The crochet rain drops applique is one of several spring themed appliques for the Spring Blanket.
The written pattern is available to view below as well as the video tutorial. The granny square pattern is also included after the applique.
These raindrops are super easy and quick to make. They consist of only two rounds for each raindrop.
Appliques can be sewn onto the granny square or another crochet project a couple different ways. The best way to sew appliques on is to whip stitch them to the top loops on the crochet piece. When completed in this manner, the sewing will not show on the back of the crochet piece.
Click here to view a tutorial of how to sew on appliques.
Crochet Raindrop Pattern
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Worsted weight yarn in blue
Beginning chain does not count as a stitch.
If you are making these raindrops for the Spring Blanket, make a total of 12 and sew on 3 to each cream square.
Round 1: Magic ring, 11sc in ring, join to first sc (11)
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in next 3 st, hdc in next st, dc in next st, (tr, ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook, tr) all in next st, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in last 3 st
Click here to get back to the Spring Blanket Pattern.
Crochet Granny Square Pattern
Beginning chain does not count as a stitch UNLESS otherwise stated.
Granny square will start with a circle and form into a square.
Finished square measures roughly 5.5” when using Knit Picks Brava Worsted.
Round 1: Magic ring, ch 2, 12 dc in ring, join to first dc (12)
Round 2: Ch 2, 2dc in each st around, join to first dc (24)
Round 3: Ch 3 (counts as stitch), (dc, ch 2, 2dc) in same st as ch 3, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in next st, *(2dc, ch 2, 2dc) all in next st, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in next st, repeat from * around, join to beginning ch 3
Round 4: Sl st to ch 2 space from previous row, Ch 3 (counts as st) (dc, ch 2, 2dc) all in same ch 2 space, dc across, *(2dc, ch 2, 2dc) all in ch 2 space from previous row, dc across, repeat from * around, join to beginning ch 3
Round 5: Repeat Round 4
Fasten off and weave in ends.