Winner of the 2016 British Knitting Awards for Favorite Crochet Book
Granny squares – building blocks for a wide variety of projects. Prepare to have fun and discover the colorful world of granny squares in the definitive book on the subject – Granny Squares by Susan Pinner. These small, crocheted squares can be made in a wide variety of patterns and color combinations that become the foundation for a variety of different projects.
Tons of creative possibilities! Large, small, tight, loose, multi-colored, or monochrome – the design potential of a granny square is endless. Small and portable, granny squares are the perfect choice for crafters with limited time and unlimited imaginations. You can take them along and work on them almost anywhere, but, be warned – making them is highly addictive!
8 basic patterns...20 inspiring projects. Granny Squares shows you how to master the basics of crocheting 8 essential types of squares and then how to turn them into 20 stunning projects for your home. All of these projects exude an appealing retro vibe, taking you back to bygone times and the feel-good comfort of home-made furnishings. From storage baskets to traditional throws, these colorful and cheerful creations are sure to bring a smile to you face. And you can enjoy making them to your heart’s content!
Great for beginners...fun for accomplished crafters. Granny squares are a nice way to get started with crochet because they are quick, easy, and versatile. All the basic instructions are included and presented in a clear and easy-to-follow style. The range of projects will inspire even the most advanced crochet artist. Whatever your skill level, Granny Squares will help you accomplish beautiful projects that would make your Granny proud!
Susan Pinner is a designer, pattern maker and illustrator in the UK. A regular exhibitor at crafts shows, she has her own workrooms, producing children’s wear, bridal wear, hats and dolls. A keen blogger, she enjoys teaching and sharing her love of crochet, color, and yarn.