Today I want to share another crochet book with you: Susan Pinner’s Granny Squares: 20 Crochet Projects With a Vintage Vibe. About Granny Squares Susan Pinner has put together a great collection of ideas for putting a spin on the classic granny square and using that updated motif idea to make a set of terrific […]
Today let’s look at ten items from my favorite board: Crochet Blocks and Squares. I love curating examples of this niche of crochet and seeing them laid out side by side!
For some reason I’m just kind of enchanted by this short motion picture of making a granny square.
Even if a granny square is the only thing that you can crochet there are tons of things that you can do with that one item.
This is the quintessential crochet image that everyone knows as crochet so when people are looking to recreate the “crochet style” without actually crocheting it’s this print that comes to mind.
I read an article a little while back about the history of why blankets are called afghans. It also mentioned the root of the name “granny square”. I had never thought about either of these things before but found the information super interesting.
I completed my large granny square rugs and have had them in the hallway for a few weeks but I’m undecided about whether or not they’ll be staying there after all.