Learn how to crochet the Mitered Granny Square. I personally love this bract granny square. Play with perspectives in pastels or brights with this fun little square and create a beautiful blanket or cute cushion. In this post you can find the free pattern for the Mitered Granny Square and video tutorials.
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MATERIALS & TOOLS
- Yarn: Paintbox Simply Aran, I used Paper White (200), Candyfloss Pink (249), Dusty Rose (241) and Misty Grey (203)
- Hook: 4mm or size required for gauge
- Darning Needle
This pattern is written in UK terms.
TERMS & ABBREVIATIONS
Chain (ch): Yarn over, pull through.
Treble Crochet(s): tr(s): Yarn over, insert into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have three loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through two loops, yarn over, pull through remaining two loops.
Slip stitch (sl-st): Insert hook, yarn over, pull through both stitch and loop on hook.
Unsure of the differences between UK and US terms? Need a refresher on how to do your stitches? In my ‘How to crochet: A handy reference guide’ EBook I help you with all of these terms and you can always have them to hand! You will also get exclusive access to free video instructions. You can find my EBook HERE.
MITERED GRANNY SQUARE PATTERN
Chain 3, join with a ss into 1st ch to make a circle. Alternatively, you could use a magic circle.
Round 1 (RS): Using Colour A. Ch 3 (Counts as tr here and throughout). Working into the centre circle, work 2 tr, ch 2. (3 tr, ch 2) three times. Join to the top of ch-3 with a ss. Turn.
Round 2 (WS): Ch 3, 2 tr into ch-2 sp, ch1 *(3 tr, ch 2, 3 tr, ch 1) into next ch-2 sp; repeat from * two more times. 3 tr, ch 2 into next ch-2 sp. Join to top of ch-3 with a ss. Tie off.
Mitre Row 1 (RS): Join Colour B into any corner sp with right side facing. Ch 3, 2 tr into same ch-2 sp. Ch 1, (3 tr, ch 1) into next ch-1 sp. (3 tr, ch 2, 3 tr, ch 1) into ch-2 corner sp. (3 tr, ch 1) in next ch-sp, 3 tr in next corner sp. Turn.
Mitre Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as tr plus ch 1), (3 tr, ch 1) into each ch-sp to corner. (3 tr, ch 2, 3 tr, ch 1) into ch-2 corner sp. (3 tr, ch 1) into next 2 ch-sps. Tr in top of ch-3 from previous row. Tie off. Turn.
Mitre Row 3 (RS): Join Colour C into end ch-sp from previous row. Ch 3, 2 tr in same sp, ch 1. (3 tr, ch 1) in each ch-1 sp to ch-2 corner sp. (3 tr, ch 2, 3 tr, ch 1) into ch-2 corner sp. (3 tr, ch 1) in each ch-1 sp to end of mitre row, 3 tr in ch-4 sp. Turn.
Mitre Row 4: Ch 4 (counts as tr plus ch 1), (3 tr, ch 1) into each ch-1 sp to next ch-2 corner sp. (3 tr, ch 2, 3 tr, ch 1) into ch-2 corner sp. (3 tr, ch 1) into each ch-1 sp to end of mitre row. Tr into top of ch-3 from previous row. Tie off.
Continue to repeat Mitre rows 3-4 changing colours every 2 rounds if you wish to make your square bigger.
Border Round: With right side facing. Attach Colour D into any corner space. Ch 3, 2 tr, in same sp. Ch1, *(3 tr, ch 1) into each ch-1 sp to ch-2 corner sp, (3 tr, ch 2, 3 tr, ch 1) into ch-2 corner sp. Repeat from * around working 3 tr in beginning corner sp, ch 2, join in top of ch-3 with a ss. Tie off.
Sew in ends.
AMYAugust 11, 2020 at 6:43 pm
HOW MANY OF EACH COLOR TO MAKE THE BLANKET?
BellaCocoTeamAugust 13, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Hi Amy this is a very difficult question to answer as it really depends on what yarn you are using, the size of your crochet hook and your tension 🙂
Rebecca RSeptember 13, 2020 at 1:17 pm
I was unable to find where the link is for attaching the ‘Mitered Granny Squares’. Would you please share this link with me. Your tutorials are very easy to follow. Thank you for sharing your patterns with all of us.
BellaCocoTeamSeptember 15, 2020 at 7:45 am
Hi Rebecca You are very welcome, here is the link:- https://youtu.be/7e7SIx9olqE 🙂
CarrieJanuary 17, 2021 at 6:55 pm
I still can’t find the video on how to attach these squares. The link above is for making the squares. Thanks for your help.
BellaCocoTeamJanuary 25, 2021 at 2:21 pm
Hi Carrie So sorry for the late reply, I have several video on how to join granny squares, if you search on youtube bella coco how to join granny squares you will get a list of my tutorials which you can then have a look through to see which one will suit you best 🙂
Dawn A EwingDecember 30, 2021 at 2:19 am
Can you use a cake yarn for this granny square pattern.
BellaCocoTeamJanuary 6, 2022 at 11:35 am
Yes absolutely; you will be able to create some really good effects by using a gradient cake for example