For this project you will need a size 5mm hook or a US size H and three colors of 10 ply / 4 or Medium worsted weight yarn
You will need two skeins of yarn of the main color you choose.
ch = Chain
sl st = Slip Stitch
st = stitch
sp = space
dc = Double Crochet
*( )* = repeat what is in the brackets til end of row.
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Making the Popcorn Granny Square
For the square, I ch3 then sl st to join, DC 12 in center hole, sl st in begining st to join.
Then change color, add it in a in between sp, and put a popcorn and then ch2 for each sp all around for a total of 12.
Change color, repeat the same for next row.
To make it a square you just choose a ch2 sp and join new color, *dc 3 , next sp dc 3, then next sp you do dc 3 ch2 dc 3 to increase, then repeat from *
then last row you start anywhere where you have 2 dc side by side to be able to do a cross stitch, and do them all around, adding ch2 only when your at a corner.
Last row i just sc all around, 3 sc in corners
Making the Center Flower
First go make the flower then read on below to turn the flower into a square
For Teresa's tutorial on how to make the Marigold Flower see video below. I made it like she does in the tutorial, 10 petals second round, 15 third.
If you need more help with the cross stitch see here with slow motion
If your having trouble with the handles check out this helpful tutorial
Written instructions for turning your flower into a square
Now after you've made your flower continue below:
Join with a sl st in the back bottom on any petal, ch 7 count over 4 petals and sl st into bottom of back petal, continue doing this until you have 4 ch 7 spaces.
sl st into a ch 7 sp and ch 3, dc 4 times then ch 2 then dc 5 more times in same ch 7 space. Then dc 5, ch 2, dc 5 in next ch 7 space and all around making 4 corners, sl st to join.
Next round you need to cross stitch, Cross stitch all around, chaining two when you come to a corner.
Next round change colors and you sc all around, 3 sc's in a corner.
Next round cross stitch all around, ch 2 in corners.
Change color and sc all around, 3 sc's in corner. fasten off.
SEE TUTORIALS 3 AND 4 TO CONNECT FLOWERS AND MAKE IT INTO A BAG
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