What is the pattern for a granny square?

What is the pattern for a granny square?

A granny square pattern is a name for a motif that’s worked in granny clusters. A granny cluster is a group of 3 double crochets (or in UK terms, trebles). All three double crochets are worked in the same stitch or space, separated with chains from other clusters.

What do crochet symbols mean?

A symbol chart is a visual representation of a crochet pattern. Each row or round is depicted, stitch by stitch, using symbols that represent the stitches.

How do you crochet a simple granny square?


  1. Start the Granny Square.
  2. Make the First Double Crochet Cluster.
  3. Crochet the Second DC Cluster.
  4. Finish Round One of the Granny Square.
  5. Start Round Two of the Granny Square.
  6. Complete the First Double Crochet Set.
  7. Work Around Round Two of the Granny Square.
  8. Repeat for the Third Corner.

What does C mean in crochet?

BPtr = back post triple crochet(s) C: CA = color A. CB = color B. CC = contrasting color.

How do you read a crochet drop pattern?

A crochet diagram is read opposite to how you would normally read: from right to left, from bottom to top. In other words: you start with the symbol in the bottom right corner, and work your way leftwards and upwards (see RED in diagram below).

How many granny squares does it take to make a blanket?

Typical Blanket Sizes: A baby blanket (at 42” square), will require 49 granny square blocks (7 blocks by 7 blocks). A throw blanket (at 48” x 66”) will require 88 granny squares (8 blocks by 11 blocks). A king-sized bedspread (at 90” square) will require 225 granny square blocks (15 blocks by 15 blocks).

How do you read a crochet pattern for beginners?

It’s helpful to get familiar with a crochet stitch glossary, but here’s a brief overview of abbreviations beginners are likely to see:

  1. beg = beginning.
  2. ch = chain stitch.
  3. ch sp = chain space.
  4. dc = double crochet.
  5. dec = decrease.
  6. inc = increase.
  7. mc = main color.
  8. rep = repeat.

How do you crochet a triangle?


  1. Create a foundation chain.
  2. Single crochet across the chain.
  3. Work four chain stitches.
  4. Yarn over as you pick up stitches.
  5. Draw through seven loops.
  6. Work two chain stitches.
  7. Make another triangle stitch.
  8. Repeat to the end of the row.

What does P mean in crochet?

Picots are created by chaining the number of stitches called for in the pattern and then working a slip stitch in the indicated stitch or space. The picot stitch is great to use for edging a crochet project! The first picot stitch creates a wider looking stitch that is firmly attached to the crochet project.

How to make a crochet granny square?

Crochet one single crochet stitch in the first corner.

  • Single crochet in each single crochet stitch across the side.
  • In the corner,make one single crochet stitch and a chain-2.
  • Repeat the steps above three more times to complete each edge of the square.
  • Join the end of the round to the beginning with a slip stitch.
  • How to make a classic granny square?

    – Chain three​ in the corner where you joined the yarn – 2 dc​ in same corner space – Work all of the following in next corner space: 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc – Repeat previous step two times – 3 dc in remaining corner, which is the same corner where you started – Chain two – Slip stitch to top of first chain three to close the round.

    How to start an open granny square?

    Make the last st of the round/row. In the case of your granny square,make your last sl st to join the round.

  • Chain one.
  • Without removing the hook from the loop,cut the yarn leaving a tail of approximately 4″ (10 cm) or more.
  • What are the different granny square patterns?

    The Simple Square. The square can be made smaller or bigger,just skip a few rounds or add some extra.

  • Kaleidoscope Granny Square.
  • Happy Flower Granny Square.
  • The Sunburst Granny Square.
  • Anemone Granny Square.
  • Squaring The Circle.
  • Daisy Granny Square.
  • Ana Maria Granny Square.
  • Vintage Granny Square.
  • Granny’s Table Runner.