
 *
work instructions following * as many times as indicated
This tutorial is for personal use only
You can use it to make as many motifs as you like for yourself or as gifts for friends, but please don't make any for sale. Please feel free to borrow photos if you want to blog about this project, but remember to credit me and link back to the original source. Do not reproduce my entire tutorial on your site. Thanks!