Thursday, 3 October 2013

Look What I Made! Large Granny Square Blanket

Last night I finished my first big crochet project. I only learnt this summer so it is a big deal for me. My daughter demanded a blanket she could snuggle under and who I am to deny her that pleasure.

Originally I was going to make Lucy's at Attic 24 Granny Stripe blanket. I even bought the yarn pack to do it. However BG saw a blanket made up of small granny squares and wanted that. I then showed her Bunny Mummy's Large Granny Square Blanket and she was happy with that. 

I used the Stylecraft Special DK Colour Pack from Deramores which is based on Lucy's blanket. There are 17 different shades of colour. I have to say not all of them were my cup of tea and next time I will choose my own colours but as a beginner it was good to have a pack I could just use.

I used a 4.5mm hook and I did two rounds of each colours and then a border of DC with three different blues.

BG choose the order the colours went in and colours for the border. 

I am really happy with the way it turned out. Its not perfect there are some mistakes but that adds to the charm.

I started it on the 26th August and finished it in the 2nd October so it took 5 weeks which I am really impressed with.















I can't wait for BG to get home from school so she can see the finished blanket.

Now what to make next! 

2 comments:

  1. Well done. Thats really quick too. Hope she loved it. Cant really beat snuggling under a homemade blanket

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