Cotton Candy Granny Square

Cotton Candy Granny Square

 

American Crochet Terms used throughout.

Materials:
DK weight yarn in 3 colours
4.00mm hook

Finished Size:
Approximately 6”/16cm square

Abbreviations:
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
tr -treble crochet
dtr – double treble crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
mc – magic circle
beg – beginning
yo – yarn over
fpsc – front post single crochet
2trtog – treble crochet 2 sts together (Work a tr in the stitch without completing the very last step (leave the last two loops on the hook) twice. You should have three loops on the hook, yo and draw through all the loops.)

Foundation Round: Using Colour A, into mc, 1ch, 6sc, sl st in 1st sc to join. (6 sts)

Round 1: 1ch, 1sc in same place, [1sc in next st, 2sc in next st] twice, 1sc, sl st in 1st sc to join. (8 sts)

Round 2: 1ch, 2sc in same place, 2sc in each st around, sl st in 1st sc to join, change to Colour B. Fasten off Colour A. (16 sts)

Round 3: Using Colour B, 5ch (counts as 1tr, 1ch), *1tr in next st, 1ch* around, sl st in 4th ch of beg ch to join. (16 tr, 16 1ch spaces)

Round 4: 1ch, 1sc around 4ch on previous round (fpsc), *9ch, 1sc around next tr on previous round* repeat from * to * 13 more times, 4ch, 1dtr into 1st sc to join.

Round 5: 1ch, 1sc in 9ch space, 4ch, *1sc in next 9ch space, 4ch* repeat from * to * 15 times, sl st in 1st sc to join, change to Colour C. Fasten off Colour B.

Round 6: Using Colour C, 1ch, 1sc around sc on previous round, 3ch, 1sc in 1st 4ch space, *3ch, 1sc around next sc on previous round, 3ch, 1sc in 4ch space* around, 3ch, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 7: Sl st into 1st 3ch space, 3ch, 1tr in same space (counts as 2trtog), 2ch, *1 2trtog in next 3ch space, 2ch* around, sl st in top of 1st 2trtog to join.

Round 8: Sl st into 1st 2ch space, 6ch (counts as 1dc, 3ch), 2dc in same space, *1ch, [1dc, 1hdc] in next 2ch space, 1ch, 2hdc in next 2ch space, 1ch, [2sc in next 2ch space, 1ch] 3 times, 2hdc in next 2ch space, 1ch, [1hdc, 1dc] in next 2ch space, 1ch, [2dc, 3ch, 2dc] in next 2ch space*, repeat from * to * 3 more times omitting last [2dc, 3ch, 2dc], 1dc in 1st 2ch space, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch to join.

Round 9: Sl st into 3ch space, 6ch (counts as 1dc, 3ch), 2dc in same space, *1ch, [2hdc in next 1ch space, 1ch] 8 times, [2dc, 3ch, 2dc] in 3ch space* repeat from * to * 3 more times omitting last [2dc, 3ch, 2dc], 1dc in 1st 3ch space, sl st into 3rd ch of beg ch to join.

Fasten off, sew in ends.

© Shana Rae 2016

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