Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Bloomin' Crochet-a-Long Week 8

Week 8 already?! I can't believe it, and well into November too which seems to have been a very, very quick month...

 

Anyway, this past week I have been crocheting only the baby blanket that I mentioned last week (I have been doing a little knitting though). I finished it off yesterday and it is now ready to go to it's little recipient...

 

 

It measures 85cm x 85cm. I used 3 balls of this yarn....

 

 

It was a really nice yarn to work with, smooth and soft. The pattern is from here. It is a nice and simple pattern which works up quickly. I used a 5mm hook for the main part of the blanket and a 4.5mm hook for the edging. For which I used one ball of Sirdar Snuggly in navy and worked my usual edging, taken from Nicki Trench's Cute & Easy Baby Clothes.

 

Thank you to everyone who has been joining in with Chrissie and I with the CAL these past weeks. If you would like me to include a link to your post here, just leave a little note in the comments...

 

Some lovely crochet here...

 

The Summerhouse by the Sea

Forgetmenotsblue

Three Stories High

Cosmos and Cotton

Jacques, it rhymes with cakes

Snap That

Hazel's Crochet

 

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27 comments:

  1. This looks super cosy and snug, I am sure it will be well lived xox Penny

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    1. Sorry I meant loved and not lived! x

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  2. I expect that this blanket will see a lot of snuggling action in years to come!! xx

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  3. It's beautiful! I love the colors. It looks very soft, warm and cuddly.

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  4. It's a beautiful blanket. It looks very nice and soft.

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  5. Lovely as always. I was recommending your edging to someone last week who is making a baby blanket so will send her the link :) x

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  6. This looks very comfy, one very lucky little one there! :) x

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  7. I love the colours of this blanket, it isn't too "babyish" and will be snuggled for years and years! Beautiful gift! Cxxx

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  8. Aw that blanket looks super soft and pretty. Great job! 8 weeks already! Gosh where has the time gone. Xx

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  9. Looking at it, I can almost feel how soft and snuggly it is. Beautiful!

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    1. Thank you so much! I visited your blog also, but was somehow unable to leave a comment for you. Your crochet it's just lovely, really nice bright colours and thank you for joining in the CAL!
      Marianne xx

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  10. It looks so warm and snuggly....lucky Baby!

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  11. A gorgeous blanket, which I am sure will be loved and used. I love the colour and I am sure it is super snugly, just what a baby needs in this chilly weather. Beautiful!! Enjoy your week xoxo

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  12. A gorgeous blanket, which I am sure will be loved and used. I love the colour and I am sure it is super snugly, just what a baby needs in this chilly weather. Beautiful!! Enjoy your week xoxo

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  13. That is so beautiful! Clever, clever you!
    Carly
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  14. Lovely gift - those sort of things are always treasured. I have made some squares for my blanket here http://joeveryday19.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/cal-stitch-directory-lost-count.html

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  15. Beautiful baby blanket, it is going to be very loved.
    Hugs,
    Meredith

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  16. Marianne I love your makes, the blanket is just gorgeous and will make some little fellow and his parents very happy indeed. A lovely post Marianne, thank you, big hugs to you as always
    Dorothy
    :-)xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  17. Oohh that blanket is so lovely looks really snuggly
    Clare x
    http://summerhousebythesea.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/wintertime-wreath-mistletoe-tutorial.html

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  18. Lovely and snuggly for the cold weather ... I love the colour combination too ... Bee xx

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  19. The colours look great together. I agree that that yarn is really nice to work with and it washes well too which is always a bonus.
    Rosie

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  20. This is such a lovely gift for a baby boy, Marianne! It looks so soft and snuggly, and I love the colours you chose.
    Wishing you a happy weekend.
    Helen x

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  21. I am soooo late, time is travelling so quickly and I nearly missed your lovely post Marianne! That yarn looks so very soft and cuddly and you've made a beautiful blanket with it - baby will be so cosy and loved in it - well done on yet another great achievement! Have a great weekend doing the things you love best! Hugs, Joy xoxo

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  22. What a lovely baby blanket- it looks very cosy and the colours are lovely too:)

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  23. Lovely and snuggly blanket, really nice :)

    Have a nice weekend!

    Lluisa x

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  24. It is a beautiful blanket Marianne :) Such lovely colours and so soft looking!

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