Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs: 144 circles, hexagons, triangles, squares, and other unexpected shapes

By Edie Eckman

Move past granny squares and prepare for crocheted circles, triangles, hexagons, and stars. Edie Eckman opens up the door to crocheting creativity with greater than a hundred and forty motifs of each form and measurement. beautify your garments, linens, housewares, and baggage with colourful styles as you set strange yarn leftovers to sturdy use. step by step directions and colour pictures give you the construction blocks to unlimited percentages. Open up your mind's eye and allow your crochet follow.

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Be aware: Crochet innovator invoice Elmore used “leaning tower stitches” to replace the glance of conventional stitches. the location of a number of stitches stacked onto a unmarried base sew imparts a special glance to the motif. And it’s enjoyable to sew! If worthy, use either the textual content and the logo chart to appreciate how one can make the tower stitches. SQUARES Rnd four Ch three, Leaning Tower sew in comparable house, *(Leaning Tower sew in house among subsequent 2 tower stitches) times**, 2 Leaning Tower Stitches in area among subsequent 2 tower stitches; repeat from * round, finishing final repeat at **, Partial Leaning Tower sew in starting area, sign up for with slip st to most sensible of ch-3, slip st in house ahead of subsequent edc.

Start with sliding loop. Rnd 1 Ch three (counts as dc), four dc in ring, ch three, *5 dc in ring, ch three; repeat from * once again, sign up for with slip st to most sensible of ch-3. (3 ch-3 areas) Rnd 2 Ch 1, sc in comparable sew, (ch 1, bypass 1 dc, sc in subsequent sew) twice, ch 1, (sc, ch 1) two times in ch-3 house, *sc in subsequent dc, (ch 1, pass 1 dc, sc in subsequent sew) twice, ch 1, (sc, ch 1) two times in ch-3 area; repeat from * once again, sign up for with slip st to first sc. Fasten off. Rnd three subscribe to yarn in any nook ch-1 house, ch three, four dc in comparable house, dc in every one sc and ch-1 area to subsequent nook, *5 dc in nook ch-1 area, dc in every one sc and ch-1 house to subsequent nook; repeat from * extra instances, sign up for with slip st to most sensible of ch-3.

Rows 32 and 34 Dc in each one sew throughout, ch 6, flip. Rows 33 and 35 Dc in subsequent five dc, ch three, slip st in subsequent unfastened ch-6 house in this aspect, ch three, flip. Row 36 Dc in each one sew throughout. Fasten off. stitch most sensible fringe of final row to beginning chain. strange SHAPES MOTIF # 131 Rounds 1 and a couple of colour A N Rounds three and four colour B N start ch 6, sign up for with slip st to shape ring. Rnd 1 Ch 2 loosely (does no longer count number as a stitch), *dc4tog in ring, ch five, tr4tog in ring, ch five; repeat from * once again, subscribe to with slip st to most sensible of first cluster.

Rnd four Ch 1, pass first sc, sc in subsequent sc, ch 1, (dc, ch 1) two times in subsequent hdc, (dc in subsequent hdc, ch 1) 3 times, (skip 1 sew, dc in subsequent sew, ch 1) 4 instances, (tr in subsequent tr, ch 2) twice, tr in subsequent tr, ch 1, dc in subsequent dc, (ch 1, pass 1 sew, dc in subsequent sew) 4 instances, (ch 1, dc in subsequent hdc) twice, ch 1, (dc, ch 1) two times in subsequent hdc, ch 1, sc in subsequent sc, subscribe to with slip st to first sc. Rnd five Ch 1, pass first sc, sc in subsequent ch-1 area, 2 dc in subsequent dc, (2 dc in subsequent ch-1 area, dc in subsequent dc) two times, (dc in subsequent ch-1 house, dc in subsequent dc) 4 occasions, 2 dc in subsequent ch-1 house, dc in subsequent dc, dc in subsequent ch-1 house, dc in subsequent dc, 2 dc in subsequent ch-1 house, dc in subsequent tr, three dc in subsequent ch-2 area, tr in subsequent tr, three dc in subsequent ch-2 house, dc in subsequent tr, 2 dc in subsequent ch-1 area, dc in subsequent dc, dc in subsequent ch-1 area, dc in subsequent dc, 2 dc in subsequent ch-1 house, (dc in subsequent dc, dc in subsequent ch-1 house) 4 instances, (dc in subsequent dc, 2 dc in subsequent ch-1 house) twice, 2 dc in subsequent dc, sc in subsequent ch-1 house, subscribe to to first sc.

Four ch-4 areas) Rnd 2 Ch four (counts as dc and ch-1), *skip 1 dc, dc in subsequent dc, [(ch 1, dc) 3 times] in subsequent ch-4 house, ch 2, tr in subsequent tr, ch 1, bypass 1 tr, tr in subsequent tr, ch 2, [(dc, ch 1) 3 times] in subsequent ch-4 area **, dc in subsequent dc, ch 1; repeat from * to ** once again, subscribe to with slip st to 3rd chain of ch-4. Rnd three Ch three (counts as dc), *dc in subsequent ch-1 house, dc in subsequent dc, ch 2, bypass subsequent ch-1 house, dc in subsequent dc, (dc in subsequent ch-1 area, dc in subsequent dc) twice, dc in subsequent ch-2 area, ch 2, three tr in subsequent ch-1 house, ch 2, dc in subsequent ch-2 house, dc in subsequent dc, (dc in subsequent ch-1 area, dc in subsequent dc) twice, ch 2**, dc in subsequent dc; repeat from * to ** once again, subscribe to with slip st to best of ch-3.

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