Perfect Granny Square Crochet Pattern

Learn how to create a seam free, single sided Crochet Granny square for perfect results every time.

The humble Granny Square is the crochet staple of Nanna's everywhere, which is how it came to be known as a 'Granny Square'. Originally it was just called a crochet square.

The Granny Square is often the very first thing we are taught when learning to crochet, so it would follow that it would be simple to have a perfect square every time and those new to crochet often get discouraged when this is not the case.

However, to get a perfect square actually requires a bit of experience, good fundamentals and advanced row starting techniques, otherwise you are left with seams, the reverse side of stitches showing every second row or even a slight spiral effect.

This granny square is made without turning your work and has a right and a wrong side.

Wrong lens? Who cares!

praying mantis
It's such a gorgeous spring day today I couldn't settle into writing at the computer so I grabbed the camera and enjoyed a sunbeam. Sunday I'll share some shots that are real treasures.
This cute little praying mantis put on a real show for me. Of course I had the wrong lens on the camera and so most of the shots just didn't work out, but I rather like this one.

crow
Crows are usually quite vocal about their presence, but this one was strangely quite.

hoverfly
This little hoverfly was doing his best bee impersonation. I'm happy to have him pollinating my vege-patch.

turtle dove

It's getting close to breading season, I wonder if this little dove was looking for a good nesting spot? She was certainly taking a good look at us and the backyard. Isn't she just the prettiest colours?  Soft pinks and bronzes and grey-blue.

All these shots were taken using my 55mm-250mm lens.

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