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Every year after the holidays, I choose a project to help fill the long winter evenings while watching my favorite TV programs. This is the end result of last winter's project. It is king size and it took 64 twelve inch granny squares to complete. It was made mostly from leftover yarn from other projects or purchased at yard sales. I used blue around the edge of each square and also two rows around the bedspread after it was assembled. It is very warm without the weight of a comforter.
By Harlean from Hot Springs, AR
For the sweater and cap you crochet 18 granny squares for sweater. Sew them together run ribbon around neck and sleeves, tie a bow. For the cap you crochet 4 granny squares, sew together, sew ribbon on to tie under chin, crochet a border around the cap and the sweater.
This flag afghan is made of hundreds of small granny squares that are the stitched together. This is a guide about stars and stripes granny square afghan.
With leftover yarn create enough squares to make a checkerboard. Save and clean cat food cans or tuna fish cans (enough for 2 sets of checkers). Paint cans first with primer.
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I need directions for joining small granny squares for a childs poncho. (5 or 6 inch squares)
Here are two options. 1. Lay two squares together, wrong sides facing each other. Using yarn in a yarn needle, do an overhand stitch in the back loops only.
Putting two squares face-to-face, do a single crochet in each stitch across - either in both sides of the stitch, or just in the back of the stitch. Each way, you'll have a different look on the front. You can use a matching, or a contrasting color. If your squares are multi-colored, why not pick out one of the inner colors to tie the squares together with.
I put the "right sides" toward each other an slip stitch
making a long strip of squares according to your size needed. Once all your strips are done then attach the strips together.