I know you’re just as excited as I am! Today, I have the Halloween Granny Square Afghan Materials List up so you can gather your supplies before we start the Crochet Along!
I know you may also have some questions about the crochet along, so I’ll go through some information as well. After reading, if you have additional questions, leave a comment below so I can answer them!
So first thing’s first, is this Halloween Crochet Along free or paid?
This crochet along for the Halloween Granny Afghan will be free! However, you will have the option to buy the compiled version of the blanket once the crochet along starts. That way, you will have everything at your finger tips (and technically finish the blanket as fast as you’d like!)
When will the Crochet Along start?
The Crochet Along for the Halloween Afghan will start July 7th, when the first part will be released and run through September 1st, when the last part will be released for a total of 9 weeks.
Can I substitute the yarn? (see materials list below)
Yes! I used Red Heart Super Saver because I had certain color shades in mind before I started this project and that brand happened to have the colors that I wanted.
If you want to use something different, I would suggest using a worsted weighted yarn such as I Love This Yarn! or Vanna’s Choice. These yarns seem to be as ‘fluffy/thick’ as the Red Heart Super Saver. Worsted weight yarns seems to vary and if you get a ‘thinner’ worsted weight yarn, your blanket may end up smaller. (See question below about using thinner yarn).
Can I use DK yarn?
I know many people asked about using DK yarn last year for the Christmas Granny Square Afghan. My suggestion to you is, if you use DK yarn you will either want to make your granny squares larger by one row (which can easily be done) or add a whole other row to the blanket. (If you used DK weight yarn for the Christmas Afghan, please comment below with how it turned out!)
What are the dimensions of the blanket?
This blanket is meant to be a throw sized blanket measuring roughly 55″ x 55″.
Halloween Granny Afghan Materials List
Small amount of yellow and pink worsted weight yarn (for candy corn and cat nose)
I will be releasing each part every Saturday at 12pm (EST).