Loops & Threads™ Granny Square Afghan
Granny Square afghans are the perfect project for a beginner! Using Loops & Threads™ Impeccable™, this blanket is so much fun to make, and with such great colors, will brighten any room.
Designed by Loops & Threads™ Design Team
- Loops & Threads™ Impeccable™ (Solids 128 g/4.5 oz) 3 balls each of (01612 Butterscotch) as A, (01201 Aqua) as B, (01531 Rouge) as C
- Size 5.5mm (U.S. I or 9) Crochet Hook or size needed to obtain gauge
Approx 43 x 57 ins [109 x 144.5cm]
16 sc and 12 rows = 4 ins [10cm]
1 Motif = 7 ins [18cm]
With Color 1, ch 4. Join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 2 dc in ring. Ch 2. (3 dc. Ch 2) 3 times in ring. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
2nd rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. [(2 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc] 3 times. (2 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Join Color 2 with sl st to top of ch 3.
3rd rnd: With Color 2, ch 2 (does not count as st). 1 hdc in same sp as sl st. [1 hdc in each dc to next ch-2 sp. (1 hdc. Ch 2. 1 hdc) in next ch-2 sp] 4 times. 1 hdc in each of next 2 dc. Join Color 3 with sl st to top of ch 2.
4th rnd: With Color 3, ch 3 (counts as dc). [1 dc in each st to next ch-2 sp. (2 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp] 4 times. 1 sc in each st to end of rnd. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
5th and 6th rnds: As 4th rnd. Fasten off.
Motif 1: Make 16 Basic Motifs (Color 1 - A. Color 2 - B, Color 3 - C).
Motif 2: Make 16 Basic Motifs (Color 1 - B. Color 2 - C, Color 3 - A).
Motif 3: Make 16 Basic Motifs (Color 1 - C. Color 2 - A, Color 3 - B).
Join Motifs into Blanket as shown in Diagram.
1st rnd: Join A with sl st in bottom right corner sc. Ch 3 (counts as dc). 2 dc in same sp. Work 1 dc in each dc, having 3 dc in corners. Join B with sl st to top of ch 3.
2nd rnd: With B, working from left to right instead of right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each dc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Before sewing together, be sure you reference the grid to ensure each square is where it should be!