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Robins nest crochet square
A beautifully simple square, with pretty scalloped edges. Perfect on its own or joined as a table runner or even as a blanket. This lovely yarny square measures 7″ x 7″ or 18cm x 18cm once blocked and is made from cotton, but could just as easily be hooked in any yarn. NB/ if using different yarn then size may vary. Instructions use English terminology
Ch – chain
Slst – slip stitch
dc – double crochet
tr – treble crochet
ch3 – counts as a treble unless otherwise stated.

Posted by yarnyrobin from Stourbridge, England, United Kingdom • Published See yarnyrobin's 3 projects »
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  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 1
    Step 1

    ch2, join with ss to form a tiny ring

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 2
    Step 2

    Row 1: ch3,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 3
    Step 3

    11tr into ring,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 4
    Step 4

    join blue yarn and slst into 3rd ch
    (12tr in total).

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 5
    Step 5

    Row 2: ch3,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 6
    Step 6

    1tr in same space, ch1

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 7
    Step 7

    2tr in next st, ch1

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 8
    Step 8

    *2tr in next st, ch1*, repeat * * x10 times, slst into 3rd ch
    (12 clusters of 2tr).

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 9
    Step 9

    Row 3: join white yarn in any ch space, ch3,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 10
    Step 10

    2tr in same sp, ch1

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 11
    Step 11

    *3tr in next ch space, ch1*
    repeat * * x10 times
    join with slst in ch3
    (12 clusters of 3tr).

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 12
    Step 12

    Row 4: join green yarn in any space and ch3,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 13
    Step 13

    3tr in same sp, ch1

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 14
    Step 14

    *4tr in next space, ch1*,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 15
    Step 15

    repeat * * x10 times, join with slst in ch3
    (12 clusters of 4tr)

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 16
    Step 16

    Row 5: join yellow yarn in any space and ch3,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 17
    Step 17

    4tr in same sp, ch1

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 18
    Step 18

    *5tr in next space, ch1*,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 19
    Step 19

    repeat * * x10 times, join with slst in ch3
    (12 clusters of 5tr)

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 20
    Step 20

    Row 6: join pink yarn to any space and ch3,
    5tr in same sp, ch1,
    *6tr in next sp, ch1*,
    repeat * * x10 times, join with ss in ch3
    (12 clusters of 6tr)

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 21
    Step 21

    Row 7: join red yarn in any space, ch3,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 22
    Step 22

    5tr in same space,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 23
    Step 23

    ch3,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 24
    Step 24

    6tr in same space (corner made),

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 25
    Step 25

    *6tr in next space, 6tr in next space,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 26
    Step 26

    6tr in next space, ch3,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 27
    Step 27

    6tr in same space* (2nd corner made),

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 28
    Step 28

    repeat * * x2 times

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 29
    Step 29

    6tr in next space, 6tr in next space, join with slst in beginning ch3. Do not fasten off.
    Row 8: ch3,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 30
    Step 30

    1tr in next 5sts,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 31
    Step 31

    *6tr in ch3 sp,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 32
    Step 32

    ch2

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 33
    Step 33

    6tr in same space (corner made),

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 34
    Step 34

    1tr in next 5sts,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 35
    Step 35

    dc in next space (indicated by needle)

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 36
    Step 36

    1tr in next 5sts,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 37
    Step 37

    dc in next space, 1tr in next 5sts,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 38
    Step 38

    dc in next space, 1tr in next 5sts*,

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 39
    Step 39

    repeat * * x2times

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 40
    Step 40

    6tr in ch3 space, ch2, 6tr in same space (corner made)
    1tr in next 5sts, dc in next space,
    1tr in next 5 sts, dc in next space,
    1tr in next 5 sts,
    slst to beginning 3rd ch to finish.
    Weave in ends.

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 41
    Step 41

    Pin out to block… this is really worth the extra effort. I just pinned this square to a clean towel,
    then spritz with water and leave to dry.

  • How to crochet a granny square. Robins Nest Square - Step 42
    Step 42

    blocking really makes the the world of difference…

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