granny square

Post image for 10 Bold Examples of Crochet Blocks and Squares

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!

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Post image for Video: Granny Square in Action

For some reason I’m just kind of enchanted by this short motion picture of making a granny square.


Post image for 20 Things You Can Do with 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.


Post image for It Looks Like a Granny Square … But It’s Not. The Granny Square Print But Not Crocheted.

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.


Post image for Where Did The Name Granny Square Afghan Come From? (+ 5 Unique Crochet Grannyghan Patterns)

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.


Post image for My Crochet Rugs Are Finished … Maybe

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.


The “tablecloth” is actually a crochet blanket that you’ve seen before as the background in many of my photos. It’s a large orange and yellow granny square that I love because of the fun, bold, retro colors.