Peppermint Candy

Square Information

Size: 6 Inches
Gauge: After round 1 piece is 1.5” wide.
Skill Level: Easy
Terms: American

Materials Needed

  • 1-2 ounces of worsted weight yarn in 3 colors - c1 white, c2 red, c3 dark red

  • Size 5mm (H) crochet hook

  • Tapestry Needle

Stitches Used

ch - chain(s)
sc – single crocheth
dc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
tr – triple crochet

Techniques Used

COLOR CHANGES – This is how I do my color changes. https://youtu.be/3wAmFSsJOJQ

STANDING STITCHES -https://www.mooglyblog.com/standing-double-crochet-joining/

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Directions

Round 1: With c1 ch4 last 3 ch counts as 1st dc, 15dc in 4th ch from hook. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch4. 16dc

Round 2: ch3 counts as a dc, dc in same st as joining, 2dc in each st around. Join with a sl st in top of beg ch3. Finish Off. 32 dc

Round 3 & 4 you will be working with both c1 & c2 switching colors. Please refer to the link above in the Techniques Used section for a video on how to switch colors. Round 3 & 4 you will be starting & ending with c2.

Round 3: With c2 join with a standing sc in any st, sc in same st, * (switch to c1 & sc in next st), switch to c2 & 2sc in next st * 15 times, then ( ) once more. Switch to c2 and join to 1st sc. 48sc

Round 4: ch3 counts as a dc , dc in next st, * (switch to c1 & 2dc in next st), switch to c2 & dc in next 2 sts * 15 times, then ( ) once. Switch to c2 and join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Finish Off. 64dc

Round 5: With c3 join with a standing sc in any st, sc in each st around. Join with a sl st to 1st st. 64sc

Round 6: ch4 counts as a tr , tr in same st, ch1, 2tr in next st, * (sk next st, dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 4 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, sk next st), 2tr in next st, ch1, 2tr in next st * 3 times, then ( ) once. Join with a sl st in top of beg ch4. 16tr, 16dc, 16hdc, 16sc, 4 ch1 sps

Round 7: ch1, sc in same st as joining, sc in next st, * (3hdc in ch1 sp), sc in next 16 sts * 3 times then ( ) once more. Sc in next 14 sts. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. Finish Off. 12hdc, 64sc.

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