Monday, February 13, 2012

Free Pattern: Popcorn Puff Square

Popcorn Puff Square

Created by Ruth C. Roy (aka 72pixie) ©2012

Yarns used: Hobby Lobby “I Love This Yarn!” 4-ply medium worsted & Red Heart Super Saver 4-ply worsted medium

Hook Size: I / 9 - 5.50 MM
Skill level: Advanced Beginner
Size: 4" x 4" square OR 6” x 6” square

Special Stitches:
Popcorn Stitch (pop)
Crossed Double (crossed dc)

You may change colors each round or maintain a uniform color throughout.

Start with magic loop.

ROUND 1: (ch 3, 4 dc in loop) - first popcorn stitch, ch 3, (pop, ch 3) x 7, sl st to top of first pop. (8 pop, 8 ch-3 spaces)

ROUND 2: sl st in ch-3 space, (ch 3, 4 dc in loop) - first popcorn stitch, ch 3, (pop, ch 3) in same chain space, (pop, ch 3) x 2 in each chain space around, sl st in top of first pop. (16 pop, 16 ch-3 spaces). Tie off.

ROUND 3: Flip work over so back side faces you. Work sc in base of 2 pop from round 2 (see picture), ch 4, skip 2 pop, work sc in base of 2 pop, ch 4, skip 2 pop, work sc in base of 2 pop, ch 4, skip 2 pop, work sc in base of 2 pop, ch 4, sl st in first sc.

ROUND 4: Flip work so right side faces you. Sl st in chain space. Ch 3, 5 dc, ch 2, ((6 dc, ch 2) in next ch space) x 3, sl st to top of first ch-3.

ROUND 5: Ch 3, dc in each dc across, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner, continue around. Sl st in top of ch-3. Tie off.


ROUND 6: (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in skipped dc (crossed dc made), work crossed dcs across, repeat around, sl st to first dc.

ROUND 7: Sl st in next dc and in corner chain space; repeat round 5. Finish off.


  1. I love this granny square! I am the editor of AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns and would love to feature your tutorial on my site with full credit to you. I know my readers would just love it and in return would generate some nice traffic to your site. If you agree and would like us to feature your project, our readers will simply click the link to your blog to get your full tutorial. It's really that simple. Your project will look similar to this project already on my site:
    I look forward to hearing back from you, and please let me know if you have any questions. I can't wait to work together!

    1. That would be amazing! Thank you so much! (=

  2. Hi, I've just linked up to your pattern on my blog. It looks similar to one I did from a magazine and thought I'd share your link as you have some ace pictures. Very sweet
    Jo :)

    1. Thanks for the link! And for the compliment! (=