Crochet your own Granny Rectangle Afghan. If you love Granny Square Afghans as one big solid granny square, you may just love this rectangle version. Once you get this going, going around the rectangle is identical to going around a large granny square. The rectangle version allows you to crochet so you have a nice afghan to snuggle up with watching TV. You can sprawl out and not worry about your feet dangling out the bottom end typically seen with square afghans.
The concept is not knew, the trick is to be able to start off the project so the afghan grows properly in all directions to match the shape of our beds and etc. In this article, I have broken down the steps and figured out the math it takes to start your rectangular afghans. Though my hook size may be different than what you may decide for yourself, the sizing of achieving the right rectangular starting size to get the proper finished size should work out properly. The key is to ensure the middle is right length before circling around the project.