6” Bubblegum Block

By Donna Kay Lacey

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Tested by: Susimaloney, Carleta3021, T8ermomma, Nitaknits and Donnisha2

Skill Level:

Easy

Yarn Requirements:

Light Worsted / Caron Simply Soft

Color A (white) 15 yds

Color B (pink) 30 yds

Crochet Hook:

US Size 8/H (5.0)

Notions:

Yarn Needle

Finished Measurements:

6” X 6”

Abbreviations and Special Stitches:

Beginning Cluster (beg cl) – ch 2, work 2 dc in sp indicated holding back the last loop of each, yo, pull through all 3 loops on hook.

Cluster (cl) – Work 3 dc in sp indicated, holding back the last loop of each, yo, pull through all 4 loops on hook.

Front Post Double Crochet (fpdc) – Yo, insert hook from front to back around the post of stitch indicated, pull up a loop, [yo, draw through two loops on hook] 2 times.

Beginning Double Crochet 3 Together (beg dc3tog) – Ch 2, [yo, insert hook into next st, yo and draw up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook] 2 times, yo, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

Double Crochet 3 Together (dc3tog) – Worked over the next 3 sts. [yo, insert hook into next st, yo and draw up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook] 3 times, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook.

Invisible Join – Tutorial

Pattern Notes:

All stitches are worked through both loops unless otherwise noted. Pattern is written in Standard American Terms.

Instructions

Rnd 1: With color A, form an adjustable ring, ch 3 (as dc), 15 dc in ring, sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-3, fasten off, pull tail to tighten ring. (16 dc)

Rnd 2: Join color B with a sl st in any dc, ch 3 (as dc), 2 dc in same st, [ch 1, sk next st, 3 dc in next st] 7 times, ch 1, sk next st, sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (24 dc, 8 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 3: Beg dc3tog, *ch 2, hdc in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, dc3tog, ch 2, corner as (dc, ch 3, dc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, ** dc3tog,* rep from * to * 3 times ending at ** on final rep, sl st to top of beg ch3tog, fasten off. (8 dc3tog, 8 dc, 4 hdc, 4 ch-3 sps, 16 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 4: Join color A with a sl st in any corner ch-3 sp, (beg cl, ch 3, cl) in same sp, *[ch 2, cl in next ch-2 sp] 4 times, ch 2, ** corner as (cl, ch 3, cl) in next ch-3 sp,* rep from * to * 3 times ending at ** on final rep, sl st to top of beg cl, fasten off. (24 cl, 4 ch-3 sps, 20 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 5: Join color B with a sl st in any corner ch-3 sp, ch 2 (as hdc), (hdc, dc, 2 hdc) in same sp, *[fpdc around next cl, 2 hdc in next ch-2 sp] 5 times, fpdc around next cl, ** corner as (2 hdc, dc, 2 hdc) in next ch-3 sp,* rep from * to * 3 times ending at ** on final rep, sl st to 2nd ch of beg ch-2. (4 dc, 24 fpdc, 56 hdc)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in same st, *sk next st, corner as 3 hdc in next st, sk next st, ** sc in next 18 sts,* rep from * to * 3 times ending at ** on final rep, sc in next 17 sts, invisible join to fasten off. (12 hdc, 72 sc)

 

Finishing:

Weave in any remaining ends. Block according to yarn contents.

© Copyright July 2012 by Donna Kay Lacey, all rights reserved. This pattern may not be reproduced – mechanically, electronically, or by any other means, including photocopying — without the written permission of Donna Kay Lacey. Projects made from this pattern may be gifted, swapped or sold. If you use this pattern to sell items on the internet, kindly credit Donna Kay Lacey as the designer.

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