I was so excited to finish my last blanket, I searched through my stash and came across this variegated yarn. I got one skein of it with a Michael's gift card I got for my birthday last year, and I've been saving it for something special. Who said I couldn't make more than one blanket a month?
I agree; it's a little bright, but what baby doesn't like bright colors? I did a boring V stitch for the blanket, so to spice it up, I made up a cool border. Here's what it looks like from the front:
With white, I chained 3 and, I don't know what it's called, attached it to the blanket down one side. Then I chained 3 and double crocheted back across that side. It looked empty, so I got the bright yarn back and chained 3 and attached it to each double crochet stitch back down the side again. Then I chained three across the top and repeated all that on the other side, then chained three across the bottom. Here's what it looks like from the back:
Here it is all spread out. I really don't like the way the colors turned out next to each other. It was so weird, like, I did the exact same pattern, shouldn't the colors line up the same way the entire blanket? I didn't drop that many stitches for it to make a difference! If any of you master crocheters have some insight, feel free to clue me in. :-)
Yeah, it's kinda weird-looking. But I really like the border I created. I had to cut and change yarn five times, but I think the effect was worth it. Maybe some cute baby will love it. :-)
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In 2006 I had a stroke, and every day my husband encourages me to use my remaining brain cells to the best of my ability. I love to organize, make crafts, and go on adventures (safe ones). I hope that through my blog posts, you will be encouraged to accept and make the best of challenges God throws at your life.