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Ellen Gormley
Granny Squares: From Simple to Sensational!
Granny Squares: From Simple to Sensational!
Ellen Gormley, Instructor

Did you know granny squares are not just square? Join crochet expert Ellen Gormley as she leads you through 15 unique motifs that include squares, hexagons and octagons!


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Granny squares are a perennial favorite of crocheters worldwide and with this class you can learn 15 unique designs that illustrate just how creative you can be with squares, hexagons and octagons. Not only will you learn tricks and tips for making the motifs but new techniques you can use in all of your crochet projects.

The designs are classified as easy, intermediate and experiencedŚ5 of eachŚbut all you need to know are the basic crochet stitches. Working alongside crochet expert Ellen Gormley, you'll complete all the designs quickly and easily. Then you can create all 3 of the lovely projects to reinforce your newly acquired skills.

In this class you'll learn how to:
  • Crochet 15 unique squares, hexagons and octagons for all skill levels.
  • Create interesting design elements by working behind stitches.
  • Start with an octagon and end with a hexagon.
  • Add color and surface texture to your motif with slip stitches.
  • Use a Standing Join to begin the round with a new color.
  • Execute the Invisible Join.
  • Start motifs with the Magic Ring method.
Class includes complete instructions to make three exclusive projects: Dana Lapghan, Becca Scarf and the Jocelyn Tote.

Annie's online classes include downloadable and printable class patterns in PDF format in addition to the online video content. You can view online classes at your convenience, 24/7, 365 days a year from any mobile device, both tablet and non-tablet (phones, iPod Touch, etc.) but classes are best viewed on tablets or computers. All Annie's online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
FREE -- Class Overview
FREE -- Introduction
What is a Granny Square?
Easy Motifs
Intermediate Motifs
Experienced Motifs
The Projects
Class Wrap-Up
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Class Project Photos

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April 14, 2017
Yvonne R
Brilliant class! and Excellent teacher!
Ellen Gormley is one of the best crochet teacher's and author's in the world, I really loved this class and did not want it to end.
Thank for a great class I learned so much.
March 4, 2017
Karen W
I liked this class very much. Now I can do a lot of motifs for other things than granny afghan.
December 25, 2016
Ana C
Wonderful class. I learned a lot and the projects are divine. I already have two classes of Ellen and I go for more!
December 24, 2016
Sharon M
I love Granny Squares and I can tell Ellen does too. This is a great class easy to follow, I like the picture instructions.
October 16, 2016
Eleanor Z
Wow what an awesome class. I just finished the Dana Lapghan. It turned out great and the instructions so easy to follow.

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