Granny Squares 101:  Your Questions Answered!

Janne Kleivset - Joy of Motion Crochet 

The steps are simple and only require that you know a few basic crochet stitches.  Then the world of grannies open and you can make all sorts of patterns! 

How to Crochet The Classic Granny Square?

Yes, you can crochet more shapes.  There are triangle granny squares, hexagon squares, octagon and many more. You can also crochet half squares. 

Can you crochet granny squares in other shapes?

There are many ways to assemble granny squares, such as with whip stitches, join as you go and the flat slip stitch join method.

How do you assemble granny squares?

Some of the best granny square pattern ideas include: - Cardigan - Basket - Dishcloth - Blanket - Sweater - Bag  and many more!

What are the best granny square pattern ideas?

Yes, it's a great pattern for beginners. Learn the basic crochet stitches first and then progress to the granny squares. 

Are granny squares easy for beginners?

The type of yarn used for granny squares depends on the type of project it is for. Different types of yarn and yarn weight can give different results.

What yarn should you use for granny squares?

It really depends on how fast you generally crochet. It takes roughly 20-30 minutes, maybe less for a quick crocheter and more for a beginner.

How long does it take to crochet a granny square?

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