OCTAGON FLOWER GRANNY FLOWER

OCTAGON FLOWER GRANNY FLOWER

Octagon Flower Granny Square – Free Crochet Pattern

This Octagon Flower Granny Square is the 18th 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

SPECIAL STITCHES:
CL (cluster): Work 3 DC together –
[yarn around hook; insert into ST; pull yarn thru; yarn around hook; pull thru 2 loops on hook] x 3;
yarn around hook and pull thru all 4 remaining loops on hook.

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

INSTRUCTIONS:

With B

CH 6; SL ST into first CH to form a ring

RND 1: CH 1; work 16 SC into ring; SL ST into first SC worked.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join C into any SC.

RND 2: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 2 DC into same SC; CH 3; SKIP next SC.
*Work 3 DC into next SC; CH 3; SKIP next SC.
Repeat from * all around.
(8 x 3 DC groups; 8 x 3 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

RND 3: CH 3; work CL over next 3 DC (first DC is into the top of the 3rd CH of the 3 CH of RND 2);
CH 3; SL ST into next 3 CH space; CH 3;
*work CL over next 3 DC; CH 3; SL ST into next 3 CH space; CH 3.
Repeat from * all around. SL ST into first CH of first 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join D into any 3 CH space of RND 2 (see photo)

RND 4: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 4 DC into same 3 CH space; work 1 SC into top of next CL.
*Work 5 DC into NEXT 3 CH space; work 1 SC into top of  next CL.
Repeat from * all around.
(8 x 5 DC groups = 40 DC ; 8 x SC) = 48 STS
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join A into any 3rd DC (center) of a 5 DC group

RND 5: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 2 DC into SAME DC;
work 1 DC into next 2 DC; work 1 DC into next SC; work 1 DC into next 2 DC.
*Work 3 DC into next DC (center of next 5 DC group); work 1 DC into next 2 DC; work 1 DC into next SC; work 1 DC into next 2 DC.
Repeat from * all around. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
64 DC
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join B into the first DC of any 3 DC group.

RND 6: CH1; work 1 SC into same DC;
work 1 SC into next DC;
work 1 HDC into next DC;
work 1 DC into next DC;
work 1 TR into next DC;
work [1 TR; CH 3; 1 TR] into next DC;
work 1 TR into next DC;
work 1 DC into next DC;
work 1 HDC into next DC;
work 1 SC into next 9 DC.
*Work 1 HDC into next DC;
work 1 DC into next DC;
work 1 TR into next DC;
work [1 TR; CH 3; 1 TR] into next DC;
work 1 TR into next DC;
work 1 DC into next DC;
work 1 HDC into next DC;
work 1 SC into next 9 DC.
Repeat from * 2 more times; work 1 SC into only 7 DC on last repeat; SL ST into first SC worked.
(17 STS per side = 68 STS)
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 3 CH space – first corner made.
CH 1; SKIP 2 TR; work 3 DC into next DC; CH 1; SKIP next 3 STS; work 3 DC into next SC; CH 1;
SKIP next 3 SC; work 3 DC into next SC; CH 1; SKIP next 3 STS; work 3 DC into next DC; CH 1;
SKIP next 2 TR.
*Work [3 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into next 3 CH space; CH 1; SKIP 2 TR; work 3 DC into next DC; CH 1; SKIP next 3 STS; work 3 DC into next SC; CH 1;
SKIP next 3 SC; work 3 DC into next SC; CH 1; SKIP next 3 STS; work 3 DC into next DC; CH 1;
SKIP next 2 TR. 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 8: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into 3 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 3 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 A into any 3 CH corner space.

RND 9: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 2 CH; 3 DC] into 3 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 B into any 3 CH corner space.

RND 10: 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 1st SC made.

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; 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 Flower Wheel 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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2 Comments

  1. Author

    Thank you 🙂 Fixed the error!

  2. You still have an error in RND 6. The first SC in the 7DC should be also 9DC. I love your patterns, I will send you a pic of the finish product with different colors.

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