Category Archives: Granny Afghans

A New Granny-in-Progress

My two old Grannies-in-Progress, ‘Flower Garden’ and ‘Mushrooms’, and that bag of blue granny squares that I discovered in a thrift shop a while back did absolutely nothing to stop me from starting on a new granny – a mostly … Continue reading

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Blanket in Need of a Name

HELP!! I’ve called this blanket my ‘Mini-Scrap Granny’ for so long I’m having a hard time coming up with a new name and it deserves a much prettier one, one that could help increase its perceived value at auction. ‘Mini-Scrap … Continue reading

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A Better Border

Ready to re-do the border on my Mini-Scrap Granny I removed the partial round of RHSS ‘Tealeaf’, as well as the earlier limpy-wimpy ‘Light Yellow Green’ granny cluster round. Before ~ I redid the round ‘Light Yellow Green’ but in … Continue reading

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Border Trials

Having finished joining the rest of my Mini Scrap Granny’s squares, I moved right on to the blanket’s border. The first round is simple granny clusters worked in the same green yarn as I used for the blanket’s background, Red … Continue reading

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Only Four More

My, my, the Mini-Scrap Granny is finally starting to look like a Real Blanket! It’s about time! I’ve been working on this project off and on, mostly off, lol, since last July. But here I am, with only four rows … Continue reading

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Finally – The Thrifty Granny’s Ta-Dah!

It’s done, it’s done, it’s DONE! Wa-whoo!! It’s so satisfying to have at last finished turning the cast-off granny squares that I found in a local thrift shop during September 2011 into a Big, Warm and Wonderful Blanket! DH is … Continue reading

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HUGE Progress on Mushrooms!

At long last. . . I have finished crocheting the lighter-colored mushroom squares. YAY! Which means ALL of the mushroom squares, both light and dark, are done. YAY, again! And I have about 235 of ‘em, more than enough for … Continue reading

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Reviving the Thrifty Granny Project

I kind of forgot about this afghan having stowed the poor thing in a box on a shelf high overhead. Out of sight, out of mind, I suppose. I shared this progress shot, with only three lengthwise joins and the … Continue reading

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Mini-Scrap Progress

I’m happy to report that not only do I have the minimum of 150 granny squares finished, 75 each of one-round and two-round squares, that I need for a ten square by fifteen square granny afghan, but I have many … Continue reading

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Some Light Mushrooms

I’m making slooooow progress on my light mushroom granny squares (just the first column on the left). For some reason crocheting one cream square after another has quickly lost its charm. . . yawn. Can you say ‘tedious’? If only … Continue reading

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