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Circular Granny 

Amirta R
30.04.20 03:38 PM Comment(s)

Versatile pattern that can be used to make placemats, coasters, pillow covers and rugs


Materials Required:

Acrylic Yarn - 100 gms

Crochet Needle - 5mm

Scissor

Yarn needle


How to choose the Yarn?

100% Cotton or blended yarn -  for placemats, coasters, rugs and pillow cases

100% Acrylic or blended yarn - for placemats, coasters and pillow cases

T-Shirt yarn - for placemats, coasters, rugs and pillow cases


Avoid using 100% wool, as the above mentioned projects upon repeated wash may cause the fibres to break. 


Abbreviations:

Approx = Approximately 

Beg = Beginning 

Ch = Chain(s)

Rep = Repeat

Sl st = Slip stitch 

sc = Single Crochet

dc = Double Crochet


Measurement:

Diameter of the circle - 9.5 inches


Video tutorial:  

https://youtu.be/_MfkCR5EQN0


https://youtu.be/Blq4JFmchk8


Instructions : 

Beg with slip knot and Ch 5, sl st with the first chain to form a ring ( Or start with a Magic Ring)

Row 1 -  Ch 3 ,2 dc in the ring , Ch2 . Rep 3 dc , Ch2 5 times. Sl st with the 3rd chain in beginning of the row.

Row 2 - Sl st in next 2 st(s) to reach the ch2 space. Now Ch 3 , 2 dc , Ch2, 3 dc (in the ch2 space). Move to next Ch2 space and Rep 3dc , ch2 , 3dc till you reach the last ch2 space. Sl st with the 3rd chain in beginning of the row .

Row 3 - Sl st in next 2 st(s) to reach the ch2 space. Now Ch 3 , 2 dc , Ch2 (in the ch2 space). Skip 3dc (Ch2 space in every alternate) and Rep 3dc , ch2,  till you reach the last ch2 space. Sl st with the 3rd chain in beginning of the row .

Row 4 - Sl st in next 2 st(s) to reach the ch2 space. Now Ch 3 , 2 dc , Ch2 (in the ch2 space). Move to next Ch2 space and Rep 3dc , ch2 till you reach the last ch2 space. Sl st with the 3rd chain in beginning of the row .

Row 5 - Sl st in next 2 st(s) to reach the ch2 space. Now Ch 3 , 2 dc , Ch2, 3 dc (in the ch2 space). Move to next Ch2 space and Rep 3dc , ch2 , 3dc till you reach the last ch2 space. Sl st with the 3rd chain in beginning of the row .

Row 6 - Sl st in next 2 st(s) to reach the ch2 space. Now Ch 3 , 2 dc , Ch2 (in the ch2 space). Skip 3dc (Ch2 space in every alternate) and Rep 3dc , ch2 till you reach the last ch2 space. Sl st with the 3rd chain in beginning of the row .

Row 7 - Sl st in next 2 st(s) to reach the ch2 space. Now Ch 3 , 2 dc , Ch2 (in the ch2 space). Move to next Ch2 space and Rep 3dc , ch2 till you reach the last ch2 space. Sl st with the 3rd chain in beginning of the row .


Finishing:

You can finish the circular granny at this stage by fastening of the thread (or) add a row as border to the pattern by making a sc around the circle.


How to increase the circular granny further?

The subsequent row can be increased similar to how a circular base for basket would be increased.


The circle granny pattern in 1 row of increase and next few rows of 3dc, ch2 (in alternate ch2 space). The increase beyond the as follows:

Row 8 - (Increasing row) -  Sl st in next 2 st(s) to reach the ch2 space. Now Ch 3 , 2 dc , Ch2, 3 dc (in the ch2 space). Move to next Ch2 space and make 3dc ch2. Rep 3dc , ch2 , 3dc and 3dc ch 2 in next Ch2 space till you reach the last ch2 space. Sl st with the 3rd chain in beginning of the row . (Every alternate Ch2 space it is 3dc , Ch2 . That is the only change from Row 2)

row 9, 10, 11 - Sl st in next 2 st(s) to reach the ch2 space. Now Ch 3 , 2 dc , Ch2 (in the ch2 space). Move to next Ch2 space and Rep 3dc , ch2 till you reach the last ch2 space. Sl st with the 3rd chain in beginning of the row .

Row 12 to Row 15 is repeat of Row 8 to Row 11.