Assemble Crochet Blanket

Having completed your granny squares, it is now time to assemble your crochet blanket! You may join squares by sewing with a darning needle, or you may crochet squares together. Instructions are shown in full below for how to crochet squares together, and how to sew granny squares together. The final step is to work the edging.

If the terminology used in this pattern differs from what you're used to, check my equivalency tables for easy conversion.

Learn how to crochet using my "CROCHET MADE EASY" e-book.

Materials: Main Color – 1 100g ball 8ply burgundy yarn, 5.00mm crochet hook, darning needle [if you choose to sew your crochet blanket together with a flat seam rather than crochet squares together].

Stitches: Treble, Chain, Slip Stitch.

Assemble Crochet Blanket

Lay all motifs flat on the floor as shown on the grid.

To Sew Granny Squares - Thread darning needle with burgundy yarn and sew motifs together using a flat seam as below.

Step [1] Fold top row over 2nd row of granny squares so that right sides are facing each other.

Step [2] Attach yarn in corner space at one end of row. Sew the seam between granny squares on rows 1 & 2 all the way across. Fasten off.

Step [3] Fold 2nd row of granny squares over 3rd row of granny squares.

Step [4] Sew the seam between rows 3 & 4 etc. until all seams in this direction are sewn.

Then join the seams running the opposite way in the same manner.

Crochet Squares Together

Step [1] Arrange granny squares as per grid.

Step [2] Fold top row over 2nd row of granny squares so that right sides are facing each other.

Step [3] Working through both motifs, join yarn in corner space of granny squares. Work 1 row of dc along edge of motifs forming a seam that joins all motifs in 1st line to motifs in 2nd line. Fasten off when you complete this row.

Step [4] Fold 2nd row of granny squares over 3rd row of granny squares.

Step [5] Repeat Step 3 to join squares in 3rd line to those in 2nd line. Continue until all rows of squares are joined, then work the seams running the opposite way in the same manner.

Once your zodiac granny square blanket is assembled, you may finish it off with an edging as shown below.


1st Round: Begin in top left corner space.Join yarn in top left cnr sp with ss. Work 3ch, 2tr in corner sp, 3ch, miss 3sts, *3tr in next st, 3ch. Repeat from *10 times. 1tr in cnr sp, 1tr in join between granny squares, 1tr in next cnr sp, 3ch. **Miss 3sts, 3tr in next sp, 3ch. Repeat from ** to next join between granny squares. Work 1tr in cnr sp, 1tr in join between granny squares, 1tr in next cnr sp, 3ch.

Continue in pattern until you reach bottom left corner of rug. Work 3tr, 2ch, 3tr in corner sp, 3ch.

Continue working in pattern as per left edge of blanket, to top left corner sp, finishing with 3ch, 3tr into top left corner sp, 2ch, ss into 3rd of first 3ch.

2nd Round: Ss in top of each of next 2tr, ss in next sp, 3ch, 2tr into same sp, *2ch,**3tr in next sp, 2ch. Repeat from ** to corner sp. Work 3tr, 2ch, 3tr into corner sp,. Repeat from * 3 times. Finish with 2ch, 1ss into 3rd of 1st 3ch. Fasten off.

You may finish your crochet blanket with fringing if you prefer, or a tassel on each corner.

Matching pillows make a great decorating touch - Pillow Crochet.

For more blanket patterns go to Baby Crochet, afghan crochet rug, granny square afghan, picnic blanket, ripple design, or Afghan Bed Rug.

Granny squares with a plainer center are best for displaying monogram letters, flowers, Christmas motifs, and zodiac signs.

Free patterns for zodiac symbols - Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces, Sun, and Moon.

Naming a child is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Even finding a name that appeals can be a daunting exercise. Here's a way of making this important decision a whole lot easier!

AVAILABLE NOW! "ASTROLOGICAL BABY NAMES" - Names, their meanings, origins and Zodiac Compatibility.

My "ASTROLOCICAL BABY NAMES" e-book provides a wide selection of names to choose from at a glance, as well as an overview of each Star Sign. Names are categorized by Horoscope Star Sign, listed alphabetically, and the origin and meaning of each name is provided. You may want a name that reflects your heritage, ancestry, or nationality. Use these lists to find a name that fits your personal criteria, as well as your child's Zodiac compatibility.

As an added Free Bonus, at the conclusion of the book you will find specialized information relating to Zodiac Star Signs: Astrological Charts, History, Names, Pronunciations, Spelling, Variations, Derivatives, Origins.

Just to make it absolutely risk-free, here`s my 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Examine the book, if you are not satisfied with it for any reason, simply request a refund within 60 days, and your request will be honored immediately – no questions asked. This is a No risk Trial Offer and you are under absolutely no obligation.

Not only that, I'm offering the same opportunity as with my "CROCHET MADE EASY" e-book, you can keep the the e-book and the bonuses even if there`s a refund. I don`t want to keep your money if the book doesn`t fulfill your needs.

Purchase online [through CLICKBANK] with Credit Card by Secure Server. You`ll be directed to our order page with secure processing. Once processed, you`ll be given immediate access to begin downloading your 119 page "ASTROLOGICAL BABY NAMES" and Free Bonus Material for the special introductory price of just $15 USD. Your personal information is completely SAFE. I do not share this information with anyone!

More information on my e-book contents page. HAPPY CROCHETING!

Return from Assemble Crochet Blanket to Afghan Crochet Rug

Email this page to a friend

Share this page:
Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.