Monday, March 11, 2013

My Granny Square Crochet Throw

I finally finished my Granny Square Crochet Throw that I feel like I have been working on forever. If you follow me on Facebook, I've been posting lots of pictures on there through my Instagram. I fell in love with this super cheap value yarn at Michael's. Seriously 2.50 a skein.

The reason I fell in love with it? It had everyone of my favorite colors in it.

Lime Green
Hot Pink

I could not pass it up. Actually I went back and bought three more skeins just to keep on hand.

I am completely new to crochet and am loving it. I decided to make a lap throw/wrap for my studio. It's a little chilly in the mornings. Plus, it just makes my chair look pretty when I'm not using it. You can never have too much color.

I crocheted a rectangle out of the variegated yarn, then did a border of granny squares. It was lots of fun. Now I would love to make an entire blanket from granny squares, I can't imagine how long that would take.

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  1. This is lovely: the design, the colors, the total effect!

  2. Thanks Judy! I had a lot of fun making this and I did not have a plan when I started it just came together the way it did.

  3. Love your blanket. It looks so happy just like your fabrics. Great job!

  4. For someone new to crochet, you do beautiful work...the artist in you shows!!!!!!!

    1. Thanks Holley, or only a few moths of crocheting I have made a TON of stuff. I am so obsessed that I do it when I should be sleeping.

  5. Love it. What size hook did you use?

  6. Ha ha, the gold one. :) I go by color so I can't remember.

    Just went and's an H hook.

    I am making a shawl this week and I had to buy a P for it and it came with a Q hook. It is gigantic and I can't wait to try it out on something.


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