In this tutorial you will learn step by step how to make the classic granny square. To view the pattern and video tutorial keep on reading below!
Hello! Welcome to my blog, and if you’ve been here before welcome back! Either way I am so very happy you are here because today we are going to cover how to make a granny square!
I LOVE the granny square because there’s just so much you can do with it! From dishcloths to blankets to clothing, the possibilities are endless!
To learn how to crochet your own granny square keep on reading below!
Classic Granny Square Video Tutorial
In the video tutorial I will show you step by step how to make a classic granny square. This tutorial is designed for the intermediate beginner crocheter or higher and assumes you already know the following skills:
Once you’ve mastered the above skills I am confident you can tackle this technique!
The Classic Granny Square
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- Caron Simply Soft in colors Robin’s Egg, Limelight, and Strawberry
- 5.0 mm crochet hook – I use this set
- Yarn needle
- ch – chain
- dc – double crochet
- sl st – slip stitch
- sp – space
- st – stitch
Round 1: In magic loop, ch 4 (counts as a dc and ch 1), (3 dc, ch 1) repeat 2x; 2 dc; join with 3rd ch of starting ch 4 using a sl st; sl st into next ch sp;
Cut yarn and secure.
Round 2: Starting in any ch 1 corner sp, attach new color and ch 4 (counts as last dc and ch 1 of round), 3 dc in same ch 1 sp; *(3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch 1 sp; repeat from * 2x; make 2 dc in 1st corner sp; join with 3rd ch of starting ch 4 using a sl st to join round; sl st into next corner ch 1 sp;
Cut yarn and secure.
Round 3: Starting in any ch 1 corner sp, attach new color and ch 4 (counts as last dc and ch 1 of round), 3 dc in same ch 1 sp; * 3 dc in next cluster sp, (3 dc, ch 1 3 dc) in next ch 1 sp; repeat from *2x; make 3 dc in next cluster sp, make 2 dc in 1st corner sp; join with 3rd ch of starting ch 4 using a sl st to join round; sl st into next corner ch 1 sp;
Keep repeating in the same fashion as Round 3 for each proceeding round by making (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in each corner and 3 dc in each cluster sp between the corners.
Make multiple small squares to join into a blanket OR make one giant square to your desired blanket size!