I’ve been dreaming up squares lately for a blanket for the book. I want something solid probably just two colors. When you’re crocheting a traditional granny square, you’re working completely in chain spaces, not stitches:
I wanted a solid square, it’s not quite as simple as filling in the chain spaces with stitches. You have to back . . . → Read More: Granny Anatomy (Gran-atomy??)
GRANNIES!!!!!!!!!! This is how Julie Holetz and I have felt lately talking about granny squares. Julie and I are working on a new project: A small book of granny square and granny inspired projects that will have you running for your hooks and your scraps of yarn.
What is it about grannies that . . . → Read More: Designing for Grannies, Pt. 1
On Wednesdays at the Net Loft there’s a Knitter’s Night Out, and in the summertime, often the store offers a mini-class you can choose to take. A couple of weeks ago it was a pretty lace washcloth with a lavender pattern that the owner, Dotty designed. And tonight, I’m teaching granny square necklaces. I was inspired . . . → Read More: Teaching Grannies
Is it spring that’s giving me the attention span of a gnat? I’m not sure, but luckily, I’ve been finding projects to match. Rachel over at CraftZine posted a link yesterday to Kootoyoo‘s blog-where Kirsty shows a very pretty granny square necklace made simply with embroidery thread. I kept thinking about it all day, how nice . . . → Read More: And the projects get tinier and tinier…