The Finished Granny Square Throw

Jan 22, 2011

Wool Granny Square Throw

In typical fashion, I started a project last fall, asked for your help making decisions about it, ignored your advice, and let it languish in a corner for nearly a year before finally weaving in the ends and giving it to its intended recipients.

And I love it. And so do my in-laws, who now keep it on their sofa. Phew.

I used Tahki Montana yarn and a 10mm hook (more details on Ravelry), and I turned the piece at the beginning of each round so there's no right or wrong side. (ETA: It's about 48" square.) Aside from weaving in the ends, it only took me a week or two to crochet. And now I kinda want to discover another 800 yards of super bulky yarn in my stash so I can make another.

Wool Granny Square Throw

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on Jan 22, 2011 5:58 PM

So pretty, Kim! How big is the finished throw?

Kim Werker wrote
on Jan 22, 2011 6:32 PM

Oops! Thanks for reminding me to list the size, Amy! I updated the post. It's about 48" square.

kinnicchick wrote
on Jan 23, 2011 5:37 PM


neyr wrote
on Jan 23, 2011 6:31 PM

I, too, love your large granny square throw.  I have enough yarn to make this.  It said it was a personal pattern of yours.  Did you just make it up or where can I purchase it.

I have a new grandbaby and would be great to make for him.


Kim Werker wrote
on Jan 23, 2011 8:11 PM

Thanks, neyr. It's a regular granny square. I just kept going. So no need for a pattern!

edwinjackson wrote
on Jan 24, 2011 12:17 AM

That is a great looking throw, I always find myself laying down and wishing they were bigger to use as a blanket!

s.clyatt wrote
on Jan 24, 2011 12:26 PM

its pretty is it a lapghan?

Kim Werker wrote
on Jan 24, 2011 12:31 PM

@s.clyatt – Yup, pretty much!

createmefree wrote
on Jan 24, 2011 2:21 PM

Lovely details and terrific color combination!

on Jan 27, 2011 11:37 AM

Love the colours. I haven't really done that many Granny Squares before, can you mix different types of yarn in the same square? I have a drawer full of yarn to use up and I think I would enjoy this more than a bunch of little squares.

Kim Werker wrote
on Jan 27, 2011 11:45 AM

@crochetedflowerpatch - You sure can. The only thing to keep in mind is that all the yarns you use are pretty much the same weight (you can hold thinner yarns together to make them heavier weight).

pattyb1 wrote
on Apr 19, 2011 6:56 AM

I have done this in both bulky and worsted weight yarns.  I plan to make more to use up stash.  I will give some as gifts and others for charity.  Love the colors in ths one!