Like always, the first thing I did was look for some great tutorials on YouTube - I find that as a beginner learning by watching someone else is easier than reading a pattern - especially as I'm not sure what a lot of the crochet abbreviations mean yet (this will be another blog soon). I selected the following YouTube clip as it was clear and slow (please note that this an American tutorial so the crochet language is different to a British) Easy to crochet classic granny square . I also like the fact that she changes colour - it actually makes it easier to follow and more learning in one go!
After watching the clip numerous times, I gave it a go. After a lot of pausing,
So there you have it... next time I'll go into more detail about my afghan blanket however... here's a top tip... buy a pattern first!
- Equipment: Yarn, hook and scissors
- Please keep going... as I said it took me an hour to complete my first square but it was worth it!
- Easy to crochet classic granny squares by Yolanda Soto Lopez - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKmNuqP-9vc
Happy Crocheting x