Cathedral Motif Granny Square Crochet Pattern
If you're new to the world of crochet and aren't quite ready to make an afghan, try this Cathedral Motif Granny Square Crochet Pattern. This granny square crochet pattern allows you to test your skills without using up a ton of yarn. The pretty colors and simple design make this a fantastic starting point for anyone who wants to expand his or her crochet abilities. Use the bobble stitch to construct your square and watch as you create something truly special. You'll finish your square in no time and will want to make another one right away.
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
- Worsted Weight Cotton - Brown/Tan motifs were made holding one thread - H hook was used I suggest using a smaller hook when using only one worsted weight thread. Green/White motifs were made holding two threads together - H hook was used
- Size H Hook 8.5MM
Starting with Brown or Green (or whatever color you want):
Row 1: Chain 7, slst in 1st chain (making a ring)
Row 2: *Chain 3, dc 3, ch 3, sc 1*(all into the center) repeat 3 more times around, SlSt 3 in the first Chain 3 of the row.
Row 3: *Chain 3, Bobble Stitch (BS), chain 3, scin top of ch 3 from prior row, chain 2, sc in top of next chain 3* repeat 3 more times around. FO
Change yarn color to light tan or White (or whatever color you like)
Row 4: Chain 1 in any of the chain 2 sections from prior row, Dc 1 into center *Chain 4, Slst in top of BS, chain 4, Dc 1 into center, chain 2, Dc 1 into center* repeat 2 more times, chain 4 Slst in top of BS, chain 4, Dc 1 into center, chain 2, slst in top of 1st chain.
Row 5: *Sc 2 in chain 4 of previous row, skip one, Sc 2 in next chain 4, Dc 4 in chain 2 Chain 3, Dc 4 in same chain 2 * repeat 4 times, slst in 1st sc of row, Fasten Off.
My single thread squares measure 3 inches square and the double threaded squares are 3 1/4 inch square.
Make 4 (or however many you like :)), stitch squares together in whatever pattern you like and add your own embellishing edge!