Solid Granny Square (Method 1) – Crochet Tutorials

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This tutorial shows how one can crochet the solid granny square. Tutorial has both crochet chart and step by step pictures.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

Here is the crochet chart for the solid granny square.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

You will need to know how to crochet slip stitch, chain stitch and double crochet stitch. (Click links to open their tutorials).

Start with 5 chains and make a ring with a slip stitch.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

Chain 3. This will be counted as the first double crochet stitch. Then add two more double crochet stitches into the ring.

Chain 3.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

Add 3 more double crochet stitches in the ring.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

Chain 3 and add 3 more double crochet stitches.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

The ring should have 4 groups of 3 double crochet stitches. End ring with a slip stitch.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

To make the slip stitch, pass hook through the chain, yarn over and pull through.

To start the next row, chain 3,

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

Add a double crochet stitch each on the next two chains.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

Crochet 3 double crochet stitches into the space formed by the chains in the previous row.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

Chain 3. This will form the corner.
solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

Add 3 more double crochet stitches in the same space.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

Each corner space will have 2 groups of 3 double crochet stitches.

Continue the same pattern mentioned above.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

And end row with a slip stitch.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

To start the next row, chain 3.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

Add one double crochet stitch on all chains.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

When you reach the corner, add 3 double crochet stitches, 3 chains followed by 3 double crochet stitches.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

To make sure you have the correct number of stitches in each row, track the chains  formed on top of the previous row.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

So for the sides, add one double crochet on each chain.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

This is how the solid granny square looks like. There is one more version that uses triple crochet stitches in the corner. Tutorial for that will come later.

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

 

solid granny square - crochet chart - symbols - crochet tutorials for kids

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