Saturday, 12 October 2013

Granny variation blanket

Oh my goodness ...... isn't it a great feeling when you finally complete a project you have been working on for ages.... ?

 


I have loved making the squares for this blanket ~
but joining them together seemed to take forever and it stopped being fun about halfway through!

 
 
 
However ~ I am happy with the result.  
This was a true stash-busting project. No two squares are the same, and I used up lots of odd bits of DK yarn.

Each square is based on the traditional Granny Square of five rounds, but with
 every stitch worked on the second and fourth rounds.

 
 
 
After joining them, I added a pretty border ~
 
 

So .... time to start another project.....
 
I love that bit of the process ~ dreaming, planning, chosing colours ......
 

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/granny-variation-blanket

 
 
 


13 comments :

  1. That has turned out really well. Very pretty.

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    1. Thank you Una. I wondered if I would ever complete it !
      I am feeling satisfied with a job well done.

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  2. You are so creative. I love reading your blog. made your baby sweater and its on my Ravelry page. So cute. my ravelry ID is dbriese

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    1. Hi there - I saw your baby top - you did a great job. Thank you for adding your project. It gives me so much happiness to see my pattern designs made by others all over the world! Happy knitting. M

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  3. Marianna, it is soooooo beautiful! What s stunning blanket!

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  4. Love your blanket Marianna, it;s turned out lovely it's so pretty, the finishing off is a real pain I agree but the finished result is always worth it. :)

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  5. love your new take on the granny :-)

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  6. oh my, this is really a lovely blanket, thank you so much for sharing it at The Crochet Boulevard, this way I could find your wonderful blog! Have a great week-end!

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  7. Hi Marianna :) I love this blanket - I've included it in my post: Free Pattern Friday - Let's Get Warm! Crochet Blanket Pattern Round Up! Here's the link: http://oombawka.blogspot.ca/2013/12/free-pattern-friday-lets-get-warm.html Hope it sends some extra traffic your way :) Rhondda

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  8. Your blanket is beautiful - I really enjoy joining my squares together, I think it is because I like the texture it gives the blanket. You have done a fabulous job, your stiches and squares look so neat.

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  9. The blanket came out beautifully! Wonderful feeling to complete a project all the way :)
    I would love if you shared this at our Yarn Fanatic Link Party - http://eyeloveknots.blogspot.com/2015/01/yarn-fanatic-linky-party-19.html
    Alexandra
    EyeLoveKnots.blogspot.com

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  10. Oh, I love this afghan! The colors are so bright and cheery! I want to start on a granny square blanket, but I haven't yet . . .

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  11. to no avail, i cannot find the pattern please help

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