Follow this step by step crochet tutorial to create Christmas tree skirt with a slit following a granny square pattern part
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Okay, so we just finished off and as you can I've taken out my crochet markers like I promised and you can really start seeing the square taking effect. And so what were going to do is now we rotate this whole project. Okay, and you're going to start off and it will look like this, okay. So don’t worry about this anything at this point, everything will stretch out to what it should be. We are double crocheting, so the first things we need to do to start this line is chain three, so one, two, three if you were triple crocheting you would have done four.
Now, what we’re going to be doing is we're working in the gaps like I explained on the whiteboard. So we're going to wrap your material around for double crocheting and we're looking for the first gap, which is right here. So we're just going to right into the whole gap grabbing the material pointing it through, pull through two and we're going to put three of this in to that same gap. And by doing that what's happening here is creating like a V shape which is very desirable here. So we've got to look for the next gap and the next gap happens to follow on the corner, so we have to then change. So remember every time you'd finish three chain one.
So this is the corner, so we're going to wrap your needle around and go right into the corner piece. Okay and we're double crocheting for three in a row. And because we're turning in the corner we don’t chain one any longer, we chain two because it kneed the material in order to make that bend. So we just finished three, so chain two, one and two, and now going in double crocheting into that same hole, so we're using that corner hole to grow this line in order to do that. So we have to put it in, like this so you can see like it’s just perfect how it just grew. So now we chain one again and now looking for the next gap which is right there.
Like, this is how simple this project is. You're not looking for stitches anymore you're just looking where the gaps are. And every time you go around, every side will have more gaps so you're just filling it in, okay. So to your next section here, okay. So you're next section is right there and we're turning any corners yet and how do you know if I was turning the corner it would look like that, do you see that? Where it’s all looped kind of in a semicircle that is how you know if you were turning corner. And because what I told you to do are not—you see these things here, they're just underneath the line so they’ll move, they’ll shift around and move as your project is stabilizing.
Because we're putting it only a chain one in the middle is causes it to bunch up like a V shape and that’s un-very desirable. So that’s chain one again and looking into the corner and again turning the corners you just put in your three chains, two and then three. So that’s chain two and then going into the same hole again to make that corner. Okay, now we’re working our way across again I call this the runway, turn away if there's a technical name but I just say that you realized that I'm going into a corner. So it’s kind of my runway in between the corners.
Okay, going into the next gap. Going into the next, on the same gap there for three chain one, looking and see in the next one. See it's not a corner because this one is a corner. So it's still on the runway. And the wonderful thing about Granny Square’s when you're doing reside, not only this your material growing one direction but it grows in all four directions and every rotation really increases the size or your blanket very quickly. And yes, it may take a little bit to go around the blanket but you have to realize that you're growing it in all four directions.
Okay, this is the corner pieces so as you remember we're going to crochet two or chain two and then going into the same hole. Okay and we're going to go into the next whole. So you make sure you did chain one before you did that. Okay and you got three in a chain one, the cat the one that’s probably here. Which it got caught in a trap here in their neighbors quite unhappy, she’s been crapping the bushes and now she's antsy to get outside.
Okay, so the next one is not the corner you can see that there because the corner and section is right there, so this is part of the run way. So why would we have leaved the gap and apparently people like—oops, I already chained one. So going into the corner, people like the slit to be done because they might want to wrap the three little tighter. And it allows flexibility depending if you're using a large tree or artificial in my case. Okay, this is the corner, so you chain two and between the section, in a sets of three. And now, we're on our very last section here and this is the one on the fourth. Okay, so they're chain one going into the gap and now this is where you need to pay attention because I explained to you in the whiteboard is that if you stop here because there is no more gaps left you’ll have like a stairway effect and you don’t want that.
So at the end of that you're going to want to chain one, okay. And then you're just going to double crochet into the very last stitch. What that does is it creates out small gap right there. But in now if you look at it, this is the center of your skirt going on. And look how much that has grown in just that rotation.