Granny Square patterns: October 2014 onwards

Here are our most recent patterns added to our Granny Square app. For the older patterns, click here.

Granny Betty

 Granny Betty

Materials

Red Heart Miami (100% cotton, 50g/120m)

1 ball of each:

Yarn A Red (00115)

Yarn B Royal (00201)

Yarn C Fuchsia (00028)

Yarn D Yellow (00111)

Yarn E Orange (00189)

Hook size

A 4mm or US G/6 hook

UK terms

Using Yarn A, make a magic loop.

Round 1 (RS) Ch3 (counts as tr), 11tr into loop, ss into the top of the beginning ch-3 to join. [12 tr] Fasten off.

Round 2 Join Yarn B in any tr, *ch3, 5tr into next tr, ch3, ss into each of the next 2 tr; repeat from * twice more, ch3, 5tr into next tr, ch3, ss into next tr. [4 5-tr groups, 8 ch-3] Fasten off.

Round 3 Join Yarn C in the centre tr of any 5-tr group, ch3 (counts as tr), 4tr into the same tr, ch3, skip 2 tr and ch-3, tr into the space between 2 tr of Round 1 (below 2 ss of Round 2), ch3, skip ch-3 and 2 tr, *5tr into the next tr, ch3, skip 2 tr and ch-3, tr into the space between 2 tr of Round 1 (below 2 ss of Round 2), ch3, skip ch-3 and 2 tr; repeat from * twice more, ss to the top of the beginning ch-3 to join. [4 5-tr groups, 4tr, 8 ch-3 sp] Fasten off.

Round 4 Working into the back loops only, join Yarn D in the first tr of any 5-tr group, *skip the next tr, 7tr into the next tr, skip the next tr, ss to the next tr, skip ch-3, 7tr into the next tr, skip ch-3, ss to the next tr; repeat from * 3 more times. Fasten off.

Round 5 Working into the back loops only, join Yarn E in the 4th tr of any corner 7-tr group, ch3 (counts as tr), 4tr into same tr, *tr into next 2-tr, ch3, tr into 3rd tr of next 7-tr group, tr into next 2-tr, ch3, tr into 2nd tr of next corner 7-tr group, tr into next tr, 5tr into next tr, repeat from * twice more, tr into next 2-tr, ch3, tr into 3rd tr of next 7-tr group, tr into next 2-tr, ch3, tr into 2nd tr of next corner 7-tr group, tr into next tr, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. Fasten off.

US terms

Using Yarn A, make a magic loop.

Round 1 (RS) Ch3 (counts as dc), 11dc into loop, ss into the top of the beginning ch-3 to join. [12 dc] Fasten off.

Round 2 Join Yarn B in any dc, *ch3, 5dc into next dc, ch3, ss into each of the next 2 dc; repeat from * twice more, ch3, 5dc into next dc, ch3, ss into next dc. [4 5-dc groups, 8 ch-3] Fasten off.

Round 3 Join Yarn C in the centre dc of any 5-dc group, ch3 (counts as dc), 4dc into the same dc, ch3, skip 2 dc and ch-3, dc into the space between 2 dc of Round 1 (below 2 ss of Round 2), ch3, skip ch-3 and 2 dc, *5dc into the next dc, ch3, skip 2 dc and ch-3, dc into the space between 2 dc of Round 1 (below 2 ss of Round 2), ch3, skip ch-3 and 2 dc; repeat from * twice more, ss to the top of the beginning ch-3 to join. [4 5-dc groups, 4dc, 8 ch-3 sp] Fasten off.

Round 4 Working into the back loops only, join Yarn D in the first dc of any 5-dc group, *skip the next dc, 7dc into the next dc, skip the next dc, ss to the next dc, skip ch-3, 7dc into the next dc, skip ch-3, ss to the next dc; repeat from * 3 more times. Fasten off.

Round 5 Working into the back loops only, join Yarn E in the 4th dc of any corner 7-dc group, ch3 (counts as dc), 4dc into same dc, *dc into next 2-dc, ch3, dc into 3rd dc of next 7-dc group, dc into next 2-dc, ch3, dc into 2nd dc of next corner 7-dc group, dc into next dc, 5dc into next dc, repeat from * twice more, dc into next 2-dc, ch3, dc into 3rd dc of next 7-dc group, dc into next 2-dc, ch3, dc into 2nd dc of next corner 7-dc group, dc into next dc, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. Fasten off.

