This week I finally got around to finishing my granny square baby blanket for my niece Amelie who was born on January 2nd. I am quite pleased with the crab stitch edging as it’s the first time I’ve used this stitch and like all my crochet knowledge was picked up from Youtube videos.
This wasn’t nearly as late as the baby blanket I made for my nephew Joe who was born in July but got his blanket in October or November… just in time for it to get really cold.The blankets are all based around the idea of the granny square, Amelie’s as 30 granny squares joined and bordered (hint, use a square number to avoid same coloured squares touching) and Joe’s as a giant granny square with little squares around the border.
His mother Laura, who blogs at HelloMisterMagpie kindly got me the Mollie Makes Crochet book for my birthday, so I will hopefully have lots of new ideas for crochet soon, maybe moving onto a more complex pentagon shape!
So much crochet loveliness! 🙂
Thank you 🙂 I’ve got the book that you gave me next to me on the table looking for a new project. There’s a pretty hexagonal motif blanket which would be cool in our room, but I might have to teach Jon to crochet to help out or making all the hexagons could take me years for a double bed!
You will have to teach me sometime and I can help! I must finish my patchwork blanket before anything else though…the never-ending project!