Granny Square Crochet Along
September Granny Square is a part of the amazing Mélange Blanket CAL. In this fantastic year-long project, the Underground Crafter has brought 48 crochet designers together to share a new 6″ square pattern every Friday.
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September Granny Square Crochet Pattern
INTERMEDIATE: This square features mostly basic stitches, but also includes front and back post crochet stitches, making this an intermediate level pattern.
Yarn Weight: #4 medium worsted weight / aran
King Cole, Big Value Aran
100 g, 235 m, 100 acrylic
I used these colors:
C1: New ‘Slate’ 348
C2: Berry 3333
C3: Marble 1998
HOOK 6 mm [US – J] crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER stitch markers, yarn needle, scissors, measuring tape, block mat
After blocking approximately: 15 x 15 cm / 6 x 6” square
The square is worked in rounds without turning.
ABBREVIATIONS AND STITCHES USED
The pattern is written using standard US crochet terminology.
ch – chain
ch-sp – chain space
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
sc BLO – single crochet back loop only
BPsc – back post single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
FPdc – double crochet
BPdc – back post double crochet
st(s) – stitch(es)
rnd – round
yo – yarn over
C1, C2, C3 – color 1, color 2, color 3
( ) – additional explanation or indicates when stitches are worked together, into one stitch or space
[ ] – work as many times as directed ** – work the larger sequence within the -[ ]from * to ** as many times as directed
- Read carefully through the entire pattern, especially Special Stitches & Notes sections, before making your square.
- The square is worked in rounds without turning.
- Ch1 at the beginning of round does not count as a stitch.
- Ch2 at the beginning of round counts as dc.
- Each rnd starts by working into the corner (ch-2 sp from previous rnd) with new color.
- Stitch counts will start with 3 stitches per side in Round 1 and increase by 4 stitches every round (except for Round 6), not counting ch2 corners.
- When slip stitching to join in dc rounds, slip stitch around starting ch2, not in top of it, as it makes the seam line less visible.
- When slip stitching to join sc rounds, slip stitch in both loops and then pull the slip stitch tight.
sc BLO – insert your hook under the back loop only of the indicated st (the loop furthest from you, not under both loops), and pull up a loop, yo and pull through both loops on hook.
BPsc – insert hook from back to front to back around post of indicated stitch, yo and pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook.
FPdc – yo, insert hook from front to back to front around post of indicated stitch, yo and pull up a loop, [yo, pull through 2 loops on hook] twice.
BPdc – yo, insert hook from back to front to back around post of indicated stitch, yo and pull up a loop [yo, pull through 2 loops on hook] twice.
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SEPTEMBER GRANNY SQUARE PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS
WITH C1 create a magic circle or, alternatively, ch 4 and sl st to 1st ch to form the ring.
Rnd 1: (ch2 (counts as dc here and throughout), 2 dc, ch 2) into the ring,[3 dc, ch2] 3 times, sl st around ch2 to join the rnd – 12 sts, 4 ch-2 sps
Rnd 2: ch1 (does not count as st here and throughout), [(2 sc, ch2, 2 sc), BPsc around next 3 sts] 4 times, sl st in 1st sc to join the rnd – 28 sts, 4 ch-2 sp
Rnd 3: ch1, [(2 sc, ch2, 2 sc) in ch-2 sp, sc BLO in next 7 sts] 4 times, sl st in 1st sc to join the rnd – 44 sts, 4 ch-2 sp
Rnd 4: [(ch2, dc, ch2, 2 dc) in ch-2 sp, [dcBLO in next 11 sts] 4 times, sl st around ch2 to join the rnd – 60 sts, 4 ch-2 sp
Rnd 5: [(ch2, dc, ch2, 2 dc) in ch-2 sp, [BPdc around next st, *(FPdc around next st, BPdc around next st)** 7 times] 4 times, sl st around ch2 to join the rnd – 76 sts, 4 ch-2 sp
Rnd 6: ch1, [(hdc, ch2, hdc) in ch-2 sp, hdc in next 19 sts] 4 times, sl st in 1st hdc to join the rnd – 84 sts, 4 ch-2
Weave in all the ends and block the square.