Crochet Rochelle: Granny Square Washcloth

Friday, May 22, 2020

Granny Square Washcloth


The granny square is a simple and timeless crochet block of fabric that can be used in so many ways. Crochet granny squares to create blankets, scarves, bags and other beautiful projects. Below you will find instructions for creating the basic granny square that functions as a quick and easy washcloth pattern, perfect for you home or as a gift. 

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Skill Level:  Easy

Materials:  
Cotton yarn
Yarn needle

Hook size: I/5.50mm

Abbreviations:
CH = chain
SC = single crochet
DC = double crochet
JOIN = slip stitch to join
MR = magic ring
RND = round
SL ST = slip stitch

Gauge: 
4 dc = 1" length
1 rows = 0.75" height


Pattern Instructions:
Magic Ring (Click for tutorial.)
Rnd 1: In MR, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, [3 dc, ch 2] 3 times. Sl st to beginning of rnd, sl st next 2 stitches, sl st in ch 2 space. (12 sts)
Rnd 2: In ch 2 space (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1). In next ch space (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc), repeat around. 
Sl st to beginning of rnd, sl st next 2 stitches, sl st in ch 2 space. (24 sts)
Rnd 3: In ch 2 space (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1). *[In next ch space (3 dc, ch1). In next ch space (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc)], repeat from * around. 
Sl st to beginning of rnd, sl st next 2 stitches, sl st in ch 2 space. (36 sts)
Rnd 4: In ch 2 space (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1). *[In next ch space (3 dc, ch1), repeat to corner space. In corner space (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc)], repeat from * around. 
Sl st to beginning of rnd, sl st next 2 stitches, sl st in ch 2 space. (36 sts)
Rnd 5: In ch 2 space (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1). *[In next ch space (3 dc, ch1), repeat to corner space. In corner space (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc)], repeat from * around. 
Sl st to beginning of rnd, sl st next 2 stitches, sl st in ch 2 space. (60 sts)
Rnd 6: In ch 2 space (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1). *[In next ch space (3 dc, ch1), repeat to corner space. In corner space (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc)], repeat from * around. 
Sl st to beginning of rnd, sl st next 2 stitches, sl st in ch 2 space. (72 sts)
Rnd 7: [In ch 2 space (ch 1, 3 sc), sc across to next corner], repeat from * around. sl st to first sc to join. (72 sts).
Break yarn, weave ends.


Optional Border:
*To form picot: ch 3, sl st to 1st ch
Rnd 8: Join yarn. Ch 1, (1 sc, picot, 1 sc,) in corner, *(sc 5, picot), repeat from * to next corner, (1 sc, picot, 1 sc,) in corner. Repeat this pattern around entire edge of project.
I like to place a picot in each corner so I mess around with my single crochet count until it all fits together. I used to be a perfectionist about stitch count but when my washcloth is finished I won't notice.
Finish, weave ends.


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