POPCORN FLOWER GRANNY SQUARE

Popcorn Flower Granny Square – Free Crochet Pattern

This Popcorn Flower Granny Square is the 6th Afghan Block
in the Crochet A Block Afghan 2017 Crochet Along!

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Easy – Intermediate
Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing.
Concentration required.

Yarn: Weight – DK (11 wpi) 3 : Light
Color – 4 colors – color change indicted in pattern

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

SPECIAL STITCHES:

Beg PC (beginning popcorn): CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 4 DC into the same stitch; REMOVE your hook from the loop; INSERT hook into the 3rd CH of the 3 CH; INSERT your hook into the dropped loop; YARN OVER and pull thru both loops on your hook.

PC (popcorn): Work 5 DC into the same stitch; REMOVE your hook from the loop; INSERT hook into the FIRST DC worked; INSERT your hook into the dropped loop; YARN OVER and pull thru both loops on your hook.

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COLORS: A – aran; B – blue; C – grey; D – pink

INSTRUCTIONS:

With B

FOUNDATION RING:
CH 10; join with a SL ST into the first CH to form a ring.

RND 1: CH 1; work 16 SC into ring; join with a SL ST into first SC ( 16 SC).

RND 2: Work BEG PC into the first SC; CH 3; SKIP the next SC; work [PC into next SC; CH 3; SKIP next SC] 7 times; join with a SL ST into the BEG PC. (8 PC and 8 x 3 CH spaces)

Beg PC (beginning popcorn): CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 4 DC into the same stitch; REMOVE your hook from the loop; INSERT hook into the 3rd CH of the 3 CH; INSERT your hook into the dropped loop; YARN OVER and pull thru both loops on your hook.

PC (popcorn): Work 5 DC into the same stitch; REMOVE your hook from the loop; INSERT hook into the FIRST DC worked; INSERT your hook into the dropped loop; YARN OVER and pull thru both loops on your hook.

RND 3: CH 1; work 1 SC into same ST (top of PC); *CH 6; work 1 SC into the top of the NEXT PC.
Repeat from, * 6 more times; CH 6; SL ST into first SC worked.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join C into any 6 CH space

RND 4: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [4 DC; 3 CH; 5 DC] into corner; CH 3; work 1 SC into NEXT 6 CH space; CH 3.
*Work [5 DC; 3 CH; 5 DC] into NEXT 6 CH space; CH 3; work 1 SC into NEXT 6 CH space; CH 3.
Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join D into any 3 CH corner space

RND 5: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [4 DC; 3 CH; 5 DC] into corner; CH 4; work 1 SC into NEXT 3 CH space; CH 3; work 1 SC into NEXT 3 CH space; CH 4.
*Work work [5 DC; 3 CH; 5 DC] into corner; CH 4; work 1 SC into NEXT 3 CH space; CH 3; work 1 SC into NEXT 3 CH space; CH 4.
Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join A into any 3 CH CORNER space.

RND 6:CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 3 CH; 3 DC] into same 3 CH space – first corner made. CH 2; work 3 DC into next 4 CH space; CH 2; work 3 DC into next 3 CH space; CH 2; work 3 DC into next 4 CH space; CH 2.
*work [3 DC; 3 CH; 3 DC] into same 3 CH space – corner made. CH 2; work 3 DC into next 4 CH space; CH 2; work 3 DC into next 3 CH space; CH 2; work 3 DC into next 4 CH space; CH 2.
Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join B into any 3 CH CORNER space.

RND 7: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 3 CH; 3 DC] into same 3 CH space – first corner made. CH 1; [SKIP 3 DC; work 3 DC into next 2 CH space; CH 1] x 4;
*Work [3 DC; 3 CH; 3 DC] into next 3 CH space; CH 1; [SKIP 3 DC; work 3 DC into next 2 CH space; CH 1] x 4.
Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join C into any 3 CH space.

RND 8: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 3 CH; 3 DC] into 3 CH space – first corner made.[CH 1; work 3 DC into next 1 CH space] x 5; CH 1.
*Work [3 DC; 3 CH; 3 DC] into next 3 CH space; [CH 1; work 3 DC into next 1 CH space] x 5; CH 1.
Repeat from * 2 more times; CH 1. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join D into any 3 CH space.

RND 9: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 3 CH; 3 DC] into 3 CH space – first corner made.[CH 1; work 3 DC into next 1 CH space] x 6; CH 1.
*Work [3 DC; 3 CH; 3 DC] into next 3 CH space; [CH 1; work 3 DC into next 1 CH space] x 6; CH 1.
Repeat from * 2 more times; CH 1. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join A into any 3 CH space.

RND 10: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into same 3 CH space – first corner made.
Work 1 DC into each DC and 1 CH space until next corner.
*Work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into 3 CH corner space; work 1 DC into each DC and 1 CH space until next corner.
Repeat from * 2 more times. Join with a SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join B into any 2 CH space.

RND 11: CH 1; work 3 SC into corner space.
Work 1 SC into each DC of previous round and work 3 SC into each 2 CH corner.
SL ST into first SC worked.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Final Stitch Count = 35 SC on each side PLUS 3 SC in each corner

 When blocked the Popcorn Flower Granny Square should be approx 9 inches (23 cm).

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