Alternative Granny – #CAB 004

Easy 
Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing.

Yarn: medium worsted yarn
Color – 6 colors – color change indicted in pattern

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 4 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 2. *Work 3 DC into ring, CH 2,. 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 2 CH corner space with a SL ST, CH 1, work (1 SC, 3 CH, 1 SC) into same space, *CH 3, work (1 SC, 3 CH, 1 SC) into next 2 CH space. Repeat from * twice more, CH 3, join with a SL ST into first SC
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, 3 CH, 3 DC) into same space, CH 1, work 3 DC into next 3 CH space, CH 1, *work 3 DC, 3 CH, 3 DC) into next 3 CH space, CH 1, work 3 DC into next 3 CH space, CH 1. Repeat from * twice more, join with a SL ST into 3rd of CH 3
Fasten off and weave in ends.
RND 4: (Change Color)
Join yarn to any 3 CH corner space with a SL ST, CH 1, work (1 SC, 3 CH, 1 SC) into same space, CH 3, work 1 SC into next 1 CH space, CH 3, work 1 SC into next 1 CH space, CH 3. *work (1 SC, 3 CH, 1 SC) into next 3 CH space, CH 3, work 1 SC into next 1 CH space, CH 3, work 1 SC into next 1 CH space, CH 3 Repeat from * twice more, join with a SL ST into 3rd of CH 3
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, 3 CH, 3 DC) into same space, CH 1, (work 3 DC into next 3 CH space, CH 1) 3 times. *Work 3 DC, 3 CH, 3 DC) into next 3 CH space, CH 1, (work 3 DC into next 3 CH space, CH 1) 3 times. Repeat from * twice more, join with a SL ST into 3rd of CH 3
Fasten off and weave in ends.
RND 6: (Change Color)
Join yarn to any 3 CH corner space with a SL ST, CH 1, work (1 SC, 3 CH, 1 SC) into same space, CH 3, (work 1 SC into next 1 CH space, CH 3) x 4. *Work (1 SC, 3 CH, 1 SC) into next 3 CH space, CH 3, (work 1 SC into next 1 CH space, CH 3) x 4 Repeat from * twice more, join with a SL ST into 3rd of CH 3
Fasten off and weave in ends.
RND 7: (Change Color)
Join yarn to any 3 CH corner space with a SL ST, CH 3, work (2 DC, 3 CH, 3 DC) into same space, CH 1, (work 3 DC into next 3 CH space, CH 1) 4 times. *Work 3 DC, 3 CH, 3 DC) into next 3 CH space, CH 1, (work 3 DC into next 3 CH space, CH 1) 4 times. Repeat from * twice more, join with a SL ST into 3rd of CH 3
Fasten off and weave in ends.
RND 8: (Change Color)
Join yarn to any 3 CH corner space with a SL ST, CH 1, work (1 SC, 3 CH, 1 SC) into same space, CH 3, (work 1 SC into next 1 CH space, CH 3) x 6. *Work (1 SC, 3 CH, 1 SC) into next 3 CH space, CH 3, (work 1 SC into next 1 CH space, CH 3) x 6 Repeat from * twice more, join with a SL ST into 3rd of CH 3
Fasten off and weave in ends.
RND 9: (Change Color)
Join yarn to any 3 CH corner space with a SL ST, CH 3, work (2 DC, 3 CH, 3 DC) into same space, CH 1, (work 3 DC into next 3 CH space, CH 1) 6 times. *Work 3 DC, 3 CH, 3 DC) into next 3 CH space, CH 1, (work 3 DC into next 3 CH space, CH 1) 6 times. Repeat from * twice more, join with a SL ST into 3rd of CH 3
Fasten off and weave in ends.
RND 10: (Change Color)
Join yarn to any 3 CH corner space with a SL ST, CH 1, work (1 SC, 3 CH, 1 SC) into same space, CH 3, (work 1 SC into next 1 CH space, CH 3) x 8. *Work (1 SC, 3 CH, 1 SC) into next 3 CH space, CH 3, (work 1 SC into next 1 CH space, CH 3) x 8. Repeat from * twice more, join with a SL ST into 3rd of CH 3
RND 11:
Join yarn to any 3 CH corner space with a SL ST, CH 3, work (2 DC, 3 CH, 3 DC) into same space, CH 1, (work 3 DC into next 3 CH space, CH 1) 8 times. *Work 3 DC, 3 CH, 3 DC) into next 3 CH space, CH 1, (work 3 DC into next 3 CH space, CH 1) 8 times. Repeat from * twice more, join with a SL ST into 3rd of CH 3
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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    YES you can! More than welcome to use that method 🙂

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