Joining knitted squares with crochet
Crochet is a great way to join together knitted strips or squares, as in this rainbow bedspread. It's less stretchy than knitting, which means that it will give your blanket more structure and less sag. To join knitted garter stitch squares or strips together, insert crochet hook into a stitch at edge of each strip, pass yarn over hook and draw it through the first two loops on hook, pass yarn over and draw it through the other two loops. Repeat along the edge of the strips. You'll have a…
Checkers Afghan Square
I came up with this simple square for a swap. The size as written is for 12in x 12 in square, but can easily be adapted for any size, just cast on multiples of 5 + 8 (ie; 40 + 8 = CO 48) This can also be used as a simple dish cloth pattern with different needles and cotton yarn.