Thursday, December 26, 2013

How to Crochet a Lacy Granny Square

Hi there, This is a wonderful lacy granny square which can be used for anything. I hope you enjoy making it.

You can use any size crochet hook and yarn
Sc = single crochet,  Dc = double crochet,  Sp = space,  Tr = treble,  St = stitch, 
Ch = chain,  * * =repeat work in between the stars,  Tog = together,  yo – yarn over, ss = slip stitch (or sl st)

1  Make 5 ch and join into a ring
2  1Ch, 11sc into ring, sl st to first ch
3  *15ch, sl st into next sc, rep from * 11 times more; working last sl st into sl st at end of rnd 1, ending with 12 ch loops
4.  Sl st along to centre of first loop, *4ch, 1sc into next loop, 4ch, (yo,  insert hook into next loop, yarn over, draw loop through, yarn over, draw through 2 loops) 3 times, yarn over, draw through all 4 loops on hook – called cluster – 4ch, cluster into same loop, 4ch, 1sc into next loop, repeat from * 3 times more, working last sc into slip stitch at beg of round
5.  Sl st along to centre of first 4ch loop, 3ch, cluster into this same loop, *4ch, 1sc into next loop, 4ch,  (cl, 4ch, cl) into next loop, 4ch, 1sc into next loop, 4ch, cl into next loop, rep from *3 times more, but omit last cluster and sl st to 3rd of first 3ch.

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