Shooting Start by Block by The Stitchin' Mommy. Featured pattern in the 2021 Stash Busting Crochet Along on The Unraveled Mitten.

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Today I have block #15 of our 2021 Stash Busting Crochet Along. The Shooting Star Square was designed by Amy from The Stitchin’ Mommy

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Here is the original square made by Amy. Mine is pictured below.

Pattern Notes

Another week another awesome square pattern! The post stitches in this square do it for me. I’m a sucker for anything with texture. This square would look great in stripes like shown, solid color, or even wider color blocks.

Sizing: Amy used the exact yarn and hook I am using for this CAL. I ended up switching the final round of double crochets to single crochets. This made my square around 11.5 inches which left enough wiggle room for blocking. I pinned it out to 12 inches and steamed it lightly to set the stitches.

This square is easy to modify if your sizing is off. Just do less rounds or add more.

Here’s what I did:

I’ll outline my color changes below. The only thing I changed in the patterns was switching the double crochets in round 15 to single crochets. This was just my preference as I am attempting to end each square with a round of single crochets.

I used my 5mm Furls Streamline Swirl Hook (my new favorite!) and Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice yarn.

Rnd 1-2: linen

Rnd 3: fisherman

Rnd 4-5: silver gray

Rnd 6: linen

Rnd 7: fisherman

Rnd 8: silver gray

Rnd 9: linen

Rnd 10: silver gray

Rnd 11: linen

Rnd 12: fisherman

Rnd 13: taupe

Rnd 14: fisherman

Rnd 15 (single crochet): taupe

The Pattern

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Show off your Squares

I can’t wait to see your lovely squares in the group on Facebook. Don’t forget to tag me @theunraveledmitten and use #2021UnraveledCAL in your posts on Instagram. 

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