Tutti Frutti Square Crochet Pattern

TUTTI FRUTTI SQUARE

The Tutti Frutti Square crochet pattern is in celebration of International Granny Square day which is the 15 August 2019.

The Tutti Frutti Square is a free pattern to make a fun square in celebration of the promise of Spring, which in the Southern Hemisphere starts in just over 2 weeks time!

“Share the art within you with the ones you love…”

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PREAMBLE

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Size: 16 x 16 cm / 6.2 x 6.2 inches

Skill: confident beginner/intermediate

What you will crochet: a square which can be used on it’s own or repeated and turned into a blanket.

MATERIALS USED

  • 15 g Kartopu Baby One (A)
  • 15 g variegated yarn (B)
  • 3.5 mm hook
  • Sewing needle
  • Scissors

You are welcome to make the pattern in any yarn however depending on the yarn and your tension the size of the finished item may vary from mine.

NOTES AND TIPS

  • My pattern uses US terminology
  • I have also included helpful hints along the way, which are in italics
  • Use your stitch marker as often as you can, to help with stitch counting – count your stitches
  • And lastly – have FUN with the pattern

BASIC STITCHES

  • chain – ch
  • slip stitch – ss
  • single crochet – sc
  • half double crochet – hdc
  • double crochet – dc
  • back loop only – blo
  • space – sp
  • stitch/s – st/s
  • front post hdc – fphdc
  • front post dc – fpdc
  • back post dc – bpdc
  • treble – tr
  • front post treble – fptr
  • front post treble two together – fptr2tog
  • 3 double crochet cluster – 3 dc cl
  • magic circle – mc (refer to special stitches)
  • needle join – nj (refer to special stitches)

SPECIAL STITCHES

PATTERN

Round 1

Using colour (A) make a mc.

Ch 1 (does not count as a st), hdc 12 into mc

Stitch count: 12 hdc

Round 2

Using colour (B) start in any hdc from previous round with a standing *3 dc cl (close cl with a ch), ch 1*, rep *.* 11 more times, ss into ch 1 of 1st cl st, cut yarn and weave in ends.

Stitch count: 12 x 3 dc cl, 12 ch

Round 3

Using colour (A) start in any ch sp from previous round with a standing hdc, hdc 2 into same ch sp, *hdc 3 into next ch sp*, rep *.* 10 more times, ss into 1st hdc.

Stitch count: 36 hdc

 

Round 4

Ch 1 (does not count as a st), hdc into same sp, hdc into next st, *2 hdc into next st, hdc into next 2 sts*, rep *.* 11 more times, 2 hdc into next st, ss into 1st hdc, cut yarn and weave in ends.

Stitch count: 48 hdc

Round 5

Using colour (B) join using a standing sc blo, sc blo into next 3 sts, *fptr2tog (1st leg around cl st from round 2 to the left, and 2nd leg around next cl st from round 2), sc blo into next 4 sts*, rep *.* 10 more times, fpt2tog, ss into 1st sc, cut yarn and weave in ends.

Stitch count: 12 x fptr2tog, 48 sc blo

Total stitch count: 60

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Round 6

Using colour (A) start with a standing hdc into the sc before the fptr2tog of previous round, *fpdc around the fptr2tog, hdc into next 4 sts*, rep *.* 10 more times, hdc into next 3 sts, ss into 1st hdc, cut yarn and weave in ends.

Stitch count: 12 x fpdc, 48 hdc

Total stitch count: 60

Round 7

Using colour (B) start in any fpdc from previous round with a standing *dc, dc, ch 1, 2 dc into same sp, dc into next 3 sts, hdc into next 3 sts, sc into next 2 sts, hdc into next 3 sts, dc into next 3 sts*, rep *.* 3 more times, ss into ch 1 sp.

Stitch count: 10 dc, 6 hdc, 2 sc per row – ch 1 per corner (18 sts per row)

Total stitch count: 72 (excluding ch sps)

Round 8

*Ch 4 (counts as 1st tr), tr, ch 1, tr 2 into ch sp, bpdc into next 18 sts*, rep *.* 3 more times, changing the ch 4 with a tr in the next 3 corners, ss into ch 4, cut yarn and weave in ends.

Stitch count: 4 tr, 18 fpdc per row – ch 1 per corner (22 sts per row)

Total stitch count: 88 (excluding ch sps)

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Round 9

Using colour (A) start in any corner sp with a standing *hdc, hdc, ch 1, hdc 2 into same sp, fpdc around next 2 sts, dc into next 18 sts*, fpdc around next 2 sts, rep *.* 3 more times, ss into 1st hdc, cut yarn and weave in ends.

Stitch count: 4 hdc, 4 fpdc, 18 dc – ch 1 per corner (26 sts per row)

Total stitch count: 104 (excluding ch sps)

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Round 10

Using colour (B) start in any corner sp with a standing *dc, ch 2, dc, into same sp, fpdc around next 4 sts, ch 1, sk next st,**make a 3 dc cl st (ch 1 to close cluster) into next st, sk next st**, rep **.** 8 more times, ch 1*, fpdc around next 4 sts, rep *.* 3 more times, ss into 1st dc, cut yarn and weave in ends.

Stitch count: 4 fpdc, 2 dc, 2 ch, 9 x 3 dc cl per row – ch 2 per corner (19 sts per row excluding ch sp)

Total stitch count: 76 (excluding ch sps)

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Round 11

Using colour (A) start in any corner sp with a standing *dc, dc, ch 1, 2 dc, into same sp, fpdc around next 5 sts, hdc into ch sp from previous round, **fphdc around cl from previous round, fptr around dc from round 9**, rep **.** 7 more times, fphdc around cl, hdc into ch sp, fpdc around next 5 sts*, rep *.* 3 more times, ss into 1st dc, cut yarn and weave in ends.

Stitch count:  4 dc, 10 fpdc, 2 hdc, 9 fphdc, 8 fptr per row – ch 1 per corner (33 sts per row excluding ch sp)

Total stitch count: 132 (excluding ch sps)

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The Tutti Frutti Square reminds me of sweets, which is what inspired the name – those Tutti Frutti type sweets we got as children.

For questions and sharing your progress: 

Join my Facebook Group so you do not miss out on any of the FUN we have.

Follow me on Pinterest and Instagram and use #tuttifruttisquare for this pattern.

 

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