I created The Web We Weave Granny Square design to add to our 365 Days of Granny Squares project. It uses quite a few chain stitches to create a look of a spider web! You can make this with the traditional black and white colors or you can get crazy with it and use bright colors or make your square bigger and just increase your chains each round to make your web larger! I hope you enjoy making your square!
This Spinning Spider Granny Square is a great match for The Web We Weave Granny Square! Make them both into a big blanket for a spooky afghan!
A couple disclaimers before you start: Be sure to check your tension and use the correct size hook for your square. I demonstrate with an H-5.00mm crochet hook in the video tutorial, but you can make yours bigger or smaller by using a bigger or smaller hook. Also, if yours turns out wonky when you are finished, you may need to block this square to make it nice and flat.
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make this granny square:
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Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.
**Get the full kit of supplies here!!**
–Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in White
–Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in Black
–H-5.00mm Crochet Hook
-You can use a smaller or larger hook to make this square depending on your tension. I wouldn’t use anything larger than an I-5.5mm Crochet Hook though.
-The finished square measures 6.5 inches
-This square is worked from the center outward
YO: Yarn Over
Sl st: slip stitch
SC: Single Crochet
HDC: Half-Double Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
FPDC: Front Post Double Crochet
If you have any confusion or difficulty with reading this pattern, please watch the video tutorial to have visual instructions.
SOLID GRANNY SQUARE:
Ch 4, sl st to beginning to form a ring
Rnd 1: Ch 4 (counts as DC + Ch 1 Sp), [DC, Ch 1] 7 times into ring. Sl st to 3rd ch of beg. ch 4. (8ch sps, 8 DC)
Rnd 2: Sl st into Ch sp, ch up 3, [2dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in same sp, *3dc in next ch sp, [3dc, ch 2, 3dc] in next ch sp, repeat from * around. Sl st to beg. ch up 3.
Rnd 3-5: Ch up 3, DC in each st around putting [2DC, ch 2, 2 DC] in corners
With white, Attach yarn in center ring (see video tutorial)
Rnd 1: Ch up 5 (counts as DC + Ch 2 sp), [DC, ch 2] 7 times in center ring, sl st to 3rd ch of beg. ch 5. If this gets confusing, see the video tutorial, it explains it a lot better.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, FPDC around ch up 3, [ch 3, FPDC around next st] 7 times, ch 3, sl st around FPDC
Rnd 3: Ch 1, FPDC around FPDC, [ch 4, FPDC around next st] 7 times, ch 4, sl st around FPDC
Rnd 4: Ch 1, FPDC around FPDC, [ch 5, FPDC around next st] 7 times, ch 5, sl st around FPDC
Rnd 5: Ch 1, FPDC around FPDC, [ch 6, FPDC around next st] 7 times, ch 6, sl st around FPDC
Rnd 6: Ch 1, FPDC around FPDC, [ch 7, FPDC around next st] 7 times, ch 7, sl st around FPDC
Rnd 7: Ch 1, FPDC around FPDC, [ch 8, FPDC around next st] 7 times, ch 8, sl st around FPDC
Rnd 8: Sl st into ch 8 sp, Sc in center st on background square and in next sts until the corner working in the ch sp and in each st (see video tutorial for visual instructions), *In corner, work in the FPDC st and in the corner ch 2 sp and put [sc, ch 2, sc], then work in the next ch 8 sp and in the next 10 sts and put a sc in each st, then sc in the fpdc and in the st behind it on the background square, then work in the next ch 8 sp and in the rest of the sts on the side until you get to the corner and then repeat from * around.
Fasten off, Weave in ends.
“O, what a tangled web we weave…” ~Walter Scott
Like this square? Try the Spinning Spider Granny Square!!
Looking for a great project to make using this square? Make the Halloween Table Runner today!
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The yarn provided for this pattern is courtesy of Red Heart Yarns