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Lilly Pad Granny Square – Free Crochet Pattern

 

This Free Crochet pattern teaches how to make a very diverse granny square. Make it look like a flower or snowflake just by use of color.

 

You can find more afghan patterns under the category Granny Squares

 

Other patterns that use this stitch are:

Falling water Shawl by Lionsbrand

Falling water Slouch Hat

 

 

Lilly Pad Granny Square – Free Crochet Pattern

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Lilly Pad Granny Square Combined 450 WM

As pictures show above, make all but the last round white and have yourself a snowflake granny, or make the last row black and have a flower granny!

For this Lilly Pad Granny Square project you’ll need:

HOOK: 5 mm hook or size H hook for the US

YARN: 1 skein of worsted weight yarn, 4 ply US, 10 ply AU

100 grams / 3.5. oz

240 meters / 262 yards

 

This square is 6 inches

 

Abbreviations

ch = chain

DC = double crochet

FPDC = Front Post Double Crochet

sk a st = skip a stitch

beg = beginning

sl st = slip stitch

st(s) = Stitch(es)

* repeat what’s in between for round.

 

THE TUTORIALS:

 

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LEFT HANDED VERSION


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To start:

Ch 4 and sl st into beg st to form a ring.

 

Round 1

ch 2 ( counts as first DC) DC 15 into ring, sl st in top of beg ch 2 (16 sts)

Lilly Pad Granny Square 1

 

Round 2

ch 2, DC into same stitch. * Dc 2 into all sts around * sl st in top of beg ch 2 (32 sts)

Lilly Pad Granny Square 2

 

Round 3

ch 2 and FPDC onto the post of the CH 2 from round 2, * sk a st, V st (dc 2, ch 1, dc 2) into next stitch, sk a st, FPDC onto post of DC. * repeat for round. Until you reach the end of the row. If you ended up with 2 or 3 stitches at the end of this row it doesn’t matter, you still want to do a V stitch nearest the beginning ch 2.

Lilly Pad Granny Square 3 Lilly Pad Granny Square 5

 

So if you have 3 sts at the end of this row, sk 2 st and V st (dc 2, ch 1, dc 2)

or if you have 2 sts at the end of this row, sk 1 st and V st (dc 2, ch 1, dc 2)

Then sl st in the beg FPDC not the ch 2.

 

Lilly Pad Granny Square 6

 

Round 4

ch 2 and FPDC onto the post of the CH 2 from previous round. * sk a st, V st

(dc 3, ch 1, dc 3) Make note you dc 3 instead of 2 for this round fo V sts. Sk a st, FPDC onto last rounds FPDC * repeat for row. Then sl st in the beg FPDC.

Lilly Pad Granny Square 7 Lilly Pad Granny Square 8

 

 

Round 5

ch 2 and FPDC onto the post of the CH 2 from previous round. * DC 1 in the next 3 dc’s, ch 1 and skip the ch 1 space and DC 1 in the next 3 sts. FPDC onto the next FPDC, then we’ll do our corner, DC 1 in the next 3 dc’s, then working in the ch 1 space work a DC 3, ch 1, DC 3 all in the same space. Dc 1 in the next 3 Dc’s, FPDC onto the next FPDC * repeat for the round Then sl st in the beg FPDC.

Ch 1 and cut your yarn.

 

Middle sections:

Lilly Pad Granny Square 9

Lilly Pad Granny Square 10

Corners:

Lilly Pad Granny Square 12 Lilly Pad Granny Square 11

Lilly Pad Granny Square 13 Lilly Pad Granny Square 14

Tip on sewing these together. Check out the video tutorial on this square or check out this link that shows a picture on the connection I used for these squares. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/159666749261497532/

 

Stop here for a 6 inch square or keep going and make an afghan, rug or even a shawl!

 

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