Thursday, 30 September 2010

Crochet help needed please

I finally finished enough granny squares to cover one side of a cushion.
Please excuse the quality of the colours in these photos, the light was bad.

I thought for the back of the cushion I would crochet treble stripes in the above colours and a few others as I am running out of wool.  I chained enough stitches to match the number of stitches made up by joining the granny squares together and this is what happened.

As you can see, my treble stripe is going to be much longer than the length of the grannies joined together.  What should I have done?  How should I have counted to achieve the same length?

Any advice, help or suggestions will be greatly appreciated.  In the meantime to combat my frustration levels, I've started making more grannies in one block of colour from the treble stripes.

Thanks for your help,



  1. Crochet is not my forte, by a long shot, so I don't know the answer. I am however used to adapting my crafty designs to fit my errors, as it breaks my heart to undo. Could you use your strip as a diagonal and then decrease into the other corners.

    I love your granny squares and hope one day to achieve more than three squares in crochet!

  2. Hey blister,I thought doing that stuff was only for grannies. You tryin' to get old quicker?


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