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Puff Granny´s Baby

As the granny square has been quite hype over the last years. And we thought we should name our first crochet pouf after the hype. Crochet takes more yarn than knitting, but it amkes a more steady construction. And it´s an easy and very quick project. Perfect for your kids!

Please note: This pattern uses American terminology.
English (British) in the first coloumn.

   
Chain stitch (ch) Chain stitch (ch)  
Double crochet (dc) Single crochet (sc)
Half treble crochet (htr) Half double crochet (hdc)  
Treble crochet (tr) Double crochet (dc)
Double treble crochet (dtr) Treble crochet (tr)  
Triple treble crochet Double treble crochet (dtr)
Cast off Bend off / fasten off
Tension Gauge

 

Materials
1 skein Pickles Fat & Happy

Crochet hook US 15

How we did it
1. round:
Crochet four chain stitches, make a loop by making a slip stitch in the first chain stitch.

2. round:
7 single crochets around the loop.

3. round:
2 double crochets in each stitch. Close the round with a slip stitch. Make a chain stitch.

4. round
One double crochet, 2 single crochet stitches in the next stitch.

5. round:
2 double crochet, 2 double crochet in the next stitch.

6. round
3 double crochet, 2 double crochet in the next stitch.

7. round:
4 double crochet, 2 double crochet in the next stitch.

8. - 11. round
Double crochet

12. round:
4 double crochet, crochet the next two together.
You´ll have to consider when to put the filling into your pouf. We filled it with rags from old clothes stuffed in an old pillow case, and were able to put the filling in at a late stage. It you are filling it with a cushion, you´ll probably have to put it in earlier.

13. round:
3 double crochet, crochet the next two together.

14. round
2 double crochet, crochet the next two together.

15. round
1 double crochet, crochet the next two together.

16. round
Crochet two and two stitches together until the hole is closed.

Assemble and enjoy!