The Off Set Granny Square is a fun take on the traditional version. Change up the directions when you lay them out in a blanket for different looks. There are just so many ways you can use this square. I’ve designed this pattern as part of the You’ve Got Options CAL. You can stop after 1 border round for a 6″ square, or then you can keep going to 12″.

Off Set Granny Square with thin or thick border- crochet pattern by Jessie At Home
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What is the You’ve Got Options CAL?

Every Monday from January 6 through March 23, 202, we’ll share a free crochet pattern for a square available in both 6″ (15 cm) and 12″ (30 cm) sizes. These squares can be used to make pillows, blankets, garments, and so much more. You can make granny square projects to keep, for gifts, to sell, or to donate to charity while chatting with other crocheters in our groups and entering to win giveaway prizes! Get all the details HERE.

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YGO square

Off Set Granny Square

with thin or thick border

Crochet Pattern
Easy Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot

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Off Set Granny Square Supplies

Size:
6″ or 12″

Yarn:
Sprightly Yarns Acrylic Worsted: (100% Acrylic), Size 4 (10 wpi, worsted weight), 100 g / 201 yds
Sunshine Yellow 026: Color A
Lagoon 010: Color B
Grass 012: Color C
Teal 001: Color D
Mulberry 022: Color E

Hook:
US-J/10, 6.0 mm

Gauge: Learn about gauge HERE
14 sts x 7 rows = 4” [10 cm] in double crochet

Other supplies:
yarn needle

Stitches and Abbreviations: click on highlighted sts for tutorials
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sp(s) – space(s)
st(s) – stitch(es)

Special Stitches:

st2sc – stack 2 single crochet – Counts as a dc: Insert hook into st, yo, pull through (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through both loops (sc just made), insert hook in left vertical loop, yo, pull through (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through both loops. (This technique can be seen in THIS post, listed as the chainless row turn for hdc, don’t worry, it’s right for dc!)

Getting Started:
  • Round/Row counts are at the end of each Round/Row after the period, if the count has changed from the previous round. – {count here}
  • Chs and sl sts are not included in Round/Row counts unless specified.

Off Set Granny Square Pattern:

Rnd 1 (right side): With Color A, ch 4, sl st into first ch made to form a ring, st2sc, ch 2, [3 dc in ring, ch 2] 3 times, 2 dc in ring, sl st in top of beginning st2sc. – {3 dc on each side}

Begin working in Rows that cover 2 sides each.

Row 1 (right side): With Color B, sl st into ch-2 corner sp, (st2sc, 2 dc) in same ch-2 corner sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch-2 corner sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. – {2 sets of 3 dc on each side}
Row 2 (wrong side): Turn, st2sc in first st, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in last st. – {2 sets of 3 dc on each side}
Row 3: Turn, with Color C, st2sc in first st, [3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1] to ch-2 corner sp, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch-2 corner sp, [ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp] to end of side, dc in last st. – {3 sets of 3 dc on each side}
Row 4: Turn, st2sc in first st, ch 1, [3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1] to next ch-2 sp, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, [3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1] to end of side, dc in last st. – {3 sets of 3 dc on each side}
Rows 5 & 6: With Color D, repeat Rows 3 & 4. – {4 sets of 3 dc on each side}

Border – work all Rnds on right side.

Rnd 1: Join Color E to Color A ch-2 corner sp (st2sc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-2 corner sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp, [ch 1, skip 1 dc, 3 dc around next dc] 2 times, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner sp, [ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp] to corner, ch 1; repeat from * once more, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner sp, [ch 1, skip 1 dc, 3 dc around next dc] 2 times, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-2 corner sp, sl st in top of beginning st2sc. – {5 sets of 3 dc on each side}

For 6″ square, fasten off and weave in all ends, then block to 6″ square.

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Rnd 2: With Color A, sl st in ch-2 corner sp, (st2sc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-2 corner sp, *[ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp] to ch-2 corner sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 corner sp; repeat from * 2 more times, [ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp] to ch-2 corner sp, ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-2 corner sp, sl st in top of beginning st2sc. – {6 sets of 3 dc on each side}
Rnd 3: With Color B, repeat Rnd 2. – {7 sets of 3 dc on each side}
Rnd 4: With Color C, repeat Rnd 2. – {8 sets of 3 dc on each side}
Rnd 5: With Color D, repeat Rnd 2. – {9 sets of 3 dc on each side}
Rnd 6: With Color E, repeat Rnd 2. – {10 sets of 3 dc on each side}

For 12″ square, fasten off and weave in all ends, then block to 12″ square.

Enjoy!

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