Granny square

Granny square pattern for beginners

Today I want share one kind of classic granny square. I very like this crochet pattern, It looks very cozy and crocheting it’s very simple, even a beginner can handle it.
You can use yarn of the one color or choose color combinations as you like. I took three colors and as you can see I get a lot of different squares.

Granny square
As for the material, you can use any one. Granny squares are equally beautiful in cotton, acrylic, wool and other.
The only thing to note, your hook should matches the thickness of the yarn. So follow the recommendations on the label of the yarn.

How to crochet granny square:

Granny square pattern

CIRCLE Ch 5. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), (ch 1, 1dc) x 7 times, ch 1,  join with sl st to top of ch 3.

Round 2: Make 1 slip stitch for moving in ch-1 space. Ch 3 (counts as dc in 4-dc cluster), 3-dc cluster in ch-1 space, ( ch 4, 4-dc cluster in ch-1 space) x 7 times, ch 5,  join with sl st to top of first 4-dc cluster.

Round 3: Ch 4 (counts as 1 trc in trc3tog), trc2tog in ch-4 space, ch 3,  trc3tog in the same ch-4 space, (ch 3, trc3tog in next ch-4 space, ch 3, trc3tog in same ch-4 space) x 7times, ch 3, join with sl st to top of first trc3tog.

Round 4: Make 1 slip stitch for moving in ch-3 space. Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in same ch-3 space, ch1, 3 dc in next ch-3 space, ch 1, [3 trc in next ch-3 space, ch 3, 3 trc in same ch-3 space, (ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-3 space) x 3 times, ch 1 ] x 3 times, 3 trc in next ch-3 space, ch 3, 3 trc in same ch-3 space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-3 space, ch 1, join with sl st to top of ch 3.

Round 5: ch 1 (counts as 1 sc), 10 sc in each stitch, 1 sc in ch-3 space, ch 1, 1 sc in same ch-3 space, (19 sc in each stitch, 1 sc in ch-3 space, ch 1, 1 sc in same ch-3 space) x 3 times, 8 sc in each stitch, join with sl st to first ch. Fasten off.

Granny square step by step

 

Squares are the basic elements in crochet. Of such elements you can make a blanket, pillow, bag, even a dress or skirt.

Love, Ana (Bohemian Cat)

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