Summer CAL: Motifs 1 to 6

Published on April 27, 2019 2 min read

Welcome to part 1 of our summer CAL by Amanda Perkins! In the first section of our Color Wheel Project, we show you how to make motifs 1 through 6 before heading onto part 2!

The steps in this post are written in UK crochet terminology. Download the correct terminology for you from the links in the sidebar.

Abbreviations (UK Terminology)

st - Stitch

ch - Chain

sl st - Slip stitch

dc - Double crochet

tr - Treble crochet

htr - Half treble crochet

dtr - Double treble crochet

(US Terminology)

For information about layout and sizes, check out our introduction, where you will find illustrations of each layout.

Pattern information

Each of the first 5 rounds is in a different color, at the start of each round join your new color in the place indicated with a sl st. 

Please note this pattern is written for one side of the square, it starts mid corner and works across the side to the next corner.

Each round starts with a set of ch stitches which are the equivalent of the starting stitch, the set of chains are replaced with their equivalent stitch for subsequent sides.

Motif 1 - Sky

Layout 1

Small - Make 6

Medium - Make 9

Large - Make 11

Layout 2 & 3 - Make 6

1

Daffodil Yellow

Foundation ring – Crochet 12 ch and join into a ring using a sl st.

Into the foundation ring – *2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr), 4 htr, 3 ch, 5 htr, 5 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

2

Lime Green

Join into a 5ch corner space – 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr), 4 htr, 1 ch.

In next 3 ch space – *1 dc, 2 ch, 1 dc, 1 ch

Into next 5ch corner space – 5 htr, 2 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

3

Grass Green

Join into 2 ch corner space, *2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr), 4 htr

In next 2 ch space – 1 tr, 2 htr, 2ch, 2 htr, 1 tr

Into the next 2 ch corner – 5 htr, 2 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

4

Spearmint Green

Join into 2 ch corner space *2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr)

1 htr, 3 ch, miss 3 spaces between the following sts

In next space – 1 htr

In next space – 1 tr

In next space – 1 htr, 2 ch, miss 1 space

In next 2 ch space, 1 dc, 1 ch, 1 dc, 2 ch, miss 1 space

In next space – 1 htr

In next space – 1 tr

In next space – 1 htr, 3 ch,  miss 3 spaces

In next 2 ch corner space – 2 htr, 2 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

5

Marine Blue

Join into 2 ch corner space, *2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr)

In next space – 1 htr,

In next 2 ch space – 2 htr

In next two spaces – 1 htr in each

In next 2 ch space – 2 htr

In next 1 ch space – 1 htr,

In next 2 ch space – 2 htr

In next two spaces – 1 htr in each

In next 2 ch space – 2 htr

In next space – 1 htr

into 2 ch corner space – 1 htr,  3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

6

Continue in Marine Blue

Into 3 ch corner space, *2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr)

In each of the next 16 spaces between sts – 1 htr in each space

Into 3 ch corner space – 1 htr,  3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

Motif 2 - Azure

Layout 1

Small - Make 5

Medium - Make 8

Large - Make 10

Layout 2 - Make 4

Layout 3 - Make 6

1

Lime Green

Foundation ring – Crochet 8 ch and join into a ring using a sl st.

Into the foundation ring – *4 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 dtr),  1 tr, 1 htr, 1 dc, 1 htr, 1 tr, 1 dtr, 3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 4 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

2

Grass Green

Join into a 3ch corner space – *1ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 dc), 1 htr, 1 tr, 2 ch, 1 tr, 1 htr, 1 dc, 3 ch

Into the next 3ch corner space – 1 dc, 1 htr, 1 tr, 2 ch, 1 tr, 1 htr, 1 dc, 6 ch *

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 1ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

3

Spearmint Green

Join into 6 ch corner space, *1 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 dc), 1 htr, 1 tr, 2 ch, 1 tr, 1 htr, 1 dc, 1 ch

Into next 2 ch space – 1 dc, 1 htr, 1 tr, 3 ch

In next 2 ch space – 1 tr, 1 htr, 1 dc, 1 ch

Into the 6 ch corner – 1 dc, 1 htr, 1 tr, 2 ch, 1 tr, 1 htr, 1 dc, 4 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 1 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

4

Marine Blue

Join into 4 ch corner space, *1 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 dc), 1 ch

