Stitchfinder: Crochet Stitch: Playblocks
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(colors A, B, C, D, E, F, and G)
Stripe Sequence2 rows A, 2B, 2C, 2A, 2D, 2E, 2F, 2G
FPtr (Front Post treble)Yo twice and insert hook from front to back to front around post of stitch two rows below (first row of previous color), yo and draw up a lp, [yo and draw through 2 lps on hook] 3 times.
(ch a multiple of 10 sts + 12)
Row 1 With A, 1 dc in 5th ch from hook and in each ch across. Turn.
Row 2 With A, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc throughout), skip first dc, 1 dc in each dc across, end 1 dc in top of t-ch. Turn.
Row 3 With B, ch 3, skip first dc, 1 dc in next dc, *[FPtr in next dc, 1 dc in next dc] 3 times, 1 dc in next 4 dc; rep from *, end last rep 1 dc in last dc, dc in top of t-ch. Turn. Row 4 With B, rep row 2.
Row 5 With C, ch 3, skip first dc, 1 dc in next 6 dc, *[FPtr in next dc, 1 dc in next dc] 3 times, 1 dc in 4 dc; rep from *, end 1 dc in last 2 dc, dc in top of t-ch. Turn.
Rep rows 2–5, continuing stripe sequence.
Stitch directions reproduced with permission, from Vogue Knitting Stitchionary: Volume Four, Sixth & Spring Books, 2007