Log Cabin Grannysquare – pattern

You can use any yarn to this square.

Here I have used Fabel from Drops

113 Ruby red

100 Off white

106 Red

101 Beige

200 Grey

102 Pink

 

Make 4 small squares like thise:

Use ruby yarn. Work 5 ch and join with sl st to form a ring.

Rnd 1  ch (= 1 dc) and 15 dc into ring, join with sl st into 3. of 3 ch. Break of yarn.

Rnd 2   Join yarn colour off white. Join yarn to any dc. 3 ch (= 1 dc), 1 dc into base of 3 ch. 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, 5 dc into next dc, 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, 3 dc into next dc. Break of yarn. Join yarn red. 2 dc in same dc (corner), 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, 5 dc into next dc, 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, 3 dc into next dc (corner), join with sl st to 3. of 3 ch. Break of yarn.

Rnd 3  Join yarn colour ruby red. Join yarn to centre dc of corner group. 3 ch (= 1 dc), 1 dc into base of 3 ch. 1 dc into each of next 7 dc, 5 dc into next dc, 1 dc into each of next 7 dc, 3 dc into next Break of yarn. Join yarn colour beige. 2 dc in same dc (corner), 1 dc into each of next 7 dc, 5 dc into next dc, 1 dc into each of next 7 dc, 3 dc into dc (corner), join with sl st to 3. of 3 ch. Break of yarn.

Rnd 4  Join yarn colour grey. Join yarn to centre dc of corner group. 3 ch (= 1 dc), 1 dc into base of 3 ch. 1 dc into each of next 7 dc, 5 dc into next dc, 1 dc into each of next 7 dc, 3 dc into next dc. Break of yarn. Join yarn colour pink. 2 dc in same dc (corner), 1 dc into each of next 7 dc, 5 dc into  next dc, 1 dc into each of next 7 dc, 3 dc into dc (corner), join with sl st to 3. of 3 ch. Break of yarn.

Join the 4 squares this way:

Rnd 5  Continue with the grey yarn. Join yarn to 3. dc of the corner. 4 ch (=1 hdc,  2 ch), 1 dc, *1 hdc into next 16 dc.

3 dc into the pink:

1 hdc into next 15 st, 1 hdc, 2 ch, 1 hdc into next st (=corner) *

Repeat  * – * to the end.

You can choose to use this square, and a blanket will look like this:

Or you can continue with the border as described below, and a blanket will look like this:

Border

Rk 6  Join yarn colour pink. Attach yarn with a standing hdc or 2 ch in any 2-ch-corner space, 2 ch, and 1hdc in same corner space. This is your new corner made. *Work 1 dc back of each of the next 36 st, (1 hdc, 2 ch, 1 hdc) in next 2 ch-space. Repeat from * 3 more times, omitting the last corner on the final repeat. Join to the first st with a ss.

Rk 7  Join yarn colour ruby red. Attach yarn with a standing hdc or 2 ch in any 2-ch-corner space, 1 dc 2 ch, and 1dc in same corner space. This is your new corner made. *Work 1 dc into the next 38 st, (2 dc, 2 ch, 2 dc) in next 2 ch-space. Repeat from * 3 more times, omitting the last corner on the final repeat. Join to the first st with a ss.

Rk 8  Join yarn colour red. Attach yarn with a standing hdc or 2 ch in any 2-ch-corner space, 2 ch, and 1 hdc in same corner space. This is your new corner made. *Work 1 hdc into the next 42 st, (1 hdc, 2 ch, 1 hdc) in next 2 ch-space. Repeat from * 3 more times, omitting the last corner on the final repeat. Join to the first st with a ss.