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To join crochet squares and afghan blocks. Grab a cup of coffee and lets start making a beautiful crochet blanket.
The easier method by far is to join the crochet squares to each other in long strips as if you were making a bunch of scarves.
Crochet blanket joining squares. To join the unjoined sides turn the joined squares 90 degrees and repeat the whole process. What are granny squares. Ive linked to photo andor video tutorials for each of 12 14.
In order to create the joining round for my love garden crochet blanket squares i had to turn the solid square made in the last rnds into a 3dcs clusters rhythm. Like the single crochet join method you do slip stitch crochet instead of single crochet. Joining love garden crochet blanket square this is the join as you go method and i guess some of you already know it.
How do you crochet a square blanket. The idea is that you join all the squares in one direction first and then join all the squares in the other direction. It gives a flatter seamline.
So lets get started. Then this article is for you because i will be discussing 10 beautiful ways to join granny squares. Styled after granny squares this crochet afghan square looks great in both one solid color and in many colors like you can see in the image.
For the crochet joining methods i present here edging your squares is optional. Square seven for the friendship blanket is the omatra square by three fates creations. Edge squares before joining.
I used this method in my african flower purse. And i know that lots of you have been eagerly awaiting this list the moogly afghan cal for this year is winding down and its time to start thinking about how were going to attach all of these blocks together to make one big blankie. You can do the join to the front of the project or the back of the project.
Here is a link to my blog post on edging the squares for the vvcal reboothere is a side by side comparison of the squares edged and not edged in a final piece. This is another most popular method to join granny squares. Click the link above to head over to their blog post find the ravelry link to head to the pdf pattern.
But if you want to actually make a full blanket with lots and lots of squares keep reading. A granny square is a piece of square fabric that is produced in crochet by working from the center to outwards. If you have created squares or panels with a heavily textured or aran style look this method would be especially appropriate for joining them.
The rest of this post will be about the friendship blanket cal. Crochet braid join tamara of moogly this is an attractively textured join that sort of resembles a crochet braid hence the name of the technique. If you do want a more relaxed cal and decide to join the closed stitch pattern crochet along make sure to come read the details here.
Each will provide you with a different look. Its a lovely way to join granny squares.
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