Knitting and crochet fit together perfectly, with the bounce and thickness of garter stitch balancing cushy granny squares. These motifs are fun to work and a wonderful way to play with color. Adjust the number of squares to alter the size, or try making them in a larger yarn with larger hooks and needles.
Yarn: Fingering weight yarn. Shown in a mix of Anzula Squishy (80% superwash Merino/10% Cashmere/10% Nylon) & Dreamy (75% Superwash Merino/15% Cashmere/10%Silk). Samples uses colors Seaside (C1), Lipstick (C2), Rootbeer (C3), Olivia (C4), Prudence (C5), & Aqua (C6). Each block took 14g of yarn.
Gauge: 23 sts & 56 rows = 4 inches (10cm) of garter stitch, 7 shells & 14 rounds in 4 inches (10cm) of Granny Square stitch.
Needles & Hooks: 3.5mm (US4) circular or straight needles for flat knitting & 3.5mm (Size E) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
Notions: tapestry needle for weaving in ends.
Finished Sizes: Each block is 6 inches (15cm) square (each 5-round granny should be about 3.25 inches (8.25cm)). Finished afghan is made of 56 squares, laid out 8×7 with a finished measurement of 44 inches (112cm) tall & 50 inches (127cm) wide.
Techniques Used: Knitting; knit, purl, slipped stitches. Crochet; chains, slip stitch, double crochet, single crochet.
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