The Granny Rectangle Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #202

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the granny rectangle stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate pattern. The granny rectangle stitch would be great for afghans, blankets, and baby blankets!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
dc
Double Crochet
sl st
Slip Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count

  Pattern Repeat 
Chain 12

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Chain 12

  • Note: To establish rounds, work round 1 on both sides of the foundation chain.
  • Round 1: [2dc, ch 2, 3dc, ch 2, 3dc] in 4th ch from hook, ch 2, skip next 2 ch, 1dc in each of next 3 ch, ch 2, skip next 2 ch, [3dc, ch 2, 3dc, ch 2, 3dc] all in last ch. Working on opposite side of foundation ch, ch 2, skip next 2 ch, 1dc in each of next 3 ch (these 3dc will correspond with 3dc already established on 1st side of ch), ch 2, skip next 2 ch, join with a Sl st to top of beg ch 3.
  • Round 2: ch 3, *ch 2, [3dc, ch 3, 3dc, ch 2] in the next 2 ch 2 spaces (2 corners made), [3dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2] twice, rep from * once, 2dc in last ch 2 sp, join Sl st to top of beg ch 3.
  • Round 3: ch 3, 2dc in same ch 2 space, ch 2, *[3dc, ch 3, 3dc] in next ch 2 space (corner), ch 2, 3dc in next ch 2 space, ch 2, [3dc, ch 3, 3dc] in next ch 2 space (corner), [ch 2, 3dc] in each of next 3 ch 2 spaces, ch 2, rep from * once, omitting last [3dc, ch 2], join Sl st to top of beg ch 3.
  • Round 4: ch 3, *ch 2, [3dc, ch 3, 3dc, ch 2] in the next 2 ch 2 spaces (2 corners made), [3dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2] twice, rep from * once, 2dc in last ch 2 sp, join Sl st to top of beg ch 3, end off.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Granny Rectangle Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Granny Rectangle Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)


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