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Sunday 3 July 2016

The Disco Rainbow Blanket- The details

