Saturday, 1 June 2013

Simple Crochet Granny Square

This quick and simple granny square crochet pattern is just perfect for so many crochet projects from bags to hats or even just as a simple glass coaster.

This granny square measures about 3 inches x 3 inches and uses 2 shades of DK/light worsted weight cotton yarn and a 2.5mm crochet hook but you can use any yarn and hook size to create bigger or smaller squares.



Round 1

Using colour1 and a 2.5mm crochet hook, crochet 8sc into a magic circle, pull to tighten, join colour2 with sl st to join – (8)


Round 2
Continuing with colour2, ch2, 3dc in same st as chains, sk1, *4dc in next st, sk1* repeat twice more, re-join colour1 with sl st in top of 2ch to join – (16)


Round 3
Continuing with colour1, ch4, *1dc in next st, ch2* repeat until end, re-join colour2 with sl st in ch2 of ch4 to join – (16 dc spaces created)


Round 4
Continuing with colour2, *[1sc, 1dc, 1tr] in next dc space, [1tr, 1dc, 1sc] in next dc space* repeat from * to end to make 8 petal shapes, re-join colour1 with sl st to join – (8 petals)


Round 5
Continuing with colour1, ch2, sk1, 1hdc in next st, 1sc in next st, *2hdc in next st, 2dc in next st, 3tr in next st, 2dc in next st, 2hdc in next st, 1sc in next st, 1hdc in next st, sk1, 1dc in next st, sk1, 1hdc in next st, 1sc in next st* repeat twice more, 2hdc in next st, 2dc in next st, 3tr in next st, 2dc in next st, 2hdc in next st, 1sc in next st, 1hdc in next st, sk1, sl st in top of 2ch to join, fasten off and tie in tails.


And now you're done!

This granny square pattern is part of our Granny Square Beret pattern for teens and adults which is available as a free download here from our website.

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