Giant Granny Square *update*

It's been a while since I last posted pictures of my Giant Granny Square.
Well, here it is! Almost ready. Last row added! Only *some* ends to sew in.
As I said before, it's a rather unusual colour palette for me. But I do like it as these colours seem to represent the Quintessential Granny Square. ;-) Oh yeah!

ByHaafner, crochet, giant granny square, blanket

I used a 6 mm hook and a huge variety of yarns. (Variety in brands, thickness, structure, colours, sheen.)

What a pleasure it is, this pattern, just keep going - adding row after row...
The plan was to make a 2 x 2 meters square. But when arriving there, I thought: 'Why stop here?' ;-) So now it measures 2.5 x 2.5 meters. Love that size, truly giant!
Do you currently have any granny squares on you hooks?

Thanks for paying a visit. It's lovely to have you here.
Enjoy the rest of your weekend!


  1. Gorgeous!!!!!! I looooooooooooove it!!!!!
    Kisses from Catalonia!

  2. Ohhhh, that is one big square of gorgeousness! It's fantastic! And so huge! And it matches your shoes, too :o) I LOVE the colours. Actually, I wasn't working on anything granny related, but this may have inspired me to start one. Right now.

  3. Your jolly giant granny square blanket is gorgeous. Looks great with your ruby slippers, too.

    I've been neglecting my crocheting as I continue to knit, knit, knit.


    1. Thanks! Owh, I should REALLY like to learn to knit soon!

  4. That's going to be a very warm and cozy blanket! I do love the colour scheme but then again, I'm a rainbow fanatic ;)

  5. Really nice, it is a classic. Every house should have one!

    1. I agree. ;-) Now I should really weave in those end, hahaha!

  6. So pretty and such lovely colors!! Have a wonderful day! xo Heather

  7. it's lovely, I wonder did you turn the blanket over each round and go in the other direction, or keep going the same way?! I would like to make a giant granny too and was wondering how to keep it square. It would be hard to block so big I think! enjoy curling up with this blanket, Heather x

    1. Thanks for your question Heather! I actually worked in the same direction for every row. I didn't think of the alternative of alternating the direction. But somehow I was lucky and it worked out well + square, so I didn't have to block it. (Phew!)

  8. Love the granny square, and your red shoes are very cool too!

  9. Gorgeous! you capture the real essence of granny square! :::Silvia

  10. OH MY WORD I just love this. 'Tis a true granny blanket, and your colours are spot on for it. I'm sure many snuggles are to be had under it!

    Have a lovely week!

    Vanessa x

    1. Thanks Vanessa! For sure it turned out snuggly!

  11. Fabulous work! Stunning shoes by the way:)

  12. Beautiful picture!! I love your blanket!!

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  14. Congrats! your blanket looks amazing, and sounds like fun to corchet :-)

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  16. Aw love it... Bet you can't wait until those winter/rainy days to snuggle on the couch with it.
    I have one similar one in progress, no where near as big but whenever I have some left over yarn I add a couple of rows. I'm into stripes at moment can't get enough of making stripy things.

    ... Love your skirt btw xx

    1. Thanks Rachel! Stripes are good! I would love to make something stripy next - but first I have to finish a couple of wips...

  17. So pretty! Love the colors!! Hope you have a wonderful day! xo Holly

    1. Thanks Holly, I'm glad you like it! Have a lovely weekend!

  18. fantastic, my first granny squares afghan turned out to cover a king size bed but I love it so much

    1. Wow, king size! But it is such fun making it, isn't it?

  19. Wauw, prachtig! Moedig dat je hem zo groot maakte, heerlijk ook :-). Ik maakte onlangs de babyversie en vond dat al werk genoeg ;-). Groetjes, G

  20. Wat een mooi blog! Je maakt erg mooi projekten.
    Wat voor wol gebruik je als ik maag vragen?

    groetjes Conny