Friday, February 28, 2014

Dancing in Daisies Blanket Completed!!!

Finally after close to a year I have completed my Dancing in Daisies Blanket! I had ran out of the honey and medium blue yarn and re-ordered back in December. The box of yarn had been sitting on top of my cabinet along with the blanket when I finally pulled them down last week. I was amazed to see that I only needed to work up 21 more squares and join them to the rest of the blanket. So I went to work and it is now complete, border and all!!



The completed afghan/blanket measures 76 inches by 44 inches. It is so soft and plush from using the Red Heart Soft yarn. I love the look of the flat braid join, but I don't think I will be using this joining method very often. It wasn't a difficult joining method once you got the first 4 squares completed. I just didn't like when the four squares are joined a slight "hole" effect is caused. I had to go back and stitch close some of these joining areas. I just felt that when you are snuggling under the blanket the holes could be snagged and then made larger through years of use. For the border, I decided to do a roll of half double crochet in the honey all around the blanket and a scallop edge using the medium blue. I am so very satisfied with the end result.

Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend!! I am linking up with Tami's Amis' blog for more wonderful FO Fridays!

7 comments:

  1. Congrats on this finish. It's stunning!

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  2. Love the daisies! So fun and sunny. The little bit of a ruffle at the edge is lovely touch.

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  3. A beautiful finish!! What a lovely blanket to snuggle under on a cold day :)))

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  4. Thanks everyone!! It was a great project to work on during these Winter months. It gave me a touch of Spring early.

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  5. What a cheerful blanket, really lovely work :)

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  6. I just love your crocheted blanket.. I love blue.. and blue and yellow wonderful.. I'm your newest follower.. with love Janice

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    1. Thanks Janice! And thanks for the follow, I really appreciate it. I checked out your blog and your doilies are fantastic!!

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