How to crochet the Sedge Stitch – Granny Square Pattern

Learn how to crochet the Sedge Stitch pattern with this free granny square pattern and create a squishy granny square full of texture while only using the 3 basic crochet stitches.

How to crochet the sedge Stitch

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Sedge Stitch Granny Square Pattern | Free Crochet Pattern

Sometimes it’s hard to remember that there are almost just 3 main stitches that when worked in different formations make up all the crochet patterns in the whole world.

The Sedge stitch is a testament to how the basic stitches can be worked together and create something so pretty – and squishy. 

One of the major themes with the Hodgepodge Blanket CAL  is the many techniques used to create all the different squares; this square is to remind you how sometimes simplicity can be beautiful.

Read on to find the full crochet pattern and a video tutorial.

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Sedge Stitch Granny Square Pattern


US Terms (UK terms in brackets)

St(s) – Stitch(es)

Ch – Chain

Sc (Dc) – Single Crochet (Double Crochet)

HDc (HTr) – Half Double (Treble) Crochet

Dc (Tr) – Double Crochet (Treble Crochet)

Skill level: Beginner


  • Aran/worsted weight yarn
  • I used used 80m PaintBox Simply Aran 100% Acrylic yarn in the following shade – 245
  • 5mm Crochet Hook
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle


  • gauge not essential – Use a larger or smaller crochet hook to obtain the correct finished square size.

Finished Size: 

  • 8″ x 8″
Easy Granny Square Blanket Pattern

How to crochet the Sedge Stitch Granny Square

Pattern Notes:

  • Please read through the entire pattern before beginning, regardless of skill level. Please contact me ([email protected]) if help is needed to understand any part of pattern.
  • This square is worked in rows.
  • Beginning ch-1 does NOT count as stitch.

Row 1: Ch29, (sc, hdc, dc) into 2nd ch from hook, *skip 2 ch, (sc, hdc, dc) in next; repeat from * across to last 3 sts, skip 2, sc in last turn. (9 sedge sts, 1 sc)

Row 2: Ch1 (does not count as st here and throughout), (sc, hdc, dc) in same as ch 1, *skip dc, hdc, (sc, hdc, dc) in sc from previous row; repeat from * across to last 3 sts, skip (dc, hdc), sc in last, turn. (9 sedge sts, 1 sc)

Short Wave Stitch Granny Square Pattern

Rows 3-18: Repeat Row 2.

Continue to edging.

Easy Crochet Granny Square Blanket


Ch 1, rotate to work across row ends, place 24 sc evenly across, (sc, ch 1, sc) in corner, rotate to work opposite side of starting ch, 24 sc (into end of each st), (sc, ch 1, sc) in corner, rotate to work across row ends, place 24 sc evenly across, ch 4, rotate to work across Row 18, 24 sc evenly, (sc, ch 1, sc) in last, sl st to 1st sc to join.

Fasten off, weave in remaining ends.

Hodgepodge Granny Square Blanket CAL

Join the fun of this event is running from 15th August 2022 – 13th September 2022 with 30 new granny squares designs, one released each day. 

Click here to see all the 30 square designs and decide which one you will be stitching up next!Hodgepodge Blanket Crochet Along 

A huge thank you to my pattern testers and editor who kindly helped test all 30 of the square designs to check for accuracy in this pattern – it’s always such a pleasure to see a pattern come to life.

Sedge Stitch Granny Square pattern

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