This granny square is anything but antiquated. Crocheted with three colors of embroidery floss, it achieves eye-catching distinction in diminutive size, making it perfect for showing off on a pendant.
Embroidery floss: one skein each of three colors Size 6 (1.8 mm) steel crochet hook 1"-square bezel pendant Industrial glue (such as E-6000 adhesive) Ball chain See crochet stitch basics here. Crochet abbreviations are at the end of instructions.
Crochet the Granny Square:
Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as 1st hdc), 11 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, join with sl st to top of beg ch 3 (12 hdc). Fasten off. Rnd 2: With new color and using a sl st, join to any hdc. Ch 3, sc in same st. 1 sc in each of next 2 hdc. *(sc, ch2, sc) in next st, 1 sc in each of next 2 hdc, repeat from * twice more. Join with sl st to 1st ch of beg ch 3. Fasten off. Rnd 3: With new color and using a sl st, join to any ch 2 sp. Ch 3, sc in same st. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. *(sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch 2 sp, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc, repeat from * twice more. Join with sl st to 1st ch of beg ch 3. Fasten off.
Finish the Necklace:
Tighten center circle and weave in loose ends. Spread a small amount of adhesive inside the square bezel and position crocheted granny square inside. Cut ball chain to desired length and thread bezel pendant onto chain.
beg begin(ning)(s) ch chain dc double crochet hdc half double crochet rnd(s) round(s) sc single crochet sk skip sl st slip stitch st(s) stitch(es)