By Request: “How do you get your squares so square?”

Awesome “how to” make squares..square. Thanks for sharing.

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From Home Crochet

I was chatting with Heather of Keep Calm and Crochet on UK, and she asked me how I managed to get the corners on one of our previous CAL squares so square. I admitted it wasn’t really a big secret; I just added a row.

I did promise her I would blog about it though, so you can all see that my amazing trick, isn’t as amazing as one would think. 😉

So, the square in question is the Harriett Square by Carolyn Christmas. If you clicked that link, you would see the corners were a little rounded looking on the completed square. When I made my square up, as I neared the end, I realized I should have adjusted my hook slightly. My square was a little short for my liking, and it would require too much stretching to reach the 12″ I need for my afghan.

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KCACO-UK CAL 2015 – Block 3

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Keep Calm and Crochet On U.K

So it’s time for block 3 already, these blocks are coming round quick! 

So sometimes you just see some crocheted loveliness and think one day I am going to have to make that.  For me this CAL is definitely helping me fulfil my wish list.  I really feel as if I have had this next pattern saved FOREVER so it was a joy to finally make it up.  

This square is free (and has been since Mar 2011) on the Crochetville site.

Yarn Clouds by Amelia Beebe

Notes:

  • Hook: UK 5 mm / US Size H
  • Yarn: Aran / 10 ply / Worsted / Weight #4
  • Colours: Works great in single colours or up to 5 different colours changes.
  • Pattern available in US terminology for conversion chart please click HERE

Specialist stitches:

Back Post Double Crochet (BPDC) – Yarn over, insert hook from back of work through side of specified stitch, going in…

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