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:: How To Crochet A Granny Square

April 21, 2013



Hello! When I moved my blog last year, some of the posts and formatting got mixed up. I’ve had some emails saying ‘I can’t find your Granny Square how-tos!’ and ‘The videos aren’t working on your how to make a granny square videos!’

Here is the full how-to list again – the videos are working for me. I hope they work for you too!

Here’s how to make a granny square (in ten easy lessons!)

Lesson 1 : How To Make A Slip Knot
Lesson 2 : How To Hold Your Yarn Right
Lesson 3 : How To Crochet Chain Stitch
Lesson 4 : How To Start Your Square
Lesson 5 : How To Make The First Round!
Lesson 6 : How To Make The Second Round!
Lesson 7: Change Your Yarn Colour
Lesson 8 : How To Make the Third Round!
Lesson 9 : How To Sew In Your Yarn Ends
Lesson 10 : Joining Granny Squares

Have fun making Grannies!

xx Pip



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  • Reply Jen July 30, 2015 at 10:51 AM

    I don’t even know where the right place to post this comment is, but, have you seen this Slate ‘investigation’ about why so many American sitcoms have granny square blankets? Made me laugh and think of your blog.

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