3 August 2011

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Here are generic directions to the making of both solid colour granny squares and the twotone or ½ and ½ ones used in Patricia’s afghan – pictured below. from: http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/cjif-AAmericanGrannySquareThrow.html?noImages=0

SOLID COLOR SQUARES
Ch 6. Join with slip st to form ring. Rnd 1 (RS) Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, (3 dc in ring, ch 2) 3 times. Join with slip st to top of ch-3. Rnd 2 Turn work and slip st in first ch-2 space, ch 3, 2 dc in same space, * ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 space (corner made); repeat from * twice more, ch 1, 3 dc in first space, ch 2 and join to top of ch-3 to complete first corner. Rnd 3 Turn work and slip st in first ch-2 space, ch 3, ch 3, 2 dc in same space, * ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner space, repeat from * twice more, ch 1, 3 dc in next space, ch 1, 3 dc in first corner space, ch 2. Join to top of ch-3. Fasten off.
Pinwheel Granny Square Afghan posted by Patricia Opalka on: http://www.knittingparadise.com/t-4081-4.html

ch 1. ch 1. maybe six. ch 3. Note: To change colors within rnd. ch 3. 3 dc) in next space. 2 dc in same space. Rnd 2 Turn work. drop C. crochet a row of sc around edge. slip st in first space. using A. Edging With right side of afghan facing you. 3 dc) in next corner space. following diagram and carefully placing 2color squares as shown. ch 1. drop C. repeat from * to **. THIS IS NOT AN EXACT PATTERN TO DUPLICATE PATRICIA’S AFGHAN! You might want to look on Google Images to see different quilt patterns. attach B and with B. with matching yarn. ch 1. 3 dc in next space. drop color not in use on wrong side of work. ch 1. Lay out squares. ch 2. Join with slip st to form ring. they look to me like five rounds. 3 dc in next space. Fasten off B and C. sew adjoining edges of squares together. 2 dc in same space. ch 2. ch 2. The ones in Patricia’s afghan appear to be larger. Rnd 1 (RS) Ch 3 (counts as first dc). ch 1. (3 dc. You could ask her. ch 2 and join to top of ch-3 to complete first corner. 3 dc in ring. 3 dc in same corner space. * ch 1. Do not work over it or fasten off unless specified. ch 2. ch 1. 3 dc in first space. Join with slip st to top of ch-3. through back loops only. slip st in first space. ch 1. ch 6. The directions above are for relatively small granny squares. ch 1. Matching stitches. 3 dc in same space. pick up C and with C. only three rounds. (3 dc in ring. ch 2 and join to top of ch-3 to complete first corner. 3 dc in next space. ch 1. pick up B and with B. ch 1. working 3 sc at each corner. Make as many as you want to place however you want. or just look at Patricia’s afghan. drop B. ch 1. 3 dc in next corner space **. (3 dc. (3 dc. 3 dc) in next space. . FINISHING Weave in yarn ends. Rnd 3 Turn work. ch 1. ch 2) twice. 2 dc in ring.3 August 2011 Page 2 of 2 TWO-COLOR (half-half) GRANNY SQUARES With C.

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