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Carina's Craftblog: Granny square joining tutorial

Carina's Craftblog: Granny square joining tutorial
Just a warning before we get started with the tutorial, there's LOTS of pictures and I may go into too much detail, but that's just what I do. ;-) By the way, this is the yarn I use. Dc/treble: this refers to the same stitch. Dc if you use US crochet terms and treble if you use UK terms. July 2012 - Please note: these days I do very little crochet because I'm working on an embroidery book. The book writing also means I may not have time to help with any crochet-y questions/problems. There are loads of methods of joining (granny) squares, my method is just one, and may not even be the best. If you have particular layout for your blanket in mind, lay out your squares in that pattern. Then stack your squares so you can keep track of what goes where. Because of how this method works, it is best to have as few squares in each stack as possible. Take the top square and put it on the left and then the next square and keep that on the right. Lay the rows together with backs facing each other.

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Spring 2011 Baby [Toddler, Child, Adult] Light Pink shown in Child size on 3 year old model. Light Blue shown in Toddler size on 18 month old model. Circumference: 14½ [16½, 18½, 20½]. Hats will stretch by about 2", to fit heads sized up to 16" (baby), 18" (toddler), 20" (child), and 22" (adult). Please note that yarn substitution may affect stretchiness of hat, so choose size accordingly. Cascade Ultra Pima [100% Pima Cotton; 220 yards/200 meters per 3.5 ounce/100 gram ball]; 12 Ways To Join Granny Squares These are the basic joining methods to join up the granny squares. SINGLE CROCHET JOIN METHOD [Photo and Tutorial Source: Repeat Crafter Me] This is one of the most popular joints among the granny square. It leaves a ridge separating each square and gives the blanket texture and dimension. SLIP STITCH JOIN METHOD [Photo and Tutorial Source: Attic 24] This is another most popular joints of granny squares. Similar to the Single Crochet join method, but instead of single crochet, you do slip stitch crochet. It gives a flatter seamline.