The Lakeview Square is the 1st afghan block in the Riverwood Throw CAL. It features back post stitches that creates a subtle texture. This unique square gives detailed instructions so you can make your own modern square. I am so excited to be crocheting the Riverwood Square Throw with you!
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RIVERWOOD SQUARE ~ CROCHET ALONG
Level of Difficulty
- Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn in Linen
Hook and Notions
- Size Hook: I/9 (5.5 mm), scissors, stitch markers and blunt needle
9 inches (roughly)
4” = 17 dc on Round 7
- Ch/chs = chain/chains
- Sc = single crochet
- Hdc = half double crochet
- Dc = double crochet
- Tr = treble crochet
- BLO = back loop only
- BPtr = back post treble
- Sl st = slip stitch
- Sp(s) = space(s)
- Chain 1 at the beginning of the round does not count unless otherwise stated.
- First Corner – work (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc)
- Second Corner – work (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc)
- None in this square
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LAKEVIEW SQUARE ONE INSTRUCTIONS
Ch 4 (See Notes), slip stitch to form a ring
Round 1: Ch 4 (See Notes), *dc, ch 1,* repeat around 11 more times; join with a sl st into 3rd ch of ch 4. (12 dc, 12 ch 1 sps) Sl St into next ch 1 space
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in same ch 1 sp, ch 2, work (sc in next ch 1 sp, ch 2) 11 more times; join with a sl st into 1st sc. (12 sc, 12 ch 2 sps)
Round 3: Ch 1, (working around Round 1 dc’s) *BPtr around Round 1 dc, ch 3,* repeat 11 times; join with a sl st in 1st BPtr. (12 BPtr, 12 ch 3 sps)
Round 4: Ch 1, hdc in same st as join, *(working behind Round) work 2 tr in ROUND 2 ch 2 sp, hdc in next tr,* repeat around; join with a sl st in 1st hdc. (24 tr, 12 hdc)
Round 5: Ch 1, hdc in same st, *hdc in tr, work hdc between the 2 tr’s, hdc in next two sts (tr & dc),* repeat from * around; join with a sl st in 1st hdc. (48 hdc)
Round 6: Ch 1, work (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into same st as join, (FIRST CORNER), *ch 3, sk next 3 sts, sc in next st, ch 3, sk next 3 sts, sc in next st, ch 3, sk next 3 sts, (FIRST CORNER) in next st,* repeat from * around 2 more times; join with a sl st into 3rd ch of ch 3. (4 corners, 8 sc, 12 ch 3 sp)
Round 7: Ch 1, dc in next 3 dc, (SECOND CORNER), *dc into next 3 dc, work 4 dc into next ch 3 sp, dc in next sc, work 5 dc into the next ch 3 sp, dc in the next sc, work 4 dc into next ch 3 sp, dc into next 3 dc, work (SECOND CORNER),* 2 more times; join with a sl st into 1st dc. (100 dc, 4 ch-2 sps)
Round 8: Ch 1, dc in same dc, BLO dc in next 4 dc, *(SECOND CORNER), BLO dc in each dc across,* repeat from * 3 more times; join with a sl st in 1st dc. (116 dc, 4 ch-2 sps)
Round 9: Ch 1, hdc in same st, hdc in next 6 sts, *work 3 hdc in ch-2 sp, hdc in each st across,* repeat from * around; join with a sl st in top of 1st hdc. (128 hdc)
Fasten off and weave in ends.