Granny Square Day 2019 – Get involved!

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Here at SCHQ we’re super-excited about Granny Square Day 2019 on Thursday 15th August (if you’re new to Granny Square Day you can find the lowdown here )

But it’s not just the team that’s getting excited – We’ve been contacted by bloggers, designers and yarn brands who are all getting in on the action – here’s just a few highlights!


Our Granny Square Day Ambassadors

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We’re feeling very privileged to have some big hitters in the world of crochet as our ambassadors this year. As well as helping us to whip you all up into a granny square frenzy on the 15th, they’ll also be designing their own exclusive granny square patterns which will be available on their blogs/websites.

Sharna Moore  Website  Instagram

Katie Jones  Website  Instagram ●

Sarah Shrimpton  Website  Instagram

Dedri Uys  Website  Instagram ●


Free Drop-in Day with Black Sheep Wool

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Our good friends at Black Sheep Wool are hosting a special day at their Craft Barn in Warrington with Free one hour drop in sessions! On the 15th August you can learn how to crochet a granny square with the help of the Black Sheep team, take advantage of special discount on granny square books and crochet hooks in store… and while you’re there you might as well treat yourself to some tea and cake from their Tea Bags Full Tea Shop. If you want to get involved you can find all of the information here!


Head to Italy for a special Walking Wool tour with Kate Alinari!

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One of the things that we love about Granny Square Day is the international appeal that it has – we love seeing squares being posted from all over the world! If you’re in Italy (or fancy treating yourself to a holiday) then you simply must check out this amazing opportunity! You can join Simply Crochet designer Kate Alinari and a guide on Walking Wool, a Florence guided tour for yarn lovers! You’ll discover hidden gems and legends of Medici town, visit one of oldest yarn shops in downtown, and of course there’ll be a bit of time for knitting or crocheting with those breathtaking views too!

For English speakers Kate is offering a 20% off discount for those who book onto the Walking Wool experience on Airbnb between 14th and 16th of August.
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Kate’s also released a free C2C square pattern depicting the Brunelleschi Dome in Florence. You can find her post and C2C chart here!

Don’t forget to get your FREE Granny Square Day booklet

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As well as bringing you a free granny square pattern every day up until the 15th August, we’re also giving you this free downloadable Granny Square Day 2019 pattern booklet, featuring 5 fab patterns from the Simply Crochet archives. Don’t miss out though, it’s only available for the month of August, find out more and get yours here!


If you’re planning an event or posting a free pattern for Granny Square Day 2019 we’d love to hear about it – you can let us know at simplycrochet@immediate.co.uk