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Learn to Crochet Granny Squares and Flower Motifs

25 projects to get you started

Granny squares are the perfect crochet project for beginners. They are easy to learn and quick to complete.

Granny squares are the perfect crochet project for beginners. They are easy to learn and quick to complete.

With full instructions in all the techniques you will need at the start, followed by 25 lovely patterns to put your newly-learned skills to use, Learn to Crochet Granny Squares and Flower Motifs is the perfect book for beginners, and near-beginners who want to expand their repertoire. The repetition of stitches and patterns within granny squares is perfect for mastering the basics, and the squares can then be made up into all sorts of useful and beautiful things, from scarves and blankets to bags and pillow covers. Once you've got the hang of squares, branch out into hexagons and triangles, and then into flower motifs—the combinations of shape, color, and pattern are almost endless. Best of all, you can use up all sorts of yarn from your stash as you practice until your squares are perfect.

Nicki Trench is a bestselling author, crafter, and vegetable grower. She teaches, lectures, and writes features on knitting, crochet, sewing, cake decorating, and hen keeping. Her books include Cute and Easy Crocheted Cozies, Crochet Basics, Cute & Easy Crochet (over 125,000 copies sold), Cute and Easy Crochet with Flowers, Geek Chic Crochet, Cute & Easy Crocheted Baby Clothes, A Passion for Quilting, Super-scary Crochet, and Super-cute Crochet, all published by CICO Books. Visit her website at www.nickitrench.com. Nicki is based in East Sussex, UK.

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