How To Crochet A Granny Square

Download this free eBook to learn how to crochet a granny square.

Probably one of the strangest names for a crochet technique, grannies are so-called because in the days of yore, it used to be our Nannas and Grandmas who worked tirelessly in the evenings to create cosy blankets and shawls to keep us all warm. A granny square is the traditional shape for this style of crochet, made from repeating patterns of three treble crochet stitches and using chain stitches to create corners. Nowadays, grannies can refer to anything that uses this same grouping of treble stitches and can be worked in rows, too.

How-To-Crochet-A-Granny-SquareIn this FREE eBook you will learn:

  • Abbreviations you will need to complete the granny square
  • UK – US conversion charts
  • Granny square charts and how to read them

 

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How to crochet a granny squareThe book will give you in-depth instructions as will as diagrams, so creating your first granny square will be simple.  The key to the success of the granny square is its simplicity; the square is worked in joined rounds, each containing groups of treble crochet stitches, separated by chain stitches.

The FREE eBook gives you top tips for creating your granny square such as: At the beginning of each round you need to slip stitch into the first chain space, chain three and thHow to crochet a granny squareen make the first corner group of treble crochet stitches into the same chain space.

Not only will you learn how to make a basic granny square, you will also learn:

  • How to change colours
  • How to work in the edges
  • Stitching the squares together
  • stitching the rows together
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 How To Crochet a Granny square as been excerpted from Beginner’s Guide To Crochet by Sarah Shrimpton. Try making your granny square and if you love it, get the full book or full eBook today.

The Beginner’s Guide To Crochet explains all the basic crochet stitches and techniques alongside 20 simple crochet projects, so you will be crocheting in no time.

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