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Blooming Granny Square Free Pattern

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Pattern #PY002
Original Design By: Maggie Weldon


Easy Skill

Sizes:
One block worked in Worsted Weight yarn is about 5" square.
One block worked in Bulky Weight yarn is about 7" square.

Materials: Premier® Yarns - Deborah Norville Collection – Everyday® Soft Worsted & Serenity® Chunky Weight – used in models.


Worsted Weight Yarn :
For each Block:
Main Color (MC) – 60yds
Contrasting Color (CC) – 6yds
Bulky Weight Yarn :
For each Block:
Main Color (Pond) (MC) – 60yds
Contrasting Color (Cloud Dancer) (CC) – 6yds
Additional Materials: Yarn Needle.

Crochet Hooks:
For Worsted Weight yarn - Deborah Norville size I-9 (5.50 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
For Bulky Weight yarn - Deborah Norville size L-11 (8.00 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauges:
For Worsted Weight yarn – one Block = 5" square.
For Bulky Weight yarn – one Block = 7" square.

Abbreviations
beg beginning
CC contrasting color
ch chain
dc double crochet
hdc half double crochet
lp(s) loop(s)
MC main color
rem remaining
rep repeat
rnd round
sc single crochet(s)
sp(s) space(s)
slst(s) slip stitch(es)
st(s) stitch(es)
tr treble crochet
yo yarn over
 

JOINING WITH SC
When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.

Special Stitches
Shell: (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in same st or sp indicated.


GRANNY BLOCK
Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, with MC, ch4, join with slst to first ch to form ring; ch5 (counts as first dc and ch-2, now and throughout), [3dc in ring, ch2] 3 times, 2dc in ring; join with slst to first dc (3rd ch of ch-5). (12dc & 4 ch-2sps)
Rnd 2: Slst in ch-2sp, ch5, 3dc in same sp, ch1, [Shell in next ch-2sp, ch1] 3 times, 2dc in first sp; join as before. (24dc, 4 ch-1sps & 4 corner ch-2sps)
Rnd 3: Slst in ch-2sp, ch5, 3dc in same sp, ch1, 3dc in next ch-1sp, ch1, [Shell in corner ch-2sp, ch1, 3dc in next ch-1sp, ch1] 3 times, 2dc in first sp; join as before. (36dc, 8 ch-1sps & 4 corner ch-2sps)
Rnd 4: Slst in ch-2sp, ch5, 3dc in same sp, ch1, [3dc in next ch-1sp, ch1] twice, *Shell in corner ch-2sp, ch1, [3dc in next ch-1sp, ch1] twice; rep from * twice more, 2dc in first sp; join as before. (36dc, 8 ch-1sps & 4 corner ch-2sps) finish off leaving long end for sewing blocks together.
Floral Trim
Note: This round is worked in the stitches of Rnds 1 and 2.
With right side of Block facing, join CC with sc to any corner ch-2sp of Rnd 1 between the 3-dc groups, , ♥*ch3, working in Rnd 2, sc in center dc of next 3-dc group, ch3**, working in Rnd 1, sc in center dc of next 3-dc group; rep from *to** once, working in Rnd 1, sc in next corner ch-2sp between the 3-dc groups; rep from ♥ around, ending at ** on final repeat; join with slst to first sc.
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We have made every effort to make sure the instructions are accurate & complete. We cannot however be responsible for human error, variations in individual work or typographical mistakes.


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