Sunday, 26 April 2015

Granny Square Bookmarks Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern: Mini Granny Square Bookmarks

Image of Mini Granny Square Bookmarks

Lion Brand® Bonbons
Pattern #: L20370

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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy

SIZE: Varies

Small About 1 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (3 x 9.5 cm)
Medium About 1 1/4 x 5 in. (3 x 12.5 cm)
Large About 1 1/4 in. x 6 1/4 in. (3 x 16 cm)

Lion Brand® Bonbons

GAUGE:

One Square = about 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (3 x 3 cm).

NOTES:

1. Squares are crocheted, then sewed together in a strip to make the Bookmark. Braids are added to one end of the Bookmark.
2. Squares are worked in joined rnds, with RS facing at all times.
3. Each rnd is worked in a different color.

MINI GRANNY SQUARE
With first color, ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, (3 dc in ring, ch 2) 3 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 12 dc and 4 ch-2 sps. Fasten off the first color.
Rnd 2: With RS facing, join the second color with sl st in any ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-2 sp (corner made), *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp (corner made); rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 24 dc and 4 ch-2 sps. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

SMALL BOOKMARK
1. Make 3 Mini Granny Squares in the following colors or colors as desired.
Squares 1 and 3: first color = pea green, second color = light blue
Square 2: first color = pea green, second color = purple
2. Sew Squares together to make a strip.
3. Cut 6 strands of light blue, each about 17 in. (43 cm) long.
4. Hold strands together and fold in half. With crochet hook, draw fold through center at one end of Bookmark, forming a loop. Pull ends of yarn through this loop. Pull to tighten.
5. Separate strands into 2 groups of 6 strands each. Divide one group into 3 groups of 2 strands each and braid, knotting strands at end. Trim remaining strands about 1 in. (2.5 cm) shorter, then braid, knotting strands at end.

MEDIUM BOOKMARK
1. Make 4 Mini Granny Squares in the following colors or colors as desired.
Squares 1 and 3: first color = hot pink, second color = pea green
Squares 2 and 4: first color = sparkling peach, second color = emerald
2. Sew Squares together to make a strip.
3. Cut 2 strands each of sparkling peach, pea green, and hot pink, each about 17 in. (43 cm) long.
Repeat Steps 4 and 5 of Small Bookmark.

LARGE BOOKMARK
1. Make 5 Mini Granny Squares in the following colors or colors as desired.
Square 1: first color = red, second color = dark blue
Square 2: first color = hot pink, second color = dark blue
Square 3: first color = sparkling peach, second color = dark blue
Square 4: first color = pea green, second color = dark blue
Square 5: first color = light blue, second color = dark blue
2. Sew Squares together to make a strip.
3. Cut 6 strands of dark blue, each about 17 in. (43 cm) long.
Repeat Steps 4 and 5 of Small Bookmark.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.

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