Nuts About DNA Afghan – Squares 36 – 40

Welcome back, I hope all is well, you had a fantastic Christmas and you’re enjoying my “Nuts About DNA Afghan” squares series.
Here are Squares 36-40

Saffron by Polly Plum.

Round 1 – Moon Stone
Round 2 – Rose Quartz
Round 3 – Moon Stone
Round 4 – Moon Stone
Round 5 – Moon Stone
Round 6 – Rose Quartz
Round 7 – Garnet
Round 8 – Enstatite
Round 9 – Garnet
Round 10 – Corundum Ruby
Round 11 – Moon Stone
Round 12 – Rose Quartz
Round 13 – Moon Stone
Round 14 – Enstatite
Round 15 – Enstatite
Round 16 – Garnet

Modifications to achieve size and stitch count:
Extra Round 16 – hdc across, 2hdc, chain 2, 2hdc in corners.


Tussy-Mussy 12″ square by FireCats Design.

Round 1 – Enstatite
Round 2 – Enstatite
Round 3 – Moon Stone
Round 4 – Moon Stone
Round 5 – Moon Stone
Round 6 – Malachite
Round 7 – Malachite
Round 8 – Enstatite
Round 9 – Moon Stone
Round 10 – Moon Stone
Round 11 – Moon Stone
Round 12 – Malachite
Round 13 – Enstatite hdc
Round 14 – Malachite, hdc as round 13, (31 stitches)

Modifications to achieve size and stitch count:
Round 15 – Moon Stone – work round 14 from pattern.
Round 16 – Moon Stone – In 3rd corner stitch 2hdc chain 2, 2hdc, 1hdc, inc, hdc across (40hdc)
Round 17 – Garnet – hdc across, 2hdc, chain 2, 2hdc in corner (44hdc)

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Firenze Afghan Block by Julie Yeager.

Round 1 – Malachite
Round 2 – Malachite
Round 3 – Moon Stone
Round 4 – Moonstone
Round 5 – Malachite
Round 6 – Moon Stone
Round 7 – Moon Stone
Round 8 – Malachite
Round 9 – Moon Stone
Round 10 – Moon Stone
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 13 – use dc
Round 14 – dc across missing hidden stitch 2dc, chain 2, 2dc in corners.
Round 15 – hdc across, 2hd, chain 2, 2hd in corners (44hdc each side)

Firenze Afghan Block by Julie Yeager.

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

Modifications to achieve size and stitch count:
Round 13 – use dc
Round 14 – dc across missing hidden stitch 2dc, chain 2, 2dc in corners.
Round 15 – hdc across, 2hd, chain 2, 2hd in corners (44hdc each side)

Spiro Star by Helen Shrimpton.

Round 1 – Moon Stone
Round 2 – Malachite
Round 3 – Malachite
Round 4 – Moon Stone
Round 5 – Moon Stone
Round 6 – Malachite
Round 7 – Malachite
Round 8 – Malachite
Round 9 – Malachite
Round 10 – Moon Stone
Round 11 – Enstatite
Round 12 – Moon Stone
Round 13 – Moon Stone
Round 14 – Moon Stone
Round 15 – Moon Stone
Round 16 – Moon Stone
Round 17 – Garnet

Modifications to achieve size and stitch count:
Rounds 15 and 16 I did dc instead of hdc to adjust the size.
Round 17 is an extra additional round to bring all squares to the same stitch count of 44 HDC on each side, ready for joining and edging. (1hd, chain 2, 1 hd in corner spaces)

Until next time,
Too-da-loo for now.

🦋🦋🦋

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