Kata - free crochet square pattern
Kata This pattern is a flower – created by crocheting clusters. Although the instructions are long, once you master a cluster it will all seem easy. American terminology used. 12’ square Worsted weight yarn 5.50mm hook Gauge – Round 1 = 2” 9 ½’ square DK yarn 4.0mm hook Gauge – Round 1 = 1 3/8” Ch - chain Sc – single crochet Dc – double crochet HDc –half double crochet Tc – treble crochet Lp(s) – loop/loops Sp(s) – space/spaces St(s) – stitch/stitches Yo – yarn over Special Stitches These stitches are all variations on clusters. Beg 3dc cl*- First 3 double crochet cluster Chain 3 Yo, insert hook in sp, yo, pull through space (3lps on hook), yo and pull through 2 lps (2lps stay on hook) Yo, insert hook into same sp, yo, pull through (4lps on hook), yo and pull through 2 lps (3lps on hook) Yo and pull through all three loops on hook. 3dc cl - 3 double crochet cluster Yo, insert hook into same sp, yo, pull through (5lps on hook), yo and pull through 2 lps (4lps on hook) Yo and pull through all four loops on hook.
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