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Forums > Tips and Sharing: New Crocheters' & Knitters
Re: Granny Squares
Posted by: KT (IP Logged)
Date: August 28, 2007 11:36AM

The way I know would be to work two sides of your granny square with one color, break or cut the yarn and do the other two sides with the second color, break or cut the yarn again. Re-attach your first color to work over the same two sides as you did in the previous round, break the yarn and attach the second color to do the remaining two rounds.

Traditional granny squares are worked in the round so you would need to break the yarn each time. You could play around with working the squares in rows but then you would have to experiment with wrapping the yarns around each other when you do the color change to eliminate holes. This will give your square a different look because when you work in rows rather than in rounds for alternating rows you have the backside of the stitch facing you whereas part of the look of a traditional granny square is that the front side of the stitch is all on one side and the back side is on the other.

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  Granny Squares Shorts 08/27/2007 11:45PM
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