Happy Friday everyone!
Today I'm showing you
a new crochet blanket
that I'm making.
I LOVE to crochet...
my Grandma Ewell taught me how
when I was a little girl.
There's just something so comforting
about the repetitive stitching.
It's like therapy!
I'm super excited that my
is here and this is my
first BIG project using it.
It's 100% cotton which I love!
My friend Kimberly texted me
and asked me if I had this book.
She told me there was a project
in there that she wanted to make
and asked me if I
wanted to make one too.
Of course I said yes!
to get the book if you
want to crochet along!
It's a super easy and fun blanket...
and there are several additional
cute projects in there as well!
This is Kimberly's blanket in progress.
Kimberly used the
Cloud Chunky Thread
for all of her "In-between rows"...
And I did my in-beween rows scrappy happy!
This is another photo of
Kimberly's with the
Cloud in-beween rows.
It's so beautiful!
to visit her blog and see
more photos of her blanket.
This is the color order
that we used for each round...
then started all over again
and continued on in the same order.
Note that Kimberly just skipped over
the Cloud color and went
right to the Beehive color
because of her
in-between rows change:)
When I did my in-between rows
I used the same color order
but started with the Green.
This is what I mean in the photo above.
Here is what the start of my blanket
looked like with all 8 rows
and all 8 in-between rows.
It measures 10" square:)
If you didn't want to make a blanket...
you could do 8 more of both rows
and end up with an
approximate 20" square
(depending on how tight or loose you crochet)
which would be perfect for a pillow!
I'm actually still adding a
few rows and I'm almost finished!
I used a D crochet hook...
which worked fine but I kinda wished
that I would have used an
E which is just a little larger.
I am using 3 skeins of each
of the 8 colors for my blanket.
I love how it fits right in
with my style of
"vintagey comfy cozy happy"
Since the release of my Chunky Thread...
I'm falling in love with crochet
all over again!
It brings back so many memories of
being a happy go lucky 70's girl!
How about you?...
do you love crochet like me?