Crochet granny square cardigan and granny square blouse, crochet written pattern + Video Tutorial

crochet granny square cardigan and top

I am ecstatic over these 2 projects.Once you have seen the pictures im sure you are too.I found these 2 amazing pictures of the cardigan and the top on Pinterest firstly but than going on and doing some research online i BAM found the account of the designer who made them on Instagram.The very talented

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I couldn’t afford buying them since they are pretty expensive pieces but i managed to make them since i had the yarns and the knowledge on how to make these kind of things.So you be the judge on how they come out.

For the cardigan i used all my leftover yarns that i had from previews projects.Perfect for making use of all the yarns that stay around your home and the blouse i just had the orange and the purple again in my stash.

However i am so very happy to share with you the full pattern which is made with 2 toned granny square.The same granny square that i used for one of my previews projects , a small granny crossbody purse,check out the full tutorial :

So let me share with you the full pattern and how i went about on making these 2 amazing projects.

Sharing with you also how they turned out before you watch the full tutorial.

          

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Crochet 2 Toned Granny Square Cardigan and Top

GOOD TO KNOW
● ByStellaM cannot accept responsibility for the finished item if any yarn other than the recommended yarn is used.
● Yarn quantities are based on average requirements and are therefore approximate.
● Color reproduction is as close as color accuracy on screens.
● Instructions are written using US terminology

● This pattern is developed only for S-M size, in case you will need a bigger size you have to make bigger grannies and longer sleeves.

YOU WILL NEED:

For the cardigan leftover yarns in color of your choice approx.300 gr of 100 %mercerized cotton 50 gr=125m long for the bodice and

● 4 skein of 100% mercerized cotton in Off white

for the sleeves

For the top :

● 3 skein of 100% mercerized cotton in Orange

● 3 skein of 100% mercerized cotton in Dark Purple

● 2.5 mm hook
● tapestry needle

Size of the Cardigan:

Height: 38 cm or 15 in

Width from shoulder to shoulder :53 cm or 21 in

Length of the sleeves:44  cm or 17 in

Width of the sleeves: 17.5 cm or 7 in

Size of the top:

Height: 43 cm or 17 cm

Width from shoulder to shoulder:42 cm or 16.5 in

CROCHET ABBREVIATIONS USED:

ch(s)        chain(s)

DC           double crochet

sl st         slip stitch

st(s)        stitch(es)

sc            single crochet

sk            skip

HDC       half double crochet

Let’s start the cardigan pattern:

ROUND 1:Pull up a loop and crochet 3 ch(s) st (count as a st throughout).

continue crocheting 2 DC,2 ch(s) st.Than continue 3 DC st,2 ch(s) st  1 more time.

step by step granny square diagram

Leave the green yarn and pick the white one,pulling up a loop

step by step crochet granny square pattern

Than with the white yarn crochet the pattern [3DC,2ch] 2 times.

step by step granny square pattern

Than yarn over,insert the hook on the 3rd ch of the first st of the round and 1HDC

step by step granny square pattern

Round 2

3 ch(s) turn your work and 2DC ,2 ch,sk 3DC

corner pattern: 3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

sk 3DC,3 DC,1ch st

granny square pattern

Leave white yarn,pick the green and continue the pattern:

1ch st,3DC,

corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

sk 3 DC,3 DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

GRANNY SQUARE PATTERN

Round 3

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 dc,3DC,2ch,sk 3DC.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,3DC,2ch,sk 3DC,3DC,1 ch.

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leave the green yarn and pick the white

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,3DC,2ch,sk 3 DC

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,3DC,2ch,sk 3DC,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

CROCHET GRANNY SQUARE

Round 4

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 2 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 2 times,3DC,1 ch.

granny square pattern

leave the white yarn and pick the green

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 2 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 2 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

granny square pattern

Round 5

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 3 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 3 times,3DC,1 ch.

granny square pattern

leave the green yarn and pick the white

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 3 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 3 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

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Round 6

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 4 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 4 times,3DC,1 ch.

granny square pattern

leave the white yarn and pick the green

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 4 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 4 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

granny square bag

Once the 6 rounds are done cut both yarns and crochet 24 grannies in total.

Than place them as the pictures forming 3 panels.1 for the back 4 by 3 grannies and 2 for the front 2 by 3 grannies.

crochet granny square cardigan

Start sewing the grannie squares using a cross stitch as the photo:

Than continue sewing the front panels in 2 by 3 squares and the back panel in 4 by 3 squares:

Once the panels are ready place the 2 front panels on top of the back panel , RS facing out:

Now sew them leaving half a square for each front panel at the neck and 1 and a half panel as the arm opening at each side:

crochet granny square cardigan

Now its the turn of the sleeves.

With white yarn crochet 130 st

CROCHET GRANNY SQUARE

1st Row

skip 3 ch (this count as dc), insert the hook at 4th ch from the hook and DC.Than 2 more DC for the next 2 st.

2ch(s) , sk 2 ch(s) and DC in the 3rd ch,continue crocheting 2 more dc.

