Handmaker's Factory

Friday Favourites - Granny Squares!

This week we've put together a list of some of our favourite granny square tutorials. They're a great way to use up odd balls of yarn to create small projects and of course there's always the famous granny square blanket!

sunburst granny square
Sunburst Granny Square

Nuthatch granny square
Nuthatch Granny Square

hex granny square
Hexagon Granny Square

daisy granny square
Daisy Granny Square

classic granny square
Classic Granny Square


We have some crochet classes coming up here at Handmaker's Factory which will be taught by Raynor from The Shy Lion. In our first class we will teach the basics of the granny square.

In this class you will learn:

-How to chose the right yarn and hook

-How to hold your yarn

-How to make a slip knot

-All the basic stitches

-How to start your square

-How to work in the round

-How to change yarn colour

-How to sew in the ends

-How to join your squares.


Once you've mastered your favourite granny square you'll be able to whip up all kinds of garments....like this dress for instance!

granny square dress

Dress by House of Holland

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