Crochet Granny Squares – A Granny Square Hassock





SIZE: Fits 14″ hassock (adjustable)
Additional border rounds can be worked for larger hassock.

MATERIALS:
Fleisher’s Gigantic (bulky yarn). 1 2-ounce skin orange spice No. 759 (color A), 2 skeins antique gold
No. 753 (B), 5 skeins pistachio No. 777 (C), 6 skeins forest green No. 446 (D).
Aluminum crochet hook size H, or size required to crochet to gauge.

GAUGE: 3 sc on border= 1″. Squares measure about 14 1/2″.









SQUARES: Make 5. With A, starting at center, ch 6. Join with sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, work 15 dc in ring; join with sl st to top of ch-3 (16 dc, counting ch-3 as 1 dc).
Rnd 2: Ch 4, dc in next dc, * ch 1, dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 1; join with sl st in 3rd ch of ch-4. Break off.
Rnd 3: With B, sl st in any ch-1 sp, ch 3, work 2 dc in same sp, * ch 1, 3 dc in next sp. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 1; join (48 dc, counting ch-3 as 1 dc).
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 dc, * ch 1, dc in each of next 3 dc. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 1; join. Break off.
Rnd 5: With C, sl st in any ch-1 sp, ch 8, dc in next ch-1 sp (first corner lp), * (ch 3, dc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times; ch 5, dc in next ch-1 sp (another corner lp). Repeat from * twice more; (ch 3, dc in next sp) 3 times; ch 3; join with sl st in 3rd ch of ch-8. Break off.
Rnd 6: Sl st in any corner lp, ch 3, in same lp work 2 dc, ch 3 and 3 dc, * (ch 1, work 3 dc in next ch-3 sp) 3 times; ch 1, work 3 dc, ch 3 and 3 dc in next corner lp. Repeat from * twice more; (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) 3 times; ch 1; join. Break off.
Rnd 7: Sl st in any corner ch-3 sp, ch 3, in same sp work 2 dc, ch 3 and 3 dc, * (ch 1, dc in each of next 3 dc) 5 times; ch 1, work 3 dc, ch 3 and 3 dc in next corner sp. Repeat from * twice more; (ch 1, dc in each of next 3 dc) 5 times; ch 1; join. Break off.

Border: Work in back lp only of each st for all remaining rnds.
Rnd 1: Sl st with D in any corner ch-1 sp, * work sc, ch 1 and sc in same sp (corner), work sc in each dc and ch st around, working corner in each ch-1 corner sp; join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: Sc in next sc, work corner in ch-1 sp, sc in each sc around, working corner in each ch-1 corner sp; join.
Repeat Rnd 2 twice more. Break off.

ASSEMBLE: Hold 2 squares with wrong sides facing. With D, working through both lps on each square, sc along 1 side to join. Make a strip of 4 squares, then join the squares to form a tube. Join the remaining square to one end of the tube to form the top of the hassock.

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