In today’s post and video I’m going to share how to make this adorable and simple crochet granny square. I actually had another project planned for today, but Hurricane Florence is currently battering the east coast. I figured a project that utilizes yarn you probably have on hand and can be done without power might be a better option for this weekend ;). On that note: stay safe everyone!
In the next week or two I will have an in depth video on how to join the granny squares so stay tuned for that ;).
Simple Crochet Granny Square
Whateva your pretty little heart desires ;). This pretty cotton turns this into a dishcloth and a solid acrylic like this turns this into a classic afghan – so many options in between! These are the hooks I recommend for beginners if you’re in the market!
Start with a magic ring
Round 1: Ch 3, DC 11 in the magic ring, finish off with slip stitch
Round 2: Ch 5, tr stitch in the same stitch the chain 5 came out of, 2 dc in each of the next 2 stitches. tr, ch 2, tr in the next stitch and then 2 dc in each of the next 2 stitches. Repeat back to beginning and sl st into the corner.
Round 3: Ch 5, tr stitch in the same stitch the chain 5 came out of, 2 dc in the next stitch and then place 1 dc in each stitch to the end of the row, but in the last stitch of the row there needs to be 2 dc. Treble (tr) stitch inside the ch 2 space of the previous round which is the corner, ch 2 and tr again in the corner. Repeat this round until desired granny square is made. *Remember, there should be 2dc in the stitch directly before and after the corner ;).
I hope you had fun making this granny square! Are you planning to make an afghan, or make some washcloths?
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