Nuts About DNA Afghan – Squares 6-10

Welcome back to the “Nuts About DNA Afghan” Square series, where I’ll be sharing links, colour order and modifications for each square I’ve made for my Mums blanket.


To recap yourself on what it’s all about, you can find all the information here.
As I’ve mentioned before I’ll be keeping these posts short and sweet, so here goes with squares 5 – 10.

Rachel Block by Melissa Green.

Round 1 – Citrine.
Round 2 – Citrine
Round 3 – Rose Quartz
Round 4 – Corundum Ruby
Round 5 – Garnet
Round 6 – Malachite
Round 7 – Malachite
Round 8 – Malachite
Round 9 – Moon Stone
Round 10 – Malachite
Round 11 – Moon Stone
Round 12 – Malachite
Round 13 – Moon Stone
Round 14 – Moon Stone
Round 15 – Garnet

Modifications to achieve size and stitch count –
Round 9: bpdc (not bptr) into the third dc of the two petals.
Round 12: trc instead of dc.
Round 14: IN BACK LOOPS dc all round in place of sc. 2ch in the corner instead of hdc. 41 dc per side.
Round 15 (additional round): IN BACK LOOPS (2hdc, 2ch, 2hdc) per corner, hdc all round. 44 dc per side.

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Bavarian Beauty 12 Inch Block by Heather C Gibbs.

Round 1 – Rose Quartz
Round 2 – Corundum Ruby
Round 3 – Garnet
Round 4 – Garnet
Round 5 – Moon Stone
Round 6 – Moon Stone
Round 7 – Rose Quartz
Round 8 – Corundum Ruby
Round 9 – Garnet
Round 10 – Garnet
Round 11 – Moonstone
Round 12 – Garnet

Modifications to achieve size and stitch count –
Worked 12 rounds to achieve size.
Rounds 7, 8, 9 and 10: (2HDC, 2CH, 2HDC) per corner, skip first stitch, HDC all round in back loops
Round 11: (1DC, 2CH, 1DC) per corner, skip first stitch, DC all round (41DC per side)
Round 12: (2HDC, 2CH, 2HDC) per corner, skip first stitch, HDC all round (44 HDC per side).

The De Rust Square by Jen Tyler.
Absolutely love this square.

Round 1 – Citrine.
Round 2 – Moon Stone.
Round 3 – Garnet.
Round 4 – Rose Quartz.
Round 5 – Corundum Ruby.
Round 6 – Citrine.
Round 7 – Enstatite.
Round 8 – Garnet
Round 9 – Moon Stone.
Round 10 – Moon Stone.
Round 11 – Malachite.
Round 12 – Enstatite.
Round 13 – Corundum Ruby.
Round 14 – Moon Stone.
Round 15 – Moon Stone.
Round 16 – Moon Stone
Round 17 – Rose Quartz.
Round 18 – Corundum Ruby
Round 19 – Moon Stone.
Round 20 – Corundum Ruby.
Round 21 – Rose Quartz.
Round 22 – Garnet.

Modifications to achieve size and stitch count –
Round 17 – sc in every stitch and chain space. 1sc, chain 2, 1 sc in corners.
Round 18 – hdc chain 2 hdc, miss hidden stitch, hdc in backstotch in every stitch across.
Round 19 – Back loop dc across, 2 dc chain 2, 2 dc in the corners, miss hidden stitch.
Round 20 – 1 hdc, chain 2, 1 hdc, miss hidden stitch, hdc across.
Round 21 – 2 sc, chain 2, 2 sc, sc across.
Round 22 – 2hdc, chain 2, 2hdc in the corner, 1 hdc in hidden stitch, 2 hdc in next stitch, hdc across.

Cat’s Claw Afghan 12″ or 10″ block by Margaret MacInnis. Another awesome make.

Round 1 – Corundum Ruby
Round 2 – Corundum Ruby
Round 3 – Corundum Ruby
Round 4 – Corundum Ruby
Round 5 – Corundum Ruby
Round 6 – Moon Stone
Round 7 – Moon Stone
Round 8 – Moon Stone
Round 9 – Garnet
Round 10 – Enstatite
Round 11 – Garnet
Round 12 – Moon Stone
Round 13 – Garnet

Modifications to achieve size and stitch count –
Round 7: all DC.
Round 8: all DC instead of SC.
Rounds 9-10: as per pattern, all DC.
Round 11:all DC as per pattern.
Round 12 (additional) all Sc, 1sc, 2CH, 1scper corner.
Round 13 (additional) all hdc, 2hdc, 2ch, 2hd, 1 hdc in hidden stitch, 2 hdc in next stitch, hdc across to the corner.

Celtic Cross – May WWBAMCAL by Donna Kay Lacey.
I really enjoyed making this one.

Round 1 – Moon Stone
Round 2 – Moon Stone
Round 3 – Corundum Ruby
Round 4 – Rose Quartz
Round 5 – Moon Stone
Round 6 – Corundum Ruby
Round 7 – Rose Quartz
Round 8 – Moon Stone
Round 9 – Corundum Ruby
Round 10 – Moon Stone
Round 11 – Garnet

Modifications to achieve size and stitch count –
Round 10 – 2dc, chain 2, 2dc in corners, dc Instead of sc.
Round 11 – back loop hdc across, 2 hdc, chain 2, 2hdc in corners.

That’s it for now but please pop back soon, to see the next 5 squares.
Too-da-loo.

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