Ceramic Art work bag: the first 2 granny squares.

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Here are the first 2 crochet squares of the bag with the large flower in the center!
Below the images, you will find what you need, the list of stitches used and the instructions for the squares.

 

Materials

3 balls of Nuovo Jaipur yarn for each of following six colours: cream shade no. 6576, turquoise shade no. 6550, sky blue shade no. 9667, purple shade no. 6591, fuchsia shade no. 30701, lilac shade no. 30360
A 4.00mm crochet hook – Yarn needle with rounded point – Matching fabric for lining

Sewing thread and needle

STITCHES

Chain (ch) – Slip stitch (ss) – Double crochet (dc) – Half treble (htr) – Treble (tr)
Double Treble (dtr).
Front post dc (FPdc): insert hook around the post of dc from front to back and again to front, yarn on hook and pull through a loop, yarn on hook and pull through the two loops on hook.
Back post ss (BPss): insert hook around the post of ss from back to front and again to back, yarn on hook and pull through the loop on hook.
2ss joined together (ss2tog): insert hook in a stitch, then insert hook in next stitch, yarn on hook and pull through the loops on the hook.
Puff stitch: yarn over, insert hook into a st, pull up a loop: there are 3 loops on hook, (yarn over again, insert hook into same st and pull up a loop) twice: there are 7 loops on hook, yarn over and pull through all loops on hook, ch1 to complete puff st.

Note: the center flower requires more attention, while the work around it is the classic granny mesh.

INSTRUCTIONS
For first Granny Square
Colour 1 = sky blue – Colour 2 = cream – Colour 3 = lilac – Colour 4 = purpl – Colour 5 = turquoise
Colour 6 = fuchsia
For 2nd Granny Square
Colour 1 = lilac – Colour 2 = fuchsia – Colour 3 = cream – Colour 4 = purple – Colour 5 = turquoise
Colour 6 = sky blu

Each 26×26 (approx) Square starts from flower center.
With a 4mm hook and Colour 1, make a magic ring.
1st round: ch1 (that doesn’t count as st), work 8 dc into ring, end with 1 ss into first dc, Pull yarn to close magic ring. Fasten off Colour 1. Join Colour 2 in any st of 1st round.
2nd round: (1 ss, ch3, 1 puff st, ch3 and 1 ss) into each st of previous round. Fasten off Colour 2.
3rd round: join Colour 1 in any dc of 1st round with a ss, placing the st to the right of puff st and working over 2nd round ss, * 3 dc in ch3-sp, 1 FPdc around top of puff st, 3 dc in ch3-sp, 1 ss into next dc of 1st round to the left of same puff st working over 2nd round ss, 1 ss into next dc of 1st round to the right of next puff st working over 2nd round ss; rep from * 7 more times omitting last ss . Fasten off Colour 1.
4th round: join Colour 3 in any FPdc of previous round with a ss. All sts in this round are worked in back loop only. * ch3, miss 2 dc, ss2tog (= 1 ss without closing into next dc, miss next 2 ss, 1 ss without closing into next dc, yarn on hook and pull through the loop on the hook), ch3, miss 2 dc, 1 ss in next FPdc of previous round; rep from * 7 more times working last ss into first ss. Only for Second Square, fasten off Colour 3.
Work next round with Colour 3 for First Square and with Colour 4 for Second Square.
5th round: a ss in next ch3-sp, ch3 (= 1st tr), (1 tr, 1 htr, 1 dc) in same sp, (1 dc, 1 htr, 2tr) in next ch3-sp, * (2tr, 1 htr, 1 dc) in next ch3-sp, (1 dc, 1 htr, 2tr) in next ch3-sp; rep from * 6 more times. Fasten off Colour 3 or Colour 4.
6th round: (outer petal round) join Colour 4 for First Square or Colour 5 for Second Square in any ss at top of inner petal from 4th round with a ss worked around back post of st (= BPss), ch4; * a BPss around ss at top of next petal from 4th round, ch4; rep from * 6 more times, end with a ss into first ss.
7th round: a ss in next ch4-sp, ch1(that doesn’t count as st), (1htr, 1 tr, 2 dtr, ch1, 2 dtr, 1 tr, 1 htr) in same space; (1htr, 1 tr, 2 dtr, ch1, 2 dtr, 1 tr, 1 htr) in each of next 7 spaces; end with a ss into first ss. Fasten off Colour 4 or Colour 5.

Continue to work to create Square around Flower.

