Crochet Pattern: Traditional Granny Half-Square Triangle

Crochet pattern: Traditional Granny Half-Square Triangle in Red Heart With Love yarn by Underground Crafter | This triangle forms a half square version of the traditional granny square. This is one of several motifs used in the Classic Granny with a Twist Blanket.

Yesterday, I shared my version of the Traditional Granny Square pattern. This triangle forms a half-square version of that traditional granny square. Half-square triangles are great for filling in corners when you join granny squares on point, and they also make great triangular shawls!

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This post is part of my 30-day celebration of granny squares and is included in the Classic Granny With a Twist Blanket.

Granny Square Month with Underground Crafter | 30 days of crochet motif patterns, roundups, and giveaways!

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Crochet pattern: Traditional Granny Half-Square Triangle in Red Heart With Love yarn by Underground Crafter | This triangle forms a half square version of the traditional granny square. This is one of several motifs used in the Classic Granny with a Twist Blanket.Traditional Granny Half-Square Triangle

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

This triangle forms a half square version of the traditional granny square. It’s one of several motifs used in the Classic Granny with a Twist Blanket.

Finished Size

Motif: 6.75” (17 cm) across short sides.

Materials

  • Red Heart With Love yarn (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g/370 yd/338 m) – 1 skein in 1101 Eggshell, or approximately 50 yd (46 m) in any medium weight yarn.


Gauge

  • 17 sts (including ch-1 sp) = 4” (10 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • ea – each
  • rep – repeat
  • sk – skip
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • sp – space
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • * Repeat instructions after asterisk as indicated.
  • () Instructions within parenthesis are worked into indicated stitch or space.
  • [] Repeat instructions between brackets as indicated.

Pattern Notes

  • This is one of several motifs used in the Classic Granny with a Twist Blanket.
  • Move marker up each row to mark center ch-2 sp.
  • To adjust the size, continue repeating Row 3 until desired size is reached. (Tip: This motif makes a great triangular shawl!)

Pattern Instructions

Motif

  • Ch 4, sk 3 ch, join with sl st to next ch to form ring.
  • Row 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc + ch-1 sp, here and throughout), 3 dc in ring, ch 2, place marker in ch-2 sp, 3 dc in ring, ch 1, dc in ring. (8 sts + 1 ch-2 sp + 2 ch-1 sp)
  • Row 2: Ch 4, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in marked sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in third ch of turning ch. (14 sts + 1 ch-2 sp + 4 ch-1 sp)
  • Row 3: Ch 4, [(3 dc, ch 1) in ea ch-1 sp] across to marked sp, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in marked sp, [(ch 1, 3 dc) in ea ch-1 sp] across to last st, ch 1, dc in third ch of turning ch. (20 sts + 1 ch-2 sp + 6 ch-1 sp)
  • Row 4: Rep Row 3. (26 sts + 1 ch-2 sp + 8 ch-1 sp)
  • Row 5: Rep Row 3. (32 sts + 1 ch-2 sp + 10 ch-1 sp)
  • Row 6: Rep Row 3. Fasten off with long yarn tail (approximately 12”/30.5 cm) for joining. (38 sts + 1 ch-2 sp + 12 ch-1 sp)

Finishing

  • Join to other granny squares using your preferred method. With yarn needle, weave in ends.
© 2017 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/2017/06/25/crochet-pattern-traditional-granny-half-square-triangle. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

If you make your own Traditional Granny Half-Square Triangle, I’d love to see it! Share your progress and questions by tagging me on Facebook as @Underground Crafter, Instragram as @ucrafter, or Twitter as @ucrafter. You can also share a picture in the Underground Crafters Facebook group. Sign up for my weekly newsletter and get a coupon code for your choice of one of my premium patterns and other subscriber goodies. Plus, you’ll never miss one of my free patterns again!

Add the Traditional Granny Half-Square Triangle to your Ravelry favorites or queue.

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Crochet pattern: Traditional Granny Half-Square Triangle in Red Heart With Love yarn by Underground Crafter | This triangle forms a half square version of the traditional granny square. This is one of several motifs used in the Classic Granny with a Twist Blanket. #redheartyarns #joycreators

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