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Thursday, 11 January 2018

More crochet blanket progress

I'm almost ready to crochet the border of my blanket. Yesterday morning, I had to finish adding the last row of granny squares and this is what it looked like then. This is the first time that I have used the cont

Vibrant Vintage Blanket - Cypress Textiles
Wool: Stylecraft Life DK
My local AVF (Accueil des Villes Fran├žaises) is having an 'Open Doors' weekend on 20-21 January and this will be one of the items on display from our sewing and knitting group. The border won't be completely finished by then but it will look as if it is.

I'm really pleased with how this has come out. I found some of the squares challenging but I got there in the end. Full information on this 2016 free blanket CAL can be found on Cypress Textile's blog, here.

I've also found another blanket that I would like to crochet. To celebrate Finland's 100th anniversary, the Kalevala CAL (information here) will consist of 24 squares. Some of the designed squares look complex to me but it still appeals. If I decide to make one it will probably be in a single colour.


7 comments:

  1. Your blanket looks fantastic Mary, I love the colours :-)

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  2. Lovely bright colours, looks amazing.

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  3. What a pretty blanket Mary. The colours are lovely! I'm sure it will be admired on display.
    I had a look at the Finnish blanket and it's really stunning. I hope you decide to give it a try.

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  4. Fantastic finish, the admirers are going to love seeing your super work

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  5. I love the way the white border makes the colours pop.

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  6. What a lovely afghan!! I looked at closer images of your squares in a previous post...they take such a long time to crochet each one, it's a thing of beauty, Mary! I'm sure the folks who see your display will love seeing it!

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  7. It's beautiful Mary, great colours :-)

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