8th round: join Colour 5 for First Square or Colour 2 for Second Square in any BPss from 6th round of outer flower with a BPss, ch5, * a BPss in next petal BPss from 6th round of outer flower, ch5; rep from * 6 more times, end with a ss into first ss.
9th round: a ss in next ch5-sp, ch4 (= 1 dtr), (2 dtr, ch3 and 3 dtr) in same space (= corner space), ch1, 3 tr in next ch5-sp, ch1, * (3 dtr, ch3 and 3 dtr) in following ch-5 space, ch1, 3 tr in next ch5-sp, ch1; rep from * twice more, end with a ss into 4th of first ch4.
10th round: 1 ss in each of next 2 dtr, 1 ss in next ch3-sp, ch3 (= 1 tr), * (2 tr, ch3, 3 tr) in same ch3-corner sp, ch1, miss next 3 dtr, 3 tr in next ch1-sp, ch1, miss next 3 sts, 3 tr in next ch1-sp, ch1, miss next 3 dtr, 1 tr into next ch3-corner sp; rep from * 3 more times omitting last tr at end of last rep; end with a ss into 3rd of first ch3.
11th round: 1 ss in each of next 2 tr, 1 ss in next ch3-sp, ch3 (= 1 tr), * (2 tr, ch3, 3 tr) in same ch3- corner sp, (ch1, miss next 3 sts, 3 tr in next ch3-sp) 3 times, ch1, miss next 3 sts, 1 tr in next ch3-corner sp;  rep from * 3 more times omitting last tr at end of last rep and ending with a ss into 3rd of first ch3.
12th round: 1 ss in each of next 2 tr, 1 ss in next ch2-sp, ch3 (= 1 tr), * (2 tr, ch3, 3 tr) in same ch3- corner sp, (ch1, miss next 3 sts, 3 tr in next ch3-sp) 4 times, ch1, miss next 3 sts, 1 tr in next ch3-corner sp;  rep from * 3 more times omitting last tr at end of last rep and ending with a ss into 3rd of first ch3.
13th round: 1 ss in each of next 2 tr, 1 ss in next ch2-sp, ch3 (= 1 tr), * (2 tr, ch3, 3 tr) in same ch3- corner sp, (ch1, miss next 3 sts, 3 tr in next ch3-sp) 5 times, ch1, miss next 3 sts, 1 tr in next ch3-corner sp;  rep from * 3 more times omitting last tr at end of last rep and ending with a ss into 3rd of first ch3. Fasten off Colour 5 or Colour 2.
14th round: join Colour 3 for First Square or Colour 1 for Second Square with a ss in a ch-3 corner space, (1 dc, ch3, 1 dc) in same space, (ch3, miss next 3 tr, 1 dc in next ch1-sp.) 6 times, ch3, miss next 3 tr,  * (1 dc, ch3, 1 dc) in next ch3- corner sp, (ch3, miss next 3 tr, 1 dc into next ch1-sp) 6 times , ch3, miss next 3 tr; rep from * twice more ending with a ss into first dc. Fasten off Colour 3 or Colour 1.
15th round: join Colour 6 with a ss in a ch-3 corner sp, ch3 (= 1st tr) , * (2 tr, ch3, 3 tr) in same sp, (ch1, miss next dc, 3 tr in next ch3-sp) 7 times, ch1, miss next dc, 1 tr in next corner sp; rep from * 3 more times omitting last tr at end of last rep and ending with a ss into 3rd of first ch3. Fasten off Colour 6.
16th round: join Colour 1 for First Square or Colour 3 for Second Square with a ss in a ch-3 corner space, (1 dc, ch3, 1 dc) in same space, (ch3, miss next 3 tr, 1 dc in next ch1-sp.) 8 times, ch3, miss next 3 tr,  * (1 dc, ch3, 1 dc) in next ch3- corner sp, (ch3, miss next 3 tr, 1 dc into next ch1-sp) 8 times , ch3, miss next 3 tr; rep from * twice more ending with a ss into first dc. Fasten off Colour 1 or Colour 3.
17th round: join Colour 2  for First Square or Colour 1 for Second Square with a ss in a ch-3 corner sp, ch3 (= 1st tr) , * (2 tr, ch3, 3 tr) in same sp, (ch1, miss next dc, 3 tr in next ch3-sp) 9 times, ch1, miss next dc, 1 tr in next corner sp; rep from * 3 more times omitting last tr at end of last rep and ending with a ss into 3rd of first ch3. Fasten off Colour 2 or Colour 1.
18th round: join Colour 4 for First Square or Colour 5 for Second Square with a ss in a ch-3 corner space, (1 dc, ch3, 1 dc) in same space, (ch3, miss next 3 tr, 1 dc in next ch1-sp.) 10 times, ch3, miss next 3 tr,  * (1 dc, ch3, 1 dc) in next ch3- corner sp, (ch3, miss next 3 tr, 1 dc into next ch1-sp) 10 times , ch3, miss next 3 tr; rep from * twice more ending with a ss into first dc. Fasten off Colour 4 or Colour 5.
19th round: join Colour 3  for First Square or Colour 4 for Second Square with a ss in a ch-3 corner sp, ch3 (= 1st tr) , * (2 tr, ch3, 3 tr) in same sp, (ch1, miss next dc, 3 tr in next ch3-sp) 11 times, ch1, miss next dc, 1 tr in next corner sp; rep from * 3 more times omitting last tr at end of last rep and ending with a ss into 3rd of first ch3. Fasten off Colour 3 or Colour 4.
20th round: join Colour 2 for First Square or Colour 1 for Second Square with a ss in a ch-3 corner space, (1 dc, ch3, 1 dc) in same space, (ch3, miss next 3 tr, 1 dc in next ch1-sp.) 12 times, ch3, miss next 3 tr,  * (1 dc, ch3, 1 dc) in next ch3- corner sp, (ch3, miss next 3 tr, 1 dc into next ch1-sp) 12 times , ch3, miss next 3 tr; rep from * twice more ending with a ss into first dc. Fasten off Colour 2 or Colour 1.
21th round: join Colour 5 for First Square or Colour 2 for Second Square with a ss in a ch-3 corner sp, ch3 (= 1st tr) , * (2 tr, ch3, 3 tr) in same sp, (miss next dc, 3 tr in next ch3-sp) 13 times, miss next dc, 1 tr in next corner sp; rep from * 3 more times omitting last tr at end of last rep and ending with a ss into 3rd of first ch3. Fasten off Colour 5 or Colour 2.

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