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« on: May 10, 2011 01:55:58 PM »

MAY GRANNY-A-DAY


This is basically a motivation crochetalong. If you want to work on a granny square, motif, one huge granny square blanket, this is a great way to set aside time everyday to get some serious work completed in an attainable amount of time.

People have come up with some really neat uses for grannys too! Different bags and blankets, shopping sack holder, slippers, scarves, a nifty pullover etc. I have made 7" grannys and after a month I have 30 squares that make a perfect size throw blanket.

If you are intrested and would like to join we would love to see your work! Post pics of progress and then at the end of the month post a pic of al that you accomplished! It would be great if everyone could post progress weekly (but not required). At the end of the month we can piece together our work and show off our afghans and Inga bags and whatever else you can come up with to make with nifty grannies! (Must post a completed project or progress pic in this thread.)

You can find many of the other threads in the crochet-a-long section to see how we have done it before!

granny square links:
bevs country cottage
crochet cabana

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« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2011 02:22:54 PM »

WheeeHooo, we got a forum for May...besides the swap!  Grin
Thank you, Babycakes!!!
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« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2011 04:45:21 PM »

Awesome! I'm up to 66 squares for the babyghan. I'm so happy with how it's turning out. I just hope my friends like it.

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« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2011 07:44:17 PM »

those are beautiful squares!!!!!!!
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« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2011 08:45:28 AM »

I started mine!! Pictures soon!
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« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2011 11:33:37 AM »

I'm in the swap going on and have quite a few done...but won't be able to show pics for awhile... Cheesy

Today I played w/the Granny's Daughters I recieved from another swap and have pics to share...here is the link to them:

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=380418.msg4506548#msg4506548
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« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2011 06:36:03 AM »

Am I too late to join for May?

I'm planning on making a Mario granny square blanket for my nephew for Christmas and so far have only managed like 5 squares  Sad I have recently started selling my crocheted creations on Facebook and they have kept me far too occupied over the last couple of weeks.

If I can cram in more than one square a day it would be amazing!

Here is my pattern thing....

..can't add pictures at the moment but will as soon as I can  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2011 11:19:54 AM »

You can join in anytime...we all have lots of crafting going on...=]  Congrats on your F/B business! And you have to start somewhere w/a project...so crochet when you can and share the pics, too! 

I've gotten 100 granny's daughters completed since last night...that is the first round of the granny only...not as impressive as it sounds.  Time to do some housework... Tongue
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« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2011 03:13:35 PM »

Wow! 100 granny's daughters in a night? That's crazy.

I have 3 more squares for the babyghan since last time.


And i just made a pair of granny square slippers.
12 squares:
Top and bottom:
And on:

This might show the colors best... my camera is dead, and it's hard to get the colors to show right with my phone...
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« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2011 08:14:57 PM »

Love the colors of your slippers and the baby blanket!  You're making great progress, bananaleg!  =] 
Making the squares is easy...putting the rows together and added takes a bit of time...=]

It's a good thing we like this stitching stuff, huh!  Cheesy
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