Christmas Rose Square

The square is typically done in 2 colors. Unlike the French Square, this one contains a Bobble Stitch.

Special Abbreviations:

Bobble: work 4 dc into the same space, leaving the last loop of each on the hook, yo and draw through all 4 loops on the hook

Base Ring: Using color A, ch6, join with slip st

Round 1: Ch5 (counts as 1dc, ch2), [1dc into ring, ch2] 7 times, slip st into 3rd st of ch-5 {8 spaces}

Round 2: slip st into next sp, ch3, work dc3tog into the same space (count as bobble),[ch5, work bobble into the next sp] 7 times, ch5, slip st into the top of 1st bobble. Fasten off

Round 3: Using color B join into the same place, ch1, 1 sc into the same place, *ch2, working over the ch-5 sp so as to enclose the work 1dc into the next dc of 1st round, ch2, 1sc into top of next cluster; rep from * all the way around omitting the sc at the end, slip st to 1st sc

Round 4: Slip st into next sp, ch1, 1sc into same sp, *ch3, 1sc into next sp; rep from * all the way around, omitting sc at the end. slip st into 1st sc

Round 5: Slip st into next sp, ch3 ( counts as 1dc), [1dc, ch2, 2dc] into same sp, * ch2, 1sc into next sp, [ch3, 1sc into next sp] twice, ch2**, [2dc, ch2, 2dc] into next sp; rep from * twice more and from * to ** again, slip st to stop of ch-3.

Fasten off