Learn how to crochet the daisy granny square. This iconic flower motif is super popular for blankets, cushions, granny pullovers and jackets!
You can use this simple and beginner-friendly pattern to make a daisy granny square or, by simply changing the colors, you can make a sunflower granny square!
The daisy granny square is perfect to mix and match with classic granny squares made of 4 rounds or with any other little block of your choice.
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Any yarn with the appropriate hook. I used:
- 4.0-mm (G/6 USA, 8 UK) Hook
- DK (3, Light) Weight Yarn. I used Paintbox Yarns Simply DK.
- Tapestry Needle
I used Paintbox Yarns Simply DK in the following colors:
- A – Buttercup Yellow (122)
- B – Champagne White (102)
- C – Dolphin Blue (136)
Abbreviations (US Terms)
3-Tr Cluster – 3-Treble Crochet Cluster
Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
MC – Magic Circle
Sl St – Slip Stitch
Sp – Space
St – Stitch
Tr – Treble Crochet
Yo – Yarn over
3-Treble Crochet Cluster (3-Tr Cluster)
Learn how to crochet a 3-tr cluster HERE.
Magic Circle or Adjustable Ring (MC)
Learn how to crochet a MC with this step-by-step tutorial HERE.
The size of your square will vary based on the yarn and hook you use. In the table below, you can see a few sizes I obtained with different yarn/hook combinations!
|Yarn||Hook||Daisy Square Size|
|Cotton DK (3, Light)||3.5 mm (E/4 US, 9 UK)||3.15″ (8 cm)|
|Acrylic DK (3, Light)||4.0 mm (G/6 USA, 8 UK)||3.5″ (9 cm)|
|Aran (4, Medium)||5.5 mm (I/9 US, 5 UK)||4.7″ (12 cm)|
- If the pattern says “dc 2”, you need to crochet 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts.
- (…) – Repeat the instructions within brackets for the indicated number of times.
- *… – Repeat the instructions from * for the indicated number of times.
- […] – Crochet the instructions within brackets in the same indicated st or sp.
Daisy Granny Square Free Crochet Pattern
With A, make a MC.
Round 1. Ch 2 (does not count as a st), dc 12 in MC. Sl st in first st to join. (12 sts)
Fasten off and weave in your ends.
Join B in any st of round 1.
Ch 3 (counts as the first tr of 3-tr cluster, photo 1), complete the first 3-tr cluster as follows: *yo twice, insert hook in same st as joining, yo and pull up a loop. (Yo, pull through 2) twice. Repeat from * twice (3 loops on your hook). Yo, pull through all 3 loops on your hook (photo 2).
Ch 3, 3-tr cluster in next st (photos 3-4). (Ch 3, 3-tr cluster) in each remaining st of round 1. Ch 3, sl st in first ch after first cluster to join (see arrow in photo 5). (12 3-tr clusters, 12 ch-3 sps, photo 6).
Fasten off and weave in your ends.
Ch 4 (counts as a dc and a ch-1 sp, photo 7), sk next cluster, [dc 3] in next ch-3 sp (photo 8).
*Ch 1, sk next cluster, [tr 3, ch 2, tr 3] in next ch-3 sp, (ch 1, sk next cluster, [dc 3] in next ch-3 sp) twice (photo 9). Repeat from *3 times. Ch 1, sk next cluster, [tr 3, ch 2, tr 3] in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk next cluster, [dc 3] in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk next cluster, [dc 2] in same ch-3 sp as initial ch-4 (photo 10), sl st in third-made ch to join. (6 dc and 6 tr sts on each side, 1 ch-2 sp at each corner)
Fasten off and weave in all your ends.
Your Daisy Granny Square is Ready!
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