Granny stripe is one of my favorite stitches!
The Granny Stripe stitch is same as the granny square, that it is comprised of three double crochet clusters but are arranged in a line instead of in a square. This is a very versatile stitch and super easy and fast. Ideal for projects such as blankets, dishcloths, wraps, shawls, cushions, placemats, just to name a few.
Yarn – for a blanket, you want to use a yarn that is soft, not too thin. Select one with some weight, but not too heavy.
Hooks - Crochet hook size 7 or 8
The basic stitches are:
- single crochet
- double crochet
The Granny Stripe Stitch is worked in multiples of 3 plus 2 additional chains for your foundation chain.
Step 1: foundation row, depending on the yarn and the crochet hook, to make a blanket about 48 inches wide, chain 150 +2 (multiple of 3 is 150, plus an additional 2)
Row 1: Starting in 2nd ch from hook, sc across the row; turn.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as a dc), make 1 dc in same stitch, sk 2 st, *make 3 dc in next st, sk 2 st; repeat from * to end making 2 dc’s in the last st; turn.
Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as a dc), *make 3 dc’s in next cluster sp; repeat from * through laster cluster sp, make 1 dc in the top of the turning ch from prev row; turn.
Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as a dc), make 1 dc in sp between your last dc and cluster from prev row, *make 3 dc in next cluster sp; repeat from * to end of row; make 2 dc in space between cluster and ch 3 from prev row; turn.
Repeat Rows 3 and 4 until you reach your desired length.
Change color combination as you go. You can be very creative and depending on the amount and colors of yarns you have,
Reference Source: By Brittany
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