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Textured stripes Knitted Blanket No. 3

I am loving doing these monochrome blankets for a custom order. They define the pattern so well.

Here is the third textured stripe blanket. This is where you can find the free pattern. I have made this in two different color combinations before. Here is the ravelry link for that.

I just used white, two shades of grey and black for this and went for the gradient.

Finished dimensions: 32X39”

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Have a great colorful weekend everybody! :)

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Staggered Chevron knitted blanket No. 2

Hello,

Tomorrow is hump day but not here at ANC HQ. Everyday is fun-filled. I usually post my completed beauties on the weekends but I could not wait till the end of the week to share this with you. If you follow me on instagram (@anerdycrocheter, wink wink), I have been sharing progress shots of this blanket. I love this pattern which is available for free on ravelry.  It is super fast to make. I have made this before in shades of blue and wanted to make it in baby girl colors this time. I think this pattern looks best when there is one contrast and gradient of a color (at least three shades of one color). It really blends well and the contrast pops out nicely.

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Materials:

Caron simply soft,

off-white, limelight, soft pink, watermelon and fuchsia.

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Finished dimensions: 27X30”

Edging: one round of double crochet in ivory.

Have a great rest of the week!!!

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Knitted Necktie

Did you know that you can possibly KNIT a necktie? I didn’t know either till one of my colleagues requested for one. It was the most fun project, it does feel a little endless after 50 inches. The last three inches. But the end result is worth it.

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I used fingering weight yarn for this. And here is the link to the free pattern by LionBrand. It is pretty straight forward and since there are not a lot of stitches to work, it works up quickly.

Materials:

Knitpicks stroll fingering in sapphire heather.

US 1 knitting needles.

Finished dimensions about 54 inches blocked.

I was also trying my hand at calligraphy after almost 15 years. I am loving it and can’t get enough of it.

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Crochet solid squares blanket No.2

Here is the third blanket in monochrome series.

This is a quick crochet pattern. For this I used white and three shades of grey. I took this project with me while I was traveling and it was so convenient because you can join the squares later. I made the little squares with the first three rounds and joined them while doing the fourth round.

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The most interesting part of this project is I used Random granny square generator (which I highly recommend for such projects). Here is a snapshot of what mine looked like.

So I really followed this arrangement mainly because I am not that good with random.

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I have used this pattern before using neon colors. This time I used joining as you go instead of the continuous-join-as-you-go (CJAYG) that  I have used before.

The CJAYG uses the same yarn color to join all squares while the JAYG method you join the squares as you make them in their last rounds.

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Materials:

Caron simply soft, white, grey heather, charcoal heather and black.

Finished dimensions :32X39”

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I loved making this Custom blanket. Now onto the last one of the series.

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Knitted chevron blanket no. 6

As I talked about in my last blog post, My latest custom order is monochrome blanket but a all the different patterns possible. It is so wonderful to work on.

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I have made this blanket in a number of colors before (neutrals, pink and teal)  and love this pattern which is super easy and fast to work on.

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Colors: Caron simply soft yarn,

White, grey heather, charcoal heather, and black.

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Since I have been out for a while, I have been working on my 3rd of four monochrome blanket set. It is coming up soon. :)