Chart

Granny Betty chart

Granny Bessie

Granny Bessie 

Materials

Red Heart Miami (100% cotton, 50g/120m)

1 ball of each:

Yarn A Grey Brown (00139)

Yarn B Red (00115)

Yarn C Yellow (00111)

Yarn D Light Blue (00143)

Yarn E Royal (00201)

Hook size

A 4mm or US G/6 hook

UK terms

With Yarn A, Ch8, join with ss to form a ring.

Round 1 (RS) Ch1, 16dc in ring, join with ss in first dc, fasten off. [16 dc]

Round 2 Join Yarn B in any dc, ch6 (counts as tr, ch3), (skip next dc, tr in next dc, ch3) 7 times, join with ss in 3rd ch of beg ch-6, fasten off.

Round 3 Join Yarn C in any tr, ch1, dc in same tr, 5tr in next ch-3 sp, (dc in next tr, 5tr in next ch-3 sp) 7 times, join with ss in first dc. [8 petals]

Round 4 Join Yarn D in any dc, ch5 (counts as tr, ch2), tr in same dc, ch2, tr in centre tr of next petal, ch6, tr in centre tr of next petal, ch2, *(tr, ch2, tr) in next dc, ch2, tr in centre tr of next petal, ch6, tr in centre tr of next petal, ch2; repeat from * twice more, join with ss in 3rd ch of beg ch-5, fasten off.

Round 5 Join Yarn E in first ch-2 sp, ch1, dc in same ch-2 sp, ch4, (3tr, ch3, 3tr) in next ch-6 sp, ch4, skip next ch-2 sp, *dc in next ch-2 sp, ch4, (3tr, ch3, 3tr) in next ch-6 sp, ch4, skip next ch-2 sp; repeat from * twice more, ss to top of first dc to join, fasten off and weave in all ends.

US terms

With Yarn A, Ch8, join with ss to form a ring.

Round 1 (RS) Ch1, 16sc in ring, join with ss in first sc, fasten off. [16 sc]

Round 2 Join Yarn B in any sc, ch6 (counts as dc, ch3), (skip next sc, dc in next sc, ch3) 7 times, join with ss in 3rd ch of beg ch-6, fasten off.

Round 3 Join Yarn C in any dc, ch1, sc in same dc, 5dc in next ch-3 sp, (sc in next dc, 5dc in next ch-3 sp) 7 times, join with ss in first sc. [8 petals]

Round 4 Join Yarn D in any sc, ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), dc in same sc, ch2, dc in centre dc of next petal, ch6, dc in centre dc of next petal, ch2, *(dc, ch2, dc) in next sc, ch2, dc in centre dc of next petal, ch6, dc in centre dc of next petal, ch2; repeat from * twice more, join with ss in 3rd ch of beg ch-5, fasten off.

Round 5 Join Yarn E in first ch-2 sp, ch1, sc in same ch-2 sp, ch4, (3dc, ch3, 3dc) in next ch-6 sp, ch4, skip next ch-2 sp, *sc in next ch-2 sp, ch4, (3dc, ch3, 3dc) in next ch-6 sp, ch4, skip next ch-2 sp; repeat from * twice more, ss to top of first dc to join, fasten off and weave in all ends.

Chart

Granny Bessie chart

Granny Myrtle

Granny MyrtleMaterials

Red Heart Miami (100% cotton, 50g/120m)

1 ball of each:

Yarn A Jeans (00142)

Yarn B Yellow (00111)

Yarn C Royal (00201)

Hook size

A 4mm or US G/6 hook

UK terms

Using Yarn A, ch5, ss to first ch to join into a ring.

Round 1 Ch3 (counts as tr), 2tr into ring, ch5, (3tr into ring, ch5) 3 times, ss to top of beg ch-3. Fasten off. [4 3-tr groups, 4 ch-5 sp]

Round 2 Join Yarn B in top of t-ch of prev round with a ss. Ch3 (counts as tr), tr in each of next 2 tr, (tr, ch7, tr) in ch-5 sp, *tr in each of next 3 tr, (tr, ch7, tr) in ch-5 sp; rep from * twice more, ss to top of beg ch-3. Fasten off. [4 5-tr groups, 4 ch-7 sp]

