Big Granny Square Crochet Afghan / Simple Crocheted Afghan
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
(MC) Homespun® (Article #790) 6 balls
Chenille Thick & Quick® (Article #950) discontinued
(A) 300 yards
(B) 300 yards
Super bulky weight yarn can be substituted
Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
Crochet Hook - Size P-15 (10 mm)
Round 1 should measure 3¼” x 3¼” (8.25 cm) using larger hook and 2 strands of Homespun
8 stitches = 4” (10 cm); 4 rounds border = 4½” with smaller hook and 1 strand Chenille Thick & Quick
Center: With larger hook and 2 strands Homespun work in pattern until piece measures 34” x 34” (approximately 15 rounds).
Border: Work rounds with smaller hook and 1 strand of Chenille Thick & Quick (super bulky yarn) in Color A and Color B.
Finish with optional tassels.
Ed. note: Border could be worked in Homespun using 2 strands of yarn and larger hook.
Available in different versions:
Big Granny Square Afghan 10207 (December 2002)
PUBLISHED IN: Crafts, Crochet Fantasy, Crochet! Magazine, Knit It!, Michael’s Create
with tassels (photo tutorial provided)
Simple Crocheted Afghan (July 2005)
PUBLISHED IN: Better Homes and Gardens