Thursday, July 24, 2014

Lemonade Swirl Granny Square

Lemonade Swirl Granny Square

Pattern by Jessica Oliveira of JMO Creations





Materials:
Worsted weight yarn or 8ply
Size I/5.50mm crochet hook, use recommended hook size for 8ply
Large eye yarn needle
Scissors

Gauge: 6 dc, 5 ch spaces= 4”
Entire square up to round 5= 6”x6” (if you crochet tight or loose go up or down a hook size to obtain gauge.

Stitches used:
Magic Circle
Ch- Chain
Ch sp(s) - Chain space(s)
Sl st- Slip Stich
Dc- Double Crochet
Tr- Treble (Triple) Crochet





Instructions:

Magic Circle or ch6 and sl st to the last stitch from hook to join.
Note: Ch2 at beginning of round counts as 1st st unless stated otherwise.


Round 1: Ch6, (counts as 1st tr & ch2), 1 tr, ch 2 into the ring; 7 times more. Sl st to the 4th ch of the beginning ch 6 to join. (8tr & 8ch spaces)
Note: you can pull the tail in the middle to close up the hole now or when you have finished your square.
Round 2: sl st into the 1st ch space (Ch2, 1 dc, ch2, 2 dc) into same sp(1st corner made), ch 2, 1 dc, ch 2 into next ch sp. *(2 dc, ch2, 2 dc) in next sp, ch2, 1 dc in next ch sp, ch2* repeat from *to* to end of round. Sl st to the top of the ch2 to join. (20 dc & 12 ch spaces)
Round 3: sl st to the 1st ch sp (ch2, 1 dc, ch2, 2dc) into space, ch2. (1 dc in next sp, ch2) twice. *(2 dc, ch2, 2 dc, ch2) in next sp, (1 dc, ch2, in next sp) twice* repeat from *to* to end of round. Sl st to the top of ch2 to join. (24 dc & 16 ch spaces)
Round 4: sl st to the 1st ch sp (ch2, 1 dc, ch2, 2 dc, ch2) into the same sp. (1 dc, ch2 in next sp) 3x. *(2 dc, ch2, 2dc, ch2) in next sp, (1 dc, ch2 in next sp) 3x*. repeat from *to* to end of round. Sl st to the top of the ch2 to join. (28 dc & 20 ch spaces)
Round 5: Sl st to the 1st ch sp (ch2, 1 dc, ch2, 2 dc, ch2) into space. (1dc, ch2 into next ch sp) 4x. *(2dc, ch2, 2dc, ch2) into next sp. (1dc, ch2 into next sp) 4x.* repeat from *to* to end of round. Sl st to the top of the ch 2 to join. (32 dc & 24 ch spaces)








For a larger square; continue in the same sequence adding 4dc and 4 ch spaces each round. This square can be continued to be as large as you want it. It can also be continued to make one large never ending granny square blanket.




All of my patterns whether paid or free are my designs. I do not mind if you sell whatever item you make from my patterns, as your finished works are yours to do as you please. I do ask that you do not sell my patterns and please give credit where it is due. I enjoy making designs that others can easily make themselves. It is my passion.
If for any reason you have any questions or need any help; please do not hesitate to send me an email. I will gladly answer any questions and offer whatever help I can pertaining the pattern.

Thank you for choosing JMO Creations and I wish you all a great day!









Download the PDF version here: