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Joining Granny Squares with Double Crochet: A Step-by-Step Guide 👵🧶

Learn how to join granny squares with double crochet stitch in this step-by-step guide. Create a slipknot, insert hook into corner space, perform double crochet stitch, and repeat the process.

Joining Granny Squares with Double Crochet: A Step-by-Step Guide

A close-up image of a crochet hook with a slipknot.
Create a Slipknot
Start by creating a slipknot on your crochet hook. This will serve as the starting point for your double crochet.
A crochet hook inserted into the corner space of a granny square.
Insert Hook into Corner Space
Next, insert your hook into the corner space of one of your granny squares. This will be the first square you're joining.
A double crochet stitch being performed on a granny square.
Double Crochet Stitch
Perform a double crochet stitch into the corner space. This will join your hook to the granny square.
Two granny squares being joined by a double crochet stitch.
Join the Squares
Now, insert your hook into the corner space of the next granny square you want to join. Perform another double crochet stitch to join the squares together.
Several granny squares joined together with double crochet stitches.
Repeat the Process
Repeat this process for all the granny squares you want to join. Remember, each new square is joined by a double crochet stitch into its corner space.

Ever wondered how to join those beautiful granny squares you've been tirelessly crocheting into a stunning blanket or a chic cardigan? Well, you've come to the right place! At You Get Hooked, we're passionate about guiding you through every step of your crochet journey. Today, we'll delve into the art of joining granny squares with double crochet stitches.

Joining granny squares is a crucial skill for any crochet enthusiast. Whether you're creating a cozy blanket, a stylish bag, or a trendy top, knowing how to seamlessly connect your granny squares can elevate your crochet project from good to great. Our step-by-step guide above will take you through this process, ensuring that your finished product is as stunning as you envisioned it.

But before we get started, let's make sure we're all on the same page. If you're new to crochet, you might want to start with our FAQ on the basics of crochet. Once you've got the basics down, why not try your hand at creating your first granny square? Our step-by-step guide to crocheting a granny square blanket is a great place to start.

Now, let's talk about the double crochet stitch. This versatile stitch is a staple in any crocheter's repertoire. It's taller than the single and half-double crochet stitches, making it a great choice for joining granny squares. If you're not familiar with it, don't worry! Our article on advancing from single to half-double crochet stitch will help you master it in no time.

Once you've got the hang of the double crochet stitch, you're ready to start joining your granny squares. Our step-by-step guide above will walk you through the process, but if you find yourself with more questions, we've got you covered. Check out our FAQ on how to crochet granny squares and sew them together for more detailed information.

Remember, the beauty of crochet lies in its flexibility and creativity. Don't be afraid to experiment with different colors, patterns, and stitches. And most importantly, have fun! We can't wait to see what you create.