Peace, Love, and Granny Squares

Peace Sign Granny Square

If you have a tween or teen daughter, you probably know how popular peace signs are right now. So when my daughter asked me to make her an afghan, I wanted to make her something really cool … peace sign granny squares! And of course I wanted to share the pattern with you too :)

Peace Sign Granny Square

Peace Sign Granny Square 2

Here’s what you need:

DK or worsted weight yarn

G or H hook, tapestry needle

 

Click here to reference the Crochet Abbreviations Chart.

 

Finished squares measure approximately 4 in, depending on yarn weight and hook size.

Note: Work in both loops throughout except where noted.

With CA, Ch 2.

Round 1: Work 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join in BL of 1st sc — 8 sts.

Round 2: Join CB in BL of any st, ch 1 (does not count as st), beginning in same st as join and working in BLs only, work 2 sc in each st around, join — 16 sts.

Round 3: Ch 1 (does not count as st), beginning in same st as join, *work 2 sc, 1 sc next, rep from * around, join — 24 sts.

Round 4: Join CA in same st as join, ch 1 (does not count as st), work 1 sc in same st as join and in each of next 3 sts, work 2 tr in the FL of the st from Rd 1 directly below (takes place of next 2 sts of current round), work 1 sc in next 6 sts, skip next 2 FLs of Rd 1, *work 2 tr in next FL of Rd 1, work 1 sc in next 2 sts, rep from * twice more, join — 24 sts.

Round 5: Ch 1 (does not count as st), beginning in same st as join, *work 2 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, rep from * around, join in BL of 1st sc — 32 sts.

Round 6: Join CB in the BL of the sc that was was worked into the 1st tr of Rd 4, ch 2 (counts as hdc), continuing to work in BLs for the rest of round, work 1 hdc in next st, ch 2, skip next st, *1 dc in next 2 sts, ch 3, 1 dc in next 2 sts, ch 2, skip next st, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, ch 2, skip next st, rep from * twice more, 1 dc in next 2 sts, ch 3, 1 dc in next 2 sts, ch 2, skip next st, join — 24 dc and 12 ch-sps.

Round 7: Join CC in last ch-sp made, ch 3 (counts as dc), work 1 dc in same ch-sp, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch-sp, ch 2, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch-sp, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch-sp, ch 2, rep from * twice more, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in last ch-3 sp, ch 2, join in top of beg ch — 32 dc and 16 ch-sps.

Round 8: Ch 1 (does not count as st), work 1 sc in same st as join and in next st, 2 sc in next ch-sp, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 sc in next ch-sp, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, 3 sc in corner ch-sp, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, *2 sc in next ch-sp, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 sc in next ch-sp, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 sc in next ch-sp, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, 3 sc in corner ch-sp, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, rep from * twice more, work 2 sc in last ch-sp, join — 68 sts.

Fasten off, weave in ends.

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Peace Sign Granny Square

 

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