Round 3 Join Yarn C in top of t-ch of prev round with a ss. Ch3 (counts as tr), tr in each of next 3 tr, (4tr, ch2, 4tr) in ch-7 sp, *tr in each of next 5tr, (4tr, ch2, 4tr) in ch-7 sp; rep from * twice more, tr in last tr, ss to beg ch-3.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

US terms

Round 1 Ch3 (counts as dc), 2dc into ring, ch5, (3dc into ring, ch5) 3 times, ss to top of beg ch-3. Fasten off. [4 3-dc groups, 4 ch-5 sp]

Round 2 Join Yarn B in top of t-ch of prev round with a ss. Ch3 (counts as dc), dc in each of next 2 dc, (dc, ch7, dc) in ch-5 sp, *dc in each of next 3 dc, (dc, ch7, dc) in ch-5 sp; rep from * twice more, ss to top of beg ch-3. [4 5-dc groups, 4 ch-7 sp]

Round 3 Join Yarn C in top of t-ch of prev round with a ss. Ch3 (counts as dc), dc in each of next 3 dc, (4dc, ch2, 4dc) in ch-7 sp, *dc in each of next 5dc, (4dc, ch2, 4dc) in ch-7 sp; rep from * twice more, dc in last dc, ss to beg ch-3.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Chart

Granny Myrtle chart

 

Granny Constance

Granny Constance

Materials

Red Heart Miami (100% cotton, 50g/120m)

1 ball of each:

Yarn A Linen (00248)

Yarn B Light Blue (00143)

Yarn C Fuchsia (00028)

Yarn D Red (00115)

Yarn E Apple (00205)

Hook size

A 4mm or US G/6 hook

 

UK terms

With Yarn A, Ch7, ss to first ch to join in a ring.

Round 1 Ch1 (does not count as st), 12dc into the ring, ss to first dc to join, fasten off.

Round 2 Join Yarn B in any dc, ch2 (counts as half of first tr2tog), tr in next dc, ch3, (tr2tog, in same dc and next dc, ch3) 11 times, ss to top of first tr2tog to join, fasten off.

Round 3 Join Yarn C in any ch-3 sp, Ch5 (counts as dc, ch4), (2-dtr cluster in fourth ch from hook, dc in next ch-3 sp, ch4) 11 times, 2-dtr cluster in fourth ch from hook, ss in first ch of beg ch-5 to join, fasten off.

Round 4 Join Yarn D in any dc, ch7 (counts as tr and ch4), (tr in next dc, ch4) 11 times, ss in third ch of beg ch-7 to join, fasten off.

Round 5 Join Yarn E in any ch-4 sp, ch1 (does not count as st), *(5dc in ch-4 sp) twice, (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in next ch-4 sp; repeat from * 3 more times, ss to first dc to join, fasten off.

 

US Terms

With Yarn A, ch7, ss to first ch to join in a ring.

Round 1 Ch1 (does not count as st), 12sc into the ring, ss to first sc to join, fasten off.

Round 2 Join Yarn B in any sc, ch2 (counts as half of first dc2tog), dc in next sc, ch3, (dc2tog, in same sc and next sc, ch3) 11 times, ss to top of first dc2tog to join, fasten off.

Round 3 Join Yarn C in any ch-3 sp, Ch5 (counts as sc, ch4), (2-tr cluster in fourth ch from hook, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch4) 11 times, 2-tr cluster in fourth ch from hook, ss in first ch of beg ch-5 to join, fasten off.

Round 4 Join Yarn D in any sc, ch7 (counts as dc and ch4), (dc in next sc, ch4) 11 times, ss in third ch of beg ch-7 to join, fasten off.

Round 5 Join Yarn E in any ch-4 sp, ch1 (does not count as st), *(5sc in ch-4 sp) twice, (3sc, ch2, 3sc) in next ch-4 sp; repeat from * 3 more times, ss to first sc to join, fasten off.

 

Chart

Granny Constannce chart

 

Granny Ellen

 Granny Ellen

Materials

Red Heart Miami (100% cotton, 50g/120m)

1 ball of each:

Yarn A Linen (00248)

Yarn B Fuchsia (00028)

Yarn C Light Green (00245)

Yarn D Royal (00201)

Yarn E Light Orange (00112)

Yarn F Navy (00135)

Yarn G Light Blue (00143)

Yarn H Purple (00134)

Hook size

A 4mm or US G/6 hook

 

UK terms

With Yarn A, ch10, join with a ss into a ring.

