Sunburst hexagon blanket

All of last week I have been working on this pretty, colorful and fun granny sunburst hexagon baby blanket.

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This is so addictive and too much fun. I couldn’t put it down once I started making the circles. And you don’t have to do the flowers in gradients of colors you can do it using scrap yarn. There is so much room to play around with colors here. and they blend really well. I have used this pattern before as sunburst squares but sunburst hexagons are super duper fun. I even made halves to square off the edges.
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Here is a link to the hexagon pattern. and here is the continuous-join-as-you-go-hexagon joining method I used for this. Absolutely adore the little twists between the hexies!!!

Materials

Caron simply soft yarn -

pinks (fuchsia, watermelon, soft pink)

blues(ocean, blue mint, soft blue)

purples (passion, grape, orchid)

greens (dark sage, kelly green, limelight)

yellows (autumn red, mango, sunshine)

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These little beauties were joined with white.

Finished dimensions: 23X25”

This blanket is now available on etsy.

Knitted Chevron Baby Blanket No. 4

Hello wonderful people in my computer,

Here is the latest custom chevron blanket that I’ve been working on. Here is the pattern and links to the other blankets I’ve worked on in this pattern.

1. custom (grey and lavender)

2. Fall beauty

3. Pink and Yellow

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Materials: Caron simply soft yarn

white, watermelon, soft pink and blue mint.

Edging is a scalloped edging.

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Now there is a Mandala frenzy here at A Nerdy Crocheter’s house!!

Have a great weekend.

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Rippling tides No. 2

This fall has been extra-special to me for crafting as my mother has been with me. she has been really busy with knitting and crochet projects for friends and family and also accompanying me to knit-nights. which has been so much fun.

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Since she was all done making gifts for everyone, she wanted to be a guest-crocheter on A Nerdy Crocheter. She crocheted this beautiful pattern with slightly different colors. Another version of this blanket is the most-popular one by Attic24. I have made this pattern in teal before. And here it is in greys and red.

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Materials:

Caron simply soft colors of white, grey heather and autumn red.

Finished dimensions: 27X 36”

Edging – one round of single crochet followed by dc+ch1 repeats.

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This pattern is wonderful for a more chevron-look than wavy. The blanket is so soft and snuggly.

This blanket is now available on etsy.

Do you crochet/knit with your mom? Share you stories with me. Happy crocheting.

Shaded Circles crochet blanket

Hello fellow crocheters in the house!

I haven’t forgotten how to crochet. I know I have been knitting for a while now but crocheting is the really as much fun if not more. This project is super awesome. It is a free pattern.

I used a joining method I haven’t tried before for this blanket. I used the tight join method which is this one.

I am really pleased the way this has turned out, as I had to frog it a couple times the joining didn’t look perfect.

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Materials:

Caron simply soft Off white, Light country peach, pumpkin and grape.

I made 8 circles of grape and 9 circles of the other colors. and placed them randomly. I framed them with off white to make them into a square (like in the pattern). Then I added a round of single crochet. Then I started joining them. They are joined by tight joining method but I went around with a half double crochet stitch in a continuous join-as-you-go method.

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Edging: I framed this blanket with reverse single crochet edging which goes really well with the tight joining twists.

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Have a great sunday!! Thanks for stopping by.

Knitted chevron blanket No. 3

Hello fellow crafters,

Hope you had a great relaxing but productive long weekend. I have been trying to get my custom order sent out. This blanket was so much fun to make especially because the colors turned out to be very pretty. I used random stripe generator to create this stripe pattern. Have I already told you about how much I love this site by biscuits and jam?

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The pattern for this pattern is really super-simple and super-quick to knit. It is a free pattern. You can access it here.

I have used this pattern twice before, in shades of pink and shades of yellow.

 

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Materials:

Caron simply soft off-white, grape, and grey heather.

Circular knitting needles US size 7 and

crochet hook US size G (4.25mm)

To make a wider blanket I cast on 182 stitches.

Finished dimensions – 35”X45”

 

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For the edging I just did one round of single crochet followed by scalloped edging.

Off goes this blanket! Quick move on to the next project!

