Crochet Patterns

Mini Granny Square

If you enjoy crochet as I do, I’m sure you have a special box dedicated to yarn leftovers. Have you ever wondered what to do with all those bits and pieces of unwanted thread? Whenever I feel like it’s time to use my stash up, I try to come up with a project that would fit the amount of yarn I have left in my box, and this particular Mini Granny Square is a result of one. You can make lots of them in various colourways and join together to create a gorgeous blanket or combine four of them to create a bigger granny square. The choice is yours, and I hope you have lots of fun making them.

Pattern: by Tally’s Crafts

Recommended yarn: Scheepjes Catona

Recommended hook size: 3.5mm

Finished size: approx. 9cm

Abbreviations (US terms)

sc – single crochet

hdc – half double crochet

dc – double crochet

tr – treble

fpsc – front post single crochet

fphdc – front post half double crochet

fpdc – front post double crochet

fptr – front post treble

bp – back post

ch – chain

sk – skip

st – stitch

slst – slip stitch

pop –popcorn

sp – space

cl – cluster

Special Stitches:

cluster(4) – yarn over, insert hook in st, yarn over, pull through st, yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook – 4 times, yarn over, pull through all 4 loops on hook, pull through the remaining 2 loops, ch 1 to close the cl

Round 1

start with a magic ring, ch6 (counts as dc and ch3), dc, ch3…repeat till you have 8dc and 8ch2

[8dc, 8ch2]

Round 2

standing sc in any dc, ch3, cl in the next ch3sp, ch3, sc in the next dc, ch3…repeat, join with a slst

[8 clusters, 16ch3, 8sc]

Round 3

fpsc around any dc from R1, ch5, fpsc around the next cl, ch5, fpsc around the next dc from R1…repeat, join with a slst

[16ch5, 16fpsc]

Round 4

bpsc around both ch3 from R2 (the two ch3 behind the cl), ch6, bpsc around the next set of 2 ch3 from R2…repeat, join with a slst

[8ch6, 8bpsc]

Round 5

Standing sc in any ch6sp, {5tr, ch2, 5tr in the next ch6sp], sc in the next ch6sp…repeat, join with a slst

[40tr, 4ch2, 4sc]

Round 6

Bphdc around any sc, bphdc around the next tr, fptr around cl from R2, bphdc around each of the next 4 tr, [2hdc, ch2, 2hdc in the next ch2sp], bphdc around each of the next 4 tr, fptr around the next cl from R2, bphdc around the next tr, bphdc around the next sc…repeat, join with a slst

[8fptr, 44bphdc, 16hdc, 4ch2]

Round 7

[dc, ch2, ch in any corner ch2sp], dc in each of the next st till you reach the next ch2sp, [dc, ch2, dc in the ch2sp]…repeat, join with a slst

[76dc, 4ch2]

This is a free pattern designed by Tally’s Crafts. You may use the photos as long as you credit me and link to my website https://www.tallyscrafts.com/ or Instagram @tallyscrafts. You are not allowed to post the pattern and the photos as your own.

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