Round 1 (brown) – make a chain of 5, close with a slip stitch to form a loop.
Round 2 (brown) – 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* – * repeat 2 times and slip stitch into third chain of initial 3 chain. You should have 4 clusters of 4 stitches – fasten off – change to new color.
Round 3 (blue) – 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 dc’s from the last round *. Repeat 3 times. Slip stitch into first stitch, fasten off – change to green.
Round 4 (green) – 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) – start crocheting 4 dc’s into the 3-chain space of the previous round closest to the tc’s. 1 dc in the 1-chain space of the previous round (in between 2 trc’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 corner’s done, repeat * 3 more times. Slip stitch in dc, fasten off, sew in ends and ….. admire your work: you’ve just finished your first “Madelief-Daisy”-granny!
A pdf-file of the English pattern can be downloaded here.
I do hope you’ll enjoy crocheting this pretty granny square!