Than repeat again,2 ch(s),sk 2 ch(s),3 DC in the next 3 st(s).

Repeat this pattern to the end of the row.You will end up with 26 sets of 3DC and 25 holes.

CROCET GRANNY SQUARE CARDIGAN

2nd Row

5 ch(s) turn your work , sk 3 DC,3DC in the next hole,[2 ch,sk 3DC,3 DC in the next hole] repeat this pattern to the end of the row

crochet granny square cardigan

3rd Row-36th Row

Repeat 2nd Row pattern

granny square cardigan

Make 2 of them and sew them with a simple stitch , each one forming a sleeve.

crochet granny square cardigan

Put the 2 sleeves at both sides of the arm openings of the bodice and sew again using the cross stitch with white yarn.

crochet granny square cardigan

AND CONGRATULATIONS, YOU MADE YOURSELF AN 700 euros CARDIGAN 😉

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THE TOP PATTERN

For the top start with the same 2 toned pattern of the cardigan,the difference is that we will continue crocheting up to 24 rounds.

For easiness of this pattern i will call the green color A and the white color B so you can easily exchange them with your desired colors.

ROUND 1:With color A pull up a loop and crochet 3 ch(s) st (count as a st throughout).

continue crocheting 2 DC,2 ch(s) st.Than continue 3 DC st,2 ch(s) st  1 more time.

step by step granny square diagram

Leave the A yarn and pick the B one,pulling up a loop

step by step crochet granny square pattern

Than with the B yarn crochet the pattern [3DC,2ch] 2 times.

step by step granny square pattern

Than yarn over,insert the hook on the 3rd ch of the first st of the round and 1HDC

step by step granny square pattern

Round 2

3 ch(s) turn your work and 2DC ,2 ch,sk 3DC

corner pattern: 3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

sk 3DC,3 DC,1ch st

granny square pattern

Leave B yarn,pick the A and continue the pattern:

1ch st,3DC,

corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

sk 3 DC,3 DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

GRANNY SQUARE PATTERN

Round 3

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 dc,3DC,2ch,sk 3DC.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,3DC,2ch,sk 3DC,3DC,1 ch.

crochet granny square

leave the A yarn and pick the B

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,3DC,2ch,sk 3 DC

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,3DC,2ch,sk 3DC,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

CROCHET GRANNY SQUARE

Round 4

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 2 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 2 times,3DC,1 ch.

granny square pattern

leave the B yarn and pick the A

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 2 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 2 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

granny square pattern

Round 5

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 3 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 3 times,3DC,1 ch.

granny square pattern

leave the A yarn and pick the B

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 3 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 3 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

granny square bag

Round 6

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 4 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 4 times,3DC,1 ch.

granny square pattern

leave the B yarn and pick the A

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 4 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 4 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

granny square bag

Round 7

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 5 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 5 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the A yarn and pick the B

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 5 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 5 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 8

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 6 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 6 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the B yarn and pick the A

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 6 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 6 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 9

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 7 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 7 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the A yarn and pick the B

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 7 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 7 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 10

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 8 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 8 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the B yarn and pick the A

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 8 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 8 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 11

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 9 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 9 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the A yarn and pick the B

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 9 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 9 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 12

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 10 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 10 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the B yarn and pick the A

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 10 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 10 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 13

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 11 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 11 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the A yarn and pick the B

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 11 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 11 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 14

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 12 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 12 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the B yarn and pick the A

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 12 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 12 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 15

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 13 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 13 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the A yarn and pick the B

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 13 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 13 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 16

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 14 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 14 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the B yarn and pick the A

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 14 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 14 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 17

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 15 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 15 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the A yarn and pick the B

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 15 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 15 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 18

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 16 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 16 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the B yarn and pick the A

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 16 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 16 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 19

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 17 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 17 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the A yarn and pick the B

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 17 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 17 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 20

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 18 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 18 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the B yarn and pick the A

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 18 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 18 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 21

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 19 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 19 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the A yarn and pick the B

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 19 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 19 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 22

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 20 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 20 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the B yarn and pick the A

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 20 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 20 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 23

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 21 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 21 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the A yarn and pick the B

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 21 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 21 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Round 24

3 ch(s) turn your work 2 DC,2 ch(s),sk 3 DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 22 times.

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 22 times,3DC,1 ch.

leave the B yarn and pick the A

1 ch,3 dc,sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 22 times

Corner pattern:3DC,2ch,3DC,2ch

side pattern:sk 3DC,[3DC,2ch,sk 3DC] 22 times,3DC,1 ch st yarn over,insert hook at 3rd ch of the first st and 1HDC.

Make 2 pieces with this pattern,than put them on top of each other matching the color and sew them with the cross stitch and a matching yarn .Leaving an opening at the top for the neck and on both sides for the arms,with the measurements of the picture.

crochet granny square top

crochet granny square top

Once you sew all 4 sides you are DONE.

CONGRATULATIONS YOU’VE MADE AN AMAZING TOP 🙂

crochet granny square top