In next two 2 ch space – 1 sl st, 1 ch

In next 1 ch space – 1 tr, 1 ch

In next 3 ch space – 1 tr, 1 htr, 1 dc, 1 ch, 1 dc, 1 htr, 1 tr, 1ch

In next 1 ch space – 1 tr, 1 ch

In next two 2 ch space – 1 sl st, 1 ch

Into 4 ch corner space, 1 dc, 4 ch

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 1 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

5

Kingfisher Blue

Join into 4 ch corner space, *2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr), 1 htr

In next 1 ch space – 1 htr

In next 2 ch space (from rd 3) – 1 htr

In next two 1 ch spaces – 1 htr (in each)

In next two spaces between sts – 1 htr (in each)

In next 1 ch space – 1 htr

In next two spaces between sts – 1 htr (in each)

In next two 1 ch spaces – 1 htr (in each)

In next 2 ch space (from rd 3) – 1 htr

In next 1 ch space – 1 htr

Into 4 ch corner space – 2 htr,  3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

6

Continue in Kingfisher Blue

Into 3 ch corner space, *2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr)

in each of the next 16 spaces between sts – 1 htr in each space

into 3 ch corner space – 1 htr,  3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

Motif 3 - Violet

Layout 1

Small - Make 4

Medium - Make 7

Large - Make 10

Layout 2 - Make 5

Layout 3 - Make 6

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1

Grass Green

Foundation ring – Crochet 4 ch and join into a ring using a sl st.

Into the foundation ring  – *crochet 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr), 2 htr, 3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

2

Spearmint Green

Join into a 3 ch corner space – *crochet 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr), 2 ch

In next 3 ch corner space – crochet 1 htr, 5 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

3

Marine Blue

Join into 5 ch corner space, *crochet 3 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 tr), 2 htr, 2 ch, 2 htr, 3 ch

Into the 5 ch corner – crochet 2 htr, 2 ch, 2 htr, 1 tr, 3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 3 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

4

Kingfisher Blue

Join into 3 ch corner space, *crochet 4 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 dtr), 2 dtr, 1 ch

In next 2 ch space – crochet 2 htr, 1 ch

In next 3 ch space – crochet 4 dtr, 1 ch

In next 2 ch space- crochet 2 htr, 1 ch

In next 3 ch corner space – crochet 3 dtr, 3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 4 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

5

Pansy Purple

Join into 3 ch corner space, *crochet 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr), 1 htr

In each of the next 13 gaps between sts – crochet 1 htr in each gap

Into 3 ch corner space – crochet 2 htr, 3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

6

Continue in Pansy Purple

Join into 3 ch corner space, *crochet 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr),

in each of the next 16 gaps between sts – crochet 1 htr in each gap

into 3 ch corner space – crochet 1 htr,  3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

Motif 4 - Lilac

Layout 1

Small - Make 3

Medium - Make 6

Large - Make 10

Layout 2 - Make 7

Layout 3 - Make 6

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summer cal motif 4 lilac chart

1

Spearmint Green

Foundation ring – Crochet 6 ch and join into a ring using a sl st.

Into the foundation ring– crochet 2 ch (counts as 1 htr), 15 htr

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

2

Marine Blue

Join into any st – *crochet 1ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 dc), 1 htr, 1 tr

In next gap between the sts – crochet 1 tr, 1 htr, 1 dc, 6 ch

In next gap between the sts – crochet 1 dc, 1 htr, 1 tr,

In next gap between the sts – crochet 1 tr, 1 htr, 1 dc, 10 ch *

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 1 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

3

Kingfisher Blue

Join into 10 ch corner space, *crochet 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr), 4 ch, 1 htr, 3 ch

In next 6 ch  space – crochet 1 dc, 1 ch, 1 dc, 3 ch,

Into the 10 ch corner – crochet 1 htr, 4 ch, 1 htr, 6 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

4

Pansy Purple

Join into 6 ch corner space, *crochet 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr), 2 htr, 1 ch

In next 4 ch space – crochet 2 htr, 1 ch

In next 3 ch space – crochet 2 tr, 1 ch

In next 1 ch space – crochet 2 htr, 1 ch

In next 3 ch space – crochet 2 tr, 1 ch

In next 4 ch space – crochet 2 htr, 1 ch

In next 6 ch corner space – crochet 3 htr, 2 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

5

Dusty Lilac

Join into 3 ch corner space, *crochet 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr)

In each of the next 15 gaps between sts – crochet 1 htr in each gap

into 2 ch corner space – crochet 1 htr, 3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

6

Continue in Dusty Lilac

Join into 3 ch corner space, *crochet 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr)

In each of the next 16 gaps between sts – crochet 1 htr in each gap

into 3 ch corner space – crochet 1 htr, 3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

Motif 5 - Barbie

Layout 1

Small - Make 2

Medium - Make 6

Large - Make 10

Layout 2 & 3 - Make 6

1

Marine Blue

Foundation ring – Crochet 10 ch and join into a ring using a sl st.

