Crochet Rose Granny Square Afghan
Our beautiful rose granny square afghan is made up fo 42 individual squares, each with a rose in the center of it. Here we used a traditional country rose color but you could make your roses any color. I once made this same afghan with yellow roses on a pink background. Use your imagination. Consider making the roses in a variety of colors.
Skill Level: Intermediate to advanced
Yarn amounts are approximate as no gauge is given or required for this pattern.
Finished size: Approximately 64" x 53"
Each square is approximately 9 1/2" square
Using rose color:
Round 1: Ch 5. Join with a slst to form a ring.
Round 2: Ch 3, *dc into ring, ch 1; repeat from * 6 times. Join with a sl st to beg ch 3.
Round 3: Working in the 1st sp, make a petal (1sc, 4dc, 1sc); make a petal into each of the next 7 spaces. Slst into beg sc.
Round 4: * ch 3, slst between next two petals. Repeat from * around.
Round 5: Working in the 1st ch 3 sp, make a petal (1sc, 6dc, 1sc); Make a petal into each of the next seven ch 3 spaces. Slst into beg sc.
Round 6: Ch 4, slst between 1st and 2nd petals of previous round. *ch 4, slst between next two petals. Repeat from * around.
Round 7: Working in the 1st ch 4 sp, make a petal (1sc, 8 dc, 1 sc); Make a petal into each of the next seven ch4 spaces. Slst into beg sc.
Round 8: Change to green yarn. *ch5, make a set of 3 leaves into the space between the next two flower petals.
To make a leaf:
Ch 1; repeat steps 1 - 3 once more working to the same space as the 1st leaf then ch 1.
Repeat steps 1 through 3 working in the same space again.
Ch 5; join with slst to sp between next two flower petals.
Repeat from * 3 more times.
Border - change to border color.
Round 1 (of border):
Round 2: ch 2; 5 dc in sp directly below the crochet hook.
Rounds 3 & 4: Repeat round 2
Fasten off and weave all lose ends bock into your square. Make a total of 42 squares. Join the squares by making 6 rows of 7 squares each.
For complete instructions on how to join the squares, check out our basic granny square afghan where you will find photos along with the step by step directions.