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
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
TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Chain Stitch – Ch
Slip Stitch-Sl st
Foundation Chain: Ch 6, join with a Sl st to form a ring.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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