Crochet Granny Square Pattern

YARN: weight 4, worsted HOOK: 4.5 mm SIZE: 7.5 inches, 19 cm

Crochet Terms: US
Abbreviations: st – stitch, sl-st – slip stitch, ch – chain, sc – single crochet, hdc – half double crochet, dc – double crochet, fp – front post, tr – treble crochet, bp – back post.

ROUND 1. Magic ring (R1.1), ch2, 16dc into ring (R1.2). Join to 1st dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R1.3)

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

ROUND 3. Join with a standing popcorn in any ch1 space (R3.1),*ch3 (R3.2), skip next st, 2sc in next st (R3.3), tr in skipped sc of round 1 (R3.4), skip ch1 space, 2sc in next st (R3.5), ch3 (R3.6), skip next st, popcorn in ch1 space (R3.7)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last popcorn. Join to standing popcorn with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R3.8)

ROUND 4. Join with a standing popcorn in any tr (R4.1), *ch3 (R4.2), skip next st, 2sc in next st (R4.3), tr in skipped sc of round 2 (R4.4), skip ch3 of round 3, fpsc around popcorn (R4.5), tr in skipped sc of round 2 (R4.6), skip ch3 of round 3, 2sc in next st (R4.7), ch3 (R4.8), skip next st, popcorn in next st (R4.9)*, repeat** 4 times. Omit last popcorn. Join to standing popcorn with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R4.10)

ROUND 5. Join with a standing sc in any tr after fpsc (R5.1), * skip next 2 sts, 6dc in ch3 space, fptr around next st, 6dc in ch3 space, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts (R5.2)*. Repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R5.3)

ROUND 6. Join with a standing hdc in any sc before 6dc (R6.1), *bpsc around next 13 sts (R6.2), hdc in next 3 sts (R6.3)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last hdc, join to standing hdc with a sl-st. (R6.4)

ROUND 7. ch1, sc in same st, sc in next 5 sts (R7.1), *hdc in next st, in next st (2dc, ch1, 2dc), hdc in next st (R7.2), sc in next 13 sts (R7.3)*, repeat** 4 times. Omit last 6 sts. Join to 1st sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R7.4)

ROUND 8. Join with a standing sc in any ch1 space, * sc in next 19 sts, in ch1 space (sc, ch1, sc) (R8.1)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R8.2)

ROUND 9. Join with a standing dc in any ch1 space, dc in same space, *dc in next 21 sts, in ch1 space (2dc, ch1, 2dc) (R9.1)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last 2 dc. Join to standing dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R9.2)

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