Granny, Meet the Stripes by Adriana Veleda
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Granny, Meet the Stripes

February 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 2 rows = 1 inch
5.0 mm (H)
77 - 164 yards (70 - 150 m)
one-size fits most
This pattern is available for free.

I’m sure it’s not new. I’m sure that someone, somewhere, has had the same idea. But yesterday, as I was playing with yarn, I decided to entertain this idea: what would you get if you mixed a “traditional” granny square with the “solid” granny square? The answer is a very cool motif.
I decided to called it “Granny, Meet the Stripes”, because it does create a nice stripey effect. The next step will probably attempt to make an baby afghan out of this (I only need to find out where I should just continue with the pattern - thus creating a 24’ square, for instance - or to make several squares and sew them (oh, the horror) together.

Decide for yourself. Find the pattern here:

(PS: If you want to have a go at the pattern, but don’t really know what to do with the finished square, check out the project “Lily - Love in the Language of Yarn”).