Crochet Star Granny Square
Yesterday I showed you how to make these adorable and patriotic Granny Stars. Today, I’ll show you how to turn those stars into Star Granny Squares! It’s a quick and super simple pattern. They are great for coasters, a granny square blanket, and more. There are so many possibilities! I hope you enjoy the pattern. Happy Crocheting!
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Crochet Star Granny Square
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- Small amounts of Category 4 Medium Weight yarn in 3 colors; I used Lily Sugar n Cream*
- Size G 4 mm Crochet Hook*
- Yarn Needle* for weaving ends
BLO – back loop only
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
Finished square measures approximately 4″x 4″
- This pattern is written in US terms.
- For a slightly larger (or smaller) square, you can go up or down a hook size.
Make a Granny Star using this tutorial.
Round 1: Join your yarn into the 2nd ch (not the ch space) of one of your star “points.” Ch 3. 2 dc in the same st. Ch 2. 3 dc into the BLO of next sc from previous round. *Ch 2. 3 dc into the 2nd ch (not the ch space) of the next star point. Ch 2. 3 dc into the BLO of next sc from previous round* Repeat * 3 more times. Ch 2. Join in the beginning ch 3. Fasten off.
Round 2: Join your next color in any ch 2 space. Ch 3. 2 dc in same space. Ch 2. 3 dc in the next ch 2 space from previous round. Ch 2. [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in next ch 2 space. [Ch 2. 3 dc in next space], twice. Ch 2. [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in next ch 2 space. [Ch 2. 3 dc in next space], twice. Ch 2. [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in next space. Ch 2. 3 dc into next space. ch 2. 3 dc, ch 2 into the same space where you joined your yarn. Join to beginning ch 3. Fasten off, weave ends.
If you’re going to use the granny square as a coaster or decorative item, you can do a simple sc border around it like I did or choose another border. If you want to join them together to make a blanket, you can leave them as is.
I hope you like the pattern! If you have any questions, please contact me 🙂
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Thank you for sharing this Tutorial with us!! Love it!! (you are soooo creative! & we all appreciate the hard work you put into all you share)
I used your patterns and made 120 (10 by 12) decorative granny star squares . I’m wanting to make an Afghan with them. Do you have any suggestions on joining them together ? Thank you
Hi Paula! There are many different techniques for joining squares and everyone has a preference. I have a list of 14 tutorials here if you would like to look through them and see which one works best for you 🙂 https://www.thestitchinmommy.com/2017/05/14-free-tutorials-joining-crochet-afghan-blanket-squares.html
Super cute granny! Love way you combined the colors. I have a brother in law that loves Red, White and Blue – this square would be perfect for an afghan for him!
Thank you! 🙂