What better way to keep your crochet neat and tidy than in a granny square basket? Create just the basic shape or sew in a lining for added sturdiness. Find this project by Emma Varnam in issue 106 of Inside Crochet magazine, available to order online and download in a couple of clicks.
● Stylecraft Special Aran, 100% acrylic, 100g/196m/214yds Yarn A: Fondant 1241 x 1 ball Yarn B: Cream 1005 x 1 ball Yarn C: Pale Rose 1080 x 1 ball Yarn D: Camel 1420 x 1 ball Yarn E: Spice 1711 x 1 ball Yarn F: Parchment 1218 x 1 ball
● 4mm hook
● Cardboard, 22 x 22cm/ 8½ x 8½in (optional)
● Five squares of felt, 23 x 23cm/ 9 x 9in (optional)
Emma has been designing stylish knitting and crochet patterns for over a decade. On her award-winning blog www.emma varnam.co.uk she features many of her free patterns and discusses the inspiration behind them. Find her on also on Twitter and Instagram @EmmaVarnamUK. Her book Granny Square Weekend was published this year by GMC Publications.