Corkscrew Square

By Suzetta Williams 2003

Posted with Suzetta's Permission.

Edited by Bonnie Pierce


Six or Seven Inch Square


Worsted weight yarn

G Hook


Chain 4, join with ss


Round 1: Ch1, 16 sc in ring


Round 2: Ch 12, 3 sc in 2nd stitch from hook, 3 sc in each chain (33 sc), Sc in next 2 stitches of round 1.  Repeat around there should be 8 spirals.


Round 3: Ch 6, ss in first sc at tip  (spiral should be twisted clockwise) of spiral, ch 6 ss in 2 sc of round 2, repeat around, 16 chain 6 loops.


Round 4: Ss in chains of ch 6 loop to point of spiral, ss in ss, chain 6 ss in ss in point of spiral around (8 chain 6 loops)


Round 5: Sc into first chain 6 loop, [chain 8, sc in same loop, ch 4, sc in next loop, ch 4 sc, in next loop].  Repeat [  ]  (12 loops)


Round 6: Ss in first ch 8 loop, 9 sc in loop, 4 sc in each ch 4 loop, 9 sc in each ch 8 loop, join with ss in bl of 1st sc (68 sc)


Round 7: Ch 3 (counts as first dc) dc in bl of each sc around, working 2 dc, ch 2, 2dc in center stitch of 9 sc for corner.  Ss in top of ch3 (80 dc) 


This should be a 6 inch square for a 7 inch square work another round of dc with 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in corners ss in top of ch 3  (96 dc) and fasten off.





Ch = chain

Sc = Single crochet

Dc = Double crochet

Ss = Slip stitch

Bl = Back loop



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