Circle with Popcorn Granny Square by Marie Segares

Circle with Popcorn Granny Square

Crochet
April 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
gauge is not critical for this project, see notes
5.0 mm (H)
35 - 55 yards (32 - 50 m)
6” (15 cm) square.
US
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This pattern is available for free.

Add some texture to your next granny square with the popcorn stitch!

Skills used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Working in rounds, increasing, crocheting in the back loop only, and joining new colors
Special stitches: front post double crochet and 5-dc popcorn (written explanations are provided in pattern)

Skill level
Intermediate

Finished Size
6” (15 cm) square.

Materials
Version A: Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 170 yd/156 m) – 1 skein each in 169 Sweet Pea (CA), 106 Little Boy Blue(CB), 132 Goldfish (CC), 157 Duckie (CD), and 108 Bluebell (CE), or approximately 11 yds (10 m) in each of 5 colors in any medium weight yarn.

Version B: Lion Brand Heartland (100% acrylic, 5 oz/142 g, 251 yd/230 m) – 1 skein each in 109 Olympic (CA) and 105 Glacier Bay (CB), or approximately 35 yds (32 m) in CA and 17 yds (15.5 m) in CB in any medium weight yarn.

US H-8/5 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
Finished Square = 6” (15 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

This variation on the granny square was published as a guest post on Stitch and Unwind.