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Post Stitch Granny Square Pattern - Angry In The Mood Square

Fiona Campion • Jan 16, 2024

This highly textured granny square is made using front post and back post stitches.  Crochet this post stitch granny square pattern to showcase your angry weeks for the In The Mood Granny Square Blanket

Post Stitch Granny Square Pattern - Angry In The Mood Square

Front Post, Back Post Stitch Square | Angry Mood Granny Square

This post stitch granny square has been designed to create a highly textured granny square to showcase your weeks where feeling angry has ruled your mood.


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


Purchase All 4 of the In The Mood Printable Patterns

Upgrade and purchase the In The Mood Pattern Bundle and you'll be able to download and print all 4 variations of the In The Mood patterns.

Click the button below to purchase the In the Mood Bundle, and you'll have instant access to download and print each of the 4 patterns.

Pattern Details - Post 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

dc - double crochet

fp dc - front post double crochet

bp dc - back post dc

YO - yarn over


Special Stitches

fp dc = front post double crochet

  • YO, insert hook around front of the post of the st below in the previous row, YO, pull up loop, YO, pull through 2 loops YO, pull through remaining loops.

bp dc = back post double crochet

  • YO, insert hook around the back of post of the st below in the previous row, YO, pull up loop, YO, pull through 2 loops, YO, pull through remaining loops



Click here to read more about how to crochet post stitches

Post Stitch Granny Square close up 1

How to crochet a post stitch granny square

Post 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, fp dc around same, [bp dc around next, fp dc around next] to corner, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner, *[fp dc around next, bp dc around next] to next corner, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner; repeat from * to last corner, [fp dc around next, bp dc around next] to end, join – 16 fp dc, 12 bp dc, 16 dc, 4 ch-2 sps


Post stitch granny square - Angry In The Mood Square

Rounds 4-5: Repeat Round 3 - 32 fp dc, 28 bp dc, 16 dc, 4 ch-2 sps after Round 5.



Rounds 6-7: Repeat Round 2 – 108 dc


Make it?

Come and share in the Cosy Rosie Community that you've had an angry week and show us your square!

Purchase All 4 of the In The Mood Printable Patterns

You can download and print all 4 variations of the In The Mood patterns by purchasing the pattern bundle - all the 4 pattern options are ready to download and print for you to stitch up!

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Hi, I'm Fiona, the hands behind Cosy Rosie Crochet - the place to learn to crochet as you make! 


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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