Crochet Diamond Granny Square Pattern

crochet granny square with blue diamond in the middle and arcs on the edges

Crochet materials and tools:

<> Crochet hook 3.75 mm

<> Caron, Simply Soft (4) –100% acrylic, 288 meter per 170 grams skein or any other type of yarn.

Color A – White

Color B – Pink

Crochet diamond square size:

About 11*11 cm.

Common abbreviations of crochet stitches:

ch – chain

sl st – slip stitch

dc – double crochet

sp – space

st(s) – stitch(es)

crochet granny square with red diamond in the middle and arcs on the edges

Crochet granny square pattern with diamond:

With A:

Round 1: Make a magic ring. Into magic ring: Ch 2, [3 dc, ch1] – repeat four times Pull the tail to close the ring.  Join with sl st to top of 1st dc.

Round 2: sl st, sl st, sl st in ch-1 space attaching color B, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc,* skip next 3 dc and in the next ch-1 sp [ 3dc, ch1, 3 dc] – repeat from * three times. Join with sl st to top of 1st dc.

Carry color A along the edge, so that we can change color easily when we need it.

In the next rounds, when you want to change colors, you need to work the last stitch until there are 2 loops left on the hook. Then pull in the new color. Do not cut old color and work the next stitch(es) over it.

Round 3: ch 2, in the space between corners: 3 dc, switch to color A, in ch-1 space: 3 dc, ch1, 3 dc, switch to color B, in the space between corners: 3 dc, switch to color A, in ch-1 space: 3 dc, ch1, 3 dc, switch to color B, in the space between corners: 3 dc, switch to color A, in ch-1 space: 3 dc, ch1, 3 dc, switch to color B, in the space between corners: 3 dc, switch to color A, in ch-1 space: 3 dc, ch1, 3 dc. Join with sl st to top of 1st dc.

Round 4: ch 2, in the same space: 3 dc, skip next three dc and in the next space: 3 dc, switch to color B, in ch-1 sp: 3 dc, ch1, 3 dc, switch to color A, skip next three dc and in the next space: 3 dc, skip next 3 dc: 3 dc, change to color B, in ch-1 sp: 3 dc, ch1, 3 dc, change to color A, skip next 3 dc: 3 dc, skip next 3 dc: 3 dc, switch to color B, in ch-1 sp: 3 dc, ch1, 3 dc, switch to color A, skip next 3 dc: 3 dc, skip next 3 dc: 3 dc, switch to color B, in ch-1 sp: 3 dc, ch1, 3 dc. Join with sl st to top of 1st dc.

Round 5: ch 2, in the same space: 3 dc, switch to color A, skip next three dc and in the next space: 3 dc, switch to color B, skip next three dc and in the next space: 3 dc, switch to color A, in ch-1 sp: 3 dc, ch1, 3 dc, switch to color B, * skip next three dc and in the next space: 3 dc, switch to color A, skip next three dc and in the next space: 3 dc, switch to color B, skip next three dc and in the next space: 3 dc, switch to color A, in ch-1 sp: 3 dc, ch1, 3 dc, switch to color B – repeat from * three times. Join with sl st to top of 1st dc.

Cut both colors. Weave in ends. Check my video tutorial to check how to join last round.

two crochet granny squares - one with a red diamond and another one with blue diamond in the middle

 

 

 

 

 

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