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Mosaic Whisper Wood: Free Crochet Pattern

Updated: Jun 13



Step into the serene realm of Whisper Wood, a crochet pattern that embodies the tranquil beauty of nature. This exquisite design, crafted with the intricate overlay mosaic crochet technique, unfolds from the center, mirroring the organic growth of a mighty oak. Each stitch is a whisper of the forest, with delicate oak leaves interwoven into the fabric, creating a tapestry of woodland enchantment. Whisper Wood is not just a pattern; it’s a journey to the heart of the forest, one stitch at a time


For this design I chose to work with DK weight yarn - this yarn is not only fun to use but makes the project really quick to work!


***You can purchase a downloadable PDF of the pattern with lots of step-by-step pictures and stitch diagrams on Ravelry here. ***


Here's the FREE pattern!

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You Will Need:


(DK, 100% Premium Acrylic, 290m/100g)


(DK, 30% Wool, 70% Acrylic, 294m/100g)



Other: Stitch markers for placing. (optional)


Tension: 22 sts x 20 rnds = 4” x 4” (10cm x 10cm) measured over blsc. Size up or down in hook to achieve tension.


Terminology: US


Final Measurements: 20 cm (8”) round


Skill level: This pattern is a great introduction to overlay mosaic crochet in the round for intermediate level hookers or adventurous beginners looking to take on a challenge.


Pattern Notes:


Each mosaic round is worked from the right side; do not turn at the end of each round.


All blsc are worked into the top of the stitch from the previous round as normal.


All fldcs are worked into the front loop of the stitch immediately below it, 2 rows down, ie where a fldc is indicated in round 3, it is worked into the front loop of the stitch directly below it from round 1 and the same stitch of row 3 is skipped.


All slip stitches are worked into back loop only and first stitch of each round is worked in same stitch as previous round’s slip stitch.


There is no need to fasten off the colour not being used at the end of each round, just drop the colour and pick it up again when required.


Chains and modified corner stitches are not included in stitch counts.


A stitch followed by a number indicates the number of stitches to be worked into the next stitch missing only 1 st as normal, unless otherwise stated. A number followed by a stitch indicates the stitch to be worked over the next specified number of stitches.


Abbreviations:


blsc—back loop single crochet

ch—chain

CC—contrast colour

fldc—front loop double crochet

fldc-Lfltr—front loop double crochet and left front loop treble

Lfltr—left front loop treble

MC—main colour

rep—repeat

Rfltr—right front loop treble

Rfltr-fldc—right front loop treble and front loop double crochet

rnd—round

sc—single crochet

sl st—slip stitch

st—stitch

yo—yarn over



Special Stitches:


For full stitch explanations and diagrams, a pdf pattern is available to download.



fldc – working 2 rows down, yo, insert hook into front loop only of stitch 2 rows down , yo, pull through, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook, yo, pull through last 2 loops on hook. Skip one stitch of current round.


blsc – insert hook into back loop only of next stitch, yo, pull through, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook.


Lfltr – working 2 rows down, yo twice, skip next 2 sts, insert hook into front loop of next stitch, yo, pull through, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook, yo, pull through last 2 loops on hook. Skip one stitch of current round.


Rfltr – working 2 rows down, yo twice, insert hook into front loop of st 2 sts to the right, yo, pull through, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook. Skip one stitch of current round.


fldc-Lfltr working 2 rows down, yo, insert hook into front loop of stitch 2 rows down, yo, pull through, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook, [2 loops left on hook], yo twice, skip next 2 sts, insert hook into front loop of next stitch 2 rows down, yo, pull through, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook, yo, pull through last 3 loops on hook. Skip one stitch of current round.


Rfltr-fldc working 2 rows down, yo twice, insert hook into front loop of st 2 sts to the right 2 rows down, yo, pull through, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook, [2 loops left on hook], yo, insert hook into normal front loop of st 2 rows down, yo, pull through, yo pull through 2, yo pull through last 3 loops on hook.


Corner Stitches


Each round will have 4 corners. A standard corner will include a stitch, followed by 2 chains and another stitch.


Modified Corner stitch—“1 ch, 1 fldc, 1 ch”


This is a fldc worked between the usual ‘2 ch’ of each corner. This creates a diagonal bar of colour in each corner and is worked by making a front loop double crochet into one of the corner chains from 2 rows previous. It doesn’t matter which corner ch from the previous 2 rows you use as long as you are consistent in following rounds when the diagonal bars are required. This is referred to as a ‘modified corner’. The fldc of a modified corner will always be missed in the following round, only following round’s modified corner stitches should be worked into this fldc.





Written Pattern:


Make a magic circle.


