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I love to read and I love to crochet bookmarks! So I am hoping that you will love this free crochet pattern for a Spiked Granny Stitch crochet bookmark!

I love to read and when I cozy up with my cup of hot coffee, my favourite crochet throw, and my latest read, I love to turn the pages to reveal a crocheted bookmark!

I Love Crochet Bookmarks!

If you have been following my blog for a bit, you will know that I have several crochet bookmark patterns including the Chevron Bookmark – A Free Crochet Pattern, the Making Waves Bookmark – Free Crochet Pattern and the Granny Square Bookmark – Free Crochet Pattern.  I thought it’s about time I added to my collection, and thus we have the Spiked Granny Square Bookmark!


Paton’s Grace Yarn by Yarnspirations:

As with all of my other crochet bookmark patterns, I am using the Paton’s Grace Yarn by Yarnspirations.  It is a light weight (3#) mercerized 100% cotton yarn.  I love using it for these bookmarks because it comes in a variety of colours, it’s light weight, but not too light to work with.

Along with the Paton’s Grace yarn I am using a 3.5 mm crochet hook.  You will also need a yarn needle and scissors for finishing off your work.  I did not feel that I needed to block these bookmark however you may if you desire.  Because they are cotton, ironing them is also an option.

Crochet Bookmarks make great gifts!

I do use my bookmarks regularly, but they have also made great gifts! They do not take too long to make.  I have had friends make them and others purchase them from me to give as teachers gifts for Christmas and at the end of the year.  These would make a great addition to your spring and winter craft sale tables!


PDF Copies:

As always, the entire written pattern can be found below followed by a free video tutorial.  However, if you would like to purchase the PDF or save the pattern to your library you may do so through either my Etsy or Ravelry Shop linked below:

Find the Spiked Granny Stitch Bookmark on Etsy

Find the Spiked Granny Stitch Bookmark on Ravelry

At the moment I do have two more bookmark patterns in my lineup! So stay tuned, they will be coming to my YouTube Channel and my blog soon.  I also hope, once the collection is complete, to offer them as a bundle or ebook.

Thank you so much for stopping by! I invite you to connect on Facebook, IG and YouTube! I love to see what you are working on and your final products!

Until next time happy crocheting!



Spiked Granny Bookmark:

Skill Level: Easy

Gauge:  N/A

Finished Size: Approximately 1.5 x 7 inches, excluding tassel.

Yarn: Patons Grace® (100% Mercerized Cotton; 1.75 oz, 50 g; 136 yds, 125 m). Light Weight (3). You will need three colours, approximately 20 yards of each.  BUY IT NOW on Yarnspirations
Hook: Size 4/E (3.5 mm) hook. BUY IT NOW at Furls Crochet

Notions: Yarn Needle

Stitches and Abbreviations:

Ch – Chain

Dc – Double Crochet

Rpt – Repeat

Sc – Single Crochet

Sk – Skip

Sl st – Slip stitch

Spike Stitch – Double crochet stitch worked in the stitch indicated two rows below.

Yo – Yarn over

Pattern Notes:

  • Pattern is written in American English terms.
  • Pattern is worked in rows lengthwise.
  • Ch 1 at beg of row does not count as stitch.
  • Ch 3 at beg of row counts as a dc.
  • Weave in ends as needed.
  • Tassel embellishment is optional.

Free Crochet Pattern:

With colour A, ch 32.

Row 1: With colour A, 2 dc in the 4th ch from hook, * ch 1, sk 3, 3 dc in the next ch; rpt from * across, switch to colour B, turn.  Fasten off colour A.

Row 2: With colour B, ch 4 (Counts as dc, ch 1), sk the first 3 dc, * dc in next ch-1 sp, Spike stitch in the centre of the skipped 3 sts two rows below, dc in the same ch-1 sp, ch 1 **, skip 3 dc; rpt from * across, ending last rpt at **, sk 2 dc, dc in the top of the ch-3, switch to colour C, turn.  Fasten off colour B.

Row 3: With colour C, ch 3 (counts as a dc), sk the first dc, Spike Stitch in the first sk st two rows below, dc in first ch-1 sp, * ch 1, sk 3 dc, dc in next ch-1 sp, spike stitch in the centre stitch of the skipped 3 sts two rows below, dc in the same ch-1 sp; rpt from * across working final set of dc into the turning ch-4 sp and the final dc into ch 3 of the ch-4, switch to colour B, turn.  Fasten off colour C.

Rows 4-5: Repeat row 2 (in colour B) and row 3 (in colour A).

Fasten off, weave in ends.

Edging is worked along the two short ends:

Row 1: Join yarn with a sl st in the top right corner, work 8 sc across, fasten off and weave in ends.  Repeat for second side.

OPTIONAL: Make tassel in desired colour and affix to the end of the bookmark.

Video Tutorial:




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  1. Cheryl Heming says:

    Your bookmark patterns are all so beautiful Sarah.

    1. RichTexturesCrochet says:

      Thank you so much Cheryl!