Crochet Square 52

Monday, May 18

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The one thing I need to get better at is making circles and working inside the circle. I struggle each and every time trying to get it “just so”, which wastes time. And I am already a slow crocheter.

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This square went ok once I was satisfied with the ring of double crochets. I redid them 3 times. They didn’t look even to me or didn’t lay flat enough. After that, it was smooth sailing.

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Another thing I am learning about myself is that my chain stitch loop is really long. I find I need to add more filler stitches to cover it. Going to try to make it smaller.

I added a flower to the center. It looked too plain.

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Yarn used:
All Lily’s Sugar ‘n Cream 100% cotton in Softly Taupe (beige), Cornflower Blue and Bright Navy.

Measures 6 1/2″

How many squares have I done? Here’s my tracker.

Go here for pattern instructions.

101 Crochet Squares is by Jean Leinhauser, American School of Needlework, published 1996, ISBN 978-0-88195-715-0.