A Granny Square Crochet-Off

And what I learned from trying something I didn’t think I would like

A very large granny square made from yarn scraps
A very large granny square made from yarn scraps

My quest for the perfect granny square

What makes a granny square a granny square?

A detailed photo of a three round granny square
A detailed photo of a three round granny square
Detail of a granny square and the 3 dc, granny shells

Four crochet books; four different granny square patterns

Four crochet books with four different granny square patterns
Four crochet books with four different granny square patterns

America’s Crochet Book by Gertrude Taylor

The Adventurous Crocheter by Delia Brock and Lorraine Bodger

Woman’s Day Book of Granny Squares and Other Carry-Along Crochet

Crochet Workshop by James Walters

How I did my crochet off

The resulting granny squares that I crocheted using the four different crochet patterns
The resulting granny squares that I crocheted using the four different crochet patterns
Four granny squares

The squarest of them all!

Which square was the best?

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