The Knitterly Hooker

Super Quick Granny Square Joining

In Uncategorized on July 13, 2013 at 9:12 am

Just what I needed to get motivated to renew my adventure in crocheting! Enjoy!

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Everybody loves granny squares.  But seaming that big pile of squares together is, let’s face it, a little bit of a chore.

Most of the methods I have seen use either single crochet, slip stitches, or whip stitch to join each stitch to its neighbour.

Recently I spotted a pinterest post on joining squares as you go – this method is so simple, I’m a bit cross I didn’t think of it myself!  Anyway, it was such an “aha moment” for me that I thought I’d share it here, in case you have been put off making a blanket for the same reason as me (all that seaming)!

I’m using a traditional granny square (pattern below, if you are unfamiliar with this), but you can use this joining method for any squares where the last row is made using the pattern (3dc, ch1) around the edges.  Here’s how it works:

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