The Clematis Crochet Quilt: Part 5
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It’s the main event! Time to crochet the backdrop to your design with the Background granny square pattern.
How to crochet the Background Granny Square
First things first…
You’ll use the Main Colour of your chosen colour pack to make 98 squares.
Where will they go on my quilt?
These squares will create the background for your flowers and leaves. We’ve used our Spring colour palette to make this quilt, so our shade of The Cotton One for Main Colour is Paper White. The squares are shown in our finished project here:
Buy your PDF pattern booklet, then read on for some handy hints to help you master the Background Granny Square. The Clematis Crochet Quilt pattern is written in US terminology - you can find out more about US and UK crochet terminologies on our blog here.
Need to familiarise yourself with the basics? Take a look at our crochet tutorial videos.
You’ll start by crocheting into a magic ring, then pull on the end of your yarn to close the circle, finishing off with a slip stitch into the 3rd chain from the start of the round.
In this round you’ll be creating the first corners for your square.
(2 dc, ch2, 2 dc) in same ch-sp, 3 dc
Finish off your square by working a larger border.
(2 dc, ch2, 2 dc) in same ch-sp, 7 dc