This pages outlines how to make my Modern Crochet Granny Rectangles which are an updated version of my Rectangle Granny. These are fun and simple to make and are a modern variation on my Rectangle Granny and are also an interesting variation of the traditional Granny Square.
UK terms are used throughout.
ss slip stitch
dc double crochet
htr half treble crochet
beg-ch beginning chain
*to* instructions between asterisks will be repeated as specified
Stitch Guide/Conversion Guide
|UK term||UK abbreviation||US term||US Abbreviation||Description|
|Double Crochet||dc||Single Crochet||sc||Insert hook into stitch, yarn over hook, pull through stitch (2 loops on hook), yarn over hook, pull through remaining two loops to leave 1 loop on the hook|
|Half Treble Crochet||htr||Half Double Crochet||hdc||Yarn over hook. Insert hook into stitch, yarn over hook, pull through stitch (3 loops on hook), yarn over hook, pull through remaining three loops to leave 1 loop on the hook|
|Slip Stitch||ss||Slip Stitch||ss||Insert hook into stitch, yarn over hook, pull through stitch and through loop|
|Chain||ch||Chain||ch||Yarn over hook, pull through loop|
Making the Modern Crochet Rectangle
Each rectangle consists of a chain of 21, 1 row of double crochet and then 2 rounds of half treble crochet (htr) clusters (made up of 2 half treble crochet stitches)
The instructions for making the rectangle is as follows:
Foundation Rows and Round 1
Have fun with making different coloured rectangles.
I used these rectangles to make my Modern Crochet Granny Rectangle Blanket.