Granny Squares Galore

My other crochet projects are much less selfless than the Knit for Peace that I’m involved in. In fact, they’re entirely selfish, but I don’t feel the need to rectify this just yet.

IceYarn solid granny squares. So blissfully soft...

IceYarn solid granny squares. So blissfully soft…

So far, I have two blanket projects on the go, one that has been ongoing for a few months and another that I have just started because I simply couldn’t handle the marshamallowy pastelly rainbowy delight that is IceYarns’ Double Knit Magic Light in Yellow Purple Pink Green Blue being balled up in my yarn stash – it had to come out NOW. For this blanket (the making of which is pictured left), I plan on keeping it very simple since I think the colours speak for themselves, so I shall just continue with the solid granny square style until I have the little modules-of-joy spewing out of my ears before joining them together with some black yarn for a bit of drama.

My first blanket is a little more ambitious, and a lot more messy – I am the first to

The ongoing project that is slowly... very slowly creeping towards completion.

The ongoing project that is slowly… very slowly creeping towards completion.

admit I’m not especially accurate with my stitch count and if it doesn’t fit naturally then I shall bloomin’ well make it! I’ve used a much darker, autumnal palette of Aran Knit yarns and some lovely WI brand wool, and am making twenty-five 3×3 modules of traditional granny squares with a sunburst granny square in the centre of each. I am so looking forward to finishing this afghan, I think it’s going to be a little bit special even if I do say so myself.

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