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Crochet Lollipop Granny Square

Leyla
Leyla
Mar 30, 2024 04:21 PM
Crochet Lollipop Granny Square

Introducing the Crochet Lollipop Granny Square, a delightful and whimsical pattern that will add a burst of color and fun to your crochet projects. This unique design combines the classic granny square technique with the playful charm of lollipops, creating a truly eye-catching piece. Whether you're an experienced crocheter or just starting out, the Crochet Lollipop Granny Square is a great pattern to try. It's a fantastic way to practice different crochet stitches and techniques while creating something truly unique and eye-catching. So grab your crochet hook, choose your favorite yarn colors, and get ready to embark on a crochet adventure with the delightful Crochet Lollipop Granny Square pattern.

MATERIALS

  • 4.0 mm (G/6 US, 8 UK) Crochet Hook
  • 3.5 mm (E/4 US, 9 UK) Crochet Hook
  • DK (3, Light) Yarn
  • Tapestry Needle

YARN

For the lollipop granny square I made for my Valentine’s Day granny squares, I used Durable Comfy (291 yds / 266 m per 100 g) in the following colors:

  • Light Blue – Pastel Blue (281)
  • Pink – Light Pink (203)
  • Red – Deep Red (317)
  • White – Ivory (326)

Feel free to use any yarn with the appropriate hook.

SIZE

5.1″ (13 cm)

GAUGE

With your 4.0 mm crochet hook, make a MC.

Round 1. Ch 1 (does not count as a st here and throughout), hdc 11 in MC, sl st in first st to join. (11 sts)

Round 2. Ch 1, hdc inc 11, sl st to join. (22 sts)

Round 3. Ch 1, (hdc inc 1, hdc 1) 11 times, sl st to join. (33 sts)

The three rounds should measure 2″ (5 cm).

ABBREVIATIONS (US TERMS)

  • Ch – Chain
  • Dc – Double Crochet
  • Hdc – Half Double Crochet
  • Inc – Increase
  • MC – Magic Circle
  • Sc – Single Crochet
  • Sp – Space
  • St – Stitch

SPECIAL STITCHES

Increase (Inc)
One increase consists of two sts worked in the same indicated st.

Magic Circle (MC)

PATTERN NOTES

  • If the pattern says “dc 2”, you have to crochet 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts.
  • (…) – Repeat instructions within parentheses for the indicated number of times.
  • […] – Crochet the instructions within square brackets all in the same indicated st.

HOW TO CROCHET A LOLLIPOP GRANNY SQUARE

SQUARE

With your 4.0-mm hook and pink, make a MC.

*Work rounds 1-3 in the round, so do not join with a sl st! All other rounds are closed with a sl st at the end!

Round 1*. [Pink] Ch 2, hdc 11 in the MC. (11 sts)

Round 2*. [Pink] Ch 1, hdc inc 11. (22 sts)

Round 3*. [Pink] Ch 1, (hdc inc 1, hdc 1) 11 times. (33 sts)

Round 4. [Pink] Ch 1, hdc 1, hdc inc 1, (hdc 2, hdc inc 1) 10 times, 1 hdc. Close last st with white. Sl st in the first hdc to join. (44 sts)

Round 5. [White] Ch 1, sc 2, hdc 2, dc 1, dc inc 1, ch 2, dc inc 1. (Dc 1, hdc 2, sc 3, hdc 2, dc 1, dc inc 1, ch 2, dc inc 1) 3 times. Dc 1, hdc 2, sc 1, sl st in first st to join. (13 sts on each side and ch-2 at the corners)

Round 6. [White] Ch 2, dc 7. (In ch-2 corner, [dc 1, ch 2, dc 1]. On the next side, dc 13) 3 times. [dc 1, ch 2, dc 1] in the last corner, dc 6, sl st in first st to join. (15 sts on each side and ch-2 at the corners)

Round 7. [White] Ch 2, dc 8. (In ch-2 corner, [dc 2, ch 1, dc 2]. On the next side, dc 15) 3 times. [Dc 2, ch 1, dc 2] in the last corner, dc 7, sl st in first st to join. (19 sts on each side and ch-1 at the corners)

Round 8. [White] Ch 1, sc 10. (In ch-1 corner, [sc 1, ch 1, sc 1]. On the next side, sc 19) 3 times. [Sc 1, ch 1, sc 1] in the last corner, sc 9, sl st in first st to join. (21 sts on each side and ch-1 at the corners).

Fasten off.

SPIRAL

With your 4.0-mm hook and red, surface crochet embroider between the spaces of rounds 1-2, 2-3, 3-4, and 4-5 of the granny square (photos 1-3).

Fasten off and weave in all your ends.

LOLLIPOP STICK

With your 3.5-mm hook and light blue, ch 7.

Row 1. Sc in each ch starting from the second ch from hook. (6 sts)

Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

LITTLE BOW APPLIQUE

With your 3.5-mm hook and yellow, ch 30.

Fasten off.

FINISHING

Sew the stick just below round 4 of your granny square.

Assemble a little bow (photos 4-5), and attach it just below round 4 of the granny square.

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