Saturday, August 13, 2016

FO: Spring into Summer Blanket

I finished it on time!!!

I used the free Spring into Summer Blanket pattern, with the exception that I switched yarns every row. I had about a million yarn ends to weave in, but I was able to use up most of the Red Heart Gumdrop and Loops and Threads value pack yarn that I had on hand.

I worked 54 rows before I started to decrease. The finished blanket is about 4' x 4' - I hope the wee recipient can get a few years of enjoyment out of it before she outgrows it!

I think this pattern is really better suited for self-striping or solid yarns - but I am still happy with the end result. It took a total of about 1760 yards of worsted weight yarn using a G hook.

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