The Solstice Granny Square is fun to crochet. Looks great in more colors. Great way to use up scrap yarns. And perfect for all season. That’s why it calls Solstice Granny Square.
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Why Calls it Solstic?
The longest and shortest days of the year. The sun reaches its maximum in June and its minimum in December. So there are Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice every year.
I feel this crochet granny square great for making crochet project for all season and named it Solstice
This solstice granny square not too warm or lacy. By changing color pallets and the yarn weight you can use this granny square pattern for summer and winter crochet projects. See the photo below. I used bright and sunny colors and DK weight yarns to get a light and lacy texture. And I used Worsted weight yarn in warm & cozy colors to make it thick and comfy.
Warm in the winter and airy in the summer
As you can see this pretty granny squares are easy to crochet and beginner friendly. It is a combination of classic granny stitch and V stitch. You will make one row with 3 double crochet blocks and other row with V stitches.
Continuous Granny Square + Blanket
You can make it any size you want. Repeat the last 2 rows continually until you reach the desired size for a blanket.
Skill Level: Easy
- 4-Medium / Worsted granny square: 6.25″ x 6.25″
- 3-Light / DK granny square: 5.5″ x 5.5″
- You can make any size of the granny square, see the note sections.
Abbreviations (US Term)
- ch = chain
- sl st = slip stitch
- dc = double crochet
- st = stitch
- beg = beginning
- ch-() sp = chain space
- *to = repeat * to the instructions.
- [ ] work instructions within brackets as many times as directed
- V-st = (dc, ch 2, dc) in indicated st
– I used 4-Medium / Worsted Ice Yarn Favorite for warm & cozy squares. 3-Light / DK leftover yarns for bright & sunny squares. (You can use any weight yarns to make this granny square)
– US I-9 (5.5mm) crochet hook for warm & cozy squares, US H-8 (5mm) crochet hook for bright & sunny squares
– Tapestry needle
Gauge: You can use any weight of yarns to make this granny square.
– Beg ch count as stitch.
– You can make any size of granny square by repeating round 4 & 5 continuously.
Spring & Summer Granny Square Pattern
Make an adjustable ring,
Round 1: ch 3 (count as st), 2 dc into the adjustable ring, ch 3, 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc into the adjustable ring, ch 3, sl st to the beg ch 3 top. (12 dc total with beg ch 3)
Round 2: start from the middle st of the 3 dc block, ch 5 (count as dc and ch 2), dc in same st, *(V-st, ch 2, V-st) in ch-3 sp, V-st in middle st of the 3 dc block; repeat * to around, sl st to the beg ch 3 top. (12 V-sts)
Round 3: join yarn at the corner ch-2 sp (middle chain space of the corner), ch 3 (count as dc), 1 dc, ch 2, 2 dc into the same sp, *[3 dc in next ch-2 sp] 3 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next middle chain space of the corner; repeat * to around, sl st to the beg ch 3 top. (12 3-dc blocks / 4 corner stitch)
Round 4: join yarn at the corner ch-2 sp (middle chain space of the corner), (ch 5, dc, ch 2, V-st) in same sp, *V-st in between 3-dc block, repeat until next corner st, (V-st, ch 2, V-st) in middle chain space of the corner; repeat * to around, sl st to the beg ch 3 top. (24 V-sts)
Round 5: join yarn at the corner ch-2 sp (middle chain space of the corner), ch 3 (count as dc), 1 dc, ch 2, 2 dc into the same sp, *3 dc in next ch-2 sp, repeat until next corner st, (2dc, ch 2, 2dc) in next middle chain space of the corner; repeat * to around, sl st to the beg ch 3 top. (24 3-dc blocks / 4 corner stitch)
For larger sizes, repeat 4 & 5 continuously.
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