I have been having fun with these granny squares and since I don’t enjoy changing yarns frequently, I have started making the squares in stages. I make about four centers, then I move up two steps and make a few dc rounds. Then back down for a few chain six rounds. Then a couple of the final sc borders. It keeps it interesting and allows me to really get the colors right.
I’ve had to start balling up some of each yarn cake in order to get to the shade I need to keep it all balanced. I would just keep making more squares until the color ran out, but I want to start working on my other daughter’s granny squares too. I like to have a couple of different kinds of squares in rotation to keep things interesting.
I also recently bought another shelf for my yarn to keep in the living room. This way my main projects can stay close at hand. I can also fit all three granny square projects into this bin. It has been so much easier to grab what I need, work for a bit, and then put it all away. Now I’m all set for a morning of knitting and crocheting.