Juxtaposition Granny Square Dishcloth

A combination of granny squares styles in one square. Would make an interesting throw with lots of possibilities.

Round 1

In a sliding ring (or ch4, slpst to make a ring)
Ch 3 (counts as the first dc), 2dc, ch3.
[3 dc, ch3] 3 times.
Close loop. Slpst to top ch of beginning ch3.

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Granny Square Hearts ♥

Seems like a good time to repost my Granny Square Hearts pattern. They would make nice decorations on a gift, or mason jar full of goodie, or as appliques, the large one could be a coaster.

The beginning is slightly different for each heart.  Quick to make up for Valentine’s Day in one or more colors.

CrochetGrannyHeartCoaster

and a closer look, the pattern and diagrams are below…

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Mitered Granny Square v2.1

My current work in progress. I have been thinking about a new mitered blanket for some time.  I was inspired by some vintage ones I had seen where each motif abutted the others without a border around.  I liked the look of that.  I tried making them in single or double crochet rows same as the ones I had seen, but didn’t hit on anything that really satisfied me. Every now and then I would see another on the web somewhere and I would want to make one again.

I ended up with a variation of my mitered granny square. I did some tweaking of the pattern so it worked more neatly, which is needed since I won’t have the border around each square to hide any untidiness. I like the results!

mitered-granny-square-v2-1-2

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Granny Square Hearts ♥

I ♥ Granny Hearts!  The small one is a nice applique, the large one makes a nice coaster.  They are so cute together!  The beginning is slightly different for each heart.  Quick to make up for Valentine’s Day in one or more colors.

CrochetGrannyHeartCoaster

and a closer look, the pattern and diagrams are below…

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