Tag Archives: Granny Afghan

#6 – A Lap Robe

This blankie features the two skeins of James C. Brett Marble MT43 which I received last fall from yarn fairy X. With it I used four miscellaneous shades of blue. It’s a very dark and handsome blanket. A Manly Granny … Continue reading

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On the Border

I’ve been working on the Zig-Zagged Granny’s border and have so far completed three rounds of granny clusters in deep teal, royal blue and black, alternating with single crochet rounds of ecru. I knew that I wanted a warm color … Continue reading

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Zig-Zagged Grannies

The joining process is going very well! Conscious of how BOLD an ecru join would be against these dark colors, and that these are only three-round squares, smaller than those in the other two blankets on which I’ve used the … Continue reading

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Progress on the so-called “Dark” Granny

A while back I showed you the seventy-some 3-round granny squares that I crocheted from tiny “dark” scrap balls – not nearly enough for a blanket. Laying them out helped me to decide what color of squares I should make … Continue reading

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Yet Another Refinished Granny

This 53″ square Scrap Granny followed me home from Sal’s. – Got it for just $3.99! I also got two skeins of RHSS for 99¢ each! Whee!! The blanket is in Beautiful condition, so I could have passed on to … Continue reading

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Granny Kit #2

Remember the pink and white granny squares that Karen of MA made? – two strips, each with seven squares, and ten loose squares. I briefly considered using a 7 x 11 layout until I realized that would mean making fifty-three … Continue reading

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An Ideal Finish

It turns out that RHSS ‘Soft White’ is a very close match to the white in Karen’s granny squares. Luckily, I had most of a skein in stash, more than enough to start on a simple border with one round … Continue reading

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