Simply do the first row normally. Turn, and work the second row with the first row's "back" to you. Then turn and work the next row with it facing you.
It's a bit of a challenge to get the third row started, but you get used to it. It makes a bit of a ridge between rows that somehow stabilizes it, but I think it's kind of interesting.
Now, I don't claim to have actually invented anything, and I am sure others have thought of this or did it themselves, but if not, I am happy to be the first.
Source: I hate to block so this is a real coup for me.
By Sandi/Poor But Proud from Salem, OR
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I once saw a tree decorated only with little white lights and granny squares. Believe it or not, it was great. The squares were later joined to form an afghan, but the family admired them one last time on the tree.
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I need to learn how to crochet and make a granny square. I have looked all over the internet and can't find a website or video that helps me. If you know how, please help me.
Here's the How To link with step by step directions.
Go to youtube and type granny square. There are some videos there.
Googles version. Good luck!
Lionbrands.com offers free patterns. About.com also offers lots of instructions.
Good luck and have fun!
Try these websites:
Where can I find the pattern for a crochet puppet doll on a granny square?
By suecole from WI
Here is a link I found for purchasing the pattern for the doll you describe: www.thefind.com/
Didn't know if you'd seen this from a previous request:
I'm looking for a child's poncho pattern that is just one big granny square with a hole in the middle. A friend described it to me, but she lost her pattern years ago and I'm itching to try it. Thanks all.
By Esther Ellen Harrington from Denver, CO
Either type in Crocheted Granny Square Poncho in the search space or try home.inreach.com/marthac/poncho.html
good luck, osa
Look at www.lionbrand.com The Martha Stewart coming home poncho is made like a big granny square and may just fit the bill!
I am looking for a crochet pattern for a granny square air freshener cover.
By dorothy from FL
Search for Granny Square Air Freshener Cover lot of info there, good luck.
Can anyone give me directions for crocheting a simple granny square?
Millie from VA
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Make 5 chain and join up into circle. Crochet 2chain then using the circle make 11 trebles using the middle of the circle. when complete make two chain stitches, then work three trebles into the first three trebles of row before, then two chain, then three more trebles into the same space - this, of course makes the corner.
Do the same with the next three, then the next until you have completed a square, finish off into first stitch of the first corner, then two chain up to start the next round. Carry on from then on and I'm sure you will be OK from then on. Just study a picture if you can of a granny square already made up. Plenty of advice shown in crocheting on net including one of the samples of a bedspread on thrifty fun site by a lady from Arkansas, USA. I have made several blankets with same coloured border to each square and then sewed them up together, or you could crochet same.
Best of luck, hope this helps.
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Is it possible to get the instructions for the crochet puppet doll on a granny square? I would appreciate it very much. Thank you.
Could someone tell me in detail how to make a granny square past row 4? And maybe a picture with the steps. Thanks.
I am hoping someone out there will have a pattern for a Granny Square Poncho. I am looking for the one that uses two big Squares with maybe smaller squares for the shoulders.