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Granny Square Free Crochet Pattern

The Sweet Blossom Granny Square starts off as a traditional square. The addition of multi-faceted, textured flower applique makes it unique. Several squares joined together with plain squares interspersed would make a lovely floral throw for your home décor needs.

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Supplies

#4 worsted weight yarn {70 yds MC; 15 yds CC}

US G (4mm) hook

Tapestry needle

Gauge:

10 row square=8”

Finished Size:

Granny Square=8”

Finished Size: 

Flower=4”

Abbreviations Used: (US Terms)

MC=main color

CC=contrasting color

MR=magic ring

ch=chain

dc=double crochet

sl st=slip stitch

ch 2-sp=chain 2 space

rep=repeat

BL=back loops

st=stitch

tr=treble

FL=front loops

sk=skip

Notes

  • Ch 3 counts as a stitch
  • Fasten off each round of the granny square and rejoin each round in any corner.

Sweet Blossom Granny Square Feature in Friends With Granny Blanket CAL

A picture of a blanket made out of mullti-colored granny squares sits on a chair.

The Sweet Blossom Granny Square was featured in the Friends With Granny Blanket CAL hosted by Madame Stitch and Eclaire Makery. You can still click the button below to see the other squares that featured in this event.

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Grab the Friends With Granny Bundle to get your hands on them all now.

A tan crochet granny square with a cream flower applique lays on white background. Tan and cream yarn and white flowers are on either side.

Granny Square:

Rnd 1: With MC, using MR, ch 3, 2dc, ch 2, dc 3, ch 2, dc 3, ch 2, dc 3, ch 2 in ring, sl st top of ch 3 [12 dc, 4 ch 2-sp]

Rnd 2: Join in any corner ch 2-sp,( ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch 2-sp; (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next three ch 2-sp; join [24 dc, 4 ch 2-sp]

Rnd 3: Join in any corner ch 2-sp, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch 2-sp; *3 dc in next sp between the

3 dc cluster, (3 dc,ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch 2-sp; rep from * around, join with sl st top of ch 3 [36 dc, 4 ch 2-sp]

Rnd 4: Join in any corner ch-2 sp, Ch 3, (2 dc,ch 2, 3 dc) in same sp, 3 dc in each 3 dc cluster sp between corners, and (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in each corner ch-2 sp around, join with sl st in top of Ch 3 [48 dc, 4 ch 2-sp]

Rnds 5-10: (or until your square measures 8 in): Rep rnd 4 [Each dc count will increase by 12]

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Flower Motif:

Rnd 1: With CC, using MR, ch 3, 11 dc in ring, pull to close, sl st top of ch 3 [12]

Rnd 2: Working in BL’s this rnd only, Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around, join [24]

Rnd 3: ch 3, tr in FL of previous row, *dc next, tr next in FL of previous row; rep from * around, join [12 dc, 12 FPtr]

Rnd 4: ch 1, sc same st, *ch 8, sk next 3, sc next; rep from * 4x, ch 8, join in first sc [6 sc, 6 ch 8]

Rnd 5: ch 1, *12 dc in ch 8-sp, sl st in sc, ch 1; rep from * 4x, 12 dc in last ch 8-sp, join [72 dc, 6 sl st]

 Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

Line up the middle magic ring of the flower to the middle magic ring of the granny square. Tack the circle portion of the flower only to the square, leaving the petals free.

My other granny square designs:

Rose Garden Pouch

XOXO Wall Hanging(Made with fun granny X’s and O’S)

Diamond Fun Bookmark/Glasses Case

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