 

 

Gryffindor Scarf

Here is my next superfast knitted project. I made this scarf as a gift for my best friend for her birthday. I completed it last week but couldn’t post the details coz she follows me.

This is an awesome pattern. Super fast. so all the harry potter fans in the house, you can make it in any Hogwarts house color. . I didn’t have enough time to Cast on 70 stitches and knit in the round. Instead I CO45 and went back and forth with stripes in yellow and red. I made even-numbered row stripes so I didn’t have to cut the yarn and weave in the additional ends.

The tassels are 4” long.

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Materials:

Caron simply soft yarn, autumn red and sunshine.

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The Pictures are taken before I could weave in the ends and ship it.

Here is a sneak peek of my new custom request. it is the chevron pattern.

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Have a great knitting week. Thank you for stopping by.

Diagonal stripes baby blanket No. 2

Hello there,

This is the latest blanket I’ve completed. It is the same as one I’ve made in pink before.

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I am in love with this pattern. It is soft and warm. And , it is a great travel project, just because it is garter stitch and you don’t need to look at it while knitting. The pattern incorporated a nice uniform edging to the blanket. So I didn’t do an additional edging.

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I am trying this color combination of turquoise and green, for the first time. I think it turned out to be pretty good.

 

Materials:

Caron simply soft, blue mint, off-white, soft blue, and limelight.

circular knitting needles size US7

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This blanket is now available on etsy.

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Thank you so much for stopping by!! :)

 

Knitted stripe baby blanket no. 2

Hey there,

Here is a quick update on my latest custom order knitted strip baby blanket.

I have made this blanket in yellow and grey before. I tried a new color combination I’ve never used before. blues and red.

Here is the pattern link for this blanket. This really is a super easy baby blanket.  I used the random stripe generator for this as well. I think the colors worked out beautifully.

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Materials:

caron simply soft white, soft blue, ocean, and autumn red

Circular knitting needles US size 7

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This blanket is available as a custom order on etsy.

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Sunburst baby blanket No. 2

Hello fellow crocheters,

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Here is my second sunburst granny squares. I really loved the colors and wanted to use them together.

This is my second blanket in this pattern. You can look at the first one in pink and teals here. The original pattern for this blanket is available for free here.  Last time I just the join as you go method but this time I went for the classic seamless join by attic 24. I really preferred the join-as-you-go because it saves so many ends to join in. But initially I wasn’t sure how many squares I was going to put together. So this method worked really well for me.

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This is such a great pattern to play with colors. Loving it.

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Materials:

Caron simply soft yarn,

white, sunshine, mango, pumpkin

grey heather and charcoal heather.

crochet hook US size G 4.25 mm

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Finished dimensions: 21X 30”

For the edging: I did rounds of granny square stitch in the colors of white, yellow and grey. and the last round on reverse single crochet.

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I am loving how the colors have turned out.

This blanket is now available on etsy just for $25.20+shipping.

 

Diagonal stripes baby blanket

I have so many projects in queue, so many WIPs and it is getting really confusing which one to work on. But this beauty has knitted up really fast and is a really easy pattern.
I wanted something in stripes on which I can mindlessly knit (since we were going on a trip) and play with the colors. I generated the stripes using random stripe generator and worked out beautifully. This website is the most useful thing for me as I need some order in my stripes and cannot come up with the random stripes order myself. This gives a really good idea of what this order would look like and you can save it and keep it while you knit. I usually write/print it so I can strike it out as I am knitting it.

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The pattern again is really simple without overwhelming the design. I made the pattern into a rectangle instead of a square and I also changed the ‘Yarn Over’s to a ‘Knit Front and Back (kfb)’ so I don’t have any holes.

So the increases are ‘K2 kfb knit till the end of the row’. Decreases are ‘K1 K2tog Kfb K2tog knit till the end of the row’.

Each color stripe is twelve rows or six garter stitch ridges.

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Materials:

Caron simply soft, white, soft pink, Watermelon and Chartreuse (the green)

Knitting needles size 7

Finished dimensions: 27” X36”

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Since the pattern gives a really nice edging I didn’t add edging to this one.

This is such a beautiful pattern to play around with colors. And if you are a passenger while driving, or at the movies, you can really knit this one without looking at it.

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This blanket is now available on etsy.