Why does my crochet granny square look crooked?

Why is my granny square not straight?

The short answer is that stitches, particularly the double crochet, naturally slant to the right. When working in rows, that slant is offset by turning at the end of each row. When working in rounds, the instructions usually tell you not to turn.

Should you turn a granny square?

This is how your first round will look with the right facing you. To start the next round you need to turn your square over so that the wrong side is facing you. … Turn your granny square over so the the right side is facing you again and join your next colour of yarn to any of the ch2 spaces (corners).

Why do crochet stitches lean?

When working in rows, stitches can start to lean when you put your first stitch on the wrong chain. … If you stitched on the base and made an increase, you will be doing it on the next rows, eventually making your crochet work flare. Missing stitches can likewise cause your crochet stitches to lean.

Why is my crochet blanket wavy?

Either it is too loose, so that whatever stitch you put into it pulls it out of shape, or it is too tight and pulls the other way. Or the chain itself can twist so you inadvertently put a curl into the project.

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How do you flatten crochet squares?

Crochet blocking is the process of setting your fiber pieces with some form of water. You can spray block (demonstrated here), wet block (using a similar technique but starting by submerging your pieces in water until they’re saturated), or steam block (using a steamer or a steam iron after you pin the dry pieces).