You can make so many different things using traditional granny squares. In my last post I talked about some of the small blankets I have made using granny squares. Here I’ve used a granny square to make a fat bottomed bag. The bag is lined with matching cotton fabric and decorated with a lace… Continue reading Fat Bottomed Bag
There are thousands of patterns for granny squares, plain and fancy, to tempt beginners and experienced crocheters alike but it’s hard to beat the traditional granny square. You can make the squares as big or as small as you like. Multicoloured or all one colour, they always look neat. You can make lots of small… Continue reading Traditional Granny Square Blankets
I’ve been really loving the warm autumnal colours I’m using for my carousel blanket and thought I’d use some of the same for a hot water bottle cover I’ve been wanting to make. I must admit for this cover I just winged it, no pattern and no measuring beforehand to work out what size granny… Continue reading Hot Water Bottle Cover
Yesterday I just fancied trying out some new granny square designs. I didn’t have any particular project in mind, it was just that I had a spare hour and had some yarn and a hook handy! To start with I tried my hand at design #54 from Edie Eckman’s book ‘Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs‘. This… Continue reading Just Messing About!