Sunday, November 8, 2009

Blooming Granny - 12" square


BLOOMING GRANNY
12" SQUARE
Designed by Melinda Miller


SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

FINISHED SIZE: 12” square

MATERIALS: 4 or more colors Worsted weight yarn
Crochet hook size J / 6.0 mm
Tapestry needle

STITCH GUIDE: Sc = single crochet
Hdc= half double crochet
Dc= double crochet
Tr= triple crochet (2 yo before starting the stitch)
Dtr= double triple crochet (3 yo before starting the stitch)

SPECIAL STITCHES: Beg CLST (Beginning Cluster): ch 2, keeping last lp of each dc on hook, 2 dc in st indicated, YO and through all 3 lps on hook.

CLST (Cluster): Keeping last lp of each dc on hook, 3 dc in st indicated, YO and through all 4 lps on hook.

Tr CLST (Triple Crochet Cluster): Keeping last lp of each tr on hook, 3 tr in st indicated, YO and through all 4 lps on hook.

Dtr CLST (Double Triple Crochet Cluster): Keeping last lp of each dtr on hook, 3 dtr in st indicated, YO and draw through all 4 lps on hook.


COMMENCE PATTERN:
With Color A, ch 6; join to form a ring.

Rnd. 1: Ch 1, 12 sc in ring; join to first sc.

Rnd. 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), dc in same sc, 2 dc in each rem sc, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (24 dc) Finish off Color A.

Rnd. 3: Join Color B between any 2 dc, ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 3, sk next 3 dc, *sc in sp between last dc skipped and next dc, ch 3, sk next 3 dc; rep from * 6 times more, join to first sc. (8 sc)

Rnd. 4: Ch 1, sc in same sc, in next ch-3 sp work [hdc, dc, 3 tr, dc, hdc], *sc in next sc, in next ch-3 sp work [hdc, dc, 3 tr, dc, hdc], rep from * 6 times more; join to first sc. Finish off Color B.

Rnd. 5: Join Color C in 3rd tr of any petal; in same tr work [beg CLST, ch 2, CLST], ch 3, in 3rd tr of next petal work [tr CLST, ch 4, dtr CLST, ch 4, tr CLST] – corner made, ch 3, *in 3rd tr of next petal work [CLST, ch 2, CLST], ch 3, in 3rd tr of next petal work [tr CLST, ch 4, dtr CLST, ch 4, tr CLST] – corner made, ch 3, rep from * twice more; join to top of beg CLST. Finish off Color C.

Rnd. 6: Join Color A in top of any dtr CLST, ch 3, in same sp work [2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc] – beg corner made, 3 dc in next ch-4 sp, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, 3 dc in next ch-4 sp, *in top of next dtr CLST work [3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc] – dc corner made, 3 dc in next ch-4 sp, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, 3 dc in next ch-4 sp, rep from * twice more; join to 3rd ch of beg ch-3.

Rnd. 7: Sl st to next corner ch-3 sp, work beg corner in same sp, 3 dc in sp between next two 3-dc groups [6 times], *in next corner ch-3 sp work corner, 3 dc in sp between next two 3-dc groups [6 times], rep from * twice more; join to 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Note: To change colors as desired here and throughout, finish off color from prev rnd, attach new color to any ch-3 corner sp and cont working rnd as instructed.

Rnd. 8: Sl st to next ch-3 corner sp, work beg corner in same sp, 3 dc in sp between next two 3-dc groups [7 times], *in next corner ch-3 sp work corner, 3 dc in sp between next two 3-dc groups [7 times], rep from * twice more; join to 3rd ch of beg ch 3. 

Rnd. 9: Sl st to next ch-3 corner sp, work beg corner in same sp, 3 dc in sp between next two 3-dc groups [8 times], *in next corner ch-3 sp work corner, 3 dc in sp between next two 3-dc groups [8 times], rep from * twice more; join to 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Rnd.10: Sl st to next ch-3 corner sp, work beg corner in same sp, 3 dc in sp between next two 3-dc groups [9 times], *in next corner ch-3 sp work corner, 3 dc in sp between next two 3-dc groups [9 times], rep from * twice more; join to 3rd ch of beg ch 3. Finish off, weave in ends, block.

Copyright - This Blooming Granny Pattern and the pattern photos are copyright 2009 by Melinda Miller. Free for your own personal use only. Per copyright law, do not redistribute (with or without charge) in any form.(Redistributing to others includes by photocopies, scanning, emailing, putting on a CD, posting in Internet forum messages, putting on another web site and any other manner of distribution.)


4 comments:

  1. Hello
    This is a pretty pattern. I plan on using it and will be back to view your blog again. I like you Daily Bible Verse box to the right too. God bless you.

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  2. Your granny square is so pretty thank you for sharing it. I too likethe Bible verse. God bless& have a great day

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  3. I love this pattern, I will be looking at more of your designs...thankyou for sharing...Helen

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  4. This is a very pretty square, I would love to make this.

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