Perhaps if you’re learning to crochet, a blanket sounds like a daunting first project. Why not a pot holder? Because crocheted blankets are amazing! Just like the ones your grandma made half a century ago, they’re artful and beautiful and timeless, much better than a pot holder and just as easy!

Learn to Crochet a Granny Square Blanket Kit | Purl Soho

Our Learn to Crochet a Granny Square Blanket Kit is the first step to putting your own creative energy into this wonderful crafting tradition. You will learn everything there is to know about making a basic granny square, including how to wind a skein of yarn into a ball, how to work the necessary stitches, and how to sew your finished squares together into a blanket that will appreciated fifty years from now!

Learn to Crochet a Granny Square Blanket Kit | Purl Soho

Our Kit comes in three beautiful palettes and includes all the Worsted Twist and Worsted Twist Heather you’ll need to make a baby-size blanket, plus four crochet hooks, a tapestry needle, folding scissors and a step-by-step booklet designed for first-time crocheters.

Learn to Crochet a Granny Square Blanket Kit | Purl Soho

Forget the pot holder and get ambitious. And most importantly, don’t let granny have all the fun!  -Whitney

Materials

Our Learn to Crochet a Granny Square Blanket Kit includes…

  • 6 skeins of Purl Soho’s Worsted Twist and Worsted Twist Heather, 100% merino wool. Choose from three pretty palettes: Slice of Pink Grapefruit, Pop of Yellow Zest and Dash of Desert Blue.
  • 4 crochet hooks in sizes F, G, H and I
  • A tapestry needle
  • A pair of folding scissors
  • A full-color instructional booklet (included in the Kit and also available separately)

Size

Finished Dimensions: 25 x 31 inches

Learn to Crochet a Granny Square Blanket Kit | Purl Soho

Update: New Colors!

October 18th, 2017

Learn to Crochet a Granny Square Blanket Kit | Purl Soho

Let’s give credit where credit is due and thank grannies for the endlessly fascinating square that bears their name. An update of our original Learn to Crochet kit, this version comes in four brand new palettes that are anything but old-fashioned: quirky Caravan (top left), sweet Cake Shop (top right), cozy Cottage (bottom left), and stellar Constellation (bottom right). Once you learn how to make a granny square, you’ll be well on your way to crocheting all the other things there are to crochet beyond granny squares. Thank you for getting us started, granny!