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Granny Squares Crochet Jacket

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This free crochet pattern uses bright yarn to make a beautiful, summery granny squares crochet jacket. This jacket will keep you warm while also keeping you "cool!"

Granny Squares Crochet Jacket


Materials:

  • Sizes H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn needle
  • Caron International's Simply Soft Brites
  • 100% acrylic, worsted weight yarn (6 oz): 3 skeins of Black (9727) (MC), 1 skein each of Grape (9610) (A), Watermelon (9604) (B), Limelight (9607) (C), Mango (9605) (D) and Lemonade (9606) (E).


GAUGE:
One motif = 4.5”/11cm square.
TAKE TIME TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:
Bust (buttoned): 37.5”
Length at center back: 21”

 

Instructions:

Full Motif

  1. With 1st color, ch 4; join with sl st to first ch to form ring.
     
  2. Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 15 dc in ring; join with sl st to top of ch 3 – 16 dc. Break 1st color.
     
  3. Rnd 2: Join 2nd color with sl st to any dc, ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1), *dc in next dc, ch 1; rep from * 14 times more; join with sl
     
  4. st to 3rd ch of ch 4.
     
  5. Rnd 3: Sl st in next ch-1 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in same sp, *ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * 14 times more, ch 1; join with sl st to top of ch 3. Break 2nd color.
     
  6. Rnd 4: Join MC with sl st to any ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each dc and ch-1 sp around; join with sl st to first sc.
     
  7. Rnd 5: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), miss next 2 sc, *(3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr) in next sc for corner, miss next 2 sc, hdc in each of next 2 sc, sc in each of next 3 sc**, hdc in each of next 2 sc; rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once, hdc in next sc; join with sl st to top of ch 2. Fasten off.

Half Motif

  1. With 1st color, ch 4; join with sl st to first ch to form ring.
     
  2. Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 8 dc in ring– 9 dc. Break 1st color.
     
  3. Row 2: Join 2nd color with sl st to top of ch 3, ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1), *dc in next dc, ch 1; rep from * 6 times more, dc in last dc. Fasten off.
     
  4. Row 3: Join 2nd color with sl st in 3rd ch of ch 4, ch 3 (counts as dc), *2 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * 6 times more, 2 dc in last ch-1 sp, dc in last dc. Break 2nd color.
     
  5. Row 4: Join MC with sl st to top of ch 3, ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each dc and ch-1 sp to end of row. Fasten off.
     
  6. Row 5: Join MC with sl st to first sc, ch 4 (counts as tr), 3 tr in same sp, *miss next 2 sc, hdc in each of next 2 sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, hdc in each of next 2 sc, miss next 2 sc*, (3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr) in next sc for corner, rep from * to * once, 4 tr in last sc. Fasten off.
     
  7. Using photo as a guide, make Full and Half Motifs in colors indicated (center circle is 1st color, outer circle is 2nd color).


Joining Motifs: With right sides tog, place 1 motif on top of another. Join MC with sl st in corner ch-3 sps of both motifs, ch 1, sc in same sp, sc through both thicknesses across motifs to opposite corner, sc in corner. Fasten off.

Sleeve Fill In (Right Edge of Sleeve):

  1. Row 1: With RS facing, join MC with sl st in corner ch-3 sp indicated on diagram, ch 3, sl st in next tr of Full Motif, (ch 1, dc) 3 times in same sp as first sl st, sl st in base of row 5 of Half Motif. Turn.
     
  2. Row 2: Ch 3, sl st in side of row 2 of Half Motif, dc in first dc, (dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 3 times, 2 dc in last dc, miss next 2 tr of Full Motif, sl st in next hdc. Turn.
     
  3. Row 3: Ch 3, miss next hdc, sl st in next hdc, ch 1, dc in first dc, (dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 5 times, (dc, ch 1, dc) in last dc, sl st in side of row 1 of Half Motif. Turn.
     
  4. Row 4: Ch 3, sl st in center ring of Half Motif, ch 1, dc in first dc, (dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 7 times, (dc, ch 1, dc) in last dc, miss next 2 sc of Full Motif, sl st in next sc. Turn.
     
  5. Row 5: Ch 3, miss next hdc, sl st in next hdc, ch 1, dc in first dc, (dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 9 times, (dc, ch 1, dc) in last dc, sl st in side of row 1 of Half Motif. Turn.
     
  6. Row 6: Ch 3, sl st in side of row 3 of Half Motif, ch 1, dc in first dc, (dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 11 times, (dc, ch 1, dc) in last dc, miss next 2 tr of Full Motif, sl st in next tr. Turn.
     
  7. Row 7: Ch 3, miss next hdc, sl st in next corner sp of 2 Full Motifs, dc in first dc, (dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 13 times, dc in last dc, sl st in side of row 5 of Half Motif. Fasten off.

Sleeve Fill In (Left Edge of Sleeve): Work as for Right Edge of Sleeve joining MC with sl st in corner ch-3 sp indicated on diagram with WS facing.

Sleeve Edging:

  1. Row 1: With RS facing, join MC with sl st in bottom corner of Sleeve, ch 1, sc in same sp, work 15 sc across bottom edge of Motif, 1 sc in joining sp between Motifs, work 15 sc across bottom edge of Motif. Fasten off.
     
  2. Row 2: (RS). Join MC with sl st in first sc of Row 1. Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Do not turn.
     
  3. Row 3: Working from left to right, instead of from right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc across. Fasten off.
     
  4. Lower Edging: Row 1: With RS facing, join MC with sl st in bottom corner of Left Front, ch 1, sc in same sp, *work 15 sc across bottom edge of Motif, 1 sc in joining sp between Motifs, rep from * 6 times more, work 15 sc across bottom edge of last Motif. Fasten off.

Rows 2 and 3: Work as for Sleeve Edging.

Neck Edging:

  1. Row 1: With RS facing, join MC with sl st in bottom corner of Right Front, ch 1, sc in same sp, 2 sc up side of lower edging, *work 15 sc across side edge of motif, 1 sc in joining sp between motifs*, rep from * to * twice more, work 19 sc along side of half motif, 1 sc in joining sp between motifs, 15 sc down side of top motif, 1 sc in joining sp between motifs, rep from * to * 4 times, work 15 sc up side of top motif, 1 sc in joining sp between motifs, 19 sc along side of half motif, 1 sc in joining sp between motifs, rep from * to * twice, work 15 sc down side of motif and 3 sc along side of lower edging. Fasten off.
     
  2. Row 2: (RS). Join MC with sl st in first sc of Row 1. Ch 1, 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, *ch 2. miss next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc; rep from * 6 times more, sc in each sc across, working sc3tog at corners of back neck. Do not turn. 7 buttonholes.
     
  3. Row 3: Working from left to right, instead of from right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc and 2 reverse sc in each ch-2 sp across. Fasten off.

Join Sleeves to body. Join sleeve seams. Sew on buttons.

 

Granny Jacket Diagram

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