How to make Granny Square with Puff Stitch

How to make Granny Square with Puff stitch, with step by step photos, instruction card and video tutorial. Today, I am gonna share with you a granny square with puff stitch. This pattern is very close to my heart as I designed it when I was pregnant with my angel. I had lot of left over yarn and didn’t want to start any new big project, so thought of utilizing the same leftover yarn.

As the bulky stuff is in trend now a days, this granny square fall into modern category. This pattern is perfect for a warm, cozy blanket.

How-to-make-Granny's-square-with-Puff-stitch

Now with same pattern I have made various sizes squares, just by increasing the number of rows. I need to compose them and come up with a contemporary pattern for the blanket. I am gonna try fusion of abstract composition with age old granny squares to get a trendy look. ūüôā Let us see how it goes. I shall update you with that post very soon. As I will have lots of squares to connect, I will show you different ways to connect granny squares in yet another post.

Now let us see,

How to make Granny Square with Puff stitch-

This pattern looks like a flower so use vibrant colors for puff stitch rounds and a dusty color for the border, so that the flower will stand out.

Click on image below to get Instruction Card in PDF format. Print it for ease while working or save it for future reference-

 thumbnail of How to make Granny‚Äôs square with Puff stitch-Instruction cards

Detailed Step by step tutorial with photos-

Abbreviations used:

Ch – chain

dc – double crochet

Sl st – slip stitch

Material:

Any 4 Colors yarn 

 3.5 mm crochet hook (or hook suitable for your yarn)

Scissors

Description:

Start with light color yarn and make chain 5. Insert hook in the first chain and make clip stitch.

How to start Granny square

R1: Ch 3, 15 dc in chain loop, sl st in first st. (total 16 sts)

Granny square with puff stitch center

Change yarn to next color.

R2: Ch 3, *take yarn over, insert hook in between two stitches of R1 and draw a loop, again yarn over and draw loop by inserting hook in the same space, one more time yarn over, insert hook in same space and draw the loop, you will have 7 loops on the hook, draw yarn through all the loops and make a chain* this completes one Puff stitch. Watch video to get more clarity. Similarly make one puff stitch in between each stitch of R1 ( total 16 puff stitches). Make sl st.

How to make Puff stitch

Change yarn to next color.

R3: Ch 3, *make one puff stitch in between two puff stitches of R2, ch 1* repeat * to * for full round and Sl st.

Flower with Puff stitch

Change yarn to dusty color, this will be the boarder for our puff stitch flower and turn circle into square. Right now we are above puff stitch so begin with a Sl st in between next puff stitch.

 R4: Ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, in same space, *ch 1, 3 dc in next space*, repeat * to * 2 times (total 3 of 3 dc), {3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc} this is called as corner, repeat * to * 3 times then corner, again repeat * to * and corner two times. We completed circle with 4 corners and 3 of 3 dc in between. Make Sl st and cut the yarn. Sew in the end.

How to make border to Granny square

This completes our Granny square with puff stitch.

Granny's-square-with-Puff-stitch

You can watch video here: How to make Granny Square with Puff stitch

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