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Popcorn Stitch Granny Square Pattern - In The Mood Square

Fiona Campion • Jan 16, 2024

Create a textured blanket square with this popcorn  stitch granny square pattern that is featuring in the In The Mood granny square blanket. These large popcorn stitches are the perfect match for those energetic weeks - as these textured stitches are really fun to make.

Popcorn Stitch Granny Square Pattern

Popcorn Stitch Granny Square | Energetic Granny Square

If you are new to the popcorn stitch, you are about to find your new favourite! This highly textured stitches is created by working multiple double crochet stitches into the same stitch before cinching them all together in a scary moment.


As the popcorn stitch is cinched together, the number of stitches used to create the popcorn stitch, doesn't affect the stitch count in the square, but the more stitches, the bigger it POPS!


There are 7 different granny square patterns, each square represents a different mood you might experience over 12 months. Below you will find links to each of the squares featured in the In The Mood Crochet Along

  • Happy - Puff Stitch granny square
  • Sad - Paired Half Double granny square
  • Angry - front post and back post stitches granny square
  • Fearful - extended half double crochet granny square
  • Joyous - bobble stitch granny square
  • Excited - popcorn granny square
  • Disgusted - 2 double crochet cluster square



In The Mood Tracker

How it works | In The Mood

1. Choose Your Project

There are 4 different crochet projects you can chose from to make using your moods to determine which stitches you use in your project each week. Choose from:

  • Granny square blanket
  • Blanket worked in rows
  • Triangle shawl designed by Me 'n' My Hook
  • Rectangle wrap designed by Me 'n' My Hook


2. Track Your Mood

Sign up to receive motivational emails along with my regular newsletter using the form below, and you'll receive a printable mood tracker to record your moods over the next 12 months.

3. Get Stitching

Click on the link below to find more details of your chosen project and get stitching!

  • Granny square blanket
  • Blanket worked in rows
  • Triangle shawl designed by Me 'n' My Hook
  • Rectangle wrap designed by Me 'n' My Hook


Read on to see the pattern for the Happy In The Mood Square


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Pattern Details - Cluster Stitch Granny Square

Materials

  • Any DK/Size 3 yarn - I used used Hayfield Spirit DK (80% acrylic, 20% wool) 100g 354m/377yds in shade 0408 (Sundown)
  • 35-50m per square (estimated maximum of 2700m for all 54 squares to complete square
  • 4mm Crochet Hook
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle


Gauge

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


Finished Size

  • each square is designed to be 6" x 6"


Abbreviations

US Terms

st(s) - stitch(es)

ch - chain

ch sp - chain space

sc - single crochet

dc - double crochet

pc - popcorn stitch

YO - yarn over


Special Stitches

pc = popcorn stitch

  • Work 5 double crochet into stitch indicated, pull up the loop of the last dc, remove hook, insert hook from front to back into the stitch of the 1st dc made in the group of 5, insert hook through pulled up loop, secure loop on the hook, pull through loop on hook, ch 1 to close.

Note – pc is worked on right side


Popcorn Stitch Granny Square

How to crochet the Popcorn Stitch Granny Square

Popcorn Stitch Granny Square Pattern

Round 1: Ch 4, sl st to create ring, working into ring, ch 3 (counts as dc), 2dc, ch 2, [3dc, ch 2] 3 times, join – 12 dc, 4 ch-2 sps


Round 2: Ch 2 (does not count), dc in same, *dc in each to corner, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner; repeat from * to end, join – 28 dc, 4 ch-2 sps


Round 3: Ch 2, dc in same, dc in next 2, pc in next, dc in next (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner, *dc in next, pc in next, dc in next 3, pc in next, dc in next, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner; repeat from * to last corner, dc in next, pc in next, join – 36 dc, 8 pc, 4 ch-2 sps


Round 4: Ch 2, dc in same, dc in next 2, dc in top of pc, skip ch-1, dc in each to corner, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner, *[dc in next 3, dc in top of pc, skip ch-1] 2 times, dc in next 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner; repeat from * to last corner, dc in next 3, dc in top of pc, skip ch-1, join – 60 dc, 4 ch-2 sps


Popcorn Stitch granny square close up

Round 5: Ch 2, dc in same, pc in next, dc in next 5, pc in next, dc in next, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner, *dc in next, pc in next, [dc in next 5, pc in next] 2 times, dc in next, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner; repeat from * to last corner, dc in next, pc in next, dc in next 4, join – 64 dc, 12 pc, 4 ch-2 sps


Round 6: Ch 2, dc in same, dc in top of pc, skip ch-1, dc in next 5, dc in top of pc, skip ch-1, dc in next 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner, *dc in next 3, [dc in top of pc, skip ch-1, dc in next 5] 2 times, dc in top of pc, skip ch-1, dc in next 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner; repeat from * to last corner, dc in next 3, dc in top of pc, skip ch-1, dc in next 4, join – 92 dc, 4 ch-2 sps



Round 7: Ch 1, *sc in each around to corner, (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc) in corner; repeat around to last corner, sc in each to last, join – 108 sc


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With over four years of hands-on experience leading in-person crochet workshops since 2018 and designing and publishing my own patterns since 2019, I bring a wealth of expertise of sharing crochet techniques.....

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