Stop and Smell the Flowers

Design by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.

Stop and Smell the Flowers by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter
Stop and Smell the Flowers by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter

This floral granny square combines different textures and stitches for a beautiful look. This project was designed for the Mini-Mystery Crochet Along #14 with A Crocheted Simplicity.


  • Finished Size: Motif = 12” (30.5 cm) square.
  • Gauge: Through Rnd 7 = 5” (13 cm) square in pattern. Exact gauge is not required for this project.

Skills Used

  • Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
  • Crocheting flat in rows, crocheting in the round, increasing, crocheting in chain spaces, decreasing by skipping stitches
  • Special stitch patterns: cdc and FPdc (with written instructions and linked video tutorials)


  • Red Heart With Love yarn (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g/370 yd/338 m) – 1 skein in 1939 Papaya (CA), 1 skein in 1441 Light Grey (CB), and 1 skein in 1502 Iced Aqua (CC), or approximately 80 yd (73 m) in CA, 35 yd (32 m) in CB, and 50 yd (45.5 m) in CC in any medium weight yarn.
  • US Size J-10/6 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Locking stitch markers.
  • Yarn needle.

Skill Level: Easy

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