And in case you’ve guessed my secret, yes, this was going to be a baby blanket gift originally. But I *hate* patterns that expect me to evenly join a bunch of squares, because I can’t. So instead, I scrub pots with them, muttering to myself, “I hate dried on food AND crocheted squares!! I don’t care which one of you disintegrates first! You both deserve it!” Maybe that’s over the top. But maybe it’s not.
G or H needle, ACRYLIC yarn.
ch 5 join with sl st to make ring.
Round 1: ch 3[counts as dc], dc, ch 1, (3 dc, ch1) 3 times, dc and join
Round 2: ch3, dc *(dc ch1,dc,ch1,dc) all in ch1 sp, 3dc. Repeat from * 3 times; dc and join.
Round 3: ch3, 2dc, *dc in ch sp, ch1, dc, ch 1, dc in ch sp, 5 dc. Repeat from * 3 times; 2 dc and join.
Round 4: ch3, 3dc, *dc in ch sp, ch1, (dc ch 1 dc) in next st, ch 1, dc in ch sp), 7 dc. Repeat from * 3 times; 3dc and join.
Round 5: ch3, 4dc, *dc in ch sp, ch1, dc in next st, ch1, (dc, ch1, dc,) in ch sp, ch1, dc in next st, dc in ch sp, 9 dc. Repeat from * 3 times. 4dc and join.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
I shun you, mini-baby-square-of-insanity-blanket. Eat my microwaved egg residue!!!!