Crochet Pattern by B. Hooked Crochet, Copyright 2016.
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This pattern is written in US crochet terms
Gather Your Supplies
- Red Heart Soft, approx 3 yards per diamond
- 5 mm Crochet Hook
- Darning Needle
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Gauge and Sizing
Your finished (unblocked) diamond granny square will measure approximately 3″ on each side, 3.5″ from soft corner to soft corner and 5″ from sharp corner to sharp corner.
- Ch – Chain
- Dc – Double Crochet
- Slst – Slip Stitch
- Tc – Treble Crochet
To print a list of all crochet abbreviations to keep in your crochet notebook, check out my quick guide here:
The pattern and video tutorial cover how to crochet a diamond granny square that is three rounds. However, know that you can continue to add rounds to make a larger diamond.
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This video is also available in a left handed version. Click here to be directed to the left handed tutorial on YouTube.
Round 1: Ch. 3 Join with the first chain to form a ring. Ch 7. In center of ring, [tc, tc, dc, dc, ch, dc, dc, tc, tc, ch 3, tc, tc, dc, dc, ch, dc, dc, tc]. Join with 4th chain. (16 sts)
Round 2: Ch 6. Dc 2 times in ch 3 gap space. Dc once in the next 4 sts. In ch 1 gap space, [dc, ch 2, dc]. Dc in next 4 sts. In ch 3 gap space, [2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc]. Dc in next 4 sts. In ch 1 gap space, [dc, ch 2, dc]. Dc in last 4 sts. Dc once in gap space from prev round. Join with 3rd ch.
Round 3: Ch 6. Dc 2 times in ch 3 gap space. Dc once in the next 7 sts. In ch 2 gap space, [dc, ch 2, dc]. Dc in next 7 sts. In ch 3 gap space, [2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc]. Dc in next 7 sts. In ch 1 gap space, [dc, ch 2, dc]. Dc in last 7 sts. Dc once in gap space from prev round. Join with 3rd ch.
I recommend blocking your diamonds after you have crocheted and sewn in your ends. This will give your diamonds a more defined shape. For more information on blocking and how to block your diamonds, check out my tutorial on blocking.