Circle with Popcorn Granny Square
Marie Segares/Underground Crafter
Add some texture to your next granny square with the popcorn stitch!Skills usedBasic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitchWorking in rounds, increasing, crocheting in the back loop only, and joining new colorsSpecial stitches: front post double crochet and 5-dc popcorn (written explanations are provided in pattern)Skill levelIntermediate
Version A (pictured above): Lion Brand Vannaâs Choice (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 170 yd/156 m) â 1 skein each in 169 Sweet Pea (CA), 106 Little Boy Blue(CB), 132 Goldfish (CC), 157 Duckie (CD), and 108 Bluebell (CE),Â or approximately 11 yds (10 m) in each of 5 colors in any medium weight yarn.Version B: Lion Brand Heartland (100% acrylic, 5 oz/142 g, 251 yd/230 m) â 1 skein each in 109 Olympic (CA) and 105 Glacier Bay (CB),Â or approximately 35 yds (32 m) in CA and 17 yds (15.5 m) in CB in any medium weight yarn.US H-8/5 mm crochet hook,Â or any size needed to obtain gauge.Yarn needle.
6â (15 cm) square.
Finished Square = 6â (15 cm) in pattern.Â Exact gauge is not critical for this project.
The complete pattern is available here on my blog.