Tutorial on how to crochet a granny square pattern. It’s a great crocheting idea for blankets, bags, cushion… Tell me what you would use it for. Have a playful adventure with different color combinations.
ch chain stitch
dc double crochet
sc single crochet
sl st slip stitch
For this crochet flower we will need:
about 2 hours,
crochet yarn in various colors,
crochet needle G,
a pair of scissors,
a sewing needle (if needed).
Choose a color for the flower in the center and start with a slip knot, 4 ch and join with sl st.
- round 1: 1 ch, 8 sc for a ring and join with sl st.
- round 2: 3 ch + 1 ch, 5 dc without pulling through the last loop of dc, at the last dc pull through all remaining loops (6) to form a popcorn. Continue with 1 ch and next popcorn. Complete 7 popcorn with 1 ch in between. At the 8th petal of the flower, take 4 dc as before and connect this round with a sl st in 3rd ch and pull the needle through to form the last petal. Fasten yarn and cut.
- round 3: Change color and start with 4 ch between a petal set in same gap make 3 dc + 1 ch, in gap of next petal set 3 dc + 1 ch, in gap of next petal set 3 dc + 1 ch, 3 dc + 1 ch to form the corner, continue this way around until you get to the beginning of the round. Make 2 dc in same first gap and join in 3rd ch lp.
- round 4 and following rounds: Choose color and proceed as in round 3 except there will be an additional set of 3 dc + 1 ch as the previous round.
Have fun combining various colors.