Sunday, May 08, 2016

Willow


Another trip up North and another blanket, I got the evil eye from Hubby when I mentioned I needed more wool for another blanket so I had to make do with all the pastel colours I had left from various projects but I did order some more white.

The square is called Willow I do love this pattern and love you can change the colours for the rows to give a different looking Blanket.

I also tried a new pattern for the edging using Attic 24 scallop border but I found the slip st awkward so changed it to SC which I found quicker but I think that what made it a bit floppy so next time I may just change my crochet hook.



Oh dear blanket finished and off we go up North so new crochet challenge a star baby's blanket, the pattern is quite easy but my problem my crocheting was loose and irregular so I changed my needle and thinking I should of used white instead of cream but its started now and I don't plan to change it now.


23 comments:

  1. A beautiful blanket - it's lovely in the pastel colours. Crochet is one craft I've never managed to master, so I envy anyone who can make such lovely projects!
    Kath x

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  2. Wow Debby this is so pretty one thing I can't do is crochet ... Such a beautiful heirloom

    Anne

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  3. The "Willow" blanket is beautiful - such pretty colours.
    Toni xx

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  4. What a beautiful blanket Debby, such pretty colours and I love the look of the star, there have been some real beauties over at Repeat Crafter Me. I am still slogging away at an Attic 24 blankly...it's been put away for a bit though as its now quite large and its been too warm in the evening's to be underneath it!! xx

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  5. Wow Debby, what a gorgeous blanket and I love the beginnings of the new one. x

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  6. Such a gorgeous blanket Debby and the new one looks beautiful too xx

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  7. Stunning, just love the pastel colours Debby. What kind of wool have you used?

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  8. Oh wow Debby, its so pretty !! Can't wait to see the star baby blanket, is it done all in one ??

    hugs Diane xx

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  9. Absolutely gorgeous Debby, it's such a pretty pattern made with these beautiful pastel colours, love it, Kate x

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  10. SO very beautiful, love the pastel colours and the pattern is very pretty, so is your border.
    Faith
    x

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  11. GORGEOUS Debby! I love the springy pastel colors!!! My mom used to make these, and I still have several of them!!!

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  12. This is beautiful Debby - i love the colours!
    Helen x

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  13. Gorgeous crochet work Debby, you are certainly a dab hand with a crochet hook! I love your star blanket too, the pretty pastel shades are just perfect. x

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  14. STUNNING!!!!! What a gorgeous gift for any new mom, her little baby will be nice and warm wrapped in this amazing blanket.
    Can I please ask where you got the directions for the blocks? the design is beautiful.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Hugs,
    Maria Rodriguez.

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  15. Such a beautiful blanket Debby, lovely pastel colours.
    Pauline
    x

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  16. A beautiful blanket, love the design and soft colours
    Lorraine x

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  17. Hi Debby this is a gorgeous blanket I just love it. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  18. Your blanket is gorgeous Debby..love the pattern and softness of the colours.

    luv CHRISSYxx

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  19. A beautiful blanket and love the designs of the squares. Gorgeous colours. Hugs, Carol S.xx

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  20. Your finished blanket looks amazing! Thanks so much for sharing some pics of it.

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  21. Ooh your blanket is awesome! Love the gorgeous colours and the squares are so pretty! Loving the star too - can't wait to see the finished piece! xxx

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  22. Gorgeous blanket! I love the colors and pattern and your edging is beautiful. Love the new pattern for you next project. I haven't crocheted since before my granddaughter was born and she will be 18 in June..now you make me want to start again.

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  23. Debbie, I LOVE your blanket. My daughter is expecting in January and I have started her a Willow blanket. Mine is also pastels. So far I have 5 different colors. I have been searching for the color to join them with and the border color. I love the white you have used. I am wonder if you'd let me know how many squares you used as a total. I only have the pattern for the Willow square and am putting the blanket together on my own. Also it looks like you have more than 5 colors. My pastels are a bit lighter than yours. Thank you so much for sharing this. it is just beautiful.

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