Traditional Granny – MishMash February 2018 Crochet Square

As promised we are starting off with one of the most easy squares you could make – the traditional granny square. There are many ways written out oh how to make these squares. I wrote up how I make mine. If you already know how to make this square and don’t need a pattern then go for it & have fun! For those that don’t and need the pattern it is below.

”Traditional


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Skill Level: Beginner
Guage: After round 2 piece is 2.5” wide.
Materials:

  • 1-2 ounces of worsted weight yarn
  • Hook size 5mm (H) crochet hook
  • Tapestry Needle3

Stitches Used:

  • sl st -slip stitch
  • ch – chain(s)
  • dc – double crochet

ROUND 1: Ch5, join with a sl st in 1st chain to make a loop. Ch3, 2dc in loop, * ch2, 3dc in loop* 3 times, ch2, join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. 12dc, 4 ch2 sps

ROUND 2: sl st to next ch2sp, ch3, 2dc in same sp, ch2, 3dc in same ch, * ch1, sk 3sts, 3dc, ch2, 3dc in next ch2 sp * 3 times, ch1, join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. 24dc, 4 ch2 sps

ROUND 3: sl st to next ch2sp, ch3, 2dc in same sp, ch2, 3dc in same ch, * (ch1, sk 3 sts, 3dc in next ch1 sp, ch1, sk 3sts), 3dc, ch2, 3dc in ch2 sp * 3 times then ( ) once, ch 1, join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. 36dc, 4 ch2 sps

ROUND 4: sl st to next ch2 sp, ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc in same sp, * ([ch1, sk3 sts, 3dc in next ch1 sp] 2 times, ch1, sk 3 sts), 3dc, ch2, 3dc in next ch2 sp * 3 times then ( ) once, join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. 48dc, 4 ch2 sps

ROUND 5: sl st to next ch2 sp, ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc in same sp, * ([ch1, sk3 sts, 3dc in next ch1 sp] 3 times, ch1, sk 3 sts), 3dc, ch2, 3dc in next ch2 sp * 3 times then ( ) once, join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. 64dc, 4 ch2 sps

ROUND 6: sl st to next ch2 sp, ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc in same sp, * ([ch1, sk3 sts, 3dc in next ch1 sp] 4 times, ch1, sk 3 sts), 3dc, ch2, 3dc in next ch2 sp * 3 times then ( ) once, join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. 72dc, 4 ch2 sps

ROUND 7: sl st to next ch2 sp, ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc in same sp, * ([ch1, sk3 sts, 3dc in next ch1 sp] 5 times, ch1, sk 3 sts), 3dc, ch2, 3dc in next ch2 sp * 3 times then ( ) once, join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. 84dc, 4 ch2 sps

ROUND 8: sl st to next ch2 sp, ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc in same sp, * ([ch1, sk3 sts, 3dc in next ch1 sp] 6 times, ch1, sk 3 sts), 3dc, ch2, 3dc in next ch2 sp * 3 times then ( ) once, join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. 96dc, 4 ch2 sps


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