Granny Circle

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The granny square is a classic crochet pattern that can be used to make a wide variety of projects. In this video, Corrina Ferguson takes the classic granny square and turns it into a circle. It’s a fun motif that can be used for dishcloths, crochet trivet, and more.

Corrina works the Granny Circle by following the instructions below. Use the instructions to create your own unique granny circles!

GRANNY CIRCLE INSTRUCTIONS

This circle can be made in any yarn you prefer, just adjust the hook size to match the yarn (consult the yarn label for hook size), the thicker the yarn, the bigger your circle will be.

Ch 4. Sl st into 4th chain from hook to make circle.

Rnd 1: Ch 4, (dc in center sp, ch 1) 11 times, sl st to ch-4 to close rnd.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same ch-sp, ch 1, (2 dc in next ch-sp, ch1) 11 times, sl st to ch-3 to close rnd.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in same ch-sp, ch1, (3dc in next ch-sp, ch1) 11 times, sl st to ch-3 to close rnd.

Rnd 4: Ch 3, 2 dc in same ch-sp, ch 1, 4 dc in next ch-sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-sp, ch 1, 4 dc in next ch-sp, ch 1) 5 times, sl st to ch-3 to close rnd.

Rnd 5: Ch 3, 2 dc in same ch-sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-sp, ch 1, 3 dc in between cluster of 4dc, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-sp, ch 1, 3 dc in between cluster of 4dc, ch 1) 5 times, sl st to ch-3 to close rnd. Fasten off.

Abbreviations

ch: chain

dc: double crochet

rnd: round

sl st: slip stitch

sp: space

This video uses U.S. crochet terminology.