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Octagon

Image of Crochet Motif V:  Octagon

Combine these basic building blocks into afghans and garments!

SIZE: 5 in. [12.75 cm] square

GAUGE:

Motif = 5 in. [12.75 cm] square. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
MOTIF 5: Octagon 
Ch 5, sl st in beg ch to form a ring. 
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), work 15 dc in ring, join with sl st in top of beg ch – 16 dc. 
Rnd 2: Ch 3, 2 dc in same st, dc in next dc, (3 dc in next dc, dc in next dc) around, join with sl st in top of beg ch – 32 dc. 
Rnd 3: Ch 3, (3 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc) around, end last repeat (3 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc), join with sl st in top of beg ch – 48 dc. 
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next dc, (3 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 3 dc) around, end last repeat (3 dc in next dc, dc in next dc), join with sl st in top of beg ch – 72 dc. 
Fasten off.

FINISHING

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES Click for explanation and illustration

beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet rnd(s) = round(s)
sl = slip st(s) = stitch(es)