The crochet Mini Gerbera Flower Square is a simple and elegant granny square with a floral motif in the center.
The petals of the flower are made with a round of puff stitches and a second round of double crochet clusters and treble clusters.
The Mini Gerbera Square is the sixth pattern of the 6″-Flower Squares collection.
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6-Inch Floral Squares
The Mini Gerbera Flower Square is also the first pattern of the 6″-Flower Squares, a collection with 9 floral afghan blocks of 6″ (15.2 cm).
Take a look at the 6″-Flower Squares HERE!
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- 6.0-mm (J/10 US, 4 UK) Crochet Hook
- Aran (4, Medium) Weight Yarn
- Tapestry Needle
I used scrap amounts of Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran (201 yds / 184m per 100 g).
ABBREVIATIONS & Special Stitches
Find all the abbreviations and special stitches HERE.
6″ (15.2 cm)
The gauge is not crucial for this project.
- If the pattern says “dc 2”, you have to crochet 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts.
- (…) – Repeat the instructions within round brackets for the indicated number of times.
- *… – Repeat the instructions from * for the indicated number of times.
- […] – Crochet the instructions within square brackets all in the same indicated st.
- The st count is indicated within brackets at the end of each round’s instructions.
Mini Gerbera Flower Square – Free Crochet Pattern
Make a MC.
Round 1. Ch 2 (does not count as a st here and throughout), dc 12 in MC, sl st in the first dc to join. (12 sts)
Round 2. Ch 1 (does not count as a st here and throughout), (puff 1, ch 1) 12 times, sl st in the first puff to join. (12 puffs, 12 ch-1 sps)
Round 3. Ch 1, sl st in next ch-1 sp, 3-dc cluster 1, *ch 2, [3-tr cluster, ch 3, 3-tr cluster 1] in next sp, (ch 2, 3-dc cluster 1 in next sp) twice. Repeat from * 3 times, ch 2, [3-tr cluster, ch 3, 3-tr cluster 1] in next sp, ch 2, 3-dc cluster 1 in next sp, sl st in the first 3-dc cluster to join. (8 3-dc clusters, 8 3-tr clusters, photo 38)
Round 4. Ch 1, sl st in next ch-2 sp, ch 3 (counts as a dc), *[dc 3, ch 2, dc 3] in next ch-3 sp, ([dc 3] in next sp) 3 times. Repeat from * 3 times. [Dc 3, ch 2, dc 3] in next ch-3 sp, ([dc 3] in next sp) twice, [dc 2] in first ch-2 sp, sl st in the third-made ch to join. (15 sts pr side, 1 ch-2 sp at each corner)
Round 8. Ch 1 (does not count as a st), hdc in each st around. At the corners, [hdc 2, ch 2, hdc 2]. Sl st in the first hdc to join. (19 sts on each side, 1 ch-2 sp at each corner)
Fasten off and weave in your ends.
YOUR Mini Gerbera FLOWER GRANNY SQUARE IS READY!
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