Giant Granny Square Throw

Giant Granny Square Throw

Giant Granny Square Throw
Giant Granny Square Throw

"I made this beautiful throw as a gift for my son and his girlfriend. I love the geometric shapes and jewel toned colors which give it vibrancy. With the mix of colors the throw can match any decor, whether you use it on your bed for extra warmth or in the family room for cuddling on the couch. The throw is an easy pattern to make and will brighten up any room in your home. The Bernat premium yarn is very soft and washes beautifully. I hope you enjoy making it!"

Difficulty LevelEasy

Crochet HookJ/10 or 6 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Crochet Gauge12 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches

Finished Size66X66 inches

Materials List

  • Bernat Premium Gold
  • Bernat Premium Navy
  • Bernat Premium Burgandy
  • Bernat Premium Aran

Instructions

Throw is made up of three motifs, and you will make three of each motif

Abbreviations used:

  • Ch-chain
  • DC-double crochet
  • Slst- slip stitch
  • Sp-space
  • HDC-half double crochet

  1. Motif 1

    With (B) make a magic circle

    Row 1: Ch3, 2DC into magic circle, Ch2. [ 3DC into magic circle, Ch2] 3 times.
    Join with Slst at top of beginning Ch3, Slst in next 2 DC and in Ch2 Sp.

    Row 2: (Ch3, 2DC , Ch2, 3DC) all in same space. Ch1. [3DC, Ch2, 3DC in next Ch2 Sp., Ch1] 3 times. Join with Slst to first Ch3. Sl in next 2 DC and in Ch2 Sp.

    Row 3: (Ch3, 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) all in Ch2 space. Ch1, 3DC in Ch1 Sp. Ch1. *[(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in next Ch2 Sp, Ch1, 3DC in next Ch1 Sp, Ch1] repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to first Ch3, Slst in next 2 DC and in Ch2 Sp.

    Row 4: (Ch3, 2DC Ch2 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1, twice.) * [(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 space, Ch1, (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1 twice)]* repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to first Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and in Ch2 Sp. Fasten off.

    Row 5: Join (A) in a corner Ch2 Sp. (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1. (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 3 times. ] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 3 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 6: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1. (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 4 times.] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 4 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 7: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1. (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 5 times.] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 5 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp. Fasten off.

    Row 8: Join (N) in a corner Ch2 Sp. (Ch3. 2DC, C h2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1. (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 6 times..] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 6 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 9: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 7 times.] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 7 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 10: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 8 times]. .] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 8 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp. Fasten off.

    Row 11: Join (G) in a corner Ch2 Sp. (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1, (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 9 times. .] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 9 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 12: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 10 times.] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 10 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 13: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1, (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 11 times. .] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 11 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 14: Join (A) in a corner Ch2 Sp.. (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1, (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 12 times..] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 12 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Fasten off. Weave in ends.*

    *Note: I usually wait to weave in the end in the middle of the square so that I am certain which is the wrong side when it comes time to join all of the squares.

  2. Motif 2

    With (N) make a magic circle

    Row 1: Ch3, 2DC into magic circle, Ch2. [ 3DC into magic circle, Ch2] 3 times.
    Join with Slst at top of beginning Ch3, Slst in next 2 DC and in Ch2 Sp.

    Row 2: (Ch3, 2DC , Ch2, 3DC) all in same space. Ch1. [3DC, Ch2, 3DC in next Ch2 Sp., Ch1] 3 times. Join with Slst to first Ch3. Sl in next 2 DC and in Ch2 Sp.

    Row 3: (Ch3, 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) all in Ch2 space. Ch1, 3DC in Ch1 Sp. Ch1. *[(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in next Ch2 Sp, Ch1, 3DC in next Ch1 Sp, Ch1] repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to first Ch3, Slst in next 2 DC and in Ch2 Sp.

    Row 4: (Ch3, 2DC Ch2 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1, twice.) * [(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 space, Ch1, (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1 twice)]* repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to first Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and in Ch2 Sp. Fasten off.

    Row 5: Join (A) in a corner Ch2 Sp. (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1. (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 3 times. ] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 3 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 6: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1. (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 4 times.] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 4 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 7: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1. (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 5 times.] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 5 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp. Fasten off.

    Row 8: Join (G) in a corner Ch2 Sp. (Ch3. 2DC, C h2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1. (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 6 times..] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 6 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 9: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 7 times.] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 7 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 10: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 8 times]. .] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 8 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp. Fasten off.

    Row 11: Join (B) in a corner Ch2 Sp. (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1, (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 9 times. .] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 9 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 12: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 10 times.] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 10 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 13: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1, (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 11 times. .] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 11 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 14: Join (A) in a corner Ch2 Sp.. (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1, (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 12 times..] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 12 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

  3. Motif 3

    With (G) make a magic circle

    Row 1: Ch3, 2DC into magic circle, Ch2. [ 3DC into magic circle, Ch2] 3 times.
    Join with Slst at top of beginning Ch3, Slst in next 2 DC and in Ch2 Sp.

    Row 2: (Ch3, 2DC , Ch2, 3DC) all in same space. Ch1. [3DC, Ch2, 3DC in next Ch2 Sp., Ch1] 3 times. Join with Slst to first Ch3. Sl in next 2 DC and in Ch2 Sp.

    Row 3: (Ch3, 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) all in Ch2 space. Ch1, 3DC in Ch1 Sp. Ch1. *[(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in next Ch2 Sp, Ch1, 3DC in next Ch1 Sp, Ch1] repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to first Ch3, Slst in next 2 DC and in Ch2 Sp.

    Row 4: (Ch3, 2DC Ch2 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1, twice.) * [(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 space, Ch1, (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1 twice)]* repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to first Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and in Ch2 Sp. Fasten off.

    Row 5: Join( A) in a corner Ch2 Sp. (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1. (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 3 times. ] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 3 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 6: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1. (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 4 times.] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 4 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 7: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1. (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 5 times.] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 5 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp. Fasten off.

    Row 8: Join (G) in a corner Ch2 Sp. (Ch3. 2DC, C h2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1. (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 6 times..] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 6 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 9: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 7 times.] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 7 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 10: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 8 times]. .] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 8 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp. Fasten off.

    Row 11: Join (N) in a corner Ch2 Sp. (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1, (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 9 times. .] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 9 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 12: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 10 times.] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 10 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 13: (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1, (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 11 times. .] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 11 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Slst in next 2 DC and Ch2 Sp.

    Row 14: Join (A) in a corner Ch2 Sp.. (Ch3. 2DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. [Ch1, (3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1). 12 times..] *(3DC, Ch2, 3DC) in Ch2 Sp. Ch1, [(3DC in Ch1 Sp, Ch1) 12 times]. Repeat from * twice. Join with Slst to top of Ch3. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Assembly

Next, lay out your squares according to the chart below. Motif 3 Motif 1 Motif 3 Motif 1 Motif 2 Motif 1 Motif 2 Motif 3 Motif 2 With (A) and working with the right sides of the squares facing out (so the wrong sides are facing each other) SC the squares together according to the chart. Once you have all the squares connected weave in all ends.

Edging

Border: Row 1: Starting in one of the four corners of your throw, join (A). Ch2, then HDC all around, making 3 HDC in each corner. Join with Slst to top of Ch2. Fasten off and weave in ends.

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