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How To Make C2C Granny Squares

After recently discovering a new yarn, Abbey Road Freedom from Spotlight, my newest love became the C2C Granny Square. Super satisfying, easy counting, make in front of the telly, and extended stitches to create straight edges. A crocheters dream!


This is how I made mine for my Down On The Corner Bag pattern.


You’ll need:

  • 8 ply / DK weight cotton yarn
  • 4mm crochet hook
  • Scissors and darning needle


For this blog post, I’ve written the instructions in US terms.



Special Stitches


Granny Cluster (GrCl)

Make 3 DC in same st, do not chain.


Extended DC (EXdc)

Yo, insert hook, pull up a loop. Yo, pull through one loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, pull through 2 loops.


Instructions

Ch 4, sl st to 1st chain, ch 4 and turn.

Row 1: Make 1 GrCl in the loop created, 1 EXdc in same space. Ch 4 and turn. (1 GrCl)

Row 2: Make 1 GrCl in space between EXdc and GrCl, GrCl in next space, 1 EXdc in same space. Ch 4 and turn. (2 GrCl) (Pic. 1)



Row 3: Make 1 GrCl in space between EXdc and GrCl, GrCl in next 2 spaces, 1 EXdc in same space as last GrCl. Ch 4 and turn. (3 GrCl)

Row 4: Make 1 GrCl in space between EXdc and GrCl, GrCl in next 3 spaces, 1 EXdc in same space as last GrCl. Ch 4 and turn. (4 GrCl)

Row 5: Make 1 GrCl in space between EXdc and GrCl, GrCl in next 4 spaces, 1 EXdc in same space as last GrCl. Ch 4 and turn. (5 GrCl)

Row 6: Make 1 GrCl in space between EXdc and GrCl, GrCl in next 5 spaces, 1 EXdc in same space as last GrCl. Ch 4 and turn. (6 GrCl)

Row 7: Make 1 GrCl in space between EXdc and GrCl, GrCl in next 6 spaces, 1 EXdc in same space as last GrCl. Ch 4 and turn. (7 GrCl)

Row 8: Sk space between EXdc and GrCl, GrCl in next 6 spaces, 1 EXdc in last space. Ch 4 and turn. (6 GrCl) (Pic. 2)



Row 9: Sk space between EXdc and GrCl, GrCl in next 5 spaces, 1 EXdc in last space. Ch 4 and turn. (5 GrCl)

Row 10: Sk space between EXdc and GrCl, GrCl in next 4 spaces, 1 EXdc in last space. Ch 4 and turn. (4 GrCl)

Row 11: Sk space between EXdc and GrCl, GrCl in next 3 spaces, 1 EXdc in last space. Ch 4 and turn. (3 GrCl)

Row 12: Sk space between EXdc and GrCl, GrCl in next 2 spaces, 1 EXdc in last space. Ch 4 and turn. (2 GrCl)

Row 13: Sk space between EXdc and GrCl, GrCl in next space, 1 EXdc in last space. Ch 1 and turn. (1 GrCl)

Row 14: Make 1 DC in next space.



Fasten off and weave in ends.


It’s very easy to make your squares smaller or larger. Just start decreasing when you have reached the width you desire.


Happy Crafting! xoxo

Tegan

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