The Adrienne Granny Square Motif :: Crochet Stitch #65

This stitch was originally posted on July 11, 2012

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the Adrienne Square. This classic granny square has a regal look to it that will bring a new level of class to your next afghan. It looks complicated but is done with techniques even a beginner can handle.

Skill: Easy
Foundation Chain: Ch 8, join with a SI st to form ring

TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Chain Stitch – ch
Single Crochet – sc
Double Crochet – dc
Half Double Crochet

Instructions:

Round 1: Ch 1, 16 sc in ring, join with SI st to first sc
Round 2: Ch 7 (counts as dc, ch 4), sk next sc, *1 dc in next sc, ch 4, sk next sc, rep from * 6 times, SI st in 3rd ch of the beg ch-7 (8 dc, 8 ch-4 sp)
Round 3: Ch 1, [1 sc, 1 hdc, 2 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc] in each ch-4 sp around (8 petals)
Round 4: Ch 8 (counts as dc, ch 5), *1 sc between 2 dc of next petal, ch 5, 1 sc between 2 dc of next petal, ch 5**, 1 dc between the next 2 sc, ch 5, rep from * twice, rep from * to ** once, join with SI st to 3rd ch of beg ch-8
Round 5: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 1 dc in first st (half corner made), *[4 dc in next ch-5 sp] 3 times, [2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc (full corner made), rep from * 3 times more, ending last rep, [2 dc, ch 3] in beg ch-3 of previous round, join with a SI st to top of beg ch-3 (first corner complete), fasten off

Here is what the finished square should look like:
Example of the Adrienne Square

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