Round 1 Ch1 (does not count as dc), 24 dc into ring, ss to first dc to join, fasten off.

Round 2 Join Yarn B in any st with a ss. Ch1 (does not count as dc), dc in same dc, *ch8, skip 5dc, dc in next dc; rep from * twice, ch8, ss to first dc to join, fasten off.

Round 3 Join Yarn C in any dc with a ss. Ch1 (does not count as dc), dc in same dc, *9dc in next ch-8 sp, dc in next dc; rep from * twice, 9dc in next ch-8 sp, ss to first dc to join, fasten off.

Round 4 Join Yarn D in next dc with a ss. Ch1 (does not count as dc), dc in same dc, *dc in each of next 4dc, (dc, ch1, dc) in next dc to form corner, dc in each of next 5dc; rep from * twice, dc in each of next 4dc, (dc, ch1, dc) in next dc to form corner, dc in each of next 4dc, ss to first dc to join, fasten off.

Round 5 Join Yarn E in any corner ch-1 sp with a ss. Ch6 (counts as 1tr, ch3), 1tr in corner ch-1 sp, *ch1, skip next 2 dc, tr in next dc, (ch1, skip next dc, tr in next dc) 3 times, ch1, skip next 2 dc, (tr, ch3, tr) in corner ch-1 sp; rep from * twice, ch1, skip next 2 dc, tr in next dc, (ch1, skip next dc, tr in next dc) 3 times, ch1, ss to 3rd ch of beg ch-6, fasten off.

Round 6 Join Yarn F in any corner ch-3 sp with a ss. Ch1 (does not count as dc), *(dc, ch1, dc) in corner ch-3 sp, (dc in next tr, dc in next ch-1 sp) 5 times, dc in next tr; rep from * three times, ss to first dc to join, fasten off.

Round 7 Join Yarn G in any corner ch-1 sp with a ss. Ch5 (counts as 1tr, ch2), 1tr in corner ch-1 sp, *ch1, tr in next dc, (ch1, skip next dc, tr in next dc) 6 times, ch1, (tr, ch2, tr) in corner ch-1 sp; rep from * twice, ch1, tr in next dc, (ch1, skip next dc, tr in next dc) 6 times, ch1, ss to 3rd ch of beg ch-5, fasten off.

Round 8 Join Yarn H in any corner ch-2 sp with a ss. Ch1 (does not count as dc), *(dc, ch1, dc) in corner ch-2 sp, (dc in next tr, dc in next ch-1 sp) 8 times, dc in next tr; rep from * three times, ss to first dc to join, fasten off.

Weave in all ends.

US Terms

With Yarn A, ch10, join with a ss into a ring.

Round 1 Ch1 (does not count as sc), 24 sc into ring, ss to first sc to join, fasten off.

Round 2 Join Yarn B in any st with a ss. Ch1 (does not count as sc), sc in same sc, *ch8, skip 5sc, sc in next sc; rep from * twice, ch8, ss to first sc to join, fasten off.

Round 3 Join Yarn C in any sc with a ss. Ch1 (does not count as sc), sc in same sc, *9sc in next ch-8 sp, sc in next sc; rep from * twice, 9sc in next ch-8 sp, ss to first sc to join, fasten off.

Round 4 Join Yarn D in next sc with a ss. Ch1 (does not count as sc), sc in same sc, *sc in each of next 4sc, (sc, ch1, sc) in next sc to form corner, sc in each of next 5sc; rep from * twice, sc in each of next 4sc, (sc, ch1, sc) in next sc to form corner, sc in each of next 4sc, ss to first sc to join, fasten off.

Round 5 Join Yarn E in any corner ch-1 sp with a ss. Ch6 (counts as 1dc, ch3), 1dc in corner ch-1 sp, *ch1, skip next 2 sc, dc in next sc, (ch1, skip next sc, dc in next sc) 3 times, ch1, skip next 2 sc, (dc, ch3, dc) in corner ch-1 sp; rep from * twice, ch1, skip next 2 sc, dc in next sc, (ch1, skip next sc, dc in next sc) 3 times, ch1, ss to 3rd ch of beg ch-6, fasten off.

Round 6 Join Yarn F in any corner ch-3 sp with a ss. Ch1 (does not count as sc), *(sc, ch1, sc) in corner ch-3 sp, (sc in next dc, sc in next ch-1 sp) 5 times, sc in next dc; rep from * three times, ss to first sc to join, fasten off.

