Granny Stripes – Crochet Tutorials

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Granny stripes is a simple but colorful pattern where yarn color is changed after every two rows. This pattern is ideal for projects when the yarn hoarder in you temporarily becomes insane and wants to destash. 😀

So this is how a block made with granny stripes looks like. But in this tutorial, we are going to vary the pattern slightly.

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

The picture on the right shows the classic granny stripes and the picture on the left shows the variation. The image on the left has 3 row repeats.

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

Here is the chart for granny square stripes. You have to know how to crochet chains and double crochet stitch for this.

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

Start with a row of chains (multiples of 4 +1) .  Add 3 chains and this will be counted as the first double crochet in the next row. Add 2 more double crochets in the 4th chain.

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

We will be adding sets of 3 double crochet stitches. Chain 1, skip 3 chains and add the next step.

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

When you reach the end of the row, chain 3 to start the next row and turn your work.

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

Chain 1 and add the next set of 3 crochet stitches in the next space.

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

End row with a single crochet stitch.

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

Change color.

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

Two versions of granny stripes.

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

Granny stripes crochet tutorial - granny stripes variation - chart and step by step pictures

 

 

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