Viral. A Free Granny Square Pattern

A quick crochet granny square pattern for when you want to have some granny square fun! I love these crochet squares and I have had to stop myself from making more and more of them. They’re extremely addictive!

Pattern

Notes: 

  • When making tr in the rows/ch-sps below, don’t pull up the yarn too tight.
  • You need a 4mm (US G/6) hook and scrap dk acrylic or your own choice of yarn.
  • 3ch counts as 1tr stitch (US dc).
  • 2ch counts as 1htr stitch )US hdc).
  • Written in UK terms.
  • For rnd 3, when making the tr into rnd 1 , pull the loop up to the height of rnd 3. Complete as a normal tr.
  • Change colour on the last yrh of the htr join.

Special stitches:Β 
htr join: yrh (yarn round hook), insert hook in top of 3ch, yrh, pull through, yrh, pull through all 3 loops.

With YA chain 5 and join with a sl st.
Rnd 1: 3ch, 2tr, (2ch, 3tr) three times, htr join.

Rnd 2: 3ch, 2tr in ch-sp, *1ch, (3tr, 2ch, 3tr) in corner sp; rep from * twice, 3tr in ch-sp, 1htr join changing colour to YB on the last pull through (yrh). 

Rnd 3: 3ch, 1tr in 2ch-sp of rnd 1, 1tr, *1ch, (1tr in 1ch-sp, 1tr in middle tr of rnd 1, 1tr) in 1ch-sp, 1ch, (1tr, 1tr in ch-sp of rnd 1, 1tr, 2ch, 1tr, 1tr in ch-sp of rnd 1, 1tr, ) in corner ch-sp; rep from * twice, 1ch, (1tr in 1ch-sp, 1tr in middle tr of rnd 1, 1tr) in 1ch-sp, 1ch, 1tr, 1tr in ch-sp of rnd 1, 1tr, 1htr join.

Rnd 4: 3ch, 2tr in ch-sp, *1ch, [3tr in next 1ch-sp, 1ch] twice, **(3tr, 2ch, 3tr) in 2ch-sp; rep from *three times ending final rep at **, 3tr in corner ch-sp, 1htr join changing colour to YC on last pull through.

Rnd 5: 2ch, 1htr in corner ch-sp, htr to corner, *(2htr, 2ch, 2htr) in 2ch-sp, htr to corner; rep from twice, 2htr in corner ch-sp, 2ch and join with a sl st to top of 2ch.

Let me know if you make some, I’d love to see. Cheers! x

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Zeens & Roger: Crochet Podcast 35!

Another two weeks have passed and that means it crochet podcast (vlogcast) time! This one is much bigger than I thought it’d be, there are lots of things to share. Get the kettle on, grab something crafty to work on, and sit down for some crochet chat. Click on the pic above to travel to the episode or check out my YouTube channel HERE. And don’t forget to take a peek at some of the photos below for a quick idea of what’s what. Ta very much. x

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Here are some links to things you might want to know more about:

Rapture. My new shawl design is out! Please go HERE for the blog post all about it. Or go to Ravelry HERE to get straight to the pattern.

Smoke on the Water. Another new shawl release! No wonder I’ve felt busy! Blog post is HERE, the pattern over on Ravelry is HERE.

Olann and. A free online magazine all about the love of wool! HERE is the link you need to get the Granny Market bag free pattern.

The Geo Rainbow C2C bag. I’ve now released this an independent pattern. It originally featured in the celebratory issue 100 of my fave crochet magazine: Inside Crochet.

John Arbon Textiles. Knit by Numbers.

Hotch Potch Granny. More info about that granny bag I flashed!

Knitcrate. If you’d like to sign up to their subscription boxes you can get a 20% discount off your first box with the code ZEENSANDROGER20. It’s a pretty reasonable price anyway but a little discount is always a nice thing πŸ˜€

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