Granny Squares: The Ideal First Crochet Project

Crochet Granny Square, the Ideal First Project for Beginners

If you've never crocheted before, a basic granny square is an ideal first project. This tutorial explains how to make one. I hope you will find it helpful.

Crocheting a granny square will help novice crocheters to get comfortable with chains, slip stitches, double crochet, working in rounds, and crocheting corners. After you've mastered these basics, you'll have many of the skills necessary to crochet more complicated projects.

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