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Crochet Popcorn Granny Square – Free Crochet Pattern – granny square crochet

Learn how to easily crochet a popcorn granny square with this step-by-step tutorial! This video provides an in-depth tutorial for making a classic crochet granny square with a popcorn stitch.

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Crochet Popcorn Granny Square – Free Crochet Pattern

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For this project you will need:

HOOK: Any size but I used 5 mm hook or size H hook for the US

YARN: Any size but I used worsted weight yarn, 4 ply US, 10 ply AU

In 3 different colors



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ch = Chain

sl st = Slip Stitch

DC = Double Crochet

CS = Cross Stitch

sk a st = Skip a stitch

* = Repeat what’s in between * for rest of round.

Special Stitch:  Popcorn Stitch: Dc 5 into one stitch or space, and turn your work to the back and sl st in beginning dc.





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To Start:

Ch 3, sl st in beginning ch to form a ring.


Round 1

ch 2 and DC 11 in center hole, sl st in top of the ch 2 to end. ch 1 cut yarn.

Popcorn Granny Square 8


Round 2

Then change color, sl st attach your new color in between stitches, the space between the dc’s, ch 2 and dc 4 into the same space. Turn your work to the back and sl st into top of chain to complete the Popcorn stitch. Ch 2 *  then repeat for round. End of round: ch 1 and sl st into beginning ch 2.

Popcorn stitch combined pic
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Popcorn Granny Square 24

The rest of the popcorn’s will be done as shown below.

Put a Popcorn Stitch and Ch 2 for each sp all around for a total of 12 Popcorn stitches. To finish the round, only ch 1 before you sl st into the large hole formed when you made your first popcorn stitch.


Round 3

Change color to a third color and repeat round 2

Popcorn Granny Square 5


Round 4

To turn your circle into a square choose a ch 2 sp and sl st to  join new color, ch 2 and dc 2 into same space, dc 3 in the next sp, then we make out first corner by working  dc 3, ch 2, dc 3 all in same space. * dc 3 into next sp, next sp dc 3, then next sp you do dc 3, ch 2, dc 3 all in same space*  then repeat for round. End of round: ch 1 and sl st into beginning ch 2.
You should have two sets of 3 dc’s in between each corner space.

Popcorn stitch combined pic 2


Round 5

Attach your yarn anywhere where you have 2 dc’s side by side, to be able to do a cross stitch, and do them all around, adding ch 2 only when your at a corner.

Popcorn stitch combined pic 3
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You should have 6 cross stitches on each side.


Round 6

Last row, sc in all around, put 3 sc in corner spaces.

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Be sure to check out my Blog where I turn this granny square into a rug! Popcorn Granny Square Rug


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