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Asterales

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Asterales Granny Square

The Asterales Granny Square is a design a long time in the making. I first designed the flowery centre back in 2015. Since then, I had squared it off a couple of times but wasn’t happy with the result for one reason or another. Fast forward to September 2021 when I felt the need to try one more time and voila! We have Asterales.


The pattern is written for one colour as you see in my sample, but I’ve also included 37 different colour ways devised by some lovely folks you can use as is or as inspiration for your own colour play.

The pattern includes:

  • written pattern in both UK & US terminology
  • chart - right-handed and left-handed
  • link to video - right handed and mirrored for left-handers
  • A full glossary of all stitches and techniques used
  • 37 colour options along with yarn and hook details for each

Asterales Granny Square Size

When made with 8 ply/DK/light worsted yarn and a 4.5 mm hook the Asterales granny square measures 30 cm/12 inches square.

You will need: 

For my sample I used:

Yarn: Bendigo Woollen Mills Cotton
Fibre: 100% cotton
Weight: 8 ply / DK / light worsted
Yardage: 485 m / 531 yds per 200 g
Colour: Parchment
Amount used: 54 g – 131 m / 144 yds
Hook: 4.5 mm


The 37 alternate colour ways included state yarn weights, hook sizes and resulting square size for each option. 

How to access the pattern

This is the digital PDF pattern. Your download link will be on the order confirmation screen, in your order confirmation email and in your account, if you have one.

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Reviewed by Joanne W., from Australia
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I recommend this product
My Skill Level
Adventurous Beginner
Yarn weight used
8 ply/DK/light worsted
Hook size used
4 mm
Rated 5 out of 5
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Beautiful and fun

I really enjoyed making up this pattern. So far I have only made one block as I have a heap of other projects on the go. The pattern was easy to follow and I learnt some new techniques as well. I would recommend giving this pattern a try!

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Reviewed by elisabeth g., from United States
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My Skill Level
Intermediate
Yarn weight used
8 ply/DK/light worsted
Hook size used
4.5 mm
Rated 5 out of 5
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Asterales

Loved making my first Asterales square with this design! Easy to follow.

Had some trouble with the beginning/end flower point. Will make another square based on this design and hopefully will figure out how to make it look better. I have not blocked it yet.

Inspired by the Loopy Stitch warm color Salutations pic (Instagram Jan 14) using Style craft DK yarn.

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Reviewed by Helen D., from Australia
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My Skill Level
Intermediate
Yarn weight used
4 ply/fingering
Hook size used
3 mm
Rated 5 out of 5
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Asterales

Great pattern, well written as usual by Shelley

Includes UK and US terms and charts

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Reviewed by Pat B., from Australia
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My Skill Level
Advanced
Yarn weight used
4 ply/fingering
Hook size used
3 mm
Rated 5 out of 5
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Flower granny square

Love this pattern as you can do whatever colour combination you’d like and in any ply wool. Also love your tips on beginning with the magic circle, invisible join and not using chain stitch to commence rows. Very happy I watched the video but found this hard to follow as couldn’t see how to do stitches properly.

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Reviewed by Hannah A., from United States
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My Skill Level
Intermediate
Yarn weight used
4 ply/fingering
Hook size used
4 mm
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

A great, unique square

I'm currently using Asterales for my 2022 temperature blanket and dividing the rows in a way so that one square is equivalent to one week. The video instructions really helped me with my first square!

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