Monday , 26 July 2021

Ditsy Daisy Granny Squares

Hello friends, it’s Tutorial Tuesday again and this week I will be showing you how to make these perfectly, pretty, daisy, granny squares.  I just love making granny squares and there are so many projects you can use them for.  This week’s Freebie Friday is featuring lots ways to use those squares, so be sure to check it out…

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Ditsy Daisy Granny Square

Materials

Yarn
Darning
needle
Scissors

Abbreviations / Terms
US terms are used through out (UK terms)
dc – double crochet (treble crochet)
tr – treble crochet (double treble crochet)
ch – chain
sl st – slip stitch
st(s) – stitch(s)
sp – space
pc – popcorn
bpc – beginning popcorn

Special stitches:
Popcorn  – 3 dc in same st, remove hook from stitch and insert in top of first dc from front to back, insert into last dc and pull loop through.
Beginning popcorn – ch 3, 2dc in same sp, remove hook from stitch and insert in top of ch 3 from front to back, insert into last stitch loop from back to front and pull through.

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Notes:  I used Stylecraft Special Aran in colours Baby Mint, Baby Pink, Fondant, White, Saffron, Silver and Aspen, with a 5mm (H) hook to make my squares;  but you can use any weight yarn you like, just be sure to use the hook size recommended on your yarn ball band.  Thinner yarns will make smaller squares and subsequently, thicker yarns, bigger squares.  The finished size of my 3 round squares is approx 4 inches (10cm).

Round 1 ch3 (counts as dc), 11dc into ring, join with sl st to top ch3.  Fasten off.  (12dc)

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Round 2 With white, join with sl st in any sp, bpc in same sp, ch2.  Pc, ch2 in each sp around.  Join with sl st to top of 1st pc.  Fasten off.

Round 3 With colour yarn, join with sl st in any sp and ch3 (counts as dc).  2dc in same sp, 3dc in next sp.  *3tr, ch2, 3tr in next sp (corner formed), [3dc in next sp] twice* repeat from *to* 3 times in total.  3tr, ch2, 3tr in next sp, join with sl st to top ch3.  Fasten off and weave in ends…

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You can make a whole pile in no time at all…

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I think they would make an adorable baby blanket.

Video tutorial..

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  1. Thanks a lot for all these fantastic pieces….I do appreciate all fine handwork…