I know this has been a while coming, so finally here is my tutorial for the crocheted mini granny ipad case. These little granny squares are just perfect for smaller projects like bags and cases…. pencil, ipod, jewellery, money… you get the idea.The granny squares are only two rounds, and I like to join them as I go. This means you only crochet the center and then join the next round to your last square (or squares).
To make my case I used a variety of left over wool all 8-10ply and a 4mm hook, but you could use any weight yarn and an appropriately sized hook – heavier yarn, bigger hook, lighter yarn, smaller hook.
Once you’ve completed one, begin your next square: Keep working in the same way until you have made enough squares for your case. Mine is 4 squares wide x 10 Squares long ( 4 x 5 each side):It’s a good idea to leave a long end on the squares where you want to join the front to back. Join with wrong sides together – I just did this using a darning needle and only attaching at the spaces (as you have joined with crochet)… and only the three sides you are joining- don’t forget to leave an opening 🙂Once sewn up (sorry no photo) I made a lining for my case – and sewed a zip to the lining. Obviously a zip is optional, you don’t even have to line it; up to you really 🙂 Buttons would work too…
Carefully sew the lining to the crochet- using small stitches and only catching the back of the wool so it doesn’t show through to the front of your work. And there you have it. A work of art! I love it, still! And so does my ipad. But I must confess, I’ve also taken it out without my ipad, because it makes a cute clutch! I hope this helps, do let me know if you have any questions – J xoxo
PS. Ill be back tomorrow with the draw winners… see you soon!