Crochet flower granny squares are a classic design that can be used to create a wide range of projects, such as afghans, blankets, bags, or even clothing.
They are made by working multiple rounds of crochet stitches to form a square shape, staring with a flower motif in the center.
This tutorial will guide you through the steps of crocheting a basic flower granny square, starting with the chain stitch, and ending with a finished square that you can use for your next project.
Whether you’re a experienced crocheter or just starting out, this pattern is perfect for anyone looking to create something beautiful and functional, with a nostalgic touch.
- 4 different colors of Drops Merino Extra Fine
- 4.5 mm. Crochet Hook
- Darning needle
- MC – Magic Cirkle
- CH – Chain
- DC – Double Crochet
- SL ST – Slip Stitch
- DC 2 TOG – Double Crochet 2 Togehter
- SC – Single Crochet
- CL ST – Cluster Stitch ( Double Crochet 3 together into the same space.
- TC – Treble Crochet
- HDC – Half Double Crochet
Round 1. CH 2 Make 16 DC into the MC. SL ST into the first ST of the round. Fasten off the yarn
Round 2. Attach a new color yarn to any ST of the round. CH 3. DC into the same ST. (This will count as a DC 2 TOG). CH 2. *DC 2 TOG in the next ST. CH 1. DC 2 TOG in the next ST. CH 2.* Repeat from *-* in every ST around. SL ST into the first ST of the round. You will have 8 CH 2 spaces and 8 CH 1 spaces all the way around. Fasten off the yarn.
Round 3. Attach a new color yarn to any of the CH 1 spaces of the round. CH 2. SC into the same CH-space. *CH 2. Make a CL ST into the next CH-space. CH 1. Make another CL ST into the same CH-space. CH 2. SC into the next CH-space. * Repeat from *-* all the way around. You will have a total og 8 petals and 8 SC in the round. SL ST into the first SC of the round. Fasten off your yarn.
Round 4. Attach a new color yarn to any of the SC of the round. CH 3. (These will not count as a ST). *Make a DC. and TC. CH 2. TC and DC all into the same ST.* (This will form the first corner of the sqaure). CH 4. Skip the Petal of the flower. Make HDC into the next SC. CH 4. Again skip the petal of the flower. Make the next corner of the square in to the next SC. Follow the instructions from*-*. Repeat the sequence all the way around. Untill You have 4 corners in your sqaure. SL ST into the first ST of the round. Fatsen off the yarn.
Round 5. Attach a new color yarn to any corner of the round. CH 2. *Make 2 DC. CH 2. 2 DC into the same CH-space. (This will form the first corner of the round). DC in next 2 ST. 4 DC into the CH4 space. Skip next ST. 4 DC into the next CH 4 space. DC in next 2 ST.* Repeat from *-* untill you have all 4 corners and 4 sides of your square. SL ST into the first ST. Fasten off the yarn.