Free pattern: Katy – 6″ Square

I’m delighted to share a free pattern for a 6″ (15 cm) granny square.

Katy - 6" Square, free crochet pattern by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter

This post contains affiliate linksThe yarn for the sample was generously provided by Lion Brand.

I was working on a larger blanket project and decided to use some of the remnants of the yarn to create this. Enjoy!

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Katy – 6″ Square

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

03-intermediate

US terms 50 4-medium 50This cute granny square works up quickly using clusters and crossed double crochet stitches.

Finished Size

  • 6″ (15 cm) square.

Materials

  • Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice Baby (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 170 yd/156 m) – 1 skein each in 157 Duckie (CA) and 169 Sweet Pea, or approximately 25 yd (23 m) in each of two colors in any medium weight yarn.
  • US I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.
  • Yarn needle.

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Gauge

  • Finished Square = 6” (15 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern (✪ see Special Stitch Patterns, below)

  • beg cl – beginning cluster✪
  • CA – Color A
  • CB – Color B
  • cdc – crossed double crochet✪
  • ch – chain
  • cl – cluster✪
  • dc – double crochet
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • rep – repeat
  • Rnd(s) – Round(s)
  • sc – single crochet
  • sk – skip
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • sp – space
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • yo – yarn over
  • * Rep instructions after asterisk as indicated.

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Special Stitch Patterns

  • beg cl = beginning cluster = Ch 3, (yo, insert hook in ring, yo and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops) twice, yo and draw through 3 loops on hook.
  • cdc = crossed double crochet = Skip st, dc in next st, dc in previously skipped st. (Uses 2 sts)
  • cl = cluster = (Yo, insert hook in ring, yo and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops) 3 times, yo and draw through 4 loops on hook.

Katy - 6" Square, free crochet pattern by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter

Pattern Instructions

Square

  • With CA, ch 4, join with sl st to first ch to form ring.
  • Rnd 1: Beg cl in ring, ch 2, (cl, ch 2) in ring 5 times, join with sl st to top of beg cl. (6 sts + 6 ch-2 sp)
  • Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in same st, 3 sc in ch-2 sp, *2 sc in next st, 3 sc in ch-2 sp; rep from * around, join CB with sl st to top of first sc. Fasten of CA. (30 sts)
  • Rnd 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc, here and throughout), dc in next st *hdc, sc in each of next 4 sts, hdc,** 3 dc in next st; rep from * around, ending last rep at **, dc in next st, join with st st to top of first ch 3. (36 sts)
  • Rnd 4: Ch 3, *work 4 cdc over next 8 sts,** (dc, ch 2, dc) in next st; rep from * around, ending last rep at **, dc in first st, ch 2, join CA with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off CB. (40 sts, 4 ch-2 sp)
  • Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in same st, *dc in next st, work 4 cdc over next 8 sts, dc in next st,** (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp; rep from * around, ending last rep at **, (2 dc, ch 2) in last ch-2 sp, join with sl st to top of first ch 3. Fasten off CA. (56 sts + 4 ch-2 sp)
  • Rnd 6:.Join CB with sl st in any ch-2 sp, ch 3, *dc in each of next 14 sts,** (dc, ch 3, dc) in next ch-2 sp; rep from * around, ending last rep at **, (dc, ch 3) in first ch-2 sp, join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

Finishing

  • With yarn needle, weave in ends.

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© 2014 by Marie Segares (Underground Crafter). This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Marie’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. If you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2014/11/06/free-pattern-katy-6-square/. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

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