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I made my Rhombus in a Square Motif with cotton thread size 10 and a 2 mm crochet hook and the final motif measures about 8,5 cm (about 3,3 inches).
Besides your thread or yarn and hook, you will also need a needle to weave in loose ends and a pair of scissors.

Instructions
Ch 6 and sl st in first ch to form a ring.

  • Round 1: Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch-2 sp), (dc in the ring, ch 2) 11 times, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch5.
  • Round 2: Sl st in next ch-2 sp, ch 6 (counts as dc and ch-3 sp), dc in same sp, in next ch-2 sp work (dc, ch 3, dc), * ch 3, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 3 **, in each of next 2 ch-2 spaces work (dc, ch 3, dc); repeat from * 3 times and from * to ** once more, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch6.
  • Round 3: Sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 6 (counts as dc and ch-3 sp), dc in same sp, in next ch-3 sp work (dc, ch 3, dc), * ch 4, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 8, sl st in 4th ch from the hook, ch 4, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 4 **, in each of next 2 ch-3 spaces work (dc, ch 3, dc); repeat from * 3 times and from * to ** once more, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch6.
  • Round 4: Sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 6 (counts as dc and ch-3 sp), dc in same sp, in next ch-3 sp work (dc, ch 3, dc), * ch 4, in ch-4 loop work [(dc, ch 1) 5 times, dc], ch 4 **, in each of next 2 ch-3 spaces work (dc, ch 3, dc); repeat from * 3 times and from * to ** once more, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch6.
  • Round 5: Sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, * ch 3, dc between next 2 dc, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, skip next dc, [dc in next dc, in next ch-1 sp work (dc, ch 5, sl st in top of last dc, dc] twice, dc in next dc, in next ch-1 sp work (dc, ch 9, sl st in top of last dc), dc in next dc, [in next ch-1 sp work (2 dc, ch 5, sl st in top of last dc), dc in next dc] twice, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp; repeat from * around omitting the very last sc, join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off and weave in loose ends.

Abbreviations
ch chain
sc single crochet
dc double crochet
sp space
sl st slip stitch
* work instructions following * as many times as indicated
( ) [ ] work instructions the number of times specified or work instructions in the stitch or space indicated or contains explanatory remarks
Find an easy, yet very impressive square in this tutorial: Crochet Propeller Square.
Tags : crochetmotifsquare

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