In celebration of Granny square day 2018 here’s a granny square we made for the day, it’s super quick to make and would make a lovely blanket for autumn. Here’s how we made ours…
Crochet hook: 3.5mm
UK English. US
ch = chain chain
ss= slip stitch slip stitch
dc = double crochet single crochet ( US single crochet)
tr = treble double crochet (US double crochet)
sp = space space
htr = half treble (US half double crochet )
skst = skip stitch
2trcl = 2 treble cluster (US 2 double crochet cluster)
3trcl = 3 treble cluster ( US 3 double crochet cluster)
2 treble cluster stitch: (Yoh, insert hook into same sp as beg ch-3, yoh and pull through a loop, yoh and pull through 2 loops ,) twice, yoh pull through remaining 3 loops on hook.
3 treble cluster stitch: (Yoh ,insert hook into next sp, yoh and pull through a loop, yoh and pull through 2 loops,) 3 times, yoh pull through remaining 4 loops on hook.
Foundation Round Using any colour make a magic loop or chain5, and ss to join into a ring.
Round 1 Into the magic loop or ring ch3 (counts as htr, ch1), ( htr, ch1,) 7times into the ring, ss to join into 1st ch of beg ch-3, fasten off. (8htr, 8,ch-1)
Round 2 Attach a new colour in any ch-1sp of round 1, ch3 (counts as tr), 2trcl, in same sp, ch2, *3trcl, in next sp, ch2, * repeat from *to * around, ss to join into beg ch-3, fasten off.( see special stitch for this round)
Round 3 Attach a new colour in any ch-2sp of round 2, ch3 (counts as tr), 2tr, ch1, 3tr in same ch-2sp, 3tr in the next ch-2sp *3tr, ch1, 3tr, in next ch-2sp for the corner, 3tr, in next sp* repeat from * to * around to complete your round, ss to join into beg ch-3, fasten off.
Round 4 Attach a new colour in any ch-1sp corner sp, of round 3, ch4 (counts as dc, ch3), dc, in same sp, ch2, skst, *dc in next st, ch2, skst, *repeat from * to * until you reach the corner, in every corner space, work, dc, ch3, dc, continue from * to* then work the corner as above repeat this around, and after last repeat of *to* , ss to join into first ch of beg ch-4.
Round 5 Attach a new colour in any ch-3sp corner sp of round 4, ch3 (counts as tr), 1tr, ch1, 2tr in same ch-3sp, 2tr in every ch-2sp, *2tr, ch1, 2tr, in next ch-3sp, for the corner, 2tr, in every ch-2sp * repeat from * to * around, ss to join into beg ch-3, fasten off.
Round 6 To complete your square,work 3htr in each corner space , htr in ever tr of round 5.
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