A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Did you know you can view all images posted by a member? Learn how here!
Total Members: 302,158
Currently Running With Scissors:
623 Guests and 25 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 [2] 3  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Join-As-You-Go for Granny-type motifs (tutorial)  (Read 8756 times)
Tags for this thread: tutorial , joining_technique , join_as_you_go  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
fantasticmio
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Yarn Hacker
Offline Offline

Posts: 3071
Joined: 01-Nov-2006

Smells like chicken!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #10 on: October 27, 2010 10:15:46 AM »

Not a dumb question at all!  I memorized the granny square pattern many years ago, so I don't have anywhere I can point you to, but I'm hoping to do up a tutorial for it eventually.

In the meantime, you might want to try doing a search on Youtube.  Maybe seeing someone do it will help!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

PenguinSoup
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 1426
Joined: 20-Oct-2009

Reject only your ignorance, and you may survive.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #11 on: October 27, 2010 07:17:24 PM »

thanks, I'll take a look.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

PixieVal
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

There is no right or wrong, when it comes to making art. Making sure that you have fun is the most important part. -Mickey Mouse
Offline Offline

Posts: 7019
Joined: 01-Feb-2009

Did he just go crazy and fall asleep?


View Profile WWW
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2010 03:33:20 PM »

I'm about to try this method out tonight, for a last minute item I've decided to add to a swap! Looking at the pictures, I'm pretty sure I understand what you've done, my god this looks so much quicker than the other way I did.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
fantasticmio
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Yarn Hacker
Offline Offline

Posts: 3071
Joined: 01-Nov-2006

Smells like chicken!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2010 03:47:54 PM »

I would suggest doing a ch1 at every join, not just the corners.  It works either way, but with the chains it's a bit... cleaner, imo
THIS ROCKS   Logged

PixieVal
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

There is no right or wrong, when it comes to making art. Making sure that you have fun is the most important part. -Mickey Mouse
Offline Offline

Posts: 7019
Joined: 01-Feb-2009

Did he just go crazy and fall asleep?


View Profile WWW
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2010 03:53:13 PM »

thats how I do my grannies, 1 at each join, and 2 in the corners. Different than a lot of people, but that was the way my mom taught me.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
fantasticmio
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Yarn Hacker
Offline Offline

Posts: 3071
Joined: 01-Nov-2006

Smells like chicken!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2010 03:56:15 PM »

Ah, I do 2ch in the corners, and none anywhere else.  Since you're doing a ch1 there anyway, do it as the join, and I think it'll be fine.  Let us know how it goes!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

PixieVal
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

There is no right or wrong, when it comes to making art. Making sure that you have fun is the most important part. -Mickey Mouse
Offline Offline

Posts: 7019
Joined: 01-Feb-2009

Did he just go crazy and fall asleep?


View Profile WWW
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2010 08:14:08 PM »

Well... I had issues, but I always do the first time around trying something. I got frustrated, and went back to the regular way since I want to send this package out in the morning.
However, tomorrow I'm going to take pictures of where my issue is, I'm having a hard time finding the words.  Roll Eyes
After I do, whenever you have time, could you please remind me why you are the teacher and I am the student?  Kiss
THIS ROCKS   Logged
PixieVal
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

There is no right or wrong, when it comes to making art. Making sure that you have fun is the most important part. -Mickey Mouse
Offline Offline

Posts: 7019
Joined: 01-Feb-2009

Did he just go crazy and fall asleep?


View Profile WWW
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2010 09:54:55 AM »

Ha! I went to reproduce the error, and got it right! I must have been tired last night, lol!
I think this is going to save so much time!

THIS ROCKS   Logged
jutybo
« Reply #18 on: December 18, 2010 04:18:32 PM »

This is fantastic!!  Thank you so much- I've been wanting a good join-as-you-go method for a quickly growing stash of too-small squares.  I'll just add the extra row to each one and join as I'm working.  Thank you thank you thank you!   Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged
raeraethejetplane
Take me out 2 the black Tell them I aint comin back
Offline Offline

Posts: 1901
Joined: 27-Sep-2008

RIP Blue kitty Jan. 1994 - April 2010


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #19 on: April 02, 2011 05:32:00 AM »

I think I love you. I just started working on a granny square blanket with almost 1,000 little squares. I am so glad I saw this before I completed my second square.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 [2] 3  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Amanda Beard on How Swimming Saved Her from Depression
Saranormal Book Series Trailer
Marilu Henner on Her Audiobook, Total Memory Makeover
The Places Laura Griffin Visited Researching for Her Novels
City of Lost Souls Book Trailer
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Pallet Shelf
Tute Tuesday: Creating a Travel Journal
Eggs? Eggzactly!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.