Blushing Grannies Crochet Free Pattern

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Blushing Grannies Crochet Free Pattern

Throw measures 36” x 50”.

RED HEART® “Super Saver®”: 1 Skein each 726 Coral A and 0376 Burgundy B; 2 skeins 0378 Claret C.

Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].

Yarn needle.

GAUGE: Rnds 1-3 = 3½” x 3½”. Full square = 6¾” x 6¾”.

CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Blushing Grannies Crochet Free Pattern Instructions

SQUARE (Make 35)

With A, chain 5; join with slip st in first chain to form a ring.

Round 1: Chain 3 (counts as dc), 15 dc in ring; join with slip st in top of chain-3 – 16 sts.

Round 2: Chain 1, single crochet in same chain as joining, * chain 4, skip next dc **, single crochet in next dc; repeat from * around, end at **; join with slip st in first single crochet – 8 single crochet and 8 chain-4 spaces.

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Round 3: Chain 1, single crochet in same single crochet as joining, * 2 single crochet in next chain-4 space, (2 dc, chain 2, 2 dc) all in next single crochet, 2 single crochet in next chain-4 space **, single crochet in next single crochet; repeat from * around, end at **; join in first single crochet – 20 single crochet, 16 dc and 4 corner chain-2 spaces.

Fasten off A.

Round 4: Join B in any corner chain-2 space; chain 3 (counts as dc), (dc, chain 2, 2 dc) all in same space as joining, * dc in next 9 sts **, (2 dc, chain 2, 2 dc) all in next chain-2 space; repeat from * around, end at **; join in top of chain-3 – 52 dc and 4 corner chain-2 spaces.

Round 5: * Chain 2, skip next dc, (slip st, chain 2, slip st) all in next corner chain-2 space **, [chain 2, skip next dc, slip st in next dc] 6 times; repeat from * around, end at **; [chain 2, skip next dc, slip st in next dc] 5 times, chain 2, skip next dc; join with slip st in joining slip st – 32 slip sts and 32 chain-2 spaces. Fasten off B.

Blushing Grannies Crochet Free Pattern
Blushing Grannies Crochet Free Pattern

Round 6: Join C in any corner chain-2 space; chain 3 (counts as dc), (dc, chain 2, 2 dc) all in same space as joining, * 2 dc in each of next 7 chain-2 spaces **, (2 dc, chain 2, 2 dc) all in next corner chain-2 space; repeat from * around, end at **; join – 72 dc and 4 corner chain-2 spaces.

Round 7: Chain 1, single crochet in same chain as joining, single crochet in next dc, * (single crochet, chain 2, single crochet) all in next corner chain-2 space **, single crochet in next 18 dc; repeat from * around, end at **; single crochet in last 16 dc; join – 80 single crochet and 4 corner chain-2 spaces. Fasten off C, leaving a long end for sewing.

FINISHING

Weave in all loose ends, except long end. Sew squares together through both loops of last round into 5 strips of 7 squares each. Sew strips together.

Edging

Round 1: Join C in any single crochet; chain 1, single crochet in each single crochet around all 4 edges of afghan, working 2 single crochet in each chain-2 space at corners of joined squares and 3 single crochet in each of 4 corner chain-2 spaces of afghan; join in first single crochet.

Round 2: Chain 1, single crochet in same single crochet as joining, chain 3, skip next single crochet, * single crochet in next single crochet, chain 3, skip next single crochet; repeat from * around; join.

Round 3: Chain 1, * 2 single crochet in next chain-3 space, slip st in next single crochet; repeat from * around; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

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