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Help on Crochet Granny Square Middle not square


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#1 honkytonkmama03

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 08:45 PM

Hi just finished my Crochet Granny Square Baby Blanket and very upset how the center didn't turn out square.can anyone tell me why my Crochet Granny Square is not centered.I was told my corners are not straight and thats why my center off. I don't understand what they mean corners not straight! The person never told me how fix it can someone please help me .I hope picture comes through with this post .Let me know if you don't get pic.

Appreciate any help
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Edited by honkytonkmama03, 17 March 2012 - 08:59 PM.
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#2 Bubbe

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 08:59 PM

I don't see the picture. :(
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#3 honkytonkmama03

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 09:04 PM

Sorry Bubbe try this link for Granny Square Blanket .

http://i115.photobuc....g?t=1332039441

Also re edit recent post and add link.
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Posted 17 March 2012 - 09:52 PM

Each crochet stitch has a bit of a lean to it. When you crochet a square in rounds always going in the same direction, the lean adds up and you get a skewed square. The solution is to turn the work occasionally and work in the opposite direction. This way you have a mix of wrong side and right side rounds, and you wont have them all leaning the same way and causing the blanket to be skewed.

From previous discussions, some people never get the skew even tho they do not turn, but some of us have to turn in order to have an unskewed square.
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Posted 17 March 2012 - 10:13 PM

Mine doesn't skew tooo much, but if I want a closer to perfect square I have to turn now and again too

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 12:13 PM

Mine always skews too, but I really don't mind it that much. If I'm being really particular then I change directions every once in a while.

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