This crochet frankenstein granny square is a part of my Halloween Blanket Crochet Along. Click here to see the other squares.
For Week #4 of the CAL we will be making 4 gray squares, 4 green squares, and 4 frankenstein appliques that will be sewn onto the gray squares.
This frankenstein is quick to make and super cute! You’ll get them done in no time. 🙂 Watch the video to help you through and find the materials needed & free written pattern below!
Frankenstein Applique Crochet Pattern
Green and Black yarn
2 6mm safety eyes
Tapestry needle & Scissors
Beginning chains do not count as stitch
Drop stitch: Make a half double crochet into the previous row (see photo 1)
Abbreviations (US terms)
Ch = chain, hdc = half double crochet, st = stitch(es), hdc2tog = half double crochet two together (half double crochet decrease)
Row 1: Ch 9, hdc in 2nd ch from hook and across, turn (8)
Row 2: Ch 1, hdc across, turn (8)
Change to green yarn
Row 3: Ch 1, hdc, drop st, hdc, drop st in next 2 st, hdc, drop st, hdc, turn (8)
Row 4-7: Ch 1, hdc across, turn (8)
Row 8: Ch 1, hdc2tog, hdc in next 4 st, hdc2tog (6)
Fasten off and leave tail for sewing onto granny square
Attach safety eyes and sew on mouth and scar with black yarn and tapestry needle
Granny Square Pattern
Use J/6.00mm hook
Chain 2 in beginnging of round does not count as stitch
Abbreviations (US terms)
Ch = chain, dc = double crochet, hdc = half double crochet, st = stich(es)
Dimensions: Approx. 6.5″ square
Round 1: Magic ring, Ch 2, 10dc into magic ring, join to first dc
Round 2: Ch 2, 2dc into each st around, join to first dc
Round 3: Ch 2, *dc, hdc into next 2 st, dc, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] all in one st, repeat from * , join to first dc (8 st per side)
Round 4: Ch 2, *dc until you get to the ch 2 space from previous row, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] all in ch 2 space, repeat from * , dc in next 2 spaces until you get to the beginning of the round, join to first dc (12 st per side)
Round 5: Ch 2, *dc until you get to the ch 2 space from previous row, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] all in chain 2 space, repeat from * , dc in next 4 spaces until you get to the beginning of the round, join to first dc (16 st per side)
Fasten off and weave in all ends.
The video for the granny square is the same as the Christmas square EXCEPT use a J/6.00mm hook and fasten off after the 5th row. The square will be approx. 6.5″
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