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Crochet granny square pattern / Crochet Motif #117

Yarn: weight 4, worsted Hook: 5 mm Size: 11 inches, 28 cm

Crochet Terms: US
Abbreviations: st – stitch, sl-st – slip stitch, ch – chain, sc – single crochet, hdc – half double crochet, dc – double crochet, tr – treble crochet, dtr – double treble crochet, fp – front post, bp – back post, bl – back loop,  tbl – third back loop. Front Post Puff st – Yarn over, insert hook from front to back to front around post of indicated st, yarn over and pull up a loop, repeat 3 more times, 9 loops on hook, yarn over and pull through all 9 loops, ch 1 to close front post puff stitch. Cluster of 2tr – yarn over twice, insert hook into indicated stitch or space, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops twice. Repeat once more in the same stitch or space. 3 loops on hook. Yarn over and pull through all 3 loops. Cluster of 3tr – Yarn over twice, insert hook into indicated stitch or space, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops twice. Repeat two more in the same stitch or space. 4 loops on the hook. Yarn over and pull through all 4 loops.

ROUND 1. Slip knot (R1.1), ch4 (R1.2)insert hook into 1st chain (R1.3), yarn over and pull through to form a ring (R1.4)ch2 (R1.5), cluster of 2dc (R1.6) (ch2+cluster of 2dc counts as cluster of 3dc), *ch1, cluster of 3dc into ring (R1.7)*. Repeat ** 8 times. Omit cluster of 3dc. Join to cluster of 2dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R1.8)

ROUND 2. Join with a standing puff st in any ch1 space (R2.1), *ch2skip next st, puff st in ch1 space (R2.2)*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last puff st. Join to standing puff st with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R2.3)

ROUND 3. Join with a standing fpsc around any puff st (R3.1), *2sc in ch2 space, working in front of same ch3 space fptr around cluster of 3dc of round 1, 2sc in same ch2 space of round 2, fpsc around next st (R3.2)*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st. (R3.3)

ROUND 4. ch1, sc in same st (R4.1), *skip next 2 sts, 9dc in next st, skip next 2 sts, sc in next st (R4.2)*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R4.3)

ROUND 5. Join with a standing tblhdc in any 8th dc (R5.1), *skip next st, fp puff st around next st, skip next st, tblhdc in next 7 sts (R5.2)*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last tblhdc. Join to standing tblhdc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R5.3)

ROUND 6. Join with a standing tblsc in any 4th tblhdc (R6.1), *tblsc in next st, tblhdc in next 2 sts, fpdc around next st, tblhdc in next 2 sts, tblsc in next 3 sts, tblhdc in next 2 sts, around next st (fpdc, ch1, fpdc), tblhdc in next 2 sts, tblsc in next 2 sts (R6.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last tblsc. Join to standing tblsc with a sl-st. (R6.3)

ROUND 7. ch1, sc in same (R7.1), *sc in next 8 sts, hdc in next st, ch2, skip next 3 sts, in next st (cluster of 2tr, ch2, cluster of 3tr, ch2, cluster of 2tr, ch2), skip next 3 sts, hdc in next st, sc in next st (R7.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R7.3)

ROUND 8. Join with a standing fpdc around any fpdc of round 6 in the middle of the side (R8.1), skip sc of round 7 made in same st, *sc in next 4 sts, skip next st, 2sc in ch2 space, fpsc around next st, in ch2 space (2sc, hdc), around next st (fpdc, ch1, fpdc), in ch2 space (hdc, 2sc), fpsc around next st, 2sc in ch2 space, skip next st, sc in next 4 sts, fpdc around fpdc of round 6, skip next st of round 7 (R8.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last fpdc. Join to standing fpdc with a sl-st. (R8.3)

ROUND 9. ch2, hdc in same st, *hdc in next 11 sts, in ch1 space (2hdc, ch1, 2dc), hdc in next 12 sts*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last hdc. Join to 1st hdc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R9.1)

ROUND 10. Join with a standing hdc in any corner ch1 space, hdc in same space, *tblhdc in next st, fp puff st around next st, (tblhdc in next 5 sts, fp puff st around next st) 4 times, tblhdc in next st, in ch1 space (2hdc, ch1, 2hdc(R10.1)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last 2hdc. Join to standing hdc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R10.2)

ROUND 11. Join with a standing tblsc in any last st before corner ch1 space (R11.1), *ch1, skip ch1, tblsc in next 3 sts, fpsc around next st, (tblsc in next 5 sts, fpsc around next st) 4 times, tblsc in next 3 sts (R11.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last tblsc. Join to standing tblsc with a sl-st. (R11.3)

ROUND 12. ch2, dc in same st, *in ch1 space (2dc, ch1, 2dc), dc in next 31 sts*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last dc. Join to 1st dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R12.1)

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  1. Sue

    Hello Veronika, I am so in awe of your work. You are so talented and so generous sharing your beautiful designs with us all. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

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