Here is a quick and easy gift to make, it takes about an hour to finish. This Crochet Granny Square Coaster Pouch Pattern came about after having made a few granny squares recently and then wondering what I could do with them that was a little bit different. And I thought of this!
Stitches & Terms
This pattern is using U.S. stitches. To convert stitches go to my Crochet Stitch Conversion Chart.
ch = chain
ch-2 sp = a space created by 2 chain stitches
dc = double crochet
hk = hook
sl st = slip stitch
sp = space
tch = turning chain
Crochet Granny Square Coaster Pouch Video Tutorial
Written Instructions (Make 2)
Ch 4, sl st into 1st ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: ch 3, (working over yarn tail) 2 dc into ring, ch 2, * 3 dc into ring, ch 2, rep from * 3 times in total, sl st into top of tch to join.
Rnd 2: sl st into each of the next 2 dc, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc into same ch-2 sp), * ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc into next ch-2 sp), rep from * 3 times in total, ch 1, sl st into top of tch to join.
Rnd 3: sl st into each of the next 2 dc, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc into same ch-2 sp), * ch 1, 3 dc into next ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc into same ch-2 sp), rep from * 3 times in total, ch 1, 3 dc into next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sl st into top of tch to join.
Weave in yarn tails with a yarn needle.
Sew a button to the middle of one crochet granny square with a sewing needle and cotton thread.
Using a long piece of yarn (the same color of the granny square), place the 2 granny squares on top of eachother and sew three sides together. (This is demonstrated in the video tutorial above)
Place your coasters into the pouch.
Cut a length of yarn to make a bow or make a chain for a bow and tie at top of pouch.
I hope you had fun making my Granny Square Coaster Pouch!
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All the best,
Granny squares are to crochet what pieced squares are to quilting. They originated with pioneer women using up precious scraps of yarn to make blankets for their families, and over the years, many recognized, named patterns have been handed down from one generation to the next. Beyond this treasury of 75 different granny square motifs, Margaret Hubert shows the evolution of the granny square, how it can be used and interpreted in different ways with different yarns, and how today’s crocheter can design her own projects using the granny squares of her choice with the yarn choices of today.
Just as Margaret learned from her grandmother and mother and then passed the skill down to her daughter and granddaughter, each generation finds new uses and artistic ways to interpret granny squares.
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