The Cluster Cross Granny Square Motif :: Crochet Stitch #66

Stitch Description

The Cluster Cross Granny Square is a classic granny square that uses clusters to add textural interest to your next afghan. It looks complicated but is done with techniques even a beginner can handle.

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Ch 8, join with a SI st to form ring

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

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

  • Round 1: Work 1 beg cluster in ring, *ch 5, 1 cluster in ring, ch 2**, 1 cluster in ring, rep from * twice, rep from * to ** once, join with Sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-3
  • Round 2: Sl st to center of next ch-5 sp, work beg cluster in first sp (half corner made), *ch 2, 3 dc in next sh-2 sp, ch 2**, (1 cluster, ch 2, 1 cluster) in next sh-5 sp (corner made), rep from * twice, rep from * to ** once, 1 cluster in same ch-5 sp as beg cluster, ch 1, sc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 instead of last ch-3 sp (completes corner)
  • Round 3: Work beg cluster in first sp (half corner made), *ch 2, work 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2**, (1 cluster, ch 2. 1 cluster) in next ch-2 sp (corner made), rep from * twice, rep from * to ** once, 1 cluster in same sp as beg cluster, ch 1, sc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 instead of last ch-3 sp (completes coner)
  • Round 4: Wrok beg cluster in first sp (half corner made, *ch 2, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, 1 dc in each of next 7 dc, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2**, (1 cluster, ch 3, 1 cluster) in next ch-2 sp (corner made), rep from * twice, rep from * to ** once, 1 cluster in same ch-2 sp as beg cluster, ch 3, join with a Sl st in 3rd ch beg ch-3 (completes corner) Fasten off

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