Wednesday, 8 August 2018

SWISS ROLL GRANNY SQUARE : FOOD SERIES - IN THE ROUND - 36


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SWISS ROLL GRANNY SQUARE

FOOD SERIES - IN THE ROUND - 36

Welcome back to more yummy squares in my Food Series.  Today we will make a Swiss roll mitered granny square.

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Materials used : Today I’ve used a 4-ply acrylic baby soft yarn with a 4 mm crochet hook.
It does not matter what yarn / hook you use, to make it to any size you want.

Abbreviations used :
sc : single crochet                                                  dc : Double crochet
ch : chain                                                    ch-sp : chain space
sp : space                                                    rep : Repeat
trc : Treble / triple crochet
dtrc : Double triple crochet


Stitches used :
Starting slip knot : This is a neat new way to start your work without a slip knot.

Magic circle : To refresh your skill, please view this easy video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLuSVyKvoUg

Hdc : Half Double Crochet : yo, insert hk into st ; yo (3 lps on hk), yo, draw through all 3 lps.  One hdc made.

Chainless dc start : Instead of the usual start with ch 2 or ch 3, I’d like to introduce this lovely new way of starting a dc row.  Do take a look at this self-explanatory super video http://www.mooglyblog.com/chainless-starting-double-crochet/
In case you are unhappy with this start, or do not like it, do continue with the usual ch-2 or ch-3 start.  However, all instructions will be given assuming that you are using the chainless dc start.

How to do a double treble crochet (dtr) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Byc31njfIHc




Instructions using U.S terminology

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For my Swiss roll granny square, I used the basic pattern from https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/puppy-dog-granny-afghan-square to get my square to the size I needed.

I have used the same idea here as I have for yesterday’s square – with the cream filled cookies.

What I did with this pattern
1.        Work Rounds 1 to 6 in lavender to make the base that will be my lovely plate.
2.      I then changed to off-white, which I’ve used as my border colour.
3.      This completes the plate that will hold the lovely Swill roll cakes.


For the Swiss Rolls

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For our roll, we will need to make two rectangular strips in two different colours.  One will be the outer strip and one the inner.  Once done, we will roll them together to make our Swiss roll. 
Choose whatever colours strike your fancy for your lovely Swiss rolls.

Outer roll :
Start : with 25 fsc.  Turn and work 1 dc in each fsc all the way to the end.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for attachment. (25)

Inner roll :
Start : with 20 fsc.  Turn and work 1 dc in each fsc all the way to the end. (20)

Put together : Place the inner roll strip inside the outer roll strip and slowly roll up.  Once done, you should have a little extra on the outer roll, which you can sew down.  Pass your sewing needle through the roll to hold the layers in place.

I hope you enjoyed making the little Swiss rolls and I hope that the little toddler that receives this square gets a cute blanket too.
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