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By: Wendy Buchanan


BASIC GRANNY SQUARE

For 6" square, try an `H' hook and regular knitting worsted weight
yarn.

Instructions are written for color change after each rnd. When
working variations in which the same color is used for more than
one row, sl st to next corner sp instead of fastening off, then
continue working next rnd. To change colors within rnd, cut and
join colors as needed.

Starting at center, ch 6, join w/sl st to form ring.
Rnd. 1: ch 3, work 2 dc in ring, ch 3, (3 dc in ring, ch3) 3x;
join w/sl st in top of ch 3. Fasten off and attach
new color, or sl st in ea st to corner ch-3.
Rnd. 2: Work first corner as follows: sl st in next ch-3 sp,
ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), work (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc0 in same
sp (first corner made); ch 1, * work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc)
in next sp (corner made); ch 1, repeat from * twice;
join w/ sl st, fasten off or sl st to corner.
Rnd. 3: Work 1st corner in next corner sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next
sp, ch 1, (corner in next corner sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next
sp, ch 1) 3x; join, fasten off or sl st to next corner sp.
Rnd. 4: Work 1st corner in corner sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next sp, ch 1)
twice; * corner in next corner sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next sp,
ch 1) twice; repeat from * 2x more. Join, fasten off.
Rnd. 5: Work as rnd 4, working 1 more (3 dc in next sp, ch 1) on ea
side between corners. Fasten off.

WHEEL IN A SQUARE GRANNY

Use hook size `H' and regular knitting worsted for a 6" square.

Starting at center, ch 8, join w/ sl st into ring.
Rnd. 1: Ch 3, 15 dc into ring, sl st to top of ch-3.
Rnd. 2: Ch 4, dc in next dc, ch 1, (dc in next dc, ch 1) 14x;
sl st in 3rd ch of ch-4.
Rnd. 3: Sl st in next sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 1, (3 dc in
next sp, ch 1) 15x; sl st in top of ch-3.
Rnd. 4: * ch 7, (sc in next sp, ch 3) 3x, sc in next sp; repeat
from * 3x, sl st in 1st ch.
Rnd. 5: Sl st in sp, ch 3, work (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same sp, ch 3,
(dc in next sp, ch 3) 3x, * work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next
sp, ch 3, (dc in next sp, ch 3) 3x; repeat from * twice more;
sl st in top of ch 3.
Fasten off.