A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Please remember to SEARCH before asking a question that may have already been answered. Thanks!
Total Members: 297,519
Currently Running With Scissors:
632 Guests and 19 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Red Heart Yarn's Dusty Snowflake Throw  (Read 2264 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
stephany719
« on: January 16, 2013 02:07:14 PM »

The full, completed blanket, a total of 64 large snowflake motifs and 49 small filler motifs, all crochet-joined together:


Close up of the motifs and edging:


Finished size - 56 inches square


I've been working on this since early November and finally finished!

I made my throw a lot bigger than the pattern calls for.  Even if I'd only made it the size the pattern calls for, I'd still have needed more yarn.

I absolutely love this blanket, it looks so much more complicated than it is!

You can read more about it on my blog:
http://stephanysstitches.blogspot.com/2012/12/work-in-progress-snowflake-blanket.html
http://stephanysstitches.blogspot.com/2013/01/dusty-snowflake-throw-complete.html
« Last Edit: January 17, 2013 02:47:31 PM by stephany719 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

geekgirl1000100
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2013 02:15:50 PM »

It's beautiful.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Aislynn
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator
Sewing in General Moderator

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3799
Joined: 25-Oct-2007


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2013 02:23:57 PM »

This is absolutely gorgeous!  What's the actual finished size of it?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Sewers are for ninja turtles--seamstresses are for sewing Wink

My wist!  http://www.wists.com/aislynn
Trekky
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2579
Joined: 01-Dec-2006


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2013 02:24:53 PM »

wow! that is brilliant!  The snowflakes look fantastic.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://craftytrekky.blogspot.com/

I have lots of train tickets (I get the train most days), if anyone wants some for papercrafting just send me a PM Smiley
veggiechef
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2013 03:19:38 PM »

Oh my! This is beautiful! Definitely worth the months of hard work Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

BE the change you wish to see in the world-Gandhi
Homerof2
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 6175
Joined: 19-Jan-2006

Loving life being a full-time wife


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2013 06:20:32 AM »

Beautiful!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

stephany719
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2013 02:45:43 PM »

This is absolutely gorgeous!  What's the actual finished size of it?

The finished size is 56 inches square, so about 4.5 feet x 4.5 feet. 

I'll add another picture! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Rick Warren Reveals Where He Would Like to Be
Gary Greenberg Talks About Manufacture Depression
Jonathan Alter Reveals His Motto
An Author Chat with Julia DeVillers and Hillary Homzie Part 3
Meet Author Elizabeth Aston
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Seed Packet Gifts
Cooking: Honey Month
September 19th - Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.