Original Lace Granny PATTERN 2011
4 mm hook and DK
5mm hook and Aran
6mm hook and chunky or mis 2 strands of dk to make your own blended chunky yarn
Magic circle col. 1
ROUND 1: cont. col 1, ch5, [counts as first tr and ch2 sp], repeat tr, ch2, 7 more times, sl st to complete [8spokes]
ROUND 2: col. 2. Corner Start: 2tr, ch3, 2tr, ch1, 2tr,in next sp, 2tr, in next sp, ch1, repeat 4 times, sl st, to complete [6tr each side]
ROUND 3: col. 3 Corner start: 2tr, ch3, 2tr, in corner sp, ch2, 2tr, in next sp, ch2, 2tr, in next sp, ch2, repeat 4 sides, sl st to complete. [8tr each side]
ROUND 4: JOIN AS YOU GO ROUND, col. 2, or cont. in same col. 5sc in corner sp, 1sc, in each of next two stitches, 2sc, in sp, 1sc, in next 2st, 2sc, in next sp, 1sc in next 2st, 2sc, in next space, 1sc in next 2st, repeat for all sides, sl st, to complete. [5sc in corners, 14sc each side]
This sample was made using a 5mm hook and chunky or 2 strands of DK worked as one
Do 3 rounds and join as you go on round 4. Sl st, after each st into matching stitch of first completed square...
or stop at round 2 and join in each sp with a sl st....
or mix them up...different hook size and yarn or mix with another GS.
or may be in a strong colour...
To make it bigger just keep repeating round 3 until its as big as you require