LACY GRANNY CROSS SQUARE

Lacy Granny Cross Square – Free Crochet Pattern

This Lacy Granny Cross Square is the 9th 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

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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 15 DC into ring (16 DC); SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.

Join B into any DC

RND 2: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 2 DC into SAME DC; CH 2; SKIP 1 DC; work 1 DC into next DC; CH 2; SKIP 1 DC.
*Work 3 DC into next DC; CH 2; SKIP 1 DC; work 1 DC into next DC; CH 2; SKIP 1 DC.
Repeat from * 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH.
(16 DC and 8 x 2 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join C into the FIRST DC of a 3DC cluster – see photo

RND 3: CH 3 (this counts as 1 DC ); work 5 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into next DC;
CH 2; work 1 DC into next DC; CH 2.
*Work 1 DC into next DC; work 5 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into next DC; CH 2; work 1 DC into next DC; CH 2.
Repeat from * 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(32 DC and 8 x 2 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join D into the FIRST DC of any 7 DC corner group – see photo

RND 4: CH 3 (this counts as 1 DC}; work 1 DC into next 2 DC; work 5 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into next 3 DC; CH 2; work 1 DC into next DC; CH 2.
*Work 1 DC into next 3 DC; work 5 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into next 3 DC; CH 2; work 1 DC into next DC; CH 2.
Repeat from * 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(48 DC and 8 x 2 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join A into the FIRST DC of any 11DC corner group – see photo

RND 5: CH 3 (this counts as 1 DC}; work 1 DC into next 4 DC; work 5 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into next 5 DC; CH 2; work 1 DC into next DC; CH 2.
*Work 1 DC into next 5 DC; work 5 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into next 5 DC; CH 2; work 1 DC into next DC; CH 2.
Repeat from * 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(64 DC and 8 x 2 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join B into the FIRST DC of any 15DC corner group – see photo

RND 6: CH 3 (this counts as 1 DC}; work 1 DC into next 6 DC; work 5 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into next 7 DC; CH 2; work 1 DC into next DC; CH 2.
*Work 1 DC into next 7 DC; work 5 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into next 7 DC; CH 2; work 1 DC into next DC; CH 2.
Repeat from * 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(80 DC and 8 x 2 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

 Join C into the CENTER DC of any 19 DC corner group (the 10th DC) – see photo

RND 7: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into same DC;
SKIP next 3 DC; CH 1; work 3 DC into next DC;
SKIP next 3 DC; CH 1; work 3 DC into next DC;
SKIP next 1 DC and 2 CH space; CH 1; work 3 DC into next DC;
SKIP next 2 CH space and 1 DC; CH 1; work 3 DC into next DC;
SKIP next 3 DC ; CH 1; work 3 DC into next DC.

*SKIP next 3 DC; CH 1; work [3 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into next DC;
SKIP next 3 DC; CH 1; work 3 DC into next DC;
SKIP next 3 DC; CH 1; work 3 DC into next DC;
SKIP next 1 DC and 2 CH space; CH 1; work 3 DC into next DC;
SKIP next 2 CH space and 1 DC; CH 1; work 3 DC into next DC;
SKIP next 3 DC ; CH 1; work 3 DC into next DC.
Repeat from * 2 more times; SKIP next 3 DC; CH 1; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

Join D 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 DC; work 3 DC into next 1 CH space] x 6; CH 1.
*Work [3 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into next 3 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 9: 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 10: 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 Lacy Granny Cross 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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6 Comments


  1. Author

    Thank you! Fixed the typos 🙂

  2. In round 5 in the first part after “work 5 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into next 3 DC” should be into next 5 DC
    In round 6 in same place should be next 7 DC

    Thanks for all your work on this CAL. These squares are beautiful.

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