Granny Goes Large - Giant Granny Square

Sweetly simple and the perfect starting point for a crochet blanket, this pattern is for the classic and traditional granny square blanket in a super large size. 

A full written pattern for my Classic Grannie Square and border instructions. Including: US stitch names listed for reference, a round by round colour break down from the original blanket, helpful pictures and links for useful tutorials. 
UK or US Terms

A photo tutorial for the basic granny square is also available. (Linked below)

Skill Level 
A great starting project, the basic granny square is an easy pattern to learn.
The pattern uses only the basic crochet stitches.

Stylecraft Special DK
14 colours/15 balls (1 ball of each for the blanket, 1 extra in the border colour):
1005 - Cream,  1019 - Cloud Blue,  1020 - Lemon,  1026 - Apricot,  1029 - Copper,  
1034 - Sherbet, 1065 - Meadow,  1067 - Grape, 1080 - Pale Rose,  1081 - Saffron,
1099 - Grey,  1240 - Soft Peach, 1032 - Denim (Border),  1820 - Duck Egg

Or approximately 4,500 yards of your own choice of DK yarn.
This pattern can be made in any weight of yarn.
Just use the appropriate hook size and remember that your yardage requirements will vary.

Yarn Packs
Now available from Black Sheep Wools:
 Granny Goes Large Yarn Pack

Hook | 4mm (G USA)

Size | 160cm (64”) Square
Gauge | 10cm (4”) square after 5 Rounds

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Classic Granny Square - Right handed | Left Handed
Changing Colours & Weaving in ends - Right Handed | Left Handed


Relevant Posts
Original blanket details and colour information
Grannie Goes Large Again
Updated blanket colour in Stylecraft Special

Ravelry Project Page
Grannie Goes Large

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