My Favorite Granny SquareMy Favorite Granny Square

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Materials Used

 Scraps of worsted weight yarn

Hook Size





I make these up for Charity.  I donated most of them to Heartmade Blessings.  I've used this square to make 6" and 12".  I've also used this to make afghans with rose or a popcorn rose in the middle.  Here's a picture of an afghan in this stitch.


Ch 4, sl st tog to make a ring.

Round 1: Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, ch 2. 3 dc in ring, ch 2. Repeat 3 dc in ring, ch 2 2 more times. (4 groups of 3 dc, ch 2) sl st tog at the top of the ch 3.

Round 2: Sl st over 2 sts to the corner, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3dc corner made. *3 dc in next corner, ch 2, 3 dc. Repeat 2 more times. (4 corners made - 2 groups in each corner) Sl st tog at the top of the ch 3.

Round 3: Sl st over 2 sts to the corner, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in corner.  Now in the space between the corners, do dc, tr in the middle of the dc from the previous row group, dc all in the same space. Repeat corner 3 dc, ch 2, 3dc in each corner. Repeat dc, tr, dc in between the corners.

Round 4: Do the same as a normal granny... 3dc, ch 1 (except ch 1 only), 3 dc in corners and 3dc in the middle section.

Round 5: Repeat Round 3. Corners 3dc, ch 1, 3dc and sides dc, tr, dc.

Round 6: Repeat Round 4.

Round 7: Repeat Round 5.

Round 8: Repeat Round 4.

Round 9: Repeat Round 5.

Round 10: Repeat Round 4.

Round 11: Repeat Round 5.

Round 12: Repeat Round 4. Fasten off and weave in ends.

© May 10, 2006 Christina Budd

This is my written pattern; please use it for personal use only. You may make the item and sell them, but pattern remains property of Christina Budd. And if you sell the finished product, please link back to and give credit to this the original pattern.


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