Monday, September 4, 2017

Softie Block I, Free Crochet Pattern

Softie
Block “I”
EveryDayWomanCrochet

designs by Sheri K.



FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:
Each side measures 6” square.

SKILL LEVEL:
Advanced.


MATERIALS:

Red Heart Classic Worsted Weight Yarn:
·         33 yards Color A (#412/Silver)
·         39 yards Color B (#917/Cardinal)
·         49 yards Color C (#818/Blue Jewel)
·         28 yards Color D (#848/Skipper Blue)
·         44 yards Color E (#261/Maize)

Crochet hook size G/6-4.00mm
Yarn Needle (for working in ends)
Polyester fiberfill.


GAUGE:
7 single crochet X 7 rows = 2” square.

STITCHES USED /ABBREVIATIONS:

·         Color A = CA
·         Color B = CB
·         Color C = CC
·         Color D = CD
·         Color E = CE
·         Chain = ch
·         Slip stitch = sl st
·         Single Crochet = sc
·         Back loop only – blo
·         Carry color across = (cca)
·         Carry color forward = (ccf)
·         Single crochet 2 together = sc2tog
·         Surface slip stitch = Ssl st.

PATTERN NOTES:

The Sides are worked in one piece, with the Corners added on at the end. The Top and Bottom are worked separately and then crocheted onto the Sides.

Weave in ends as work progresses.

The chain-1 at the beginning of the rows DOES NOT count as a stitch.

When changing colors, work with current color until 1 stitch remains, change to new color on the last yarn over when working the remaining stitch. Work with changed color until another color change is indicated.

A downloadable/printable PDF of this pattern is available at the bottom of the post.


PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS:

SIDES:

SIDE 1:

With CA ch 21.

Row 1: Work 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 1 sc in each of the next 19 chs across.

Rows 2 – 19: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the 20 sc across.

Row 20: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the 20 sc across changing to CB. Fasten off CA ONLY.





SIDE 2:

Note: pay special attention to instructions for what to do with the dropped color after a color change, (cca) or (ccf).

Row 21: (Right Side Row): Ch 1, turn. Working in blo for this row only, work 1 sc in blo of each of the 20 sc across changing to CC (cca).

Row 22: Ch 1, turn. Work 2 sc in the next sc changing to CB (cca), sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 14 sc, sc2tog changing to CC (ccf), 2 sc in the next sc.

Row 23: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in the next sc, 2 sc in the next sc changing to CB (cca), sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 12 sc, sc2tog changing to CC (ccf), 2 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in the next sc.

Row 24: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc, 2 sc in the next sc changing to CB (cca), sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 10 sc, sc2tog changing to CC (ccf), 2 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc.
Row 25: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the next 3 sc, 2 sc in the next sc changing to CB (cca), sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 8 sc, sc2tog changing to CC (ccf), 2 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sc.

Row 26: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, 2 sc in the next sc changing to CB (cca), sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 6 sc, sc2tog changing to CC (ccf), 2 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc.

Row 27: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the next 5 sc, 2 sc in the next sc changing to CB (cca), sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, sc2tog changing to CC (ccf), 2 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sc.

Row 28: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the next 6 sc, 2 sc in the next sc changing to CB (cca), sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc, sc2tog changing to CC (ccf), 2 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 6 sc.

Row 29: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the next 7 sc, 2 sc in the next sc changing to CB (cca), 2 sc2tog changing to CC (ccf), 2 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 7 sc.

Rows 30 and 31: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the next 9 sc changing to CB (cca), 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc changing to CC (ccf), 1 sc in each of the next 9 sc.

Row 32: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the next 7 sc, sc2tog changing to CB (cca), 2 sc in each of the next 2 sc changing to CC (ccf), sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 7 sc.

