20 Coisas que você pode fazer com um quadrado Granny

por Kathryn em Janeiro 10, 2013 · 8 comentários

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Mesmo se um quadrado avó é a única coisa que você pode fazer crochê há toneladas de coisas que você pode fazer com que um item. This post has twenty examples but first let’s talk a little about what people think about grannies.

Perguntas Crochet do Dia

Este ano eu já retomou a questão Crochet diária do dia em que eu fiz esporadicamente através de redes sociais no ano passado. Estou mais organizada sobre isso este ano, embora, de modo que cada dia você será capaz de encontrar a questão (e respondê-la, se desejar) através de múltiplos canais, incluindo Facebook, G e Chilro. A maneira mais fácil de manter-se com as questões cotidianas é, provavelmente, para acompanhar e verificar o Crochet Pergunta do Conselho Dia que configurei. I mention this because one of the recent questions allowed people to share their thoughts on granny squares and people definitely had some opinions!

What Do People Think About Granny Squares?

All I asked waswhat is your opinion on granny squares?” The answers were varied of course. A lot of people said that they like granny squares. A few said that they love them. A couple said that they hate them. Many said that they cut their teeth on granny squares and so feel that they have their place or that they are nostalgic for them as a result.

Here were some of the most colorful answers people shared:

  • Irene Lundgaard diz: “I love granny squares, they are accessible, recognisable and can be great fun to make, particularly fun when expanded on the original theme!”
  • Danielle Filial diz: “I cut my crochet teeth on granny squares; I’ve done enough to make it to the moon and back! I’ve recently discovered that my problem with granny squares is actually the various color combos. A granny square with two or three different colors at the most is ok!”
  • Pretty Little Homemade Things diz: “I do love a granny square, especially when I don’t feel like concentrating on a pattern.
  • Dana Bincer diz: “Definitely have mixed feelings. Em geral…it they are created as a stash busterI’m not thrilled with them. But if they are used in a large project with nice color selectionI find myself swooning!”
  • Gina Stroh diz: “They scare me – lol. It is the joining I am freaked out about.I hear you Gina; I hate joining. Julie A. Rogers said the same thing, that she likes crocheting them but doesn’t like sewing them together. One good resource to check out is Attic 24′s Join as You Go Squares Tutorial so at least you’re not joining a bunch of squares all at once at the end of a project.
  • Julie E. Pheifer diz: “Ugh. no matter the color palette, para mim, they give crochet a bad name.” E Pink Peppercorns agreed saying: “IMHO, granny squares and afghans are the reasons people cringe when I tell them that I crochet.

20 Coisas que você pode fazer com um quadrado Granny

1. Large Granny Square Blanket

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The most common item that people mentioned making with the granny square was a blanket made up of multiple squares. Contudo, as I mentioned above, I’m not a fan of joining a lot of squares so I prefer to make large granny square blankets. Usually I’ll crochet a large square and then add rows to the top and bottom to make a rectangular blanket of the right size.

2. Granny Square Rugs

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I previously crocheted four large granny squares that I was using for rugs in my hallway. Just crochet them to the right size and then add a no-slip backing to them.

3. Granny Square Ottoman Slipcover

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This pattern is in Sarah London’s Granny Square Love livro de crochê.

4. Granny Squares Scarf

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I had made a bunch of double-stranded granny squares and decided to turn them into a avó quadrado cachecol.

5. Granny Square Coasters

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Single granny squares make great coasters! Create sets of them and give them as gifts with wine glasses or mugs. Put two together and you’ve got a mug rug like this one that I made.

6. Granny Square Wrap

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Put two crochet granny squares back to back. Join them with single crochetor add some rows of crochet in between the two pieces to make a rectangle. You’ve got a granny wrap!

7. Granny Squares Cowl

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The same technique used to make the granny wrap can also make a cowl; just make it smaller.

8. Granny Square Stool Cover

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Eu vi um monte de pessoas fazendo quadrado da avó capas para bancos recentemente, incluindo fezes vintage e fezes IKEA. My Rose Valley has a crochê tutorial for the ones shown above.

9. Seat Cover

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You can make any granny square a seat cover for any chair as long as you make it the right size. You can use ribbon ties to make sure that the seat cover doesn’t slip off the chair.

10.. Rearview Mirror Charm

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Hang a small granny square from your rearview mirror to celebrate your love of crochet (assuming you live in a state where you are allowed to have things hanging from the rearview mirror!)

11. Granny Square Pillows

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I crochet a grande praça avó, then fold the corners into themselves and seam them shut around a pillow.

12. Crochet Envelopes or Gift Bags

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The same process I use to make pillows can be made sans stuffing to create a granny square envelope or gift bag.

13. Camisola cachorrinho

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O camisola do cão do crochet I made for Betty, uma Lion Brand free crochet pattern, is basically just two large granny squares.

14. Granny Square Applique

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The granny square can be used as an applique on any other item / projeto. Here it’s decor on a single crochet bag I made.

15. Crochet Relógio de parede

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This granny square wall clock is one of many crochet clocks by crocheTime. Ver 20 sensational crochet clocks here.

16. Granny Square Gloves

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I think that these granny square gloves are surprisingly cute. They’re a pattern in the book Crochet em nenhum momento by Melody Griffiths.

17. Granny Square Dishcloth

Any item that is naturally square is great for a granny square pattern!

18. Granny Square Purse

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Two granny squares and a strap make a granny tote or purse. Este é um crochet padrão livre from Jo-Ann. Há another free pattern on Ravelry showing a shorter strap.

19. Granny Square Shirt

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Pardon My Chaos has a free crochet pattern for this adorable granny square top.

20. Granny Square Art

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I’m a huge fan of turning any crochet that you make into hanging art on canvas, framed art or floor art. This was the start of one of my crochet art projects. But even just a single granny square framed on an interesting paper background could make a great piece of art for the crocheter’s home!

Other Granny Square Articles of Interest

Assim, I’ll ask again for those who haven’t answered yet or people who want to elaborate on their previous thoughts, what do you think of the granny square?

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Irene
Irene

Great post and what wonderful projects you've found to use them for! Thanks for quoting me too! Apreciado!

dlyrs
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Gotta love the granny squares - so quick and easy to do. :)

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