This is another blanket I’m working on right now. The yarn makes these amazing patterns and when put together in a particular way, they look like a watercolour painting.
I’m making 16 squares of 7×7 and 2 squares of 28×28 then sewing them together. I love it when an idea work out to plan! This is the next blanket I’d like to finish.
Ta Da! It’s finally finished! I may have taken on a few more projects than I should have to this got pushed towards the bottom of the pile. I love corner to corner blankets but they get the the middle point and start to slow right down. It’s frustrating because you feel like you are spending hours and getting no where. But oh well, it’s done. I powered through and finished!
To get this effect I used Ice Yarn Magic and held two stands of the yarn together. I also used a 9mm hook. This is a great way of making the wool thick and chunky and the larger hook means you finish earlier. This yarn was so deliciously soft and the whole blanket feels like a cloud. By holding the two strands together it created a unique effect with the colour changing yarn.
This blanket it for me to keep but it’ll be put away until the weather cools down a bit!
Oh wow, they are finally done. After weeks of procrastinating I finally finished both the blankets! I really didn’t like the yarn used on the more pinker blanket, it was too fine and not as soft as the other one. And somehow still have about 100gms of it left! Anyways, they are both done and are now awaiting the arrival of their precious new owners. I’m contemplating adding a border around them, especially the more gender neutral one, but will wait until the baby’s are born to make my final decision.
I emailed my aunty a photo of my rainbow blanket and she immediately loved it and requested one for herself. Her only change was the colours. Purples, greens, and browns were requested; a lot different to my usual style of bright and funky! So off to the internets to find something she would like. I came across this 100% wool yarn and knew straight away it was the right choice. I ordered 8 balls of it without realizing it wasn’t going to be enough- damn ordering 4 more balls and paying for international shipping again!
So once again I made this double stranded and corner to corner. The wool was so thick and warm. I probably should have used a bigger hook but I wanted to start straight away! I am currently half way there. Now I can only wait for the extra wool to arrive!
My boss’ two children are both going to be parents next year! Super exciting because I designed their wedding invitations! So naturally I’m making them a blanket for their newborns. I’ve found out that one will be a girl! Yay! I’m using the corner to crochet pattern again with a beautiful pastel rainbow yarn. I’m keeping them both similar on purpose with the exception of the border which I’ll add just before I give it to them!
I made this gorgeous rainbow blanket using 10 balls of Ice Yarn Dancing Baby. It took about 8 days where I was crocheting for about 5 hours a day (I have no kiddies obviously lol)
I used a free patten from The Crochet Crowd which was super easy to follow!
This pattern worked up really fast. I loved how you can crochet 4 balls of wool then start decreasing knowing that you are only going to need another 4 balls. No nasty surprise of running out of yarn halfway through the last row!
This is a beautiful vintage inspired blanket. I love looking at old photos of crochet and I was trying to get that 70’s vibe into one blanket.
The wool is super soft and only 5ply so it’s really light and airy. This meant it took forever for it to get big enough. When I ended it it was taking an hour to do one round. I am not patient and demand instant results. I’ve still got some wool left and I might finalize the purple edging if I get really bored or have a sudden inspiration.
I made this blanket for my mother based on an illustration I did back when I was learning graphic design. She loves the colours! It was really fun to make except the dark colours were a pain to see at night!