Variations on a Theme Square #1 Mystery Crochet Along

Square #1
Row 1: Ch 32, sc in second ch from hook, (skip next 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch–shell made, skip next 2 ch, sc in next ch) across, turn.

Row 2: Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2), sc in center dc of first shell, ch 2, dc in next sc, (ch 2, sc in center dc of next shell, ch 2, dc in next sc) across, turn.

Row 3: Ch 6 (counts as dc and ch 3), sc in next sc, ch 3, dc in next dc, (ch 3, sc in next sc, ch 3, dc in next dc) across, turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first dc, (ch 2, dc in next sc, ch 2, sc in next dc) across, turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first sc, (shell in next dc, sc in next sc) across, turn.

Rows 6-16 or until piece is square, or almost square: Repeat rows 2-5, ending with row 2 or 4.

At end of last row, fasten off.

To make this stitch pattern any size, begin with ch multiple of 6 plus 2.

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