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Crochet Rainbow Texting Gloves: Free Pattern
Crochet Rainbow Texting Gloves: Free Pattern

I’ve been sorting my scrap yarn into piles, and working on new ideas for what to do with it all. I’ve already made bunches of rainbow projects, daisies and crochet flowers. I’m trying to decide whether to start on a scrap afghan, or finish the baby blanket that’s been hanging around on my to-do-list forever.

I’ve already posted lots of scrap yarn patterns, but there’s always room for another project on the list…

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An Unusual Granny Square to Crochet

Here you can see a thread crochet bedspread made by joining bunches of criss cross granny squares. As you can see, this is an unusual crochet granny square pattern that results in a unique looking finished project.
Here you can see a thread crochet bedspread made by joining bunches of criss cross granny squares. As you can see, this is an unusual crochet granny square pattern that results in a unique looking finished project.

If you want to crochet a granny square, there are bunches of different ways you could do it. This basic granny square tutorial shows you one approach, and you can find bunches more crochet granny square patterns online.

If you’re looking for a square that’s a little different than all the other choices available out there, the one pictured here is a great choice. I call it the “Granny Square With Criss Cross Design”. It’s a fantastic pattern for using to crochet a bedspread, as pictured above. You could probably think of other ways to use it as well.

The free crochet pattern for this design includes a step-by-step photo tutorial, so you’ll be able to clearly see all the details of how to crochet these squares.

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