Thursday 1 March 2012

New Project!

Oooh, what is this?

A new project!! 

I fell in love with both of these beautiful blankets - this one from Cherry Heart, and this one from Serendipity Patch.  I just had to make one, inspired by the gorgeousness!!

I bought a load of Stylecraft Special DK yarn for it.  It is very reasonably priced, and I've heard lots of good things about it over the blogs.  I thought it was time to give it a go!

I've picked 9 colours, with cream as the border.  I've not worked with so many colours before, so I'm a bit worried they'll not work together.  I wanted it to be pretty and colourful, but we'll see how well it works!
It's going to be a long slow project, the rate at which I crochet (and get distracted!) but I hope to get there in the end!

Thanks for the kind comments about the rabbit from my last post.  My nephew seems to like it - in fact it was the first thing he's ever grabbed and held on to!!!  (That warmed the cockles of my heart!)


  1. Good luck with your blanket. Looks like pretty colours you've chosen.

  2. What a great project, can't wait to see the finished result. I really wish I could crochet, it produces such wonderful items. x

  3. That is going to be beautiful when finished, the colours are lovely x

  4. Wonderful colours,you are going to love doing this one,can't wait to see it all done.

  5. Yum it's gonna be beautiful!
    kandi x

  6. The colours are amazing and I love the pink flower on the purple. Im more than a little bit jealous of your flowers cos no matter how hard I try I cannot crochet a flower!!

    Cant wait to see the blanket finished!

    Luv Rhi x x

  7. I always want to crochet up a bright and colorful blanket but never feel like I can color coordinate very well. Gotta get over that hangup. Your blanket is gonna be every so pretty. And I love your sweet little rabbit. I tried to embroider a face on a little snowman last year and boy was that fiddly. I finally just unpicked it and left him without a face. Your rabbit face is precious. Have a great day. Tammy

  8. Lovely! The colours you've chosen look great together. Can't wait to see the finished article!

    S x

  9. Your blog is lovely and your crochet is adorable ,i love the colours xx

  10. This will make a lovely quilt! I just love the little flower!


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