Crochet – Simple Granny Square (Left Handed) Part 2

IMG_0479Start with a little square from part 1.

IMG_0481Chain 3 (just like earlier at the beginning loop).

IMG_04842 double crochet (2 dc) in the same space created by the 2 ch hole in the previous row.

chain 2 (2 ch)

IMG_04853 double crochet still in the same space made by the 2 chain hole in the previous row. This makes the first corner.

IMG_0487Chain 2, then  3 double crochet, 2 chain, 3 double crochet all in the same hole at the corner.

IMG_0488Repeat twice more for the other two corners, then connect at start with a slip stitch and fasten off.

IMG_0490Successive rows follow the same pattern, chain 3 to act as the first double crochet in the new row.

IMG_0492Then double crochet twice to complete the first triplet.

IMG_0493Alternate the 2 chain (2 ch) and 3 double crochet, using the holes left by the 2 chain in the previous row. At the 4 corners, do 2 groups of 3 double crochet with a 2 chain between them in the 2 chain holes.

IMG_0494Successive rows follow the same pattern.

IMG_0496As many rows as desired can be added. I find 5 rows make for a nice size.

Simple Granny Square

Start: 6 ch, join into loop with sl st.

Row 1: Through loop, 3 ch, 2 dc 2 ch. (3 dc, 2 ch) x 3. sl st and fasten off.

Row 2: Through 2 ch space in previous row, 3 ch, then 2 dc. 2 ch. (In next 2 ch space in previous row 3 dc, 2 ch, 3 dc, 2 ch) x 3.

Row 3+: Through 2 ch space center of the previous row, 3 ch, then 2 dc. 2 ch. At the corners 3 dc, 2 ch, 3 dc, 2 ch in 2 ch space at corner, and between the corners 3 dc 2 ch in each 2 ch space in the previous row.

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