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.
Well, for someone who had forgotten you sure remembered beautifully. What fun things to make.ReplyDelete
Thanks Bernadette! It came back pretty quickly once I started working on them!Delete
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, JanetReplyDelete
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! :)Delete
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!ReplyDelete
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!! :()Delete
what a cute and creative accessories. thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things link party, pinned xoReplyDelete
Thanks so much Katherine!Delete