‘X’ Marks the Spot

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This fun, quick and simple ‘X’ Marks the Spot granny would make a great texture addition to that afghan! Or any project!  With the little yardage needed to complete one of these square you could easily use it as a stash buster square!  Or this quick square would be super fun and easy to simply continue on with the repeating pattern and create an entire afghan!

'X' Marks the Spot - KatiDCreations.com
Don’t for get to the ‘X’ Marks the Spot granny square a little Raverly love!  I would also love to see any of your finished squares so don’t forget to link them up to Raverly!

‘X’ Marks the Spot
Copyright KatiDCreations, 2016

Materials:
Lions Brand Vanna’s Choice
Black – CA
Rose Shocking – CB
White – CC
I/5.5mm

Gauge:
15 SC x 13 Rows

Stitches:
CH – Chain
SC – Single Crochet
sl st – Slip Stitch
Blo – Back Loop Only
st(s) – Stitch(es)
sp – Space

Special Stitches:
Invisible Join – Tutorial by Look at what I made
Fl – Front Loop only – Tutorial by Moogly Blog
Drop DC – Working in the Fl of the indicated Row you will work a Double Crochet

With CA, Magic Circle
R1. Work 12 SC in Magic Circle. Join with Blo sl st in first SC. (12 sts)

R2. CH1, Blo SC in same as joining and next st, CH2, *Blo SC in next 3 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next st. Finish off, Join with Invisible Join. (12 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

With CB
R3. Join in Blo in first SC after any CH2 sp, Blo SC in same as joining, Drop DC in Fl of R1, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, *Blo SC in next 2 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R1, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next st. Join with Blo sl st in first SC. (20 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

R4. CH1, Drop DC in Fl of R2, sk next st, Blo SC in next st, Drop DC in Fl of R2, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, *Blo SC in next 2 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R2, sk next st, Blo SC in next st, Drop DC in Fl of R2, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next 2 sts. Finish off, Join with Invisible Join. (28 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

With CA
R5. Join in Blo in first SC after any CH2 sp, Blo SC in same as joining, Drop DC in Fl of R3, sk next st, Blo SC in next 3 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R3, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, *Blo SC in next 2 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R3, sk next st, Blo SC in next 3 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R3, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next st. Join with Blo sl st in first SC. (36 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

R6. CH1, Drop DC in Fl of R4, sk next st, Blo SC in next 5 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R4, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, *Blo SC in next 2 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R4, sk next st, Blo SC in next 5 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R4, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next 2 sts. Finish off, Join with Invisible Join. (44 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

With CC
R7. Join in Blo in first SC after any CH2 sp, Blo SC in same as joining, Drop DC in Fl of R5, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R5, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, *Blo SC in next 2 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R5, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R5, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next st. Join with Blo sl st in first SC. (52 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

R8. CH1, Drop DC in Fl of R6, sk next st, Blo SC in next 9 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R6, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, *Blo SC in next 2 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R6, sk next st, Blo SC in next 9 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R6, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next 2 sts. Finish off, Join with Invisible Join. (60 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

With CA
R9. Join in Blo in first SC after any CH2 sp, Blo SC in same as joining, Drop DC in Fl of R7, sk next st, Blo SC in next 11 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R7, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, *Blo SC in next 2 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R7, sk next st, Blo SC in next 11 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R7, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next st. Join with Blo sl st in first SC. (68 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

R10. CH1, Drop DC in Fl of R8, sk next st, Blo SC in next 13 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R8, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, *Blo SC in next 2 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R8, sk next st, Blo SC in next 13 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R8, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next 2 sts. Finish off and join with Invisible Join. (76 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

With CB
R11. Join in Blo in first SC after any CH2 sp, Blo SC in same as joining, Drop DC in Fl of R9, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R9, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R9, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, *Blo SC in next 2 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R9, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R9, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R9, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next st. Join with Blo sl st in first SC. (84 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

R12. CH1, Drop DC in Fl of R10, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R10, sk next st, Blo SC in next st, Drop DC in Fl of R10, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R10, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, *Blo SC in next 2 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R10, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R10, sk next st, Blo SC in next st, Drop DC in Fl of R10, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R10, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next 2 sts. Finish off and join with Invisible Join. (92 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

With CA
R13. Join in Blo in first SC after any CH2 sp, Blo SC in same as joining, Drop DC in Fl of R11, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R11, sk next st, Blo SC in next 3 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R11, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R11, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, *Blo SC in next 2 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R11, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R11, sk next st, Blo SC in next 3 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R11, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R11, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next st. Join with Blo sl st in first SC. (100 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

R14. CH1, Drop DC in Fl of R12, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R12, sk next st, Blo SC in next 5 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R12, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R12, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, *Blo SC in next 2 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R12, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R12, sk next st, Blo SC in next 5 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R12, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R12, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next 2 sts. Finish off and join with Invisible Join. (108 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

With CC
R15. Join in Blo in first SC after any CH2 sp, Blo SC in same as joining, *Drop DC in Fl of R13, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts; repeat from * twice more, Drop DC in Fl of R13, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, ***Blo SC in next 2 sts, (Drop DC in Fl of R13, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts) repeat an additional two times, Drop DC in Fl of R13, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next st. Join with Blo sl st in first SC. (116 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

R16. CH1, Drop DC in Fl of R14, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R14, sk next st, Blo SC in next 9 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R14, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R14, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, *Blo SC in next 2 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R14, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R14, sk next st, Blo SC in next 9 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R 14, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R14, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next 2 sts. Finish off and join with Invisible Join. (124 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

With CA
R17. Join in Blo in first SC after any CH2 sp, Blo SC in same as joining Drop DC in Fl of R15, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R15, sk next st, Blo SC in next 11 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R15, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R15, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, *Blo SC in next 2 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R15, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R15, sk next st, Blo SC in next 11 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R 15, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R15, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next st. Join with Blo sl st in first SC. (132 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

R18. CH1, Drop DC in Fl of R16, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R16, sk next st, Blo SC in next 13 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R16, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R16, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2, *Blo SC in next 2 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R16, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R16, sk next st, Blo SC in next 13 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R 16, sk next st, Blo SC in next 7 sts, Drop DC in Fl of R16, sk next st, Blo SC in next 2 sts, CH2; repeat from * around, Blo SC in next 2 sts. Finish off and join with Invisible Join. (140 sts, 4 CH2 spaces)

Note: If you square does not currently measure about 11 1/2 inches you may want to add this additional row prior to the Edging.  Join in both loops in any SC after CH2 space, CH1, working in both loops, SC in same as joining, *SC in each st across to CH2, work a SC in the first CH, CH2, SC in next CH, repeat from * round, SC in any remaining stitches.

Edging
With CA
Join in both loops in any SC after CH2 space, CH1, SC in same as joining and in next 34 sts, work 2SC in each of the CHs,* SC in next 35 sts, work 2SC in each of the CHs; repeat from * around. Finish off and join with Invisible Join. (156 SC)

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