Good morning and a happy half term to you all!
Oh how wonderful it is to be sat in my sewing room
knowing that for the whole day I can work at The Patchwork Heart!
Sorry for my absence the last 2 weeks
but once again school took over my life!
2 weeks ago I began the most exciting project . . .
a blanket in subtle rainbow shades
for a photographer to use as in childrens photographs!
She chose the most beautiful shades of Stylecraft Special DK
and I chose 5 interesting blocks from
Jan Eatons 200 Crochet Blocks
they work out at 15cm square and take approx 30 mins each to make
Oh what fun I had playing with these colours
arranging the blanket made me so happy
working out all the possible arrangements of colours and patterns
I'm sure you will agree
that the addition of 5 different blocks
adds much to the plain patchwork blanket
using mocha for the join
I began with simple dc using wrong sides together
this creates a strong join which makes a nice ridge
and I like its simplicity allowing the blocks to take the glory!
I first work all the rows in 1 direction
then change and join in the other direction
so now it is time for the border
a deep lace border in mocha
I will be back in a few days to share the completed blanket!
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