FRAMED CIRCLE GRANNY SQUARE

FRAMED CIRCLE GRANNY SQUARE

Framed Circle Granny Square – Free Crochet Pattern

This Framed Circle Granny Square is the 13th Afghan Block
in the Crochet A Block Afghan 2017 Crochet Along!

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Easy
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
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet

 

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

INSTRUCTIONS:

With A

FOUNDATION RING:
CH 6; join with a SL ST into the first CH to form a ring.

RND 1: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 11 DC into ring (12 DC); SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join B into any DC.

RND 2: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into SAME ST as 3 CH; work 2 DC into next DC.
Work 2 DC into each DC all around (24 DC); SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join C into any DC.

RND 3: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into SAME ST as 3 CH; work 1 DC into next DC.
*Work 2 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into next DC. Repeat from * all around (36 DC); SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

   

Join D into any DC.

RND 4: CH 1; work 1 SC into SAME ST; CH 3; SKIP 2 DC.
*Work 1 SC into next DC; CH 3; SKIP 2 DC.
Repeat from * all around; SL ST into first SC.
(12 x 3 CH spaces and 12 SC)
DO NOT FASTEN OFF.

RND 5: SL ST into next 3 CH space; CH 1; work [1 SC; 1 HDC; 2 DC; 1 HDC; 1 SC] into 3 CH space.
Work  [1 SC; 1 HDC; 2 DC; 1 HDC; 1 SC]  into each 3 CH space all around; SL ST into first SC made.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
(12 petals)

  

Join A into any SC of RND 4.

NOTE: For this round you will be working into and around the SC STS of RND 4.

RND 6: CH 3: work [2 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into same SC; CH 2;
work [1 DC around next SC from RND 4; CH 2] x 2.
*Work [3 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into next SC from RND 4; CH 2;
work [1 DC around next SC from RND 4; CH 2] x 2.
Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH
DO NOT FASTEN OFF.
(4 x ‘corners’ created and 12 x 2 CH spaces in-between)

SL ST into next 2 DC; SL ST into 2 CH corner space;

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

Join B into any 2 CH corner space.

RND 8: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into 2 CH space – first corner made.[CH 1; SKIP 3 STS; work 3 DC into next 1 CH space] x 4; CH 1.
*Work [3 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into next 2 CH space; [CH 1; SKIP 3 STS; work 3 DC into next 1 CH space] x 4; CH 1. Repeat from * 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join C into any 2 CH corner space.

RND 9: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into 2 CH space – first corner made.[CH 1; SKIP 3 DC; work 3 DC into next 1 CH space] x 5; CH 1.
*Work [3 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into next 2 CH space; [CH 1; SKIP 3 DC; work 3 DC into next 1 CH space] x 5; CH 1. Repeat from * 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join D into any 2 CH corner space.

RND 10: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into 2 CH space – first corner made.[CH 1; SKIP 3 DC; work 3 DC into next 1 CH space] x 6; CH 1.
*Work [3 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into next 2 CH space; [CH 1; SKIP 3 DC; work 3 DC into next 1 CH space] x 6; CH 1. Repeat from * 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join A into any 2 CH corner space.

RND 11: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into same 2 CH space; work 1 DC into each DC and 1 CH space of previous round until next 2 CH corner space;
[Work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into 2 CH corner space;
work 1 DC into each DC and 1 CH space of previous round until next 2 CH corner space.] x 3;
SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.

RND 12: CH 1 (please note this does not count as a ST); work 1 SC into each DC  of previous round – work 3 SC into each 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 Framed Circle Granny Square should be approx 9 inches (23 cm).

I use this beautiful blocking station from SiouXie Designs to block my squares!
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