Crochet Spiral Granny Square Pattern

bi-color crochet spiral granny square pattern - pink spiral and white border

Crochet tools and materials:

<> Crochet hook 4 mm

<> Soft & Shiny, Loop & Threads (4), 100% Acrylic.

<> Stitch marker, scissors.

Spiral granny square size:

Square size: 10*10 cm (4*4 in)

Common abbreviations of crochet stitches:

ch – chain

SC– single crochet

HDC – half double crochet

BCDC – back post double crochet: yarn over, insert the hook from back to front and then from front to back (around the post), yarn over and pull up a loop. Now you have 3 loops on your hook. Yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over and pull through 2 loops again. You have just completed BPDC.

sl st – slip stitch

DC – double crochet

st(s) – stitch(es)

yellow/orange mono color crochet spiral granny square
blue mono color crochet spiral granny square

Spiral granny square crochet pattern:

Crochet a spiral:

Start with a magic ring:

Round 1: Ch 3, 8 DC into magic ring.  (8 sts)

Do not join as we are going to work in a spiral, but every round place a stitch marker in your 1st stitch.

Round 2: 2 BPDC in each DC of previous round (16 sts) Do not slip stitch and continue.

Round 3: BPDC in 1st BPDC of previous round, 2 BPDC in next BPDC of previous round, * BPDC in next BPDC of previous round, 2 BPDC in next BPDC of previous round – repeat from * around (24 sts). Do not slip stitch and continue.

Round 4: BPDC in 1st BPDC of previous round, BPDC in next BPDC of previous round, 2 BPDC in next BPDC of previous round, * BPDC in next 2 BPDC of previous round, 2 BPDC in next BPDC of previous round – repeat from * around (32 sts).

Do not slip stitch and continue.

Round 5: BPDC in 1st BPDC of previous round, BPDC in next 2 BPDC of previous round, 2 BPDC in next BPDC of previous round, * BPDC in next 3 BPDC of previous round, 2 BPDC in next BPDC of previous round – repeat from * around (40 sts). Make the last BPDC around the post of BPDC in Round 3.  Join with sl st in 1st st. This will help us turn the spiral into a circle.

crochet a spiral - round one
crochet a spiral - round five
crochet a spiral - round four
crochet a spiral - round three
crochet a spiral - round two

Turning a spiral into a square:

Change color if needed or go on squaring using the main color.

Ch3, DC in the same stitch as joining ch 2, DC into the same stitch, DC in next st, HDC in next st, SC in next 5 sts, HDC in next st, DC in next st, * [DC, ch2, DC] – in next st, DC in next st, HDC in next st, SC in next 5 sts, HDC in next st, DC in next st – repeat from * 3 times. Close round with sl st in 1st DC.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

turning crochet spiral into a granny square - step one
turning crochet spiral into a granny square - step two
turning crochet spiral into a granny square - step three
three mono-coloured crochet spiral granny squares - blue, yellow/orange, and light green

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