Corner to Corner Granny Stitch

Skill Level

Intermediate

Multiple

No Multiple

Project Ideas

Blankets, shawls

The corner to corner granny stitch is a modern twist on a classic crochet stitch. Rather than working in flat rows, this method uses the same groups of three stitches but incorporates increases and decreases to work from one corner of your project to the next.

corner to corner granny stitch
getting started

Suggested Supplies

Pair the corner to corner granny stitch with just about any yarn in your stash from lightweight to super bulky. Choose a smooth yarn for stitch definition that’ll show off the pattern or pair it with a slightly textured yarn for an even more interesting look.

Supplies used in demonstration video:

  • Lion Brand Color Made Easy
  • Lion Brand Shawl In a Ball
  • 7 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors


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pattern details

Abbreviations


This stitch pattern is in US crochet terminology.

  • Ch Chain
  • Dc Double Crochet
  • Hk Hook
  • Rem Remaining
  • Rep Repeat
  • Sp Space
  • St(s) Stitch(es)

Additional Notes: Ch 4 at beginning of row counts as a double crochet and chain one.

the pattern

Written Instructions


Increases

Row 1: Ch 5. 3 Dc in first ch. Ch 1. 1 dc in same ch as last group of dc. Ch 4 and turn.

Row 2: 3 dc in first ch 1-sp. Ch 1. In last ch 4-sp (3 Dc, ch 1, Dc). Ch 4 and turn.

Row 3: 3 Dc in first ch 1-sp. Ch 1. *3 dc in next ch 1-sp. Ch 1. Rep from * to last ch 4-sp. In last ch 4-space, (3 Dc, ch 1, Dc). Ch 4 and turn.

Repeat: Rep row 3 until your project is as wide as you want it to be. Then proceed with decreasing instructions.

Decreasing

First decreasing row: Sk first ch 1-sp. Ch 1. *3 dc in next ch 1-sp. Ch 1. Rep from * to last ch 4-sp. 1 dc in last ch 4-sp. Ch 4 and turn.

Repeat: Rep last decreasing row until you have only one ch 1-space remaining.

Last decreasing row: 3 dc in ch 1-sp. Ch 1. 1 dc in last ch 4-sp.


see how it’s done

Step-by-Step Tutorial

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project ideas

B.Hooked patterns that use the Corner to Corner Granny Stitch

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