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All American Granny bag CAL step 1

Now this step may take you a while and that's okay! Remember you don't have to submit a photo via email to until July 5th to be entered in the contest!!   Please note this contest was for the year 2013 here is the winner! I hope you all still enjoy the pattern!

Don't make the blue and white square yet because it is a different pattern! Also note all granny squares are 4 rounds.

For this step you need , your J hook ( or hook you prefer) and 1 ball of red 4 play yarn, and 1 ball of White 4 ply yarn

You will need to make
9  Red 4 round double crochet solid granny squares
6 White 4 round double crochet solid granny squares

If you know how to make them, go ahead and check post 2 on 6-12

If you don't know how don't worry they are quite easy!!

click here for my written and photo tutorial on solid grannys

Basic 4 round granny
make a magic circle or chain 4 and join

Round 1 - ch3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3dc, ch2 ,3dc, ch2, 3dc, ch2 join sl to next corner.

Round 2 -4 ch 3, dc, ch2,2dc, dc in each of the next stitches, *dc2 ( in ch2spot) ch2,dc2, dc in each of the next stitches* repeat 2 more time for a total of 4 sides for every round.

every time you chain 2 that is the corner. where you dc in each stitch that is a side

If you have any questions comment below, tweet me or ask on the crochet chiq fanpage!
Happy Hooking!
see part 2 here


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