ELENNA GRANNY SQUARE THROW

Elenna Granny Square Throw Project

LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • 'Moda Vera' Elenna 100g x 6 balls
    Main Colour (M), and 4 balls each 1st Contrast (C1) and 2nd Contrast (C2)
  • An 8mm crochet hook or size needed for correct tension
  • Scissors, stitch markers, yarn needle, tape measure

MEASUREMENTS

Width approx cm: 130
Length approx cm: 130

TENSION

1 motif measures approx 31cm x 31cm using an 8mm crochet hook.

INSTRUCTIONS

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS

Beg popcorn = Work (3ch, 3trs) in one st, pull hook out of the working lp, put hook through 3rd ch of 3ch, then back into working lp, yoh, pull through 2 lps.popcorn = Work 4trs in one st, pull hook out of the working lp, put hook through top of 1st tr, then back into working lp, yoh, pull through 2 lps.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Make 6 motifs in M & 5 motifs each in C1 and C2.

MOTIF

Round 1 - [5ch, (1dtr, 1ch)] 11 times, all in magic circle, sl st into 4th ch, sl st into 1ch lp.
Round 2 - Beg popcorn in same 1ch lp, (2ch, popcorn in next 1ch lp) 11 times, 2ch, slst into top of beg popcorn, slst into 2ch lp.
Round 3 - 1ch, 1dc in same 2ch lp, (3ch, 1dc in next 2ch lp) 11 times, 3ch, slst into 1st dc, slst into next 3ch lp.
Round 4 - 1ch, * (1dc, 1ch, 3tr, 1ch, 1dc) in 3ch lp, ** 1ch, rep from * 10 times, rep from * to ** once, 1dc in 1st dc.
Round 5 - 6ch, *sk (1dc, 1ch, 1tr), 1dc in next tr, 3ch, sk (1tr, 1ch, 1dc), 3ch, **1tr in 1ch lp, rep from * 10 times, rep from * to ** once, slst into 3rd ch, slst into 3ch lp.
Round 6 - 1ch(1dc in 3ch lp, 3ch, 1dc in next 3ch lp, 3ch)11 times, slst into 1st dc
Round 7 - 1ch, * (3dc in 3ch lp) 3 times, 3htr in 3ch lp, (3tr, 2ch, 3tr) in 3ch lp, 3htr in 3ch lp, rep from * 3 times, slst into 1st dc.
Round 8 1ch, 1dc in next 15 sts, *3dc in 2ch lp, 1dc in next 21 sts, rep from * twice, 3dc in 2ch lp, 1dc in next 6 sts, slst into 1st dc.
Fasten off.

BORDER

Using a fl at seam, sew all motifs together in 4 rows x 4 motifs with a main colour motif in each corner as pictured.

Round 1 - Using 8mm hook and M, slst into the middle dc of any corner, 1ch, 2dc in same st, * 1dc in each st down the side to next corner, 3dc in next corner, rep from * twice, 1dc in each st down the side, 1dc into same
st as 1st dc, slst into 1st dc. Rep last round twice more.
Round 4 - Slst into the middle dc of any corner, 1ch, 2htr in same st, * 1htr in each st down the side to next corner, 3htr in next corner, rep from * twice, 1htr in each st down the side, 1htr into same st as 1st htr, slst into
1st htr. Fasten off.

FINISHING

DO NOT PRESS. Sew in all ends.

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