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The Granny Square Book by Margaret Hubert
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The Granny Square Book (edition 2011)

by Margaret Hubert (Author)

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Title:The Granny Square Book
Authors:Margaret Hubert (Author)
Info:Creative Publishing International (2011), Edition: Spi, 178 pages
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The Granny Square Book: Timeless Techniques and Fresh Ideas for Crocheting Square by Square by Margaret Hubert

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I find it much easier to read diagrams of patterns over what I like to call the stitch gibberish (ex. Ch10, turn, sc in second ch from hook, sc in each ch across, sl st to the next st on Row 2 [9sc]). All those letters mean little to me, but a diagram or a picture I can figure out! ( )
  melissarochelle | Sep 13, 2014 |
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" Granny squares are to crochet what pieced squares are to quilting. They originated with pioneer women using up precious scraps of yarn to make blankets for their families, and over the years, many recognized, named patterns have been handed down from one generation to the next. Beyond this treasury of 75 different granny square motifs, Margaret Hubert shows the evolution of the granny square, how it can be used and interpreted in different ways with different yarns, and how today's crocheter can design her own projects using the granny squares of her choice with the yarn choices of today. Just as Margaret learned from her grandmother and mother and then passed the skill down to her daughter and granddaughter, each generation finds new uses and artistic ways to interpret granny squares"-- ""Techniques for crocheting granny squares with basic instructions, 75 stitch patterns, and a variety of projects"--Provided by publisher"--… (more)

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