Granny Square Crochet Cardigan

Here is something I made for myself as a Christmas present last year in the months running up to the day. It’s made up of granny squares and I absolutely love it.

I was inspired after I saw something similar on the Joe Browns online shop and thought “I could make that”. I only learned how to crochet less than a year ago, so just months before I started this, and that was Amigurumi, not granny squares. I then taught myself granny squares using YouTube and my existing knowledge of crocheting. So I’m pretty proud of it.

It took a lot of time to make all the little squares, but the beauty of it was that it was so easy, I could do it while watching TV, films and chatting to friends.

The yarn is mostly wool/alpaca apart from the bright green which is wool/cotton.

It’s wonky, it’s got mistakes but I love it. It’s my technicoloured dreamcoat!

Pattern is from Lovecrafts

Published by alicemowse

Writer. Occasional performer, stitcher. One book published so far, my collection of poems 'Saved by Porpoise' available on Kindle. Featured in the anthology 'Around The Mulberry Tree'

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