Three Beans in a Pod: Retro Circles - The Tutorial
I’m calling this a ‘tutorial’ rather than a pattern as I’m not re-inventing the wheel. Although I didn’t work from a pre-existing pattern when making my blanket I know there are many ‘circle in a square’ patterns out there. One from Little Tin Bird that is very similar to what I had done, so I would hate anyone to think that I’m claiming their pattern as my own. So! Here goes... Abbreviations: US crochet terms SS- Slip stitch SC- Single crochet HDC- Half-double crochet DC- Double crochet TC- Treble crochet Ch- Chain Select the hook that works well with the yarn you have. Note: Rounds 2-4 worked entirely in the BACK LOOP ONLY. Round 1: Start with a magic circle and chain 3 (counts as first DC), 11 more DC into the circle, tighten circle. Alternatively, if you’re not sure how to do a magic circle you can chain 4, join to make a ring. Round 2: Chain 3, DC into same loop. Round 3: Chain 3, DC into same stitch. Round 4: Chain 3, DC into same loop. * DC in the next two back loops, 2 DC in next.