3/23/2010

Great Granny Swap: Days 3 and 4

Sunday and Monday were LOUSY days for taking pictures of granny squares, so I'm a bit late on posting the latest. the squares I chose for days 3 and 4 are also based on patterns from Theresa Richardson -- they're called Spike and Swag Grannies.

Being used to amigurumi crochet, my stitches are often too tight to really enjoy the sort of look you get from a front post double crochet (FPDC) stitch, so I opted to use a front post treble crochet (FPTC) stitch instead. In both cases, Theresa's pattern produced a dramatic square that would look fantastic in any afghan. The upper photo shows my spike square and here's a picture of my swag square:


In other news, I e-mailed Theresa and she agreed to let me use her patterns in a free booklet that will include all 10 of the granny motifs I'm using for this project. I'm putting the finishing touches on the booklet now and would love to share a copy with everyone in the swap!

1 comment:

  1. I love that top one! So very pretty! Is it April yet? ;)

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