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Classic Granny with a Twist Blanket
"Set variations on the traditional granny square on point to create a beautifully striking throw or baby blanket. Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch Crocheting in the round, crocheting in rows, crocheting in the back loop only, increasing, decreasing, crocheting in chain spaces Joining motifs with a slip stitch seam Skill Level Easy Finished Size Baby Blanket/Throw: Approximately 39.5” (100 cm) square. Materials Red Heart With Love yarn (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g/370 yd/338 m) – 2 skeins in 1101 Eggshell (MC) and 1 skein ea in 1201 Daffodil (CA), 1502 Iced Aqua (CB), 1704 Bubble Gum (CC), and 1601 Lettuce (CD), or approximately 580 yd (530 m) in MC, 220 yd (201 m) in CA, 350 yd (320 m) in CB, 270 yd (247 m) in CC, and 325 yd (297 m) in CD in any medium weight yarn. US Size I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge. Yarn needle. Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker set, or locking stitch markers. Gauge Square motifs in pattern = 6.75” (17 cm) square. Exact gauge is not critical for this project."
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)