Thursday, January 14, 2010
Them blocks, they just keep on comin'
Here's #9 Arcadia for the Let's Make 7 crochet along. This is such a pretty block pattern. And it looks totally different in different colors. I think this one might be my new favorite.
Then I took a little detour because these grannies were calling to me. This one is twisting the night away. And in that jazzy turquoise dress no less!
#40 Granny with a Twist. Super easy, super fun. This would make a great kitchen towel too. I love the retro!
And then we have this kinda odd combination - a granny square attached to a mitered square. My first time doing anything mitered. That sounded weird, huh?
First you do the granny portion in the round.
And then you move on to the mitered portion and you turn your fabric.
The round granny portion and the mitered portion do end up looking a bit wonky (or maybe it's my crocheting) but I like it the more I look at it and I'm a bit happier with it after I lightly blocked it. I think I would make a pattern change or two to make the round granny match the mitered portion better if I do this one again. I do think it will make a cool hot pad when I add a loop.
I have to say I am lovin' these little ladies. Aren't they cute? I mean real grannies are of course cute, but I'm taking about my new obsession here - the crocheted kind.....I am feeling a granny blanket of some sort coming on....
Yarn Info: remember, I am using worsted weight Lion brand cotton so these blocks are big (about 8 inches) and rather heavy-duty. And I am using a G hook (4.0mm).
All right, enough playing for now. I have two more blocks to finish for the Let's Make Seven CAL. Almost there!