This square has been requested, so if there are any other squares I have done and you want me to include them in the 2013 GS's, just leave me a message.
Wk 3. GRANNY SQUARE 2013
USA Terms 5.5 mm hook
A TONAL GRANNY SQUARE WITH A BLACK JOIN AS YOU GO BAND
Made for a camper blanket 6 x 7 squares in several shades with a striped dc border and a shell st edge.
Made with two strands of yarn a DK mixed with a 3 or 4ply......
first two rounds are made slightly darker with a random dyed sock yarn and round 3 is made lighter with a lighter shade of a similar colour or cream 4ply added to the chosen base colour.
Then a black band used to join as you go in every stitch
6 rounds of alternate colour then black of 2strands of DK, a dc stitch in every stitch with 2dc 3ch, 2dc in each corner then a last round of the same chosen yarn for the 5dc st shell edging.
looks great as a diagonal cushion too...