Round 1 (brown) â€“ make a chain of 5, close with a slip stitch to form a loop.
Round 2 (brown) â€“ chain 3 (= first double crochet), 1 triple crochet, 1 chain, 1 triple crochet, 1 double crochet, 1 chain (work all stitches in loop), *1 dc, 1 trc, 1 ch, 1 trc, 1 dc, 1 ch* â€“ * repeat 2 times and slip stitch into third chain of initial 3 chain. You should have 4 clusters of 4 stitches â€“ fasten off â€“ change to new color.
Round 3 (blue) â€“ start with a slip stitch in any space between 2 trc from last round.* Crochet 8 triple crochets around the chain 1 space in between the dcâ€™s from the last round *. Repeat 3 times. Slip stitch into first stitch, fasten off â€“ change to green.
Round 4 (green) â€“ start between a 4th and 5th trc from the last round. * Crochet 1 slip stitch, 3 chains and crochet in the slip stitch (or half sc if you will) made in the previous round: 1 trc, 1 ch, 1 trc, 2 chains, 1 trc, 1 ch, 1 trc; crochet 3 chains * repeat * 3 times. Slip stitch in first slst and fasten off.Round 5 (white) â€“ start crocheting 4 dcâ€™s into the 3-chain space of the previous round closest to the tcâ€™s. 1 dc in the 1-chain space of the previous round (in between 2 trcâ€™s). Now onto creating a corner: 2 dc, 2trc, 2dc. 1 dc in the 1-chain space in between the trc from the previous round, 4 dc in the 3-chain space. One cornerâ€™s done, repeat * 3 more times. Slip stitch in dc, fasten off, sew in ends and â€¦.. admire your work: youâ€™ve just finished your first â€œMadelief-Daisyâ€-granny!
A pdf-file of the English pattern can be downloaded here.
I do hope youâ€™ll enjoy crocheting this pretty granny square!