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: Fanatic Friends of Craftster now have the ability to disable ads on Craftster! Read more here.
Total Members: 297,026
Currently Running With Scissors:
517 Guests and 27 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Rainbow Star-ghan for My Little Boy  (Read 1183 times)
Tags for this thread: star , afghan , rainbow , blanket , baby  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
SheLovesToCraft
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 36
Joined: 03-Oct-2011


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: February 26, 2014 11:08:29 PM »

I had made this really awesome star shaped baby blanket for a friend a couple years ago, and when I found out that I was pregnant last year, I waned to make one for my baby. Unfortunately, I wen back to that pattern and it had been removed by the author! I looked around on Ravelry and ended up comparing a couple different free patterns to find a similar one. I found a good one, altered it a tiny bit, and got started. When I started way back in October, I didn't know the sex of the baby yet, so I settled on a basic rainbow+black palette. I ended up losing my hook partway through the project, so it took quite some time to complete. Plus, I am a super lazy crocheter. Sometimes, I'd pull it out to work on it, do two or three stitches, and zone out on Boardwalk Empire or Game of Thrones.






And here's a bonus shot of my kittie, Harvey, "helping" me. He was talking back to me after I caught him trying to steal my scissors.

« Last Edit: February 26, 2014 11:09:33 PM by SheLovesToCraft » THIS ROCKS   Logged

On Twitter: SheLovesToCraft

Visit my blog for tutorials, freebies, eye candy, and more: She Loves To Craft
Antidigger
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2014 02:47:39 AM »

Your little boy should love it. I hope it will be an heirloom in times to come.

THIS ROCKS   Logged

Look twice, buy once. Nooooo
Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
underthemountain
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 11804
Joined: 23-Feb-2006

my brown eyed girl


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2014 04:35:29 AM »

This is great!  I really love how you used the black and the rainbow...fun, yet manly!  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

susie in the sky
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2014 05:47:37 AM »

It's lovely, I would quite like one in an adults size!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My crafty, eco-y, charity shopp-y, vegan-y, happy-y blog...

http://secondhandsusie.blogspot.co.uk/
I Sew Cute
Jewelry and Trinkets Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I'm a Fanatic Friend of Craftster!
Offline Offline

Posts: 7084
Joined: 08-Apr-2008

Take me to the kittens!!! >^.^<


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2014 05:55:12 AM »

That is so fantastic! Great colors & I bet the lucky little boy will adore it! Wish I had one! Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Check out Trinkets & Jewelry! Wink
pinterest
blog
twitter
etsy
magicfan
« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2014 09:03:54 AM »

Gorgeous! Bright and cheerful...perfect for a little fellow to love forever
THIS ROCKS   Logged
cackle
Swap Moderator
Paper Crafts, Scrapbooking, and ATCs Moderator
Pottery, Ceramics, Polymer Clay Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3209
Joined: 21-Aug-2010

Whenever I close my eyes the lights go on.. Lummis


View Profile
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2014 05:02:35 PM »

It's so cheerful and bright! And of course, your kitty is adorable!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SheLovesToCraft
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 36
Joined: 03-Oct-2011


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2014 05:42:12 PM »

Thank you, everybody, it's a great project that works up pretty quickly. I was sooooo tempted to just keep going, adding rows until it was a blanket big enough for mommy, lol. I DO love my rainbows! I figured adding the black would "man" it up a bit, even though all little kids love rainbows (or, at least, they did when I was one!).
THIS ROCKS   Logged

On Twitter: SheLovesToCraft

Visit my blog for tutorials, freebies, eye candy, and more: She Loves To Craft
pinkleo
Crochet Moderator
Craftalongs Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

~*HPC Headmistress*~
Offline Offline

Posts: 8927
Joined: 09-Jun-2005

lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2014 04:45:51 PM »

Your Star-ghan is fabulous.  Love the use of black with the rainbow.  And absolutely adore the kitty pic! Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SheLovesToCraft
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 36
Joined: 03-Oct-2011


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2014 03:47:41 PM »

Thanks, Pinkleo!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

On Twitter: SheLovesToCraft

Visit my blog for tutorials, freebies, eye candy, and more: She Loves To Craft
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make a Homemade Felt Board
How to Create Easy Book Covers
How to Create a Mending Kit from a Mason Jar
How to Make Animal-Themed Towels for Kids
How to Silk Screen Your Own Designs
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Faux Cross Stitch Sweatshirt
More Great Crafts Using Cardboard Tubes
Meatless Monday: No Meat Lasagna

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.