Row 33: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the next 6 sc, sc2tog changing to CB (cca), 2 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc, 2 sc in the next sc changing to CC (ccf), sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 6 sc

Row 34: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the next 5 sc, sc2tog changing to CB (cca), 2 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, 2 sc in the next sc changing to CC (ccf), sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sc

Row 35: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, sc2tog changing to CB (cca), 2 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 6 sc, 2 sc in the next sc changing to CC (ccf), sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc

Row 36: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the next 3 sc, sc2tog changing to CB (cca), 2 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 8 sc, 2 sc in the next sc changing to CC (ccf), sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sc

Row 37: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc, sc2tog changing to CB (cca), 2 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 10 sc, 2 sc in the next sc changing to CC (ccf), sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc

Row 38: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in the next sc, sc2tog changing to CB (cca), 2 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 12 sc, 2 sc in the next sc changing to CC (ccf), sc2tog, 1 sc in the next sc.

Row 39: Ch 1, turn. Work a sc2tog changing to CB (cca), 2 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 14 sc, 2 sc in the next sc changing to CC (cca), sc2tog changing to CB (fasten off CC.
Row 40: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the 20 sc across changing to CD.


Fasten off CB.







SIDE 3:

Row 41: Ch 1, turn. Working in blo for this row only, work 1 sc in blo of each of the 20 sc across.

Rows 42 – 59: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the 20 sc across.


Row 60: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the 20 sc across changing to CE, fasten off CD only.





SIDE 4:

Row 61: Ch 1, turn. Working in the blo for this row only, work 1 sc in the blo of each of the next 20 sc across.

Rows 62 – 79: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in the next sc, [sc2tog, 2 sc in the next sc] 6 times, 1 sc in the next sc.

Row 80: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the 20 sts across.


Fasten off.





IGLOO DESIGN:

The Igloo Design is worked on the surface of Side 1 using the Ssl st.


For each Ssl st indicated, first count the all stitches on the surface of the Side in the indicated direction then work the Ssl st. All stitches and directions are counted from the current location of the hook making sure the Side is positioned according to the initial positioning instructions. 

Work on Side 1 with the beginning chain towards the right and the last row worked on the left with the ends of the rows towards you.

BLOCKS 1 and 2:

Using CC, beginning on the right bottom corner of Side 1, count 6 stitches up, then count 5 stitches to the left. Join yarn.

Sslst 1 – 3: Count 1 stitch to the right, work a ssl st
Ssl st 4 – 6: Count 1 stitch down, work a ssl st.

Note: after each Ssl st count instruction “…” means “work a ssl st.”

Ssl st 7 – 9: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 10 – 13: Count 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 14: Count 1 stitch to the left and 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 15 and 16: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 17 and 18: Count 1 stitch to the left and 1 stitch down…
Ssl st 19 – 21: Count 1 stitch down…
Ssl st 22 and 23: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 24 – 26: Count 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 27 and 28: Count 1 stitch to the right…

Fasten off.

BLOCK 3:

Locate ssl st 23 on Block 2, join CC in the same stitch.

Ssl st 29 – 33: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 34 – 36: Count 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 37 – 41: Count 1 stitch to the right…

Fasten off.

BLOCK 4:

Locate ssl st 3 on Block 1, join CC in the same stitch.

Ssl st 42 – 44: Count 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 45: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 46 – 48: Count 1 stitch down…

Fasten off.

BLOCK 5:

Locate ssl st 45 on Block 4, join CC in the same stitch.

Ssl st 49 – 54: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 55 and 56: Count 1 stitch down…

Fasten off.

BLOCK 6:

Locate ssl st 54 on Block 5, join CC in the same stitch.

Ssl st 57 – 62: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 63 – 65: Count 1 stitch down…

Fasten off.

BLOCK 7:

Locate ssl st 62 on Block 6, join CC in the same stitch.

Ssl st 66 and 67: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 68 – 70: Count 1 stitch down…

Fasten off.

BLOCK 8:

Locate ssl st 44 on Block 4, join CC in the same stitch.

Ssl st 71: Count 1 stitch to the left and 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 72: Count 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 73: Count 1 stitch to the left and 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 74 and 75: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 76 – 78: Count 1 stitch down…

Fasten off.


BLOCK 9:

Locate ssl st 75 on Block 8, join CC in the same stitch.

Ssl st 78 – 84: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 85 – 87: Count 1 stitch down…

Fasten off.

BLOCK 10:

Locate ssl st 84 on Block 9, join CC in the same stitch.

