KCACO-UK CAL 2015 – Block 19

Picot square. I wonder the history behind afghan squares and why so many look flowery. 🙂 Maybe I’ll have to do some research soon.

Keep Calm and Crochet On U.K

I just love the ingenuity of our next block and think you will too! Picots stitches are usually seen as a decorative edging on a crochet piece but our next designer has cleverly incorporated them into her design.  It’s a really interesting pattern to work up too as you are pretty much doing something different on each round.

Click on the link in the title below to go straight to the pattern or add it to your Ravelry queuehereThis square is currently free on Ravelry and has been since May 2015.

If this is the first you are hearing about the CAL the full schedule can be foundhere.

Sorrel by Sadie Cummings

Notes:

  • Hook: 5 mm (US Size H)
  • Yarn: Aran / 10 ply / Worsted / Weight #4
  • Colours: I would suggest at least four or five different colours
  • Pattern uses American crochet terms see conversion charthere

Specialist Stitches:

Picot stitch: ch 3 or ch…

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