How to Make a Granny Squarecomments (46) March 3rd, 2015
Today I'm going to explain how to make a basic double crochet granny. You can use grannies for much more than blankets-with just a few you've got the start of a lovely bag for spring, or a colorful headband, coasters, placemats, etc. I love the granny because it's worked in the round; fussy foundation chains are not for me!
Here are a few links to modern granny inspiration before we get started:
Tiny Granny Square Art
Beautiful Granny Blanket
Granny Square Tote
Here are the abbreviations I've used, in case you aren't familiar with them:
dc= double crochet
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To get started, chain 6 (ch 6), and join to form a ring.
Once you make the ring, chain 3 (ch 3)-this will count as your first dc. Make 2 more dcs over ring. This is your first 3 dc shell.
*Ch 2, and make 3 dc over ring. Repeat from* 2 more times, ch 2 and join yarn to the 3rd ch of the round. You'll have a nice little starter square.
After you make this project, show off your work to other members!
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