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How to Crochet a Granny Square Plant Pot Cover

Difficulty Beginner
Budget < £10
Time 1 hr +

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Abbreviations: 

ch        chain

dc        double crochet (US single crochet)

st(s)     stitch(es)

ss         slip stitch

yo     yarn over

Step-1

Note: The rounds are based on a small plant pot measuring 6cm (height) x 19cm (circumference).

If you want to create a cover for a bigger plant pot, simply follow the steps given for the third colour, crocheting in all the big visible gaps. You can then make as many squares needed for your plant pot to fit in.

Step-2

Create a slip knot

Step-3

Chain 6

Step-4

SS into the very first chain you made. You will now have a circle.

Step-5

Chain 3

Step-6

2x DC into the centre hole/gap

Step-7

Repeat steps 5 and 6 – Twice

Step-8

Chain 1

Step-9

SS into the top of the first chain 3 you did

Step-10

Chain 1, pull the yarn through , and now the round is bound off

Step-11

Now change colour. Create a slip knot with a new colour

Step-12

To join the yarn, put the crochet needle into the gap in the corner before last bind off

Step-13

Go in from the top, yarn over, pull back through, and slip stitch

Step-14

Chain 3

Step-15

2 DC in the same gap

Step-16

Chain 2

Step-17

3 DC into the same gap

Step-18

3 DC into the next gap, which will be at the next corner

Step-19

Chain 2

Step-20

3 DC in the same gap/corner

Step-21

Now repeat steps 18 and 19 in the next 2 corners

Step-22

SS into the top of the first chain 3 you did

Step-23

Chain 1, pull the yarn through , and now the round is bound off

Step-24

Now change to the third colour

Step-25

Join the third colour using a slip knot

Step-26

Yarn over, pull through and slip stitch

Step-27

Chain 3

Step-28

2 DC into the first corner

Step-29

Chain 2

Step-30

3 DC in the same gap/corner

Step-31

3 DC into the next gap , which will be on the straight edge

Step-32

3 DC into the next corner

Step-33

Chain 2

Step-34

3 DC in the same corner

Step-35

Repeat steps 30 to 33 around the square until you have crocheted in the gaps in the corners and straight edges

Step-36

SS into the top stitch of the very chain in this round, full the yarn through. Now you have bound off.

Step-37

The granny square is complete

Step-38

For the plant pot cover you need to repeat the steps above to create 2 more squares. To attach together, follow the below steps: Weave all the yarn end

Step-39

Mattress stitch the squares together

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