Loops & Threads™ Granny Square Afghan
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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
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • 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
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Measurements
Approx 43 x 57 ins [109 x 144.5cm]


Step: 2

Gauge
16 sc and 12 rows = 4 ins [10cm]
1 Motif = 7 ins [18cm]


Step: 3

Instructions


Step: 4

Basic Motif
With Color 1, ch 4. Join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.


Step: 5

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.


Step: 6

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.


Step: 7

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.


Step: 8

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.


Step: 9

5th and 6th rnds: As 4th rnd. Fasten off.


Step: 10

Motif 1: Make 16 Basic Motifs (Color 1 - A. Color 2 - B, Color 3 - C).


Step: 11

Motif 2: Make 16 Basic Motifs (Color 1 - B. Color 2 - C, Color 3 - A).


Step: 12

Motif 3: Make 16 Basic Motifs (Color 1 - C. Color 2 - A, Color 3 - B).


Step: 13

Join Motifs into Blanket as shown in Diagram.


Step: 14

Edging
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.


Step: 15

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.


Step: 16

Fasten off.


Tips

Before sewing together, be sure you reference the grid to ensure each square is where it should be!