Groovy Granny by Kathy Blakely

Groovy Granny

Crochet
May 1998
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5220 yards (4773 m)
58" x 72.5" / 147 cm x 184 cm
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From the book: Create a funky look with a traditional stitch. The secret lies in the unusual - but easy - joining technique.

The pattern specifies: Worsted-weight acrylic yarn, approximately:

  • 12 oz (680 yards / 622 meters) black, MC

  • 6 oz (340 yards / 311 meters) light coral, A

  • 16 oz (905 yards / 828 meters) coral, B

  • 18 oz (1020 yards / 933 meters) jade, C

  • 8 oz (455 yards / 416 meters) mint, D

  • 8 oz (455 yards / 416 meters) pale green, E

  • 8 oz (455 yards / 416 meters) lilac, F

  • 8 oz (455 yards / 416 meters) lavender, G

  • 8 oz (455 yards / 416 meters) purple, H

  • Size G crochet hook or size to obtain gauge. Note: This book identifies a G hook as 4.25 mm.

  • Yarn needle.

Gauge: granny square = 6.5” / 16.5 cm

The afghan is made from 20 granny squares of 6 rounds each. The squares are joined in four strips, with 8 rounds worked on the joined strip; then the strips are assembled, and a two-round border is added. The pattern begins on page 7.