Here's the latest blanket. The blanket consists of granny squares that are linked together by the "join-as-you-go" method.
I’m on to my next project, a baby or kid’s blanket depending on how large the final blanket becomes. Here’s a sneak preview.
Well the weather has cooperated these past few evenings and it was cool enough to complete the Scalloped Stripes Throw. The original pattern called for a squared throw but for the intended purpose of this blanket it made more sense to make it rectangular and to lengthen it. Remember your project is all about who you're making the blanket for. I also did away with the border as I had a limited amount of the pink yarn left. The pink yarn has been sitting in my stash for about a yarn and apparently is a discontinued colour so I just knew if I added the border I would run out of yarn and have to “frog” (means unwind) the border back to the beginning.
This blanket officially puts me over half way to my goal for 2011 to make 10 blankets for charity, yahoo!!!
So were you able to solve the mystery from the clues provided in the previous post? If you like this pattern you can find it on Chris Simon’s “YarnCrazy Crochet World” site at http://www.yarncrazy.com/bearghan The pattern suggests you work in 12” or 6” squares using any granny square pattern you wish.
To fill in the body you simply make 3 half granny squares.
To finish off my bearghan I opted to do 2 only rows of single crochet and chose not to add the picot edging suggested in the pattern. Remember it’s your project so make modifications as you see fit, the pattern is merely your foundation guide.
Not familiar with how to do a half granny square? Check out the half granny square video at Art of Crochet by Teresa. You can also download the instructions.
What’s pink and green has ears, eyes, a nose and a mouth? Not sure than stayed tuned for the unveil coming shortly.
No I haven’t given up on the Scalloped Stripes Throw; it will continue to be a WIP very dependent on the weather. It’s been very hot lately and without A/C it’s very warm working with one large piece.
Dalyce Newby – I’ve been the area volunteer for the Greater Toronto & Area chapter since 2001. My primary crafts are crocheting and knitting. I also have an interest in scrapbooking and I'm currently working on a heritage album.