Granny Square Project

I’ve started on a Granny square project after losing my motivation for a little while. I got the Mr to help me make a cheap & simple blocking board to help me keep them neat and got to work. The last few crochet projects I’ve done have been quite big and I struggled to stay motivated so I needed something simple and easy to put down. Izzy picked these 3 colours to begin with.

Granny Squares

Of course I haven’t done any of the important things, working out measurements, how many square I will need etc. For now I’m just going to enjoy getting lost in making lots of small squares. Working on a project in pieces like this is much more doable when you have children interrupting. I can make a square in around 15 minutes with interruptions! The small piles above quickly began to grow!

I like the fact  I can take a ball of wool & a hook out in my bag again and work on the go too, maybe now my phone will stop dying before I get somewhere? Maybe not.. especially if I’m taking pictures as I work too. Either way I’m enjoying doing something, even though it’s for the girls it gives me a nice sense of achievement with each completed square. I even treated myself to a new hook to pop in my bag for crocheting on the go!

I’m quite liking the colours Izzy has chosen light sparkly pink, dark sparkly pink, turquoise and this lovely light purple Izzy picked up in QD. I’ve been working on these granny squares for just over a week now. So far I have build up a stash of over 20 squares in my spare time! My squares are a bit neater than before, I’m definitely getting the hand of crocheting a little tighter.

Hopefully it doesn’t take too long for my stacks to grow so I can begin stitching them together and working out how big to make it & find a nice edging for it too.

What are you working on at the moment? What Granny Square projects have you made?

 

 

5 comments

    It looks gorgeous, I really love the colours! Your blocking board is a great idea, I need to make myself something like that. I made a granny square blanket in blues and purples last year, it took so long to sew it all together but I'm really proud of it! Jennifer recently posted...A day at Whipsnade Zoo, DunstableMy Profile

    Jennifer | 7 months ago Reply

    This is something I’d live to have a go at .

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    Ninjakillercat | 7 months ago Reply

    The colours are lovely. 💖 I also agree that a project broken down into smaller peices can be so much more enjoyable and more likely to be finished! I'm working on a few stash busting blankets at the moment 😊.

    Heather | 7 months ago Reply

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