Tutti Frutti Square 4 Crochet Pattern

TUTTI FRUTTI SQUARE 4

The Tutti Frutti Square 4 is the 4th square in my Mystery Make Along.

Join me in the magical, surprise crochet journey of a mystery make along (MMAL) which is a similar to a crochet along (CAL).  The difference is that you do not know what the end project will look like.  The Tutti Frutti Baby Blanket is made up of small, fun to make squares, that will then be joined together and with a border added.

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PREAMBLE

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 its own or repeated and turned into a blanket.

 

MATERIALS USED

  • 15 g Kartopu Baby One (A)
  • 15 g Picasso DK Blue Label Variegated Yarn Col. 184 (B)
  • 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 & TIPS

  • My pattern uses US terminology
  • Crochet skill level – easy/confident beginners (and if you struggle there are photo tutorials to help you)
  • I have also included helpful hints along the way which are in italics
  • There are also links to photo tutorials for special stitches and techniques
  • Use your stitch marker as often as you can, to help with stitch counting
  • And lastly, COUNT your stitches and have loads of FUN

ABBREVIATIONS

TERM ABBREVIATION STITCH INSTRUCTIONS
Back loop only BLO Insert hook into the back loop of the stitch only – link to my photo and video tutorial.
Back post double crochet bpdc Yarn over and insert hook from back to front and then front to back around the post of the stitch you are working in from the row below.  Yarn over and draw up a loop (you will have 3 loops on your hook), yarn over and pull through 2 loops, yarn over and pull through 2 loops.
Chain ch Yarn over, pull through.
Cluster stitch cl st Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops, yarn over, insert hook into same space, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops, yarn over, insert hook into same space, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops, yarn over, pull through all the loops on your hook.
Double crochet dc Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops, yarn over, pull through two loops.
Front post double crochet fpdc Yarn over and insert hook from front to back and then back to front around the post of the stitch you are working in from the row below.  Yarn over and draw up a loop (you will have 3 loops on your hook), yarn over and pull through 2 loops, yarn over and pull through 2 loops.
Half double crochet hdc Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through three loops.
Magic circle mc Link to my tutorial.
Needle join nj When you have finished your last stitch, do not join instead cut the yarn and pull it right through the last stitch.  Using a needle, insert into both loops of the first actual stitch of the same round or row.  Go back into the back loop only of the last stitch of the round or row, and gently tighten the join, and it will form a “loop” on top of the stitch and look just like a regular stitch. Link to my tutorial.
Repeat rep Repeat the stitches between *.* the required number of times.
Popcorn popcorn Make 5 double crochet (dc) stitches into the same stitch, drop lop from your hook, insert your hook from front to back under the top 2 loops of the first double crochet of the group, then grab the dropped loop from the 5th dc made and pull it through the stitch on your hook.  Link to my photo and video tutorial
Single crochet sc Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops.
Slip stitch ss Insert hook, yarn over, pull through both stitch and loop on hook.
Space/s sp/s The space between the stitches.
Stitch/es st/s The stitch itself.
Standing single crochet   Link to my tutorial
Standing half double crochet   Link to my tutorial
Standing double crochet   Link to my tutorial

 

PATTERN – TUTTI FRUTTI SQUARE 4

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

 

Round 1

Using colour (A) yarn make a mc.

Ch 1 (does not count as a st), *dc, ch 1* into the mc, rep *.* 11 more times, ss into 1st ch sp.

Stitch count:  12 dc, 12 ch

Round 2

Ch 1 (does not count as a st), *[popcorn into ch sp, ch 2], [dc into next sp, ch 2]*, rep *.* 5 more times, ss into 1st popcorn, cut yarn, weave in ends.

Stitch count: 6 popcorn, 6 dc, 24 ch

Round 3

Using colour (B) yarn join around any popcorn.

*Fpdc around popcorn, 2hdc into ch 2 sp, fpdc around dc, 2 hdc into ch 2 sp*, rep *.* 5 more times, ss into 1st fpdc, cut yarn, weave in ends.

Stitch count: 12 fpdc, 24 hdc

Round 4

Using colour (A) yarn join in any fpdc.

*2dc into fpdc, dc into next 2 sts, 2dc into next st (should be the fpdc from previous round), dc into next 2 sts*, rep *.* 5 more times, ss into sp between beg 2dc’s.

Stitch count: 48 hdc

Round 5

Ch 1 (does not count as a st), *make a popcorn into same sp, dc into next 3 sts, popcorn into next st, dc into next 3 sts*, rep *.* 5 more times, ss into top of 1st popcorn, cut yarn, weave in ends.

Stitch count: 12 popcorn, 36 dc

Round 6

Using colour (B) yarn join in any popcorn.

*Fpdc around popcorn, dc into next st, 2dc into next st, dc into next st, fpdc around popcorn, dc into next st, 2dc into next st, dc into next st*, rep *.* 5 more times, ss into 1st fpdc, cut yarn, weave in ends.

Stitch count: 36 hdc, 12 fpdc

Round 7

Using colour (A) yarn join in any fpdc.

Start with *[tr, ch 2, tr], tr into next st, dc into next 2 sts, hdc into next 3 sts, sc into next 2 sts, hdc into next 3 sts, dc into next 2 sts, tr into next st*, rep *.* 3 more times, ss into ch corner, cut yarn weave in ends.

Stitch count: 2 tr, 4 dc, 6 hdc, 2 sc per row

Corner: tr, ch 2, tr

Round 8

Using colour (B) yarn join in any corner.

Start with *[2dc, ch 1, 2dc], dc into next 16 sts*, rep *.* 3 more times, ss into ch corner, cut yarn weave in ends.

Stitch count: 16 dc per row

Corner: 2 dc, ch1, 2 dc

Round 9

Using colour (A) yarn join in any corner.

Start with *[2hdc, ch 2, 2hdc], bphdc into next 20 sts*, rep *.* 3 more times, ss into 1st hdc, cut yarn and weave in ends.

Stitch count: 20 hdc per row

Corner: 2 hdc, ch 1, 2 hdc

Round 10

Using colour (B) yarn join in any corner.

Start with *[2sc, ch 2, 2sc], bpdc into next 2 sts, sc into the 3rd loop of the next 20 sts, bpdc into next 2 sts*, rep *.* 3 more times, ss into 1st sc, cut yarn, weave in ends.

Stitch count: 20 sc, 4 bpsc per row

Corner: 2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc

Round 11

Using colour (A) yarn join in any corner.

Start with *[2 sc, ch1, 2 sc], sc into next 2 sts, hdc into next 11 sts, 2hdc into next st, hdc into next 12 sts, sc into next 2 sts*, ss into 1st hdc, cut yarn weave in ends.

Stitch count: 4 sc, 25 hdc per row

Corner: 2 sc, ch 1, 2 sc

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