Back Loop Only Lightly Textured Square
Worsted weight yarn
4.5 mm hook
Gauge: 18 dc sts = 5”
9 dc rows = 5”
- Rows 2-9 are worked though the back loop only
- Right-handed crocheters can get a straighter edge by turning the piece counter- clockwise
- Left-handed crocheters can get a straighter edge by turning the piece clockwise
- Clockwise v. counter-clockwise turns in crochet (video demonstration)
With 4.5 mm hook and worsted weight yarn, ch 20
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each remaining ch across—18 dc.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, working in back loop only, dc in next st and in each st across—18 dc.
Rows 3–9: Repeat Row 2 for seven more times—18 dc.
Depending on how you want to join the squares, you may want to leave a tail long enough to whip stitch them together to cut down on the number of ends that need to be woven in.