Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Two Hundred and Twenty Five Granny Squares

The start...My COLORS!

First round of granny squares - one set of fifteen for each of the 15 colors...

This should equal 225 granny squares when I am done.  This is the number I plan to use for my throw.

Second round of granny square...each color set in first round has different color added in the second round so all fifteen colors are used.

Third round of granny squares - a white round is added around each set of colors...

The last round (4th) of the granny square will be a band of black for each set.

  I plan to add a border of some or maybe even all of the colors.  It should be a very colorful throw by the time I am done.  It may take me all of summer to finish this one.   I'm thinking of trying the "join as you go" stitch when I do the last round of black.  

Wish me luck!  
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  1. Oh my goodness, this is so lovely! I love all the colours. I also love the way you arranged it for the pictures.
    This going to be so gorgeous when finished.;)
    I really should get into knitting again.
    Have a lovely day dear Sandy,

  2. Ok, wishing you luck but I don't think you will need it. What you have so far is beautiful. This will be a wonderful throw.

  3. Wait a minute... I think I know this one...he-he.....You know I'm playing with you...What are you trying to do..get me out of the garden and picking up where I left off.... Na-Na.... I've already got 130 done.

    I'd better get crackn' today.
    Heading into hook right now,

    P.S. It's a little nippie out this morning, so that was in the back of my mind already.

  4. Wow, Sandy that is going to be pretty.
    I have one similar that my MIL gave to me a couple of years ago and it is just a throw,not a full cover,but it doesn't have that many squares, she didn't make it a friend of hers did. But, she new I liked crocheted items. I cherish it, MIL used it whenever she was here staying...
    You are putting a lot of time into this, it will be beautiful!

  5. A kalidescope of beautiful colors!!
    Have a Wonderful Day!

  6. Good luck Sandy!
    This is simply going to be gorgeous!
    I just love the colours, lucky you.
    HOw much would each of those be?
    Love Suex

  7. Such lovely colors. I can't wait to see all the progress. I really like granny's. They are so cute.

    Your snow ball bush is gorgeous!!!! That is one of the bushes that I would love to own. So pretty. I just bought a Hydrangea bush. I can't wait to plant it.

    Have a Great Day!!!

  8. I am just learning to crochet. All I can master so far is the double crochet. Grannies are not yet a reality for me, so I will enjoy watching your progress!!

    Susan and Bentley

  9. My goodness that is a wonderful summer project -- The yarn looks so fine too
    I think it will be truly beautiful
    Kindest Regards Linda
    PS i hope you got my message

  10. Hi Sandy,
    That is going to be beautiful and so soft. All the work you will put into it will be worth it in the end!

  11. Hi Sandy,
    You go girl!I love your granny squares! I don't know if I told you or not, but I just finished a granny square pillow out of left over yarn. I have it pack away now for our move and when I unpack, I will post it. All your colors are just wonderful and so pretty. This project will keep you busy for the summer for sure. I think what takes the most time is sewing it all together.
    Keep us Posted! on the summer throw.
    Big hugs, Elizabeth

  12. Great colours and great combinations, you're going well and have done so much already. Keep up the good work.

  13. You are so talented ...I have never learned to crochet and now I think I am going to have to try it.The colors are so vibrant! I am very new to blogging and I really enjoyed yours!


  14. Oh my, it will be a BIG project. But no rush just enjoy the beautiful colours and time spent hooking ☺ Looks fantastic already

  15. The colors are breath taking! I love it.