Friday, May 20, 2016

Crochet Granny Square Bracelet



This week I've been getting back to my crochet learning.
After a few weeks off thanks to a holiday and family visit, I found I'd forgotten how to make a Granny Square!

So I relearned that and practised by making a few using a selection of embroidery thread I was sent a few years back and still haven't managed to use!

So then, once I felt I had the hang of it again, I had to decide what to do with all these little squares.

So I learned how to join Granny Squares together using

Just a simple slip stitch through both squares you're joining!



My least favourite part was weaving in all the ends!


But I'm quite pleased with how neat I managed it! Not perfect, but not bad for my first try.

I just kept on joining until they all formed a circle, and hey presto - I'd made myself a bracelet!




So now I have a matching bracelet and earring Granny Square set (the earrings I made a few weeks ago)!



I think I might keep on with the Granny Squares for now - there seems to be plenty of things you can make with them!

As always, any and all suggestions welcome.


I shall be linking this post to many of the fabulous linky parties whose pretty buttons and direct links can be found on my linky party page.

8 comments:

  1. Well, for someone who had forgotten you sure remembered beautifully. What fun things to make.

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    1. Thanks Bernadette! It came back pretty quickly once I started working on them!

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  2. Hi Jill, what a clever idea for granny squares! I'm showing my age but I remember making a granny square vest in the '70's! I also made a comforter for my mother out of black and white granny squares, a bit different from all the usual colors! Well done! Looking forward to what you make next! Blessings, Janet

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    1. Thanks Janet! Oh my, a granny square vest! That must have been something! :) I like the sound of a black and white comforter too - a bit different because I always think of granny squares as being bright and multicoloured! :)

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  3. That's great!! Make sure though you keep their good sides on top ;-) If you don't like to sew them together, you can also try the 'join as you go' method, which is great!

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    1. Thanks Esther! I'll have to take note of their good and bad sides in future! I was just concentrating on joining them and didn't think about that! Next time I'll have a look at the join as you go method - I like the sound of that!! :()

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  4. what a cute and creative accessories. thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things link party, pinned xo

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