Back this week for the second square/coaster I shall be gifting at my wedding. This one is based off a Popcorn Stitch Flower.
Yarn of choice, I am using Lionbrand 24/7 Cotton
4mm hook or hook to go with your yarn
Simpler Popcorn Stitch – Make a group of 3 dc crochet, Pull the loop of the last dc, remove hook from loop. Insert hook into first dc of the group and pull the loop from the third dc through. Chain 1 to complete the stitch
Popcorn Stitch Square
1.Make a magic loop
2. Chain 3, Make 5 simple popcorn stitches into the ring, after making the last ch 1, join with a slip stitch to form a ring. Slip stitch into the first ch 1 space,
3.Ch 3 Into each ch 1 space make 2 simple popcorn stitches, separate each set of popcorn stitches with a chain 2. Join with a slip stitch to the top of the popcorn stitch, slip stitch to the first ch 1 space.
10 popcorn stitches total.
4. Ch 3 *1 dc into the top of the popcorn stitch, 1dc in the ch 1, 1 dc on top of popcorn, 3 dc into the chain 2 space. 1 dc on top of the next 2 popcorns, 3 dc in the ch 2 space.* Repeat from * to * once more. 1dc on top of popcorn, 1 dc in ch 1, dc on top of popcorn, 2 dc in the chain 2 space and slip stitch to the top of the chain 3. 28 dc around
5. Ch 3, 1 dc into each of the next 5 dc, 2 dc, ch1, 2dc into the next dc ( we have just made a corner). *1 dc into each of the next 6 dc, 2dc, ch1 2dc into the next dc* Repeat from * to * twice more. join with a slip stitch to the top of the chain 3. Fasten off.
And there you have it! my version of the popcorn stitch solid square! Enjoy!
Let me know your thoughts in the comments below!