|St Patrick's Day Granny Square Crochet Pattern
Square is 6 inches
This pattern is COPYRIGHT © Jackie Karp 1998/99/2000-05
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Worsted weight yarn in cream and green
Hook size 4.5mm or size needed to obtain a 6 inch square
Always ch1, ch3 instead of sc or dc at the beginning of each round.
With green yarn, ch2, 5sc in second ch from hook. sl st to join.
Rnd 1: Using BACK LOOPS ONLY, Work 2sc in each st around. sl st to join. 12sts
Finish off green
Rnd 2: Join cream yarn with sl st to any stitch. 2dc in each st around. sl st to join. 24sts
Rnd 3: 3dc in first st, ch1, sk2 st, (3dc ch1 3dc) Corner Made, *ch1, sk2 st, 3dc, ch1, sk 2 st, (3dc ch1 3dc )*. Repeat from * to * 2 more times, sl st to join
Rnd 4: sl st to first ch1 sp.
3dc in same sp, *ch1, 3dc ch1 3dc in corner sp, (ch1, 3dc) in next 2 spaces. Repeat from * to * 3 more times. ch1, sl st to join
Rnd 5: sl st to first sp.
3dc in same sp, *ch1, 3dc ch1 3dc in corner sp, (ch1, 3dc) in next 3 spaces. Repeat from * to * 3 more times. ch1, sl st to join
Finish off cream
Rnd 6: Join green in any st and sc in each st around, working 3 sc in each corner. sl st to join.
Finish off green
To make Shamrock
Re-Join green, with sl st, to a free front loop in Rnd 1. There should be 6.
Pick a loop that is in-line with one of the blocks of 3dc (not in-line with a corner)
(sc, 2hdc, 2dc, 2hdc, sc, sl st) in same loop
(sl st, sc, 2hdc, 2dc, 2hdc, sc, sl st) in next two loops
sk next loop
sl st in the next loop
ch5, sc in 2nd from hook and in next 3. sl st in base of stem.
sk next loop and sl st in sl st of first leaf.
©Jackie Karp 98/99/2000-2013