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Basic Crochet Series: Let’s Make a Granny Square

Recently over at Make and Takes, I joined forces with a fabulous crochet chick, Dani from Goldilock’s Ride, to help me crochet a Granny Square from start to finish. It was a 5 part basic crochet series, including how-to’s and videos.

Have you ever crocheted? It’s pretty easy once you get going with the first couple of steps. And it can be a fun, creative outlet. One day you’ll be crocheting sweaters, scarves, and blankets! My mother still has a crocheted blanket my grandma made years and years ago.

Here’s how the crochet series went, getting our basics down:

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  • Gathering Supplies 1 of 5
    Gathering Supplies
    All you need to begin crocheting is a hook and some yarn. A quick trip to a craft store and you are ready to go.
    Click for the full tutorial.
  • How to Chain Stitch 2 of 5
    How to Chain Stitch
    Learn to chain stitch. It is how all crochet projects begin.
    Click for the full tutorial.
  • Double Crochet Stitch 3 of 5
    Double Crochet Stitch
    Let's move on with the more complicated double crochet stitch. In crochet patterns it is sometimes is abbreviated as ‘dc'.
    Click for the full tutorial.
  • The Granny Square 4 of 5
    The Granny Square
    Now that you know all the stitches, you are ready to start a Granny Square.
    Click for the full tutorial.
  • Finishing the Granny Square 5 of 5
    Finishing the Granny Square
    Now that we've finished our granny square… what's next? If you are going to make a sweet heirloom blanket, you are going to need more than one granny square.
    Click for the full tutorial.

 

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