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Crochet Granny Square #1 Pattern & Tutorial

Updated: Mar 19, 2019


Yay for Granny Squares! I have a few Granny Square patterns floating somewhere but I decided to start with this one as a #1. I know I will be posting more in the future and there isn't always a name associated with the stitch patterns in the books I have.

Okay, enough of that. I chose this Granny Square stitch as pockets for my newest Crochet Cardigan design. I used a different Granny Square as a pocket once and I really loved it so I decided to do that again this time.

Here's the new pattern that is currently being tested.


Here's a look at my first cardigan using a granny square for pockets, Granny Square Cardigan


MATERIALS

Yarn: Lion Brand, Heartland, Grand Canyon (0.7oz) for ONE square

Crochet Hook: US I/5.5mm

Tapestry/Yarn Needle

Scissors

Stitch Marker (optional)




ABBREVIATIONS

ch - Chain

st(s) - Stitch(es)

sl st(es) - Slip Stitch(es)

dc - Double Crochet

sp - Space

rep - Repeat

PATTERN NOTES

The size of this granny square is approx a 6x6 Square. Instead of chaining 3 in the beginning of the rounds, I used the chailess double crochet stitch. I show it once slowly in video.

Watch the Chainless Double Crochet Stitch Tutorial here.

SPECIAL STITCHES

2dc-cl – 2 Double Crochet Cluster: [yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo, pull through 2 loops], twice, yo & pull through all 3 loops.

3dc-cl – 3 Double Crochet Cluster: [yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo, pull through 2

loops], 3 times, yo & pull through all 4 loops.

PATTERN

Round 1: Start with a magic ring, ch2, 2dc-cl into ring. *ch4, 3dc-cl in the ring, ch2, 3dc-cl

into the ring. Rep from * 3 times. Ch4, ch2, 3dc-cl into ring, Sl st to the 2dc-cl.

Round 2: ch5 (counts as dc & ch2 sp), *[3dc-cl ch2, 3dc-cl] in the ch4 sp, ch2, 3dc

in next ch2 sp, ch2. Rep from * 3 times. *[3dc-cl ch2, 3dc-cl] in the ch4 sp, ch2, 2dc

in last ch2 sp. Sl st into 3 rd ch from beg ch5 st.

Round 3: ch3 (counts as a dc st), 2dc in next ch2 sp, ch2, [3dc-cl, ch2, 3dc-cl] in next

ch2 sp, ch2, 2dc in next ch2 sp, dc in next 3 dc sts. Rep from * around. Sl st into 3 rd ch

from beg ch3.

Round 4: ch3 (counts as a dc st), *dc in every dc st until ch2 sp, ch2, [3dc-cl, ch2,

3dc-cl] in next ch2 sp, ch2, 2dc in the next ch2 sp, ch2, dc in the next 5 dc sts. Rep from

* around. Sl st in the 3 rd ch from the beg ch3.

Round 5: ch3 (counts as a dc st), *dc in every dc st until ch2 sp, [3dc, ch2, 3dc] in

next ch2 sp, 2dc in next ch2 sp. Rep from * around. Dc in every st around. Sl st in the 3 rd

ch from beg ch3.


Finishing: Fasten off & secure Weave in all ends. If you're making this for the cardigan, leave a long tail (that goes around the square at least once) for sewing to the cardigan.





Crochet Granny Square #1 Pattern Tutorial


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