Flufy's Granny Square Blanket: A Colorful, Boy-Approved Crochet Project

Flufy's Granny Square Blanket: A Colorful, Boy-Approved Crochet Project

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by Lisa Clarke
     
 

The author's son, who likes to call himself “Flufy,” has Cozy down to a science. Wherever he happens to be, if there’s a couch with a blanket, he’ll crawl underneath and make himself right at home. So, when it was his turn to be on the receiving end of a significant Mom-made project, she knew that he would appreciate a lap blanket.

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Overview

The author's son, who likes to call himself “Flufy,” has Cozy down to a science. Wherever he happens to be, if there’s a couch with a blanket, he’ll crawl underneath and make himself right at home. So, when it was his turn to be on the receiving end of a significant Mom-made project, she knew that he would appreciate a lap blanket.

The project in this ebook is the exact blanket the author made for Flufy. This is a great do-together project, if the recipient is old enough to follow a few simple color-choice rules.

REQUIRED SKILLS
This project is great for beginners! If you can:

make a slip knot
chain
slip stitch
double-crochet

then you can do this. And if you can’t do those things, included are links to resources that will help you learn.

Topics Covered:

More than just a simple crochet pattern, this book is like a mini-class. Each topic includes step-by-step instructions and photos where appropriate.

You will learn:

How to make a granny square
How to join granny squares together as you go
How to add a border to your blanket

Plus:

How to choose colors and arrange them in a pleasing manner
An alternate way of changing colors that eliminates the need to weave in ends.
How to choose effective colors for the blanket’s border
Should you block your blanket?
Links to resources to help you learn more

Tools and Materials:

Flufy’s blanket measures 42”x52” and consists of ten rows of eight squares. To crochet a blanket this size you will need:

15 hanks Berroco Vintage (or roughly 3000 yards of worsted weight yarn)
G (4mm) hook
basic crochet supplies

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015632941
Publisher:
Polka Dot Cottage
Publication date:
09/25/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
636,934
File size:
3 MB

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