Darling, Your Grannies are Gorgeous!

Completed Gypsy Granny Square Blanket
Completed Gypsy Granny Square Blanket
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Darling, your grannies are gorgeous!
These beautiful, exciting, extraordinary crocheted granny square creations await your enjoyment.

Grannies are kind of like the brownies of the craft world, no? Warm, cozy, yummy, happy, satisfying, and fun, they come in varieties of colors, shapes, motifs, some have toppings, some are flat… Grannies are awesome!

Where a crochet pattern was available a link was provided. 


Owl Crocheted Grannies

Owl Granny Square Baby Afghan/Throw
Owl Granny Square Baby Afghan/Throw by De’Anna of Unique2Who

(1 Available on Etsy)

De’Anna is one of the most prolific and talented artists among Crocheters Anonymous© members, and she’s a nice person, too! She wrote, “I love to crochet and hope you will find something you love that I have made or can make you.”

Visit De’Anna’s shop on Etsy


Summer in Sweden Grannies

Summer in Sweden Afghan
Summer in Sweden Afghan by Michael of Mossy Owls

(Details and Pattern)

This is one of my all-time favorites. When I saw the original pattern, I was blown away by the difference Michael’s color choices and borders made in her beautiful creation.

Michael wrote, “For the icing on the cake, I used border #59 from Edie Eckman’s Around the Corner Crochet Borders book.  I worked that two-round border in the Antique White.”

All of Edie Eckman’s books are recommended by Crocheters Anonymous© members.


Owl Obsession Grannies

Owl Obsession
Owl Obsession by Marken of The Hat and I

(Pattern)

The pattern designer, Marken of The Hat and I wrote, “Sweet and silly owls make a lovely blanket for a special someone. Blanket pictured is baby-sized, but you can make it any size you like.”


Blossoming Bag Grannies

Blossoming Bag
Blossoming Bag Crocheted Granny Square Bag by Sandra of Cherry Heart

(Pattern)

I just love the artistry of Sandra of Cherry Heart, as I’ve written many times.


Floral Grannies

Crochet Granny Squares Blanket
Crochet Granny Squares Blanket from The Family Collection

(source)

The colors in this are so wonderful, and the border is just beautiful.


Pastel Grannies

Granny Blanket from Bleu et Rosé
Granny Blanket from Bleu et Rosé

(source)


Big Flower Grannies

Granny Square Crochet Blanket
Granny Square Crochet Blanket by Galya Kireva

(Available on Etsy)


Honey Bee Grannies

Sweet As Honey Baby Blanket and Hat Set
Sweet As Honey Baby Blanket and Hat Set

(Pattern)

This one has been a big hit amongst Crocheters Anonymous© members.


Gerbera Daisy Grannies

Baby Blanket Gerbera 3D Flower
Baby Blanket Gerbera 3D Flower

(Pattern)

This skill level for this Gerbera Daisy Crocheted Granny Square blanket is Easy/Beginner. I was very surprised to learn that; it looks complicated to me. It is such a cheerful piece, and it would be fun to play with the colors.


Cathedral Grannies

Cathedral Motif Muffler
Cathedral Motif Muffler
Cathedral Motif Muffler Closeup
Cathedral Motif Muffler Closeup

(source)


Rosa Fresca Grannies

Rosa Fresca Blanket
Rosa Fresca Blanket

(Pattern)

Rachele, the pattern designer for this beauty, wrote:

Rosa Fresca is a beautiful blanket with a center bed of gorgeous granny squares, framed by a lovely round of flowers and shabby chic squares, all topped off with roses and lace. This decadent piece will add romance to any shabby chic room. It is fresh and white, with a lovely baby blue.


Pretty Hearts Grannies

Pretty Hearts Baby Sleeping Bag Crochet Pattern
Pretty Hearts Baby Sleeping Bag Crochet Pattern

(Pattern)

From CraftyKnitters:

This superb Pretty Hearts baby sleeping bag is beautiful when made and perfect for your special one to snuggle up in.
It also has many other uses including a play mat, changing mat or can be used as a blanket.


Gypsy Square Grannies

Gypsy Crochet Granny Square WIP
Gypsy Crochet Granny Square WIP by Giuliana diCuore
Completed Gypsy Granny Square Blanket
Completed Gypsy Granny Square Blanket by Giuliana diCuore

(source)

Giuliana wrote that it seemed as if elves and fairies had a hand in completing this beautiful, happy blanket. It seemed like she worked on it for ever, but then suddenly it was done! She feels that the blanket has its own beautiful aura of mystery and magic.

I have to say I agree!


Daisy Grannies

Crochet Daisy Afghan by Sarah at Repeat Crafter Me
Crochet Daisy Afghan by Sarah at Repeat Crafter Me

(Pattern Info)

Sarah at Repeat Crafter Me is another favorite of mine. She has taken the time to provide fantastic detail and close-up photos of this project. It’s so cheerful, and I love her choices of colors.


Birth Month Flower Grannies

Birth Month Flower Blanket
Birth Month Flower Blanket

(source)

According to what I could gather from the translation, the types of flowers used in this blanket represent each birth month. Pretty neat!


Colorful Hedgehog Grannies

Colorful Hedgehog Blanket by Carolina Guzman
Colorful Hedgehog Blanket by Carolina Guzman

(Pattern)

One of the fun things about this pattern (besides the hedgehogs) is how easily the colors can be changed to suit age and decor.


Sophie Digard Grannies

Sophie Digard Crochet
Sophie Digard Crochet

(source)

Sophie Digard’s specialty is color. According to The French Needle, “Fibers made and dyed to her specifications in France are shipped to her workshop in Madagascar where they are hand crocheted, knitted and embroidered into unique works of art.”


Traditional Grannies

A colourful traditional granny square blanket
A colourful traditional granny square blanket by Giuliana diCuore

(source)

More beautiful squares from Giuliana diCuore


Fashionable Grannies

Ryan Lo Fashion East 2014
Ryan Lo Fashion East 2014

(source)

Ryan Lo was born in Hong Kong and is self-taught. You can learn more about him here.


Circle Grannies

Circles Crochet Afghan/Blanket
Bessies Circles Crochet Afghan/Blanket

(Pattern)

The artist and pattern designer Amanda uses plant-dyed yarns for subtlety and harmony. She wrote, ‘Bessies Circles was designed in honour of my beloved blanket-making granny. There are 315 blocks and it measures 39 x 60 inches.”


Pansy Grannies

Pretty Pansies Afghan
Pretty Pansies Afghan (Pattern by Terry Kimbrough)

(Pattern)

This beautiful work is based on a vintage pattern from the Leisure Arts publication, “Best of Terry Kimbrough Afghans.”


 

~Pamela

 

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