Granny In The Middle – #CAB 001

Easy 
Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing.

Yarn: medium worsted yarn
Color – 7 colors – new color changed at the start of each round

LoveCrochet

Hook: 4.00 mm

Size: 23 cm x 23 cm (approx. 9 inches)

Notes:
Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect

I use US Crochet stitch terminology

Abbreviations:
CH – chain
SL ST – slip stitch
SC – single crochet
DC – double crochet

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Foundation Ring:

Make a 6 CH and join with a SL ST into the first CH to form a ring

RND 1:
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 2 DC into rnd, CH 3. *Work 3 DC into ring, CH 3,. Repeat from * twice more, join with a SL ST into the top of first 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
RND 2: (Change Color)
Join yarn to any 3 CH corner space with a SL ST, CH 3, work (2 DC, CH 3, 3 DC) into same space to make corner. *CH 1, work (3 DC, CH 3, 3 DC) into next 3 CH space. Repeat from * twice more, CH 1, join with a SL ST into top of first 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
RND 3:  (Change Color)
Join yarn to any 3 CH corner space with a SL ST, CH 3 work (2 DC, CH 3, 3 DC) into same space to make corner. *CH 1, work 3 DC into next 1 CH space, CH 1 work (3 DC, CH 3, 3 DC) into next CH 3 space. Repeat from * twice more, CH 1, work 3 DC into next 1 CH space, CH 1, join with a SL ST into the top of the first 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
RND 4:  (Change Color)
Join yarn to any 3 CH corner space with a SL ST, CH 3 work (2 DC, CH 3, 3 DC) into same space to make corner. *(CH 1, work 3 DC into next 1 CH space) x 2, CH 1 work (3 DC, CH 3, 3 DC) into next CH 3 space. Repeat from * twice more, (CH 1, work 3 DC into next 1 CH space) x 2, CH 1, join with a SL ST into the top of the first 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
RND 5:  (Change Color)
Join yarn to any 3 CH corner space with a SL ST, CH 3 work (2 DC, CH 3, 3 DC) into same space to make corner. *(CH 1, work 3 DC into next 1 CH space) x 3, CH 1 work (3 DC, CH 3, 3 DC) into next CH 3 space. Repeat from * twice more, (CH 1, work 3 DC into next 1 CH space) x 3, CH 1, join with a SL ST into the top of the first 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
RND 6: (Change Color)
Join yarn to any DC from previous round. CH 1, work 1 SC into each DC and 1 CH space or previous round, working 5 SC into each CH 3 corner space. Join with a SL ST into first SC.
RND 7: CH 1, work 1 SC into every SC of previous round, working 3 SC into  center ST of the 5 SC corner groups, join with a SL ST into first SC.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
RND 8:  (Change Color)
Join yarn into any SC ( NOT THE CORNERS), CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into every SC of previous round, work 3 DC into the center ST of the 3 SC corner groups. Join with a SL ST into the top of the first 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
RND 9:  (Change Color)
Join yarn into any DC ( NOT THE CORNERS), CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into every DC of previous round, work 3 DC into the center ST of the 3 DC corner groups. Join with a SL ST into the top of the first 3 CH.

RND 10: CH 1, work 1 SC into each DC of the previous round, working 3 DC into center ST of the 3 DC corner groups. Join with a SL ST into first SC.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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1 Comment

  1. love the colors you used! Granny squares are so versatile and great scrap busters. You can make anything from a toy to a king sized blanket and best of all, you can't have too many patterns on them! Thanks for sharing 🙂

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