Rnd 1 (CC) 1 ch, *1 sc, 2 ch; rep from * 3 more times, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into first ch of corner ch, changing to MC on last yo and continuing to change colour on last yo of each rnd throughout. [4]


Rnd 2 (MC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, 2 ch, 1 blsc) across next 2 ch, 1 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into first ch of corner ch. [12]


***The following rnd has a modified corner st. See pattern notes and special stitches for guidance.***


Rnd 3 (CC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, modified corner st, 1 blsc) across next 2 ch, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 1 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of first modified corner ch. [20]


***Remember, the ‘fldc’ of the modified corner should be missed when working Rnd 4 corners.***


Rnd 4 (MC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, 2 ch, 1 blsc) across modified corner st, 5 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of corner ch. [28]


Rnd 5 (CC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, modified corner st working into modified st fldc from rnd 3, 1 blsc) across next 2 ch, 3 blsc, 1 fldc, 3 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of first modified corner ch. [36]


Rnd 6 (MC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, 2 ch, 1 blsc) across modified corner st, 3 blsc, 1 fldc, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 3 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of corner ch. [44]


Rnd 7 (CC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, modified corner st working into modified st fldc from rnd 5, 1 blsc) across next 2 ch, (1 blsc, 1 fldc) 5 times, 1 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of first modified corner ch. [52]


Rnd 8 (MC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, 2 ch, 1 blsc) across modified corner st, (1 blsc, 1 fldc) 6 times, 1 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of corner ch. [60]


Rnd 9 (CC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, modified corner st working into modified st fldc from rnd 7, 1 blsc) across next 2 ch, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 3 blsc, (1 fldc, 1 blsc) 3 times, 2 blsc, 1 fldc, 1 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of first modified corner ch. [68]


Rnd 10 (MC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, 2 ch, 1 blsc) across modified corner st, 2 fldc, (1 blsc, 1 fldc) 6 times, 1 blsc, 2 fldc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of corner ch. [76]


Rnd 11 (CC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, 2 ch, 1 blsc) across next 2 ch, 5 blsc, 1 fldc, 1 blsc, 1 Rfltr-fldc, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 1 blsc, 1 fldc-Lfltr, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 5 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of corner ch. [84]


Rnd 12 (MC) 1 ch, *(1 fldc into front loop of corner ch to the right from rnd 10, 2 ch, 1 fldc into front loop of corner ch to the left from rnd 10), 2 fldc working first fldc into same corner ch from rnd 10 as previous st, 1 blsc, 3 fldc, (1 blsc, 1 fldc) 4 times, 1 blsc, 3 fldc, 1 blsc, 2 fldc working last fldc into corner ch from rnd 10; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of corner ch. [92]


Rnd 13 (CC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, 2 ch, 1 blsc) across next 2 ch, 1 blsc, 1 Lfltr, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 1 blsc, 1 Lfltr, 5 blsc, 1 fldc, 5 blsc, 1 Rfltr, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 1 blsc, 1 Rfltr, 1 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of corner ch. [100]


Rnd 14 (MC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, 2 ch, 1 blsc) across next 2 ch, 3 blsc, 1 fldc, 3 blsc, 5 fldc, 1 blsc, 5 fldc, 3 blsc, 1 fldc, 3 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of corner ch. [108]


Rnd 15 (CC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, 2 ch, 1 blsc) across next 2 ch, 11 blsc, 1 Lfltr, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 1 blsc, 1 Rfltr, 11 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of corner ch. [116]


Rnd 16 (MC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, 2 ch, 1 blsc) across next 2 ch, 1 blsc, 5 fldc, 3 blsc, 3 fldc, (1 blsc, 1 fldc) 2 times, 1 blsc, 3 fldc, 3 blsc, 5 fldc, 1 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of corner ch. [124]


Rnd 17 (CC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, modified corner st, 1 blsc) across next 2 ch, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 3 blsc, 1 Lfltr, 5 blsc, 1 Rfltr, 3 blsc, 1 fldc, 3 blsc, 1 Lfltr, 5 blsc, 1 Rfltr, 3 blsc, 1 fldc, 1 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of first modified corner ch. [132]


Rnd 18 (MC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, 2 ch, 1 blsc) across modified corner st, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 1 blsc, 3 fldc, 1 blsc, 5 fldc, 1 blsc, 3 fldc, 1 blsc, 3 fldc, 1 blsc, 5 fldc, 1 blsc, 3 fldc, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 1 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of corner ch. [140]


Rnd 19 (CC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, modified corner st working into ‘fldc’ of modified corner st from rnd 17, 1 blsc) across next 2 ch, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 5 blsc, 1 fldc, 3 blsc, 1 Lfltr, 3 blsc, 1 Lfltr, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 1 blsc, 1 Rfltr, 3 blsc, 1 Rfltr, 3 bslc, 1 fldc, 5 blsc, 1 fldc, 1 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of first modified corner ch. [148]


Rnd 20 (MC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, 2 ch, 1 blsc) across modified corner st, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 1 blsc, 5 fldc, (1 blsc, 3 fldc) 2 times, (1 blsc, 1 fldc) 2 times, (1 blsc, 3 fldc) 2 times, 1 blsc, 5 fldc, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 1blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of corner ch. [156]


Rnd 21 (CC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, modified corner st, 1 blsc) across next 2 ch, 1 blsc, 1 fldc, 9 blsc, 1 Rfltr, 3 blsc, 1 Lfltr, 3 blsc, 1 fldc, 3 blsc, 1 Rfltr, 3 blsc, 1 Lfltr, 9 blsc, 1 fldc, 1 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of first modified corner ch. [164]


Rnd 22 (MC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, 2 ch, 1 blsc) across modified corner st, 2 fldc, 1 blsc, 9 fldc, 5 blsc, 3 fldc, 1 blsc, 3 fldc, 5 blsc, 9 fldc, 1 blsc, 2 fldc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of corner ch. [172]


Rnd 23 (CC) 1 ch, *(1 blsc, 2 ch, 1 blsc) across next 2 ch, 43 blsc; rep from * around, sl st into back loop of first st, sl st into back loop of corner ch. [180]


Fasten off and weave in all ends. Block to measurements.




Chart:


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Elisa

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