Fun, quick and uber-easy! Join in the fun with the SFMGS x Make.e Stabby Granny Square CAL with Paintbox Yarns and +LoveCrochet.com !!

I am so totally honored and thrilled to introduce part one of the #stabbygranny CAL with my Rock n Roll queen of crochet friend Miki from @setfreemygypsysoul.

I love Miki's style and when she agreed to a colaboration I couldn't believe my luck. We wanted to go down the granny square route and so it was obvious to me that we needed a stab stitch square that is so Miki. 

A perfect way to bring our 2 styles together and bring you all a quick, easy crochet pattern that is uber fun and addictive to do. So here it is our Stabby Granny...crack open you paintbox stash and get making, don't forget to tag #stabby granny so we can find you. Thank you and have fun, can't wait to see your colour combo's, and hold on for some serioulsy quick patterns to turn your squares into fun makes.

Size 4.5 hook Paintbox aran in 4 colours A,B,C,D scissors

Abbreviations ML = Magic loop Ch = chain Htr = half treble crochet Tr = treble crochet SPtr = spike sitich treble crochet into treble crochet cluster from previous row – for thicker fabric insert your hook into the middle of the stitch.

COLOUR A

Round 1; ML, ch3 (counts as tr) 2tr, ch2. Repeat [(3tr, ch2)] 3 times into the loop. ss to join, ss into each including ch2 sp.

Round 2: Ch3 (count as tr) 2tr, ch2, 3tr into ch2 sp*3tr, 2ch, 3tr* rep* in each ch2 space, ss to join, cast off

COLOUR B

Round 3: Attach yarn to any ch2 sp. Ch 2 (counts as htr) 2htr, ch 2, 3htr, *tr, sptr, tr (into sp between clusters) 3htr, ch2, 3htr into 2ch sp to make corner* rep * around finish on tr, sptr, tr, ss to join, ss into each including ch2 sp.

Round 4: Ch 2 (counts as htr) 2htr, ch 2, 3htr, *tr, sptr, tr (into each sp between clusters) 3htr, ch2, 3htr into 2ch sp to make corner* rep * around finish on tr, sptr, tr, ss to join, cast off

COLOUR C

Round 5: Attach yarn to any ch2 sp. Ch 2 (counts as htr) 2htr, ch 2, 3htr, *tr, sptr, tr (into each sp between clusters) 3htr, ch2, 3htr into 2ch sp to make corner* rep * around finish on tr, sptr, tr, ss to join, ss into each including ch2 sp.

Round 6: Ch 2 (counts as htr) 2htr, ch 2, 3htr, *tr, sptr, tr (into each sp between clusters) 3htr, ch2, 3htr into 2ch sp to make corner* rep * around finish on tr, sptr, tr, ss to join, cast off

COLOUR D

Round 7: Attach yarn to any ch2 sp. Ch 2 (counts as htr) 2htr, ch 2, 3htr, *tr, sptr, tr (into each sp between clusters) 3htr, ch2, 3htr into 2ch sp to make corner* rep * around finish on tr, sptr, tr, ss to join, ss into each including ch2 sp.

Round 8: Ch 2 (counts as htr) 2htr, ch 2, 3htr, *tr, sptr, tr (into each sp between clusters) 3htr, ch2, 3htr into 2ch sp to make corner* rep * around finish on tr, sptr, tr, ss to join, cast off