Blank Canvas Granny Square | Free Crochet Pattern | Brianna Lentz

This granny square is the perfect square to use on a blanket you would like to apply appliqué to. You can either sew on or glue your appliqué to this granny square easily while still having a clean back to your square.

Watch me crochet this Blank Canvas Granny Square on my YouTube Channel at Brianna Lentz, video is embedded here for your convenience:

 

 

Materials Needed:

  • Worsted Weight Yarn
  • Size I/5.5.mm Crochet Hook
  • Stitch Marker
  • Scissors

Crochet Need to Knows:

  • Magic Ring | Magic Circle | Magic Loop (all the same – just different names you might know it as)
  • Chain
  • Single Crochet
  • Double Crochet
  • Slip Stitch

Round 1 

  1. Create a Magic Loop Ring
  2. Chain 3 (top of chain 3 counts as first DC throughout entire pattern), place stitch marker in top of chain 3.
  3. Double Crochet 11 times into Magic Ring. (12 DC total for Round 1)
  4. Slip Stitch into Top of Chain 3.  Round 1 complete.

Round 2

  1. Do not turn. Chain 3.  Place stitch marker into top of CH 3. 
  2. DC into top of original CH 3, same stitch as you slipped stitch. (This completes 2 DC into Stitch 1).
  3. 2 DC into remaining 11 stitches. (22 DC total for Round 2)
  4. Slip stitch into top of Chain 3 of round 2 and round 2 is complete.

Round 3

  1. Do not turn. Chain 3.  Place stitch marker into top of CH 3.  
  2. DC into same stitch. 1 DC into the following stitch. 
  3. * 2DC into next stitch, then 1 DC in following stitch.  
  4. Repeat from * all the way around to the end. (36 DC total for Round 3)
  5. Slip stitch into the top of Chain 3 for round 3 and round 3 is complete.

Round 4

  1. Do not turn.  Chain 3.  Place stitch marker into top of CH 3.
  2. DC into same stitch. Chain 1.  2 DC into next stitch.  (This creates your first corner)
  3. * 1 HDC into next 2 stitches.
  4. 1 SC into next 3 stitches.
  5. 1 HDC into next 2 stitches.
  6. 2DC into next stitch, Chain 1, 2 DC into next stitch.  (Corner 2 has just been made.) 
  7. Repeat from * for remaining 3 sides until you reach your first corner. 
  8. Slip stitch into top of chain 3. Round 4 is complete.
  9. Set up for Round 5 – Slip Stitch into next DC, slip stitch into Corner Chain space. Move onto Round 5. [NOTE – Slip stitch loosely, don’t do it super tight otherwise your square quage will be distorted.] 

Round 5

  1. Do not turn.  Chain 3.  Place stitch marker into top of Ch3.
  2. DC into Corner Chain Space. Chain 1.  2 DC into same Corner Chain Space.  (This creates your first corner)
  3. *DC into next 11 Stitches.
  4. 2DC into next Corner Chain Space, Chain 1, 2 DC into same Corner Chain Space.  (Corner 2 has just been made.) 
  5. Repeat from * for remaining 3 sides.  
  6. Slip stitch into top of chain 3. Round 5 is complete.
  7. Set up for Round 6 – Slip Stitch into next DC, slip stitch into Corner Chain space. Move onto Round 6.  

Round 6 – Last Round

  1. Do not turn.  Chain 3.  Place stitch marker into top of Ch3.
  2. DC into Corner Chain Space. Chain 2.  2 DC into same Corner Chain Space.  ( This creates your first corner)
  3. *DC into next 15 Stitches.
  4. 2DC into next stitch, Chain 2, 2 DC into next stitch.  (Corner 2 has just been made.) 
  5. Repeat from * for remaining 3 sides.  
  6. Slip stitch into top of chain 3.  Round 6 is complete.

 done <3

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