Granny Square Lampshade
Simple granny squares sewn together and wrapped around a plain lampshade – make basic 4 round granny squares using scraps of cotton yarn in bright colours, join them together and add a crochet pom pom edge. Attach them to a lampshade using a glue gun.
Giant Granny BlanketCrochet a giant granny square using 3 balls of cream dk yarn, use 5 bright colours to add a pretty border. A perfect project for a beginner! Top tip – Flip your granny square over at the end of each round to keep it nice and square!
Framed Granny SquareGranny squares are works of art! Make a square using your favourite coloured cotton yarns (the pictured pattern is called the Ribbed Cross Granny Square). Block the square using a 50/50 mix of pva glue and water, mount it on plain card using a glue gun and then use a box style frame.
Geometric GranniesBy making granny squares that are half one colour and half another colour you can create an infinite number of patterns. The squares pictured are Solid Granny Squares made with 100% cotton yarn and sewn together to form this striking arrow design.
Love Heart Granny SquaresThese gorgeous 2-toned heart granny squares are so pretty! Use bright colours for the hearts and a neutral pale grey outer colour.
I’d like to say a huge thanks to Kate for stopping by the blog to give us some inspiration! Don’t forget to pop and say hello to her on Instagram @jellybean_juction.