Ssl st 88 – 90: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 91: Count 1 stitch to the left and 1 stitch down…
Ssl st 92: Count 1 stitch down…
Ssl st 93: Count 1 stitch to the left and 1 stitch down…

Fasten off.

BLOCK 11:

Locate ssl st 74 on Block 8, join CC in the same stitch.

Ssl st 94: Count 1 stitch to the left and 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 95: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 96: Count 1 stitch to the left and 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 97: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 98 and 99: Count 1 stitch down…

Fasten off.

BLOCK 12:

Locate ssl st 97 on Block 11, join CC in the same stitch.

Ssl st 100 and 101: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 102: Count 1 stitch to the left and 1 stitch down…
Ssl st 103: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 104: Count 1 stitch to the left and 1 stitch down…

Fasten off.

DOOR SHADOW:

Locate ssl st 21 on Block 2, join CD in the same stitch.

Ssl st 1: Count 1 stitch to the right…
Ssl st 2 – 4: Count 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 5: Count 1 stitch to the right and 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 6 – 8: Count 1 stitch to the right…

Fasten off.








CORNERS:

1st Corner: Fold the Sides so that the beginning ch on Side 1 is lined up with the sc of Row 80 on Side 4 and the wrong sides are together. Working through BOTH the beginning ch and Row 80 together, join CE in the 1st set of stitches. Ch 1, continuing to work through BOTH together, sc in the same stitches as joining, 1 sc in each of the next 19 stitches across. Fasten off.

2nd Corner: Working in the unused front loops on Row 20, join CE in the 1st unused front loop. Ch 1, work 1 sc in the same stitch as joining, 1 sc in each of the next 19 unused front loops. Fasten off.

3rd Corner: With CE and working in the unused front loops on Row 40, repeat 2nd Corner.

4th Corner: With CE and working in the unused front loops on Row 60, repeat 2nd Corner.






TOP:

With CB ch 21.

Row 1: Work 1 sc in the 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each of the next 19 chs.

Rows 2 – 20: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the 20 sc across.

Fasten off.



CAPITAL “I”
Locate the right end of Row 3. Count 5 stitches to the left, join CA.

Ssl st 1: Count 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 2 – 5 Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 6 – 17: Count 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 18 – 21: Count 1 stitch to the right…
Ssl st 22: Count 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 23 – 31: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 32: Count 1 stitch down…
Ssl st 33 – 36: Count 1 stitch to the right…
Ssl st 37 – 48: Count 1 stitch down…
Ssl st 49 – 52: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 53: Count 1 stitch down…
Ssl st 54 – 62: Count 1 stitch to the right…

Fasten off.


TOP JOINING:

The Top will be joined to the Sides by working through BOTH the edges of the Top and Sides together, using CE.

With wrong sides facing each other, line up Row 20 of Top with the ends of the rows of any Side section. Join yarn in the 1st sc, *work 20 sc evenly across. Insert hook in the same stitch as last stitch worked in of Top ONLY, insert hook into the end sc of corresponding Corner, pull up a loop through both stitches together to work a sc.**

[Continuing to work around the Top and Sides together, with wrong sides facing each other and joining the next edge of the Top to the next Side, repeat from * to **] 3 times. Join with a sl st in the 1st sc.

Fasten off.






BOTTOM:

With CC ch 21.

Row 1: Work 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 1 sc in each of the next 19 chs.

Rows 2 – 20: Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc in each of the 20 sc across.

Fasten off.



LOWER CASE “i”:

LINE:

With the beginning ch towards you locate the right end of Row 2, count 10 stitches to the left, join CD.

Ssl st 1 – 8: Count 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 9: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 10 – 17: Count 1 stitch down…
Ssl st 18: Count 1 stitch to the right…

DOT:

Locate ssl st 8 on line, count 2 stitches up, join CD.

Ssl st 1: Count 1 stitch up…
Ssl st 2: Count 1 stitch to the left…
Ssl st 3: Count 1 stitch down…
Ssl st 4: Count 1 stitch to the right…
Fasten off.


BOTTOM JOINING:

Stuff the Sides with fiberfill.

Join the Bottom to the Sides in the same way as the Top Joining.



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