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YOYOS and Granny Daughters and SALTINES!
What on earth are crocheted 'yoyos, granny daughters, and saltines' you may ask? Good question and here is the answer! MATERIALS: Worsted
weight (#4) is great for these. You can use up your leftovers and
make LOTS! I use a size H (5 mm) crochet hook for mine.
♥ Usually a YO-YO pattern is 16 dc worked into a ring.
Chain 4, join with a slip stitch to your 1st chain to form a ring. Make 16 dc into ring. End off leaving a 2" - 3" tail which you can weave in or leave out.
♥ (GRANNY DAUGHTER) -A granny daughter is the first round of a granny square.
Chain 4, join with a slip stitch to your 1st chain to form a ring.
Round 1: Chain 3, make 2 double crochet inside ring, * (Chain 2 [corner], make 3 double crochet in ring); repeat from * 2 times more, chain 2, slip st in top of beginning chain 3.Slip st in the next 2 double crochets to the corner. End off leaving a 2" - 3" tail which you can weave in or leave out.♥ (SALTINES) -A saltine is the first two rounds of a granny square. Chain 4, join with a slip stitch to your 1st chain to form a ring.
Round 1: Chain 3, make 2 double crochet inside ring, * (Chain 2 [corner], make 3 double crochet in ring); Round 2:
Chain 3, (2 double crochet, Chain 2, 3 double crochet) in same
space/corner – chain 1, then *(3 double crochet, Chain 2, 3 double
crochet in next corner, Chain 1); repeat from * 2 more times, join with
slip stitch to top of beg - Chain 3.
repeat from * 2 times more, chain 2, slip st in top of beginning chain 3.
Slip st in the next 2 double crochets to the corner.
Slip stitch in next 3 double crochet to the next corner. End off leaving a 2" - 3" tail which you can weave in or leave out.
that you've made a bunch, what do you do with them? My friend
Dawn makes them into wonderful, warm blankets for those in need.
120 22nd ST N
Battle Creek, MI 49015
to take any size squares, saltines and yo-yo's. It's ok if your yo-yo's
or saltines are a little big or small my method of joining is very
forgiving on size differences.
-Any color is fine.
-Crochet, knit and woven squares are all fine.
out is fine, just please leave at least a 2 inch end so I can tuck them
in. If you like tucking/weaving your ends in that is fine too just
please make sure you securely tuck/weave them.
-Any yarn is fine, just clearly label animal fibers(i.e. wool) so I can keep them separate.
receive mostly worsted weight yarn items but feel free to use
lighter weight yarns you can always double strand them to make them
thicker. Bulky weight is also fine.
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