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Granny square how to...
Why not we crochet together? I’ll help, you jump along but let me warn you, crocheting is highly addictive!

Posted by Nela T. from Belgrade, Serbia • Published See Nela T.'s 13 projects »
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  • How to crochet a granny square. Crochet Along - Step 1
    Step 1

    For this granny square which I like to call NO PLACE LIKE HOME, I used 100% cotton yarn and 3 mm crochet hook.
    The tutorial is written in US terms.
    Used stitches:
    Single crochet - sc
    Double crochet - dc
    Slip stitch - sl st
    Popcorn stitch
    So, grab your hook and some yarn and go for it!
    Chain 6 and slip stitch into the first chain to make a ring. Ch 1. Work 8 sc. Sl st into the ch 1 (picture 1).
    Sl st to the first sc. Work one popcorn. To make the popcorn stitch: work 5 double crochet (dc) stitches in the same stitch. First chain 3 (picture 2).

  • How to crochet a granny square. Crochet Along - Step 2
    Step 2

    Then work another 4 dc (total 5dc – picture 3). Drop the loop from your hook. Insert your hook from front to back under the top 2 loops of the first double crochet of the group (picture 4).

  • How to crochet a granny square. Crochet Along - Step 3
    Step 3

    Grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch (picture 5). Ch2, repeat to the end, total 8 popcorns + 8 ch2 spaces.

  • How to crochet a granny square. Crochet Along - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sl st to the top of the first popcorn (this is where you slip stitch goes – picture 8).

  • How to crochet a granny square. Crochet Along - Step 5
    Step 5

    At this very stitch work one popcorn (picture 7), ch1. In chain two space of the previous round crochet another popcorn. Repeat to the end, total 16 popcorns. (pictures 9 and 10) Fasten off.

  • How to crochet a granny square. Crochet Along - Step 6
    Step 6

    Add another color in any ch 1 space from previous round. Work 3dc (picture 11), repeat 2 more times (picture 12).

  • How to crochet a granny square. Crochet Along - Step 7
    Step 7

    To make corner space work 3dc+3ch+3dc . Repeat to the end.

  • How to crochet a granny square. Crochet Along - Step 8
    Step 8

    One possibility is to work only first 8 pop corn stitches in one color and the rest of the square in same color. Like this.

  • How to crochet a granny square. Crochet Along - Step 9
    Step 9

    I hope I helped. Should you have any difficulties let me know. Just leave the comment.

  • How to crochet a granny square. Crochet Along - Step 10
    Step 10

    Make something, surprise me and the most beautiful project I will reward with one free tutorial from my Etsy shop.

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