DRAGONFLY GRANNY SQUARE

DRAGONFLY GRANNY SQUARE

Dragonfly Granny Square – Free Crochet Pattern

This Dragonfly Granny Square is the 15th 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
TR – treble crochet

 

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

INSTRUCTIONS:

With C

CH 6; SL ST into 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.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

Join D into any DC.

RND 2: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [1 DC; CH 2; 2 DC] into SAME ST;
work 1 DC into next 3 DC.
*Work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into next DC; work 1 DC into next 3 DC.
Repeat from * two more times. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(28 DC; 4 x 2 CH corner spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join A into any 2 CH corner space.

RND 3: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into 2 CH corner;
CH 6; SKIP next 7 DC.
*Work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into next 2 CH corner space; CH 6; SKIP next 7 DC.
Repeat from * two more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.

RND 4: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into next DC; work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into 2 CH corner;
work 1 DC into next 2 DC; CH 6; SKIP next 6 CH.
*Work 1 DC into next 2 DC; work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into 2 CH corner;
work 1 DC into next 2 DC; CH 6; SKIP next 6 CH.
Repeat from * two more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.

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

Join B into any 2 CH corner space.

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

 

Join C into any 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; SKIP 3 STS; work 3 DC into next ST;
CH 1; SKIP 3 STS; work 3 DC into next ST;
CH 1; work 3 DC into next TR;
CH 1; SKIP 3 CH; work 3 DC into next ST;
CH 1; SKIP 3 STS; work 3 DC into next ST; CH 1.
*Work [3 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into next 2 CH space;
CH 1; SKIP 3 STS; work 3 DC into next ST;
CH 1; SKIP 3 STS; work 3 DC into next ST;
CH 1; work 3 DC into next TR;
CH 1; SKIP 3 CH; work 3 DC into next ST;
CH 1; SKIP 3 STS; work 3 DC into next ST; 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 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 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 9: CH1; work [2 SC; 2 CH; 2 SC] into same 2 CH space; work 1 SC into each DC and 1 CH space of previous round until next 2 CH corner space;
Work [2 SC; 2 CH; 2 SC] into 2 CH corner space;
work 1 SC into each DC and 1 CH space of previous round until next 2 CH corner space.] x 3;
SL ST into 1st SC made.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join B into FIRST SC of a round (the first SC at the START of a round – just after a corner)

Note: due to sizing I had to make this round in SC – but it can be done in HDC or DC.
Use the stitch to get your square to your size!

RND 10: CH1; work 1 SC into same ST; work 1 SC into each SC until corner;
CH 3; SKIP CORNER SPACE; work 1 SC into next SC.
*Work 1 SC into each SC until corner; CH 3; SKIP CORNER SPACE; work 1 SC into next SC.
Repeat from * two more times.
SL ST into 1st SC made.
(35 SC on each side)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join C into any 3 CH corner space or SC

RND 11: CH 1 (please note this does not count as a ST); work 1 SC into each SC  of previous round – work 3 SC into each corner 3 CH space; 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 Dragonfly 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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