Into the foundation ring – crochet 1 ch (counts as 1 dc), 31 dc

Join to the top of the starting 1 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

2

Kingfisher Blue

Join into any stitch – * crochet 1ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 dc), 1 htr, 1 tr, 1 dtr, 3ch, 1 dtr, 1 tr, 1 htr, 1 dc, 5 ch *

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 1 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

3

Pansy Purple

Join into 3 ch corner space, * crochet 1 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 dc), 1 htr,1 tr, 3 ch, 1 dc, 1 htr, 1 tr

In next 5 ch space – crochet 2 dc, 2 ch, 2 dc

Into the 3 ch corner space – crochet 1 tr, 1 htr, 1 dc, 3 ch, 1 tr, 1 htr, 1 dc, 4 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 1 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

4

Dusty Lilac

Join into 4 ch corner space, * crochet 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr), 1 htr, 1 tr, 1 ch,

In the next 3 ch space – crochet 1 dc

Miss 1 gap between sts

In next gap – crochet 1 tr

In next gap – crochet 1 dtr, 1 ch

In the next 1 ch space – crochet 2 dc, 1 ch, 2 dc, 1 ch, miss 1 space

In next gap – crochet 1 dtr

In next gap – crochet 1 tr

In the next 3 ch space – crochet 1 dc, 1 ch

In next 4 ch corner space – crochet 1 tr, 2 htr, 3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

5

Bubblegum Pink

Join into 3 ch corner space, * crochet 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr),

In each of the next 15 gap between sts and 1 ch spaces – crochet 1 htr in each space

Into 3 ch corner space – crochet 1 htr, 3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

6

Continue in Bubblegum Pink

Join into 3 ch corner space, * crochet 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr)

In each of the next 16 gaps between sts – crochet 1 htr in each gap

Into 3 ch corner space – crochet 1 htr, 3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

Motif 6 - Fuchsia

Layout 1

Small - Make 1

Medium - Make 6

Large - Make 10

Layout 2 - Make 4

Layout 3 - Make 6

1

Kingfisher Blue

Foundation ring – Crochet 4 ch and join into a ring using a sl st.

Into the foundation ring – * crochet 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr), 1 htr, 3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

2

Pansy Purple

Join into a 3ch corner space – * crochet 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr), 1 htr, 3 ch, 2 htr

in next gap between sts – crochet 1 htr

into next 3ch corner space – crochet 2 htr, 3 ch, 2 htr, 6 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

3

Dusty Lilac

Join into 6 ch corner space, * crochet 3 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 tr), 2 tr, 2 ch, 3tr

In next 3 ch space – crochet 3 htr, 3 ch

In next 3 ch space – crochet 3 htr

Into 6 ch corner space – crochet 3 tr, 2 ch, 3 tr, 5 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 3 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

4

Bubblegum Pink

Join into 5 ch corner space, * crochet 1ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 dc), 2 dc

In next 2 ch space- crochet 2 dc

In next gap (between 3 trs & 3 htrs from rd 3) – crochet 1 tr

In next 3 ch space – crochet 4 tr

In next gap (between 3 htrs & 3 trs from rd 3) – crochet 1 tr

In next 2 ch space – crochet 2 dc

Into 5 ch corner space – crochet 3 dc, 3 ch *

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 1 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

5

Lipstick Pink

Join into 3 ch corner space, * crochet 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr)

In each of the next 15 gap between sts – crochet 1 htr in each space

Into 3 ch corner space – crochet 1 htr, 3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

6

Continue in Lipstick Pink

Join into 3 ch corner space, * crochet 2 ch (for all 3 of the remaining sides of the square replace with 1 htr)

In each of the next 16 gaps between sts – crochet 1 htr in each gap

Into 3 ch corner space – crochet 1 htr, 3 ch*

Repeat * to * 3 more times.

Join to the top of the starting 2 ch with a sl st.

Break yarn and fasten off.

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