granny square sampler

Granny Square Sampler Completed

granny square sampler

granny square sampler
granny square sampler
After all those weeks of crocheting all different kinds of granny squares, in all different colors, my own granny square sampler is finally done. I finished it over a week ago, but spent a few evenings weaving in tails.
There were a lot of tails-
granny square sampler
I’m so happy I kept with this project! I hope those of you that did it with me are too! I plan to take a full picture in better light to put on the project page and the ravelry page, etc.
One last question- did anyone add an interesting border around their afghan they could link to? I’m undecided about adding another round to mine, but thought seeing others might help me decide.
Added 10/29/12- The finished dimensions of this afghan (without any additional borders I may add) is 36″ x 46″. There were about 7 various granny squares that I did not use in the finished piece. I certainly could have used these, and made the afghan bigger, but the end use I had in mind for this one was as a lap blanket.

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28 Comments
  • Melissa

    October 29, 2012 at 6:09 am

    Love it, looks beautiful!

  • Claire Helene

    October 29, 2012 at 6:29 am

    It looks excellent!

  • Erica

    October 29, 2012 at 6:32 am

    It’s so pretty and cozy and sweet! Congratulations on finishing!

  • daniela

    October 29, 2012 at 6:33 am

    wonderful, i’m so happy you posted these photos. i love mine and at almost any time when sitting down and putting my legs under this wonderful “project”.
    here is my done afghan
    http://roth-nater.blogspot.ch/2012/10/the-finished-granny-square-sampler.html

  • kat

    October 29, 2012 at 6:52 am

    Mine is sitting in a bag waiting to be joined & I’m afraid I need more squares. I think it might turn into an after Christmas, stuck in the January blahs project.

  • Erin | house on hill road

    October 29, 2012 at 7:44 am

    yay!!!! it looks great and must be so so cozy. i have a feeling this will be my january project. xo.

  • Linda

    October 29, 2012 at 9:31 am

    It looks great Blair,I’m still joining mine, I was going to do a simple granny border with maybe a picot edging still not decided yet

  • sofie

    October 29, 2012 at 11:34 am

    congrats on finishing your afghan 🙂
    I have started on a striped crochet afghan, my third blanket. But I have only done 1/4 of it so far. It takes quite a while to do such bigger projects. But its pretty nice to have a homemade afghan 🙂

  • jo

    October 29, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    Thank you so much for all the hard
    work that must have gone into putting
    this project together. I have now
    finally learnt to crochet, with all
    the videos, instructions and tips
    in the comments.
    So thank you to everyone!
    I’ve not finished quite yet, but
    well on the way, and looking good.
    Its been great fun – thanks!

  • Grace

    October 29, 2012 at 1:26 pm

    Oh, Blair, it turned out amazing! I love it!

  • lisa s

    October 29, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    hurrah !

  • blair/wisecraft

    October 29, 2012 at 9:25 pm

    Thanks Melissa! Hope you’re still enjoying yours!

  • blair/wisecraft

    October 29, 2012 at 9:25 pm

    Thank you!

  • blair/wisecraft

    October 29, 2012 at 9:25 pm

    Thanks Erica! Happy almost Halloween!

  • blair/wisecraft

    October 29, 2012 at 9:31 pm

    It will be a perfect remedy for post-holidays. Start joining before you make more squares, adding the borders you will need to even out the squares really makes this project grow.

  • blair/wisecraft

    October 29, 2012 at 9:31 pm

    We will all be twiddling our thumbs in January with nothing to do, right? ; D

  • blair/wisecraft

    October 29, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    Thanks Linda! I was thinking a picot edge might be nice, still on the fence.

  • blair/wisecraft

    October 29, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    Enjoy the process on these bigger projects, it makes it so enjoyable!

  • blair/wisecraft

    October 29, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    Thank you Jo! For following along and crocheting with us!

  • blair/wisecraft

    October 29, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    Thanks Grace!

  • Grace

    October 31, 2012 at 2:34 pm

    Yea!!! you finished it! Looks great Blair, Sadly
    I am still sewing in my ends..Taking Forever!
    Thanks for the project it was great fun!

  • Silverilix

    November 4, 2012 at 10:23 am

    Beautiful! That is a fantastic blanket! Congrats on the finishing!

  • labrige

    November 4, 2012 at 10:50 am

    It’s a fantastic construction and it needs no special border : the “inside” is so present that nothing had to come and disturb the eyes ….

  • Hamilton Courtney

    November 8, 2012 at 11:06 am

    Blair, this is absolutely stunning.
    I am incredibly impressed with this quilt, stuff like this – REAL craft – is quickly dying out in favour of tacky craft projects.
    I would do anything for a handmade quilt like this on the end of my bed!

  • Gwénaelle

    November 12, 2012 at 12:22 am

    Hello,
    Mine is enought finish. i love it !!!!
    Thanks a lot for this pattern.
    http://gwenscrap.canalblog.com/archives/2012/11/12/25559848.html
    kisses from France

  • Emily Organ

    November 20, 2012 at 3:42 am

    It looks gorgeous, I can’t wait to finish mine. I’m currently playing catch up and have just blogged about week 9, starting the squares for week 11 now. Really enjoying it, thank you so much for the patterns : )

  • Crafty Caitlin

    December 3, 2012 at 4:27 pm

    I finally finished mine over Thanksgiving break! Blogged about it here – http://craftycaitlin.wordpress.com/2012/12/03/granny-square-sampler-complete/
    Thanks for such a great crochet along!

  • blair/wisecraft

    December 5, 2012 at 9:46 am

    Wonderful! Congratulations! Off to look at it now!

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