Beginner | 1 hour
Taught by Edie Eckman
In the first class, we’ll focus on Square A, which is comprised of simple stitch combinations worked in rounds. Not only will you learn how to read a written crochet pattern and chart, but you’ll also learn how to switch colors and make sure you’re getting the right gauge. Once you’ve mastered this square, you’ll go on to crochet twelve more in exactly the same way.
Learn how to:
  • Read the written crochet pattern and chart for Square A
  • Switch yarn colors
  • Measure gauge
  • Weave in yarn tails


Chapters
Part 1: Square A
00:34
00:31
07:57
25:13
06:01
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Red Heart With Love – one skein each in 1701 Hot Pink; 1101 Eggshell; and 1201 Daffodil
  • Crochet hook size US K-10 ½ (or size needed to get gauge)
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle
  • Ruler or tape measure
  • Discussion
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    Transcript
    Granny Squares Baby Blanket
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    Part 1:
    Granny Squares Baby Blanket: Square A
    Edie Eckman
    In the first class, we’ll focus on Square A, which is comprised of simple stitch combinations worked in rounds. Not only will you learn how to read a written crochet pattern and chart, but you’ll also learn how to switch colors and make sure you’re getting the right gauge. Once you’ve mastered this square, you’ll go on to crochet twelve more in exactly the same way.
    Part 2:
    Granny Squares Baby Blanket: Square B
    Edie Eckman
    Now that you’ve tackled square A, it’s time to switch focus and learn how to crochet Square B. This square features a straightforward design, with alternating rounds of single crochet and double crochet. You’ll whip up twelve of these squares in no time, and then you’ll be ready to join them all together in the next class.
    Part 3:
    Granny Squares Baby Blanket: Join the Squares
    Edie Eckman
    Once you have completed all twenty-five squares (thirteen of Square A and twelve of Square B), you’re ready to join your blocks together. Edie will show you how to expertly single crochet the edges of the blocks to make a gorgeous patchwork design. This is the exciting part, when your blanket starts to take shape.
    Part 4:
    Granny Squares Baby Blanket: Add a Crocheted Edging
    Edie Eckman
    Your beautiful baby blanket is almost done! There’s just one more thing left to do – add a crocheted edging. This border will neaten up the edges and add the final finishing touch. Once you’ve completed this class, you will have learned all the skills you need to tackle any crocheted blanket project with confidence.
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