Updated: Sep 4, 2020
Hi there! Today's pattern is the Crochet Granny Stitch Pattern. I recently published a video for this stitch to help with this pattern.
This is a super, and I mean "super" cozy afghan. I used Lion Brand's Wool Ease, Thick and Quick which is super a bulky weight and a 10mm hook.
This ended up much bigger than I expected and used LOTS of yarn so here are some alternatives:
Mix different types/textures/brands of super bulky weight yarn
Use 2 strands of worsted weight yarn held together.
Make a smaller afghan adjusting pattern (less chain stitches & rows).
Omit the Pom Pom or use less yarn. I made it thick and full.
Use different weight yarn (with appropriate hook size) that you can make larger measuring as you go.
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Watch the stitch video on YouTube: Crochet Granny Stitch
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(A) Abalone | 87 Yds | 4 Skeins
(B) Mustard | 106 Yds | 5 Skeins
(C) Sequoia | 87 Yds | 4 Skeins
🔸 Crochet Hook: Clover Amour
🔸 Bent Tapestry Needle
ch – Chain
st(s) – Stitch(es)
sl st(s) – Slip Stitch(es)
dc – Double Crochet
sk – Skip
sp – Space
beg – Beginning
rep – Repeat
rem – Remaining
Foundation (Color A): ch72 sts or any number of sts in multiples of 3 + 1.
2dc in 3rd ch from hook (skipped chs count as dc st), *sk2 ch sts, 3dc in next st. Rep from * until last 3 sts. End with sk2, 1dc in last st.
Row 1 (Color A): ch3 (counts as dc st) or use the chainless dc technique, turn, 2dc sts in the first sp before the 3dc sts, *sk 3dc sts, 3dc sts in next sp (between 2 sets of 3 dc sts). Rep from * across until last 3dc sts. End with 1dc in turning ch.
Rows 2-3 (Color B): Rep row 1
Rows 4-5 (Color C): Rep row 1
Row 6: (Color A): Rep row 1
Repeat Rows 1-6 seven times (Or until desired size)
Repeat Rows 1 once more for a total of 44 rows including the foundation row.
Row 1: ch1, work 94sc sts along the edges on the side.
Row 2: ch3 (counts as dc st), turn, *sk2 sts, 3dc in next st. Rep from * until last 3 sts. End with sk2, 1dc in last st. Fasten off.
Fasten on the other side and repeat rows 1-2.
Pom Pom | Make 4 (Video Tutorial)
Using an extra-large pom pom maker, make pom pom by
wrapping yarn around the pom pom maker until full. Attach to corners of blanket and secure.
Yarn Pom | Video Tutorial
Faux Fur Pom | Video Tutorial
Weave in all ends.
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