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How To Crochet A Basic Granny Triangle

...because if you love the granny square, you will love the granny triangle, too!!!

https://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/how-to-crochet-a-basic-granny-triangle • Posted by Alessandra Poggiagliolmi

A lovely motif to crochet very quickly and with a small amount of yarn. The fun is all in the choiche of the colours, the merrier the better!

You will need

Project Budget
Cheap

Time

0 h 30

Difficulty

Nice & Simple
Medium 2019 01 20 152026 2%2bgranny%2btriangles

Description

A lovely motif to crochet very quickly and with a small amount of yarn. The fun is all in the choiche of the colours, the merrier the better!

Instructions

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    Pick up your first colour and make a slip knot on your hook, work 4 ch and sl st into 1st ch to form a ring. ROUND 1 : Ch 2, work 3 tr (1st shell) and ch 2 ABBREVIATIONS : Ch : chain sl st : slip stitch tr : treble (=US DC, double crochet)

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    Work 3 tr (2nd shell) and ch 2

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    Work 3 tr (3rd shell) and ch 2

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    sl st into top of 1st tr

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    sl st in next tr (both 2nd and 3rd) and last sl st in corner Cut yarn and fasten off. The first round is completed!

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    ROUND 2 : Select a new colour , make a sl st (= 1 ch) to join in previous corner, work 1 more ch

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    Work 3 tr, 2 ch, 3 tr into the same corner, ch 1

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    Work 3tr, 2ch, 3 tr into the same corner, ch 1

  9. Small 2019 01 20 160953 2nd%2bround%2b3rd%2bcorner

    Work 3tr, 2ch, 3 tr into the same corner, ch 1

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    sl st into top of 1st tr

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    sl st into next tr (both 2nd and 3rd) and into corner Cut yarn and fasten off. The second round is completed !

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    ROUND 3 : Pick the last colour, join it in the previous corner with a sl st (= 1 ch), then add 1 more ch. Work 3 tr, 2 ch, 3 tr into same corner, then ch 1. In next ch-1 space work 3 tr and ch 1.

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    Work 3 tr, 2 ch, 3tr into same corner, then ch 1 In next ch-1 space work 3 tr and ch 1.

  14. Small 2019 01 20 161751 3rd%2bround%2b3rd%2bcorner

    Work 3 tr, 2 ch, 3 tr into same corner, then ch 1. In last ch-1 space work 3 tr and ch 1.

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    sl st into top of 1st tr

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    sl st into tops of both 2nd and 3rd tr, then make last sl st into corner. Cut yarn and fasten off. Third round is complete! Obviously, you can crochet more rounds to make your granny triangle bigger and colourful. You just need to crochet 1 more shell (and 1 ch) on each side, every round you add! Have fun crocheting, xxxx Alessandra