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My Wish/To Do List #1: Throw Blankets

I’m currently working on a blanket that I had started a decade ago and just recently found .. when I am done this, I want to make a blanket (something small for laps, I think) for each of my grandchildren… (2 girls and 1 boy). Some options...

Crochet.Community Theme: BLANKET / AFGHAN

Is there anything more comforting than wrapping up in a crocheted blanket on a cool summer’s night or a chilly winter evening? Well, maybe the arms of a loved one, but the next best thing is a crocheted blanket, especially if it is handmade. ...

suggestions wanted for blanket pattern.

I have been wanting to try my hand at a new pattern I saw for a “Drop in the Pond” blanket. Does anyone have any suggestions on which pattern works up best? Thanks.

Crochet.Community Collaboration #2 - Granny Squares #1: Granny Square Sampler Blanket -- Collaboration Style

I found some interest in another collaboration project …. so, here we go again!!! The Creation We will be creating a queen-size blanket/bedspread, designing it together! The Process each week, we will select one 5" granny square pattern...

Easy way to help animal shelter.... crocheted kitty blankets!

I have been making kitty blankets for my local animal shelters. They asked for blankets measuring 17inches square. They work up pretty quickly while watching tv. The animal shelters near me don’t really have any more requirements beyond the...

My Crocheting Journal #38: Baby Blanket -- It's Square!

An exciting point …. I have reached the “square” point in the blanket. . now those “few” more rows to make it a rectangle and it will be ready to travel! :) I am celebrating this point in the creation.

my temperture blanket

i love to crochet and last year it saw me through some very serious health problems and major surgery,now a year later and things are looking good for me ( god willing and fingers crossed) so i decided to start on a big project which will take a...

Wish Lists #2: Blankets

There’s nothing nicer than wrapping yourself in a hand-made crochet blanket. Whether it be a big snuggly one in the winter, or a light ‘wrap style’ one in the cool summer breeze. (infact, that’s exactly what I did the other night whilst...

My Crocheting Journal #39: Baby Blanket - It's done!

I did it… I decided to stop it at the end of the second ball(s) of yarn… and it is lovely. It is 26 “shells” wide and 36 (double) rows long, using 1700 yards of yarn. Total size 36″ × 40″. Now to get it packed up and ship it across the...

My Crocheting Journal #32: Baby Blanket -- Beginnings

A baby blanket — beginnings, .. yes it is “beginnings” in more ways that one. First we have the little angel that will join us in the near future and then it is the beginning of a new crochet creation. I didn’t know this was going to be such a...