How to Crochet the Gala Granny Motif :: Crochet Stitch #259

How to Crochet the Gala Granny Motif

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the gala granny motif. This stitch creates a lovely motif pattern. The gala granny motif would be great for afghans, doilies, and tablecloths!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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Imperial Yarn Native Twist

Native Twist (Imperial’s most popular product) is a single-ply, lofty yarn. The bulky weight creates a soft, smooth knit fabric, making it an excellent option for heavy-weight outerwear such as coats and sweaters.

A Crochet Hook


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Chain Stitch – Ch
Single Crochet-sc
Double Crochet-dc
Slip Stitch-Sl st

Skill: Easy
Foundation Chain: Ch 6, join with a Sl st to form a ring.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Round 1

    ch 3 (count as 1st dc), 4dc in ring, *ch 2, 5dc in ring, rep from * 4 times, ch 2, join with Sl st to top of beg ch 3.

  2. Round 2

    ch 6 (counts as dc, ch 3), *[2dc, ch 2, 2dc] in next ch 2 space (shell made) ch 3, rep from * 4 times, [2dc, ch 2, 1dc] in last ch 2 space, join with Sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 6 (6 shells).

  3. Round 3

    ch 7 (counts as dc, ch 4), *[3dc, ch 2, 3dc] in next ch 2 space, ch 4, rep from * 4 times, [3dc, ch 2, 2dc] in last ch 2 space, join with Sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 7.

  4. Round 4

    ch 8 (counts as dc, ch 5), *[3dc, ch 3, 3dc] in next ch 2 space, ch 5, rep from * 4 times more, [3dc, ch 3, 2dc] in last space, join with Sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 8.

  5. Round 5

    ch1, sc in same st, *7sc in next ch 5 loop, 1sc in each of next 3dc, [2sc, ch 2, 2sc] in next ch 2 space, 1sc in each of next 3dc, rep from * around, omitting last sc, join with Sl st to 1st sc, end off.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Gala Granny Motif. (Right Side)

Example of the Gala Granny Motif. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Gala Granny Motif. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Gala Granny Motif. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

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