This crochet flower granny square is so pretty that it really deserves a project to use it on. I was going to do a beautiful pattern for a Mother’s Day Crochet along and it had to be canceled. Since the square was so lovely, I thought I would share it with you now. Maybe this fall we can use it for a pretty pattern.
Below you will find the written pattern for this granny square as well as a video tutorial. Make sure to read the notes on how to change the stitch count of this square to make it easier to use in your projects.
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Crochet Flower Granny Square
This is the first time I have ever designed a crochet granny square. I have to say the challenge was invigorating. This pattern was designed to work with a beautiful shawl, will look amazing in a blanket or afghan, and bordering other projects.
Picking Your Granny Square Colors
I tried several color combinations for this flower granny square. I think that the flower looks wonderful in a solid color and as a two-toned flower. Below you can see the pattern worked in several different color combinations.
Stitches Used in the Crochet Flower Granny Square
I would love to tell you that this is an easy crochet pattern, but besides the solid granny square, I don’t really feel like any granny square will fit in that category.
For this crochet flower granny square, you will need to know how to do all the basic stitches from single crochet to treble crochet. You will also need to know how to double crochet 2 stitches together and make a cluster stitch. There are written instructions for these stitches below. They are also demonstrated in the video tutorial.
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Crochet Flower Granny Square
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Amounts needed for a Single Square.
0.22 oz or 20 yds of Red Heart Super Saver, White
0.11 oz or 10 yds of Red Heart Super Saver, Baby Pink (Light Pink)
0.11 oz or 10 yds of Red Heart Super Saver, Tea Leaf
0.11 oz or 10 yds of Red Heart Super Saver, Perfect Pink (Medium Pink)
Size I, 5.5mm, Crochet Hook
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Stitches and Abbreviations
CH – Chain
SC – Single Crochet
HDC – Half Double Crochet
DC – Double Crochet
CL – Cluster Stitch
DC2TOG – Double Crochet 2 Stitches Together
TR – Treble Crochet
ST(s) – Stitch(es)
SLST – Slip Stitch
Gauge and Size
Gauge 4 DC X 2 rows = 1 inch
Size: Final Square size is 5.5 by 5.5 inches.
Cluster Stitch – CL – *YO, insert hook into next ST and pull up a loop, YO, pull the first loop through the second and third loop on the hook* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. YO, pull the first loop through all 4 loops on the hook. (Video Tutorial)
Double Crochet 2 Stitches Together – DC2TOG – *YO, insert hook into next ST and pull up a loop, YO, pull the first loop through the second and third loop on the hook* repeat from *to* a total of 2 times. YO, pull the first loop through all 3 loops on the hook.
The DC2TOG is all worked into one stitch. It is technically a smaller form of the cluster stitch but to keep things clear I am using the alternative name for it.
Crochet Flower Granny Square Video Tutorial
Crochet Flower Granny Square Pattern
-I do not count my turning chain as a stitch. Except to Start row 2.
-You will fasten off after every row.
Row 1: (With White) CH2, Work 16 DC into a Magic Circle.SLST to the first DC. Fasten off and weave in your ends.
Alternative Row 1: (With White) CH3, Work 16 DC into the 3rd CH from the hook. SLST to the first DC. Fasten off and weave in your ends.
Row 2: (With Light Pink) SLST to any ST of Row 1. CH2, DC into the same ST. (The CH2 and DC will act as our first DC2TOG), *CH2, DC2TOG into next ST, CH1, DC2TOG into next ST.* repeat from *to* a total of 7 times. CH2, DC2TOG into next ST, CH1, SLST to the first DC. Fasten off and weave in your ends. (16 DC2TOG, 8 CH2 Spaces, 8 CH1 Spaces)
Row 3: (With a Medium Pink) SLST to any CH1 space of Row 2. CH1, SC into the same ST as the SLST. *CH2, (CL, CH1, CL) into CH2 Space, CH2, SC into CH1 Space* repeat from *to* a total of 7 times. CH2, (CL, CH1, CL) into CH2 Space, CH2, SLST to first SC. Fasten off and weave in your ends. (You will have created 8 Petals)
Row 4: (With Green) SLST to any SC of Row 3, CH2, (DC, TR, CH2, TR, DC) into the same SC as SLST. *Ch4, HDC into the next SC, CH4, (DC, TR, CH2, TR, DC) into the next SC* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. CH4, HDC into next SC, CH4, SLST to first DC. Fasten off and weave in your ends.
Note: In Row 4, we will be only working into the single crochet that are in between the petals made during Row 3.
Row 5: (With White) SLST to any corner, CH2, *(2DC, CH2, 2DC) into the CH2 corner, DC into the next 2 STs, Work 4 Dc into the CH 4 Space, Skip the next ST, Work 4 DC into the next CH 4 Space. Work a DC into the next 2 STs.* repeat from *to* a total of 4 times. SLST to the first DC. Fasten off. Weave in your ends.
Note: The final square has an even number of stitches on each side. If you want to have an odd number of stitches in order to fit the square into a project then in Row 5 simply work a double crochet into the half double crochet of Row 4 instead of skipping the stitch.
Your crochet flower granny square is complete. Make as many as you need for your project. Sew them together to make a light airy blanket.
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