Crocheted items

Sunburst Hexagon Blanket No. 2

Hi there,

I have been wanting to try this color combination for a while and I love it. It slightly out of my comfort zone but still can blend in really well. Let me know what you think. I have made this blanket before, check-it-out.

So this blanket is a result of a number of patterns

1. Pattern for the actual sunburst hexagons can be found here. This is a free pattern and is super easy. you can use scrap yarn or play with colors on this one.

2. Joining – I used a continuous join as you go method for hexagon blankets. A tutorial for which can be found here. I love using continuous join as you go for the twists between the hexagons. So pretty.

3. Edging – I squared of the edges before doing a border by doing half hexagons on one side and just long stitches on the other. The border itself 2 rounds of granny stitch. One round of 1sc ch2 in blue. One round of granny. One round of 1sc ch2 in maize and one round of granny stitch.

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I used three yarn shades for each colors to give a  gradient effect

Materials:

Caron simply soft yarn

Soft Blue, Cobalt Blue and Ocean

Chocolate, Autumn maize, and off white

Crochet Hook US G 4.25mm

Finished dimensions: 23” X 31”

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Hope you like this blanket which is now available on etsy. Have a great weekend. đŸ™‚

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Crocheted items, Knitting projects

Knitted chevron blanket no. 5 – off-white, grey black and maize

Here I am working on my chevron again! Have I already told you how much I love this pattern a million times.

No wonder I’ve made five blankets from this pattern. I usually work this pattern in a gradient and a contrast color. I used the same technique this time except I used neutral colors but it looks so beautiful. Absolutely love the way it has turned out. It brings out the Black (I know right, you can use black in a blanket) so well. this is the first time for me using black in a blanket.

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Materials:

Caron simply soft yarn in colors of off-white, grey heather, black and autumn maize.

Edging: I gave a special yet simple crochet edging with one round of double crochet and one round of single crochet in the back loops in off-white color.

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Finished dimensions: 25X 35”

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This blanket is available on etsy for $30.00 only. I am off to visit family for thanksgiving!!! What are your thanksgiving plans? Have a great holiday!