Granny Square with Round Center

Granny Square 1.14When I’m lampworking I love to make flowers out of glass, so when crocheting I wanted to explore what types of flowers I could make with a Granny Square.  First though, I had to work out how to make a Granny Square that had a round center.  There was plenty of information on the internet, but I thought I’d put together some simple to follow instructions.

If you want to download a printable version of this pattern, here is the PDF: Round to Square Granny Pattern

Round to Square Granny

MATERIALS
5 coloured yarns.  (Colour 5 is the colour that will be the colour that you will sew all of the squares together with.)

ABBREVIATIONS
Beg
= Beginning.
Ch = Chain.
Dc = Double crochet.
Rep = Repeat.
Rnd(s) = Round(s).
Sc = Single crochet.
Sl st = Slip stitch.
Sp(s) = Space(s).
St(s) = Stitch(es).

INSTRUCTIONS
Note: Ch 2 at beg of rnd counts as dc.

Round 1: (Colour 1) Start with a magic ring, Ch 2, 11 dc in ring. Pull ring tight, sl st to join to the 2nd chain stitch and finish off.

Round 2: (Colour 2) Join. Ch. 2, 1 dc, 1 ch, (2 dc, 1 ch) 11 times, sl st to join to the 2nd chain stitch from foundation loop. Finish off.

Granny Square 1.1

Round 3: (Colour 3) Join. Ch. 2, 2 dc, 1 ch, (3 dc, 1 ch) 11 times, sl st to join to the 2nd chain stitch from foundation loop. Finish off.

Round 3

Round 4: (Colour 4)  Join.Ch 2, work corner (2 dc in sp, 3 ch, 3 dc) in same sp, *1 ch, 3 hdc in next sp, rep from * 1 more time, 1 ch, work corner (3 dc, 3 ch, 3 dc); rep from * two more times, **1 ch, 3 hdc in next sp, rep from ** 1 more time 1 ch, sl st to join to the 2nd chain stitch you crocheted at the beginning of the round. (Do not finish off colour).

 Round 4

Round 5: (Colour 4) Work 2 sl sts so that your crochet hook is adjacent to the sp formed by the closest set of chain sts in the corner. Ch 2, work corner (2 dc in sp, 2 ch, 3 dc) in same sp, *1 ch, 3 dc in next sp, rep from * 2 more times, 1 ch, work corner (3 dc, 2 ch, 3 dc); rep from * two more times, **1 ch, 3 dc in next sp, rep from ** 2 more times 1 ch, sl st to join to the 2nd chain stitch you crocheted at the beginning of the round. Finish off.

Round 5

Round 6: (Colour 5) Join in a corner. Ch 2, work corner (2 dc in sp, 2 ch, 3 dc) in same sp, *1 ch, 3 dc in next sp, rep from * 3 more times, 1 ch, work corner (3 dc, 2 ch, 3 dc); rep from * two more times, **1 ch, 3 dc in next sp, rep from ** 3 more times 1 ch, sl st to join to the 2nd chain stitch you crocheted at the beginning of the round. Finish off.

 Granny Square 1.14

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One thought on “Granny Square with Round Center

  1. Jeni

    Thank you, I must give crocheting a try, it would be neat to make a blanket using these squares 🙂

    Reply

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