Round 7 Join Yarn G in any corner ch-1 sp with a ss. Ch5 (counts as 1dc, ch2), 1dc in corner ch-1 sp, *ch1, dc in next sc, (ch1, skip next sc, dc in next sc) 6 times, ch1, (dc, ch2, dc) in corner ch-1 sp; rep from * twice, ch1, dc in next sc, (ch1, skip next sc, dc in next sc) 6 times, ch1, ss to 3rd ch of beg ch-5, fasten off.

Round 8 Join Yarn H in any corner ch-2 sp with a ss. Ch1 (does not count as sc), *(sc, ch1, sc) in corner ch-2 sp, (sc in next dc, sc in next ch-1 sp) 8 times, sc in next dc; rep from * three times, ss to first sc to join, fasten off.

Weave in all ends.

Chart

Granny Ellen chart

 

Granny Valerie

Granny Valerie

Materials

Red Heart Miami (100% cotton, 50g/120m)

1 ball of each:

Yarn A Yellow (00111)

Yarn B Light Orange (00112)

Yarn C Fuchsia (00028)

Yarn D Claret Red (00129)

Hook size

A 4mm or US G/6 hook

 

UK terms

2-tr cluster (yrh, insert hook in st indicated, yrh and pull up loop, yrh and draw through 2 loops) twice, inserting the hook in the same st each time, yrh and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

3-tr cluster As above, working () 3 times.

Using Yarn A, make a magic loop.

Round 1 (RS) Ch3, 2-tr cluster into the loop, ch3, (3-tr cluster, ch3) 4 times, ss to the top of 2-tr cluster to join. Fasten off. [5 clusters, 5 ch-3 sp]

Round 2 Join Yarn B in any ch-3 sp with a ss, *ch3, 2dtr into the same ch-3 sp, ch3, ss to the third ch from the hook, 2dtr into the same ch-3 sp, ch3, ss to the same ch-3 sp, ss to the next ch-3 sp; repeat from * 4 more times. Fasten off. [5 petals]

Round 3 Join Yarn C in the picot point of any petal, ch11 (counts as 1dc, ch10), *dc into the point of the next petal, ch10; repeat from * 3 more times, ss to the first ch to join. Fasten off. [5dc, 5 ch-10 sp]

Round 4 Join Yarn D in the ss of the round below. Ch8 (counts as tr, ch5), 16tr into the next ch-10 sp, tr into the next dc, ch5, 12tr into the next ch-10 sp, tr into the next dc, 4tr into the next ch-10 sp, ch5, 8tr into the same ch-10 sp, tr into the next dc, 8tr into the next ch-10 sp, ch5, 4tr into the same ch-10 sp, tr into the next dc, 11tr into the next ch-10 sp, ss to the third ch of the beginning ch-8.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

US terms

2-dc cluster (yrh, insert hook in st indicated, yrh and pull up loop, yrh and draw through 2 loops) twice, inserting the hook in the same st each time, yrh and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

3-dc cluster As above, working () 3 times.

Using Yarn A, make a magic loop.

Round 1 (RS) Ch3, 2-dc cluster into the loop, ch3, (3-dc cluster, ch3) 4 times, ss to the top of 2-dc cluster to join. Fasten off. [5 clusters, 5 ch-3 sp]

Round 2 Join Yarn B in any ch-3 sp with a ss, *ch3, 2tr into the same sp, ch3, ss to the third ch from the hook, 2tr into the same sp, ch3, ss to the same sp, ss to the next ch-3 sp; repeat from * 4 more times. Fasten off. [5 petals]

Round 3 Join Yarn C in the picot point of any petal, ch11 (counts as 1sc, ch10), *sc into the point of the next petal, ch10; repeat from * 3 more times, ss to the first ch to join. Fasten off. [5sc, 5 ch-10 sp]

Round 4 Join Yarn D in the ss of the round below. Ch8 (counts as dc, ch5), 16dc into the next ch-10 sp, dc into the next sc, ch5, 12dc into the next ch-10 sp, dc into the next sc, 4dc into the next ch-10 sp, ch5, 8dc into the same ch-10 sp, dc into the next sc, 8dc into the next ch-10 sp, ch5, 4dc into the same ch-10 sp, dc into the next sc, 11dc into the next ch-10 sp, ss to the third ch of the beginning ch-8.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Chart

Valerie chart