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Friday, 22 August 2014

Happy Days CAL (4): Solid Granny Square

Welcome to Part 4 of our Happy Days Blanket Crochet Along! 

It is not too late to join in the fun!     The patterns will remain on my blog - so you can crochet along at your own pace.      

Here are the links so far:

PART 1 (Hakuna Matata Mandala Square) (where you will find all the necessary info about this project);
  
Part 2 (Sunny Flower Square)

and

Part 3 (Tic-Tac-Toe Square) 

So far we have made:
4 Hakuna Matata Squares (28cm x 28cm each)
10 Sunny Flower Squares (14cm x 14cm each)
4 Tic-Tac-Toe Squares (28cm x 28cm each)

 

Some colourful photos sent to me by a few of the lovely CAL ladies!

 

This weeks square is my version of a solid granny square.

We will be making 10 of these 14cm x 14 cm squares.

SOLID GRANNY SQUARE PATTERN 

YARN:  DK (8ply / light worsted weight) 100% acrylic 

HOOK:  5.00mm

SIZE:  14cm x 14cm

PATTERN TERMS:   US

I will include this conversion chart with each pattern to make it easier for those using UK terms


crochet terms conversion chart


Foundation:  4ch,  sl sl into 1st ch to form circle OR make a magic circle

Row 1:  3ch (counts as 1dc) ;  11 dc into circle;  sl st into 3rd ch at start to close (12dc)


Row 2:  3ch (counts as 1dc), 1dc, 3ch, 2dc into same place as sl st;   [1dc into each of next 2dc;   (2dc, 3ch, 2dc) into next dc] x 3;  1dc into each of next 2dc;  sl st into 3rd ch at start to close.   Break off yarn.

Row 3:  Join yarn in top of any dc;   3ch (counts as 1dc);   [1dc into each dc;   (2dc, 3ch, 2dc) into corner 3ch sp] repeat until you are back at the start;   sl st into 3rd ch at start to close.   Break off yarn.

Rows 4 and 5:  Repeat the instructions for Row 3.

Row 6:  Join yarn in top of any dc;   1ch (counts as 1sc);   [1sc into each dc;   (2sc, 2ch, 2sc) into corner 3ch sp] repeat until you are back at the start;   sl st into 1ch at start to close.   Break off yarn.

Row 7:  Join yarn in top of any sc;   1ch (counts as 1sc);   [1sc into each sc;   (1sc, 1ch, 1sc) into corner 2ch sp] repeat until you are back at the start;   sl st into 1ch at start to close.   Break off yarn.


Join the Solid Granny Squares to the Sunny Flower Squares using the VISIBLE JOIN METHOD to make bigger squares (28cm x 28cm = 2 Solid Granny Squares and 2 Sunny Flower Squares).



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I was going to do the Saturday Morning Square this week - but thought it would be fun to rather start joining the smaller squares.

The pattern for the next square will be posted on Friday, 5 September 2014.


Please post the photos of your progress on my Zooty Owl Facebook page so that I can share them with my next post!

Happy crocheting!

(Part 5 of the CAL - Popcorn Flower & Leaves Square can be found HERE)

14 comments:

  1. Such a great CAL, I'm catching up on posts, so this is the first one I've seen,
    Clare x

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  2. wish I had time to do this it's going to be a lovely blanket. :)

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  3. Lovely crocheted squares happening here. It will be
    nice to see them joined and the end results. Gorgeous.
    Cheers, Anita.

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  4. Your squares are looking lovely, and have such vibrant colours in them!x

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  5. Lots of lovelyness ..... super colour combo's .... a fun CAL!

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  6. great !
    Greetings from Poland :)
    Katarzyna


    www.sajuki.blogspot.com

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  7. Love the square combination! All of your work is so impressive! =)

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  8. Nice colours on the cal, I should start one when i finish my current WIP

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  9. Joining....first I've seen of this CAL but so far the squares are absolutely gorgeous. Time to play catch up...lol. Thank you for doing this CAL!!!

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  10. Love this, great use of colour!

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  11. Granny squares are my favorite & you have so may, this is on my list!

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  12. I would love to have joined in on this , but I have far too many WIP's as it is..

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