Popin' Square 

 12 inch square

By Melissa Majewski
Copyright
January 2002

Materials 
Approximately 2 ozs.Worsted Weight Yarn
Tapestry needle
H hook or size needed for gauge

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Special Stitches:

Beg PC
- Ch 3, 4 dc in same sp, pull hook out of loop, put in 3rd ch of beg ch
3, pick up dropped loop and pull through.

PC -
 Dc in same sp, pull hook out of loop, put in 3rd ch of beg ch 3, pick up
dropped loop and pull through.

Instructions:

Rnd 1: Ch 5, join to create ring, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2,(3 dc, ch 2) in ring 3 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Rnd 2: Sl st to 2nd dc, beg pc (see Special Stitches), ch 1, sk next dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch-2
corner sp, ch 1, sk 1 dc, pc (see Special Stitches) in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc) 3 times, 2 dc, ch 2,
2 dc in last ch 2 corner sp. Ch 1, join in top of beg pc.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, pc in next ch 1 sp, ch 2, (2 dc,ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2, pc in next ch 1 sp, dc in next pc, pc in next ch 1 sp, ch 2) 3 times, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2, pc in next ch 1 sp, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next pc, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, dc in next 2 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2dcin next ch-2 corner sp, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, dc in next pc, dc in next dc, dc in next pc, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, dc in next 2 dc) 3 times, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 corner sp, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, dc in next pc, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in next 5 dc, ch 2, sk 2 dc, (pc, ch 2, pc in next ch 2 corner sp, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next 11 dc, sk 2 dc, ch 2) 3 times, pc, ch 2, pc in next ch 2 corner sp, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next 5 dc, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, ch 2, sk next 2 dc, pc in next ch 2 sp, dc in top of next pc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 corner sp, dc in next pc, pc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next 7 dc, ch 2, sk next 2 dc, pc in next ch 2 sp, dc in next pc) 3 times, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 corner sp, dc in next pc, pc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2, sk next 2 dc, dc in last 3 dc, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Rnd 7: Sl st to next dc, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, dc in next pc, dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 corner sp, dc in next 3 dc, dc in next pc, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, sk 1dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, dc in next pc, dc in next 3 dc) 3 times, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 corner sp, dc in next 3 dc, dc in next pc, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Rnd 8: Sl st in next dc, dc in next 9 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 corner sp, dc in next 10 dc, sk 1 dc, ch 1, pc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next 10 dc) 3 times, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 corner, dc in next 10 dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, pc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Rnd 9: Sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next 10 dc (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 corner sp dc in next 11 dc, ch 1, pc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, pc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next 11 dc) 3 times, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 corner sp, dc in next 11 dc, ch 1, sk 1  dc,  pc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, pc in
next ch 1 sp, ch 1, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Rnd 10: Ch 3, dc in next 12 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 corner sp, dc in next 13 dc, dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, pc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, dc in next ch 1 sp and each of the next 13 dc) 3 times, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 corner sp, dc in next 13 dc, dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, pc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1
dc in next ch 1 sp, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Rnd 11: Ch 3, dc in each dc across, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 corner sp, dc in each dc, ch 1 sp and pc across) 3 times, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 corner sp, dc in each dc,ch1 sp, and pc across, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.  Finish off.