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secondhandsusie
« on: April 30, 2014 03:28:36 PM »

I've been working on this blanket for a few months, it's a house warming present for my best friend and her husband.



I used the free granny stripe blanket pattern from the blog Attic 24.  It was lovely to make.



I started with a 180 chain (instead of the recommended 240 chain) because I wanted it to be a good size for my friend and her hubbie to be able to snuggle under on the sofa, but not too big to take in my luggage when I visit them (next week!) (They live in Brazil and I live in the UK!) but it turned out quite huge and as you can see is nearly double bed sized!  I used DK yarn and a 4mm hook.  I'm working on making my yarn stash smaller and this blanket helped to eat up 7 balls of yarn.  Yey!





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« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2014 12:02:48 AM »

Beautiful! And what a great gift!  Smiley
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Taramor
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2014 04:37:47 AM »

It is a lovely blanket! The colours are so bright and happy.
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NoviceCrafter
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2014 06:54:53 PM »

Very pretty! I love your color choices. I'm sure your gift will be well loved and well used.
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Trekky
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2014 12:11:27 PM »

That is fantastic!  Lovely colour choices.  And the blanket gets to be a globe trotter too! 

I've used the pattern from Attic 24 too, it is very well written (although mine was much smaller, at a baby blanket)
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ashjne
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2014 07:19:14 PM »

Gorgeous! I love all those colors together.
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