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:
Lilly Pad Granny Square – Free Crochet Pattern
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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
ch = Chain
sl st = Slip Stitch
st = Stitch
sk a st = skip a stitch
beg = beginning
dc = Double Crochet
FPDC = Front Post Double Crochet
* = Repeat what is in between the stars for the rest of the row
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Ch 4 and sl st into beg st to form a ring.
ch 2 ( counts as first DC) DC 15 into ring, sl st in top of beg ch 2 (16 sts)
ch 2, DC into same stitch. * Dc 2 into all sts around * sl st in top of beg ch 2 (32 sts)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. https://goo.gl/ezpVQa
Stop here for a 6 inch square or keep going and make an afghan, rug or even a shawl!
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