Lion Brand® Bonbons Mini Granny Square Bookmarks

Crochet a bunch of bookmarks using a variety of colours. It’s so easy (and affordable) when you use Lion Brand® Bonbons.

Skill Level:  Easy

 
 

Craft Time: 60+ minutes

Uses Recycled Items: No

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Materials

  • Lion Brand® Bonbons (Art. #601) Yarn – Celebrate (1 Pack) or Colour of Choice
  • Lion Brand® Crochet Hook, Size E-4 (4.25mm)
  • Lion Brand® Large-eyed Blunt Needle
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Instructions

SIZES

Small: About 1¼" x 3¾" (3cm x 9.5cm)

Medium: About 1¼"x5" (3cm x 12.5cm)

Large: About 1¼"x6¼" (3cm x 16cm)

 

GAUGE: One Square = about 1¼"x1¼" (3cm x 3cm). EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT.

 

NOTES

1. Squares are crocheted, then sewed together in a strip to make the Bookmark. Braids are added to one end of the Bookmark.

2. Squares are worked in joined rnds, with RS facing at all times.

3. Each rnd is worked in a different colour. 

MINI GRANNY SQUARE

With first colour, ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, (3 dc in ring, ch 2) 3 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 12 dc and 4 ch-2 sps. Fasten off the first colour.

Rnd 2: With RS facing, join the second colour with sl st in any ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3dc) in same ch-2 sp (corner made), *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp (corner made); rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 24 dc and 4 ch-2 sps. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

SMALL BOOKMARK

1. Make 3 Mini Granny Squares in the following colours or colours as desired.

Squares 1 and 3: first colour = peagreen, second colour = light blue

Square 2: first colour = pea green, second colour = purple

2. Sew Squares together to make a strip.

3. Cut 6 strands of light blue, each about 17" (43cm) long.

4. Hold strands together and fold in half. With crochet hook, draw fold through centre at one end of Bookmark, forming a loop. Pull ends of yarn through this loop. Pull to tighten.

5. Separate strands into 2 groups of 6 strands each. Divide one group into 3 groups of 2 strands each and braid, knotting strands at end. Trim remaining strands about 1" (2.5cm) shorter, then braid, knotting strands at end.

MEDIUM BOOKMARK

1. Make 4 Mini Granny Squares in the following colours or colours as desired.

Squares 1 and 3: first colour = hot pink, second colour = pea green

Squares 2 and 4: first colour = sparkling peach, second colour = emerald

2. Sew Squares together to make a strip.

3. Cut 2 strands each of sparkling peach, pea green, and hot pink, each about 17" (43cm) long.

Repeat Steps 4 and 5 of Small Bookmark.

LARGE BOOKMARK

1. Make 5 Mini Granny Squares in the following colours or colours as desired.

Square 1: first colour = red, second colour = dark blue

Square 2: first colour = hot pink, second colour = dark blue

Square 3: first colour = sparkling peach, second colour = dark blue

Square 4: first colour = pea green, second colour = dark blue

Square 5: first colour = light blue, second colour = dark blue

2. Sew Squares together to make a strip.

3. Cut 6 strands of dark blue, each about 17" (43cm) long.

Repeat Steps 4 and 5 of Small Bookmark.

 

FINISHING

Weave in ends.

 

ABBREVIATIONS

beg = begin(ning)(s)
ch = chain
ch-sp = chain space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
rnd = round
sl st = silp stitch
sp(s) = space(s)

 

 

Every effort has been made to produce accurate and complete instructions. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters or crocheters, human error, or typographical mistakes.

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