{Crochet} Daisy Wheel Granny Square

free daisy granny squareWelcome to my Daisy Wheel granny square tutorial. I love it when a pretty crochet square design is born unexpectedly! I was playing with these glorious colours last week when this pretty granny square emerged. It’s a simple but pretty square that i hope to make a blanket with, but it would be just as pretty as a cushion. If you make the square, please tag #daisywheelgranny when your posting images to instagram and add the tag #daisywheelblanket if you decide to make a blanket. I really love seeing your pictures.

I have used Heirloom Cotton 8ply in the following colours –

Citrus Lemon (6696) Yarn A

White (6607) Yarn B

Pale Green(6612) Yarn C

Pale Pink (6605) Yarn D

Coral Pink (6611) Yarn E

You could use any 8ply cotton and switch up some of the colours too. I’d love to see this square in different colour combinations.

free daisy granny square

If you are unsure of how to make a Popcorn Stitch – here is a little tutorial to get you started.

Abbreviations and Stitches – Please not that the pattern is written in UK terms but there are shorthand instructions at the end of this tutorial, along with a chart for US crocheters. 

magic ring

ss – slip stitch

ch – chain

sp – space

dc – double crochet

tr – treble

dtr – double treble

pc – popcorn

v st – v stitch = (tr, ch1, tr)

YOU WILL NEED –

8ply Cotton Yarn in 5 different colours

3.5mm crochet hook

Yarn needle

scissors

Round One – Using Yarn A, work 8dc into a magic ring, ss into initial dc and fasten off. (8dc)

daisy wheel granny square

 

Round 2 – Attach Yarn B, (ch3, 4tr) in the same stitch, you now have 5tr to make your first pc, then ch1. (1pc, ch1) into each of the remaining 7 stitches, ss into back of the initial pc and fasten off. (8pc, 8ch)

daisy wheel granny square

 

Round 3  – Attach Yarn C at any ch-1 sp, ch3 (counts as first tr), 3 more tr into the same sp. Work 4tr into each of the remaining 7 ch-1 sps, ss into the third ch of the initial ch3 and fasten off. (32tr)

daisy wheel granny square

 

Round 4 – Attach Yarn D, ch3 (counts as first tr), skip a stitch, 2tr in the next. Alternate between 1tr, 2tr around. Ss into top of inital ch3 and fasten off. (48tr)

free daisy granny square

 

Round 5 – Attach Yarn E, ch4 (counts as 1tr, ch1), tr in the same st, ch1, skip a st and work one pc into the next, ch1. * skip a st, (tr, ch1, tr) in the next, ch1, skip a st, pc in the next, ch1 * repeat from * to 10 more times. Ss into 3rd ch of inital ch4 and fasten off. (12pc, 12v st).

free daisy granny square

 

Round 6 – Attach Yarn A at to any v st and ch4 (counts as first dtr), 2dtr, ch3, 3dtr in the same sp (this forms your first corner). Ch1, 3tr in the next v st, ch1, 3tr in the next v st, ch1. * (3dtr, ch3, 3dtr) in the next v st, ch1, 3tr in the following v st, ch1, 3tr in the next v st, ch1, repeat from * twice more and then ss into top of inital ch4. Fasten off. (4x {3dtr, ch3, 3dtr}, 8x 3tr groups at sides).

free daisy granny square

Chart 

Please note that the chart does not include starting and finishing points. Use the chart in conjunction with the written instructions.

daisy granny square chart

 

UK Shorthand

Rnd 1 – 8dc into a magic ring

Rnd 2 –(1pc, ch1) into each dc

Rnd 3 –4tr in each ch-1 sp

Rnd 4-alternate 1tr, 2tr around

Rnd 5 –(tr, ch1, tr, ch1) skip a stitch (pc, ch1) around

Rnd 6 –(3dtr, ch3, 3dtr) at corners (ch1, 3tr, ch1, 3tr, ch1) along sides.

US Shorthand 

Rnd 1 –8sc into a magic ring

Rnd 2 –(1pc, ch1) into each sc

Rnd 3 –4dc in each ch-1 sp

Rnd 4 –alternate 1dc, 2dc around

Rnd 5-(dc, ch1, dc, ch1) skip a stitch (pc, ch1) around

Rnd 6 –(3tr, ch3, 3tr) at corners (ch1, 3dc, ch1, 3dc, ch1) along sides.

free daisy granny square

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21 Comments

  1. Tiani
    May 22, 2017 / 8:00 pm

    I stumbled across this pattern on Pinterest – something about it sparked a memory of a pattern I saw in a Mollie Makes a couple of issues ago, went and check and they are both by you!!!!

    • redagapeblog
      May 29, 2017 / 9:11 am

      Ha! Super sleuth! The colours are the same, which makes them look similar. 🙂 Thanks for visting my blog. xx

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