My first (almost) finished project. I just need to add one more row of scallops and then I'll be done. It ended up being too big for me (hence why it might look a little funny in the photos), so I'm going to give it to a friend of mine. But yeah, I'm rather proud of it. I've never finished a crochet project in my life (probably because all I knew how to do before I got this book was to make boring rectangular scarves).
Since this was mainly a test project, I used this random 4-ply acrylic yarn that someone gave me 10 skeins of. I plan to make one I can actually wear, and have already bought yarn - Caron Simply Soft in country blue, with soft blue and white for the accent colors. I'm also working on other things at the same time (because I can't stick to just one thing, for some reason), so I'll post those as I finish them Hope you like!
I just bought a bunch of Caron Simply Soft for my skirt as well - country blue, soft blue, and white, so, denim-y colors. How do you like the feel of the material? I made another skirt using regular worsted acrylic, and it's pretty stiff, though, luckily, not itchy.
I used the same yarn the pattern called for, highly recommended. I put a scalloped edge on instead of picot (seemed more fitting). The hook size was incorrect in the pattern so the squares are a little looser than they should be, but I think it's okay.
Wait, so what IS the correct hook size? (Just so I know... I have a two-month old baby cousin for whom I would like to make this blanket, sometime in time for his first birthday.
I'm trying to start this and I can't even get through round 1! I am completely confused as to what the second half of the instructions for round 1 means:
"Working across opposite side of foundation chain, sc in each of the next 4 ch, 4 sc in the next ch-3 space, sl st in next sc to join."
What is the opposite side of the foundation chain? Is it the reverse side (wrong side), or the complete underside? And I'm not sure what I did wrong, but when I "sc in each of the next 4 ch," I find that I still have one ch left over. I frogged it, like, a million times, and it's frustrating me. Help, please!
*EDIT* Nevermind. I'm a dumbass. I figured it out.