Goodness, gracious, great gaggle of grannies!
ok, so I was really searching hard there to make that work. Gaggle was all I could think of. Anyone else?
This Fall we’re celebrating granny squares. They’re appearing all over Instagram. It seems like a fun trend, so we’re getting in on the action and calling for you to as well! If you love making granny squares then show us! Use the hashtag:
and share your love of all forms of the iconic crochet motif.
Need a few project ideas to get you going? Below are 3 kits from our blogger designers and 3 free patterns to help inspire your granny square projects.
Crochet this beautiful Wildrose Market Bag that is composed of 13 granny squares seamed together in a special way! This eye-catching bag uses a variety of crochet stitches and is very sturdy using strong mercerized cotton and a dense strap using the waistcoat stitch. This bag is the perfect way to carry around your groceries, beach, and travel items!
Show your love for classic crochet style when you make the Sweet Granny Baby Blanket. This twist on the classic granny square brings a modern flair to your heirloom crochet afghan.
This vintage inspired vest features classic granny squares and an on-trend design. Comfy as can be, the alpaca blend yarn is both soft and warm while the hood will keep you perfectly cozy. An awesome layering piece for fall and winter alike.
This design combines 2 different granny squares for a moderately wide scarf. Use Vanna’s Choice as shown, or your favorite worsted weight yarn.
This sweet baby blankie is made up of large classic granny squares. The color changes are achieved by using Mandala® Baby yarn.
This piece can be a lapghan or a large shawl. Worked up using Shawl In a Ball yarn, the color changes happen with ease. Simply work around and around and let the square grow.
Over the past few weeks I’ve been putting together granny square photo how-to posts. If you’re new to the granny square game, you may want to check out the Classic Granny Square.
More how-to posts are in the works, but here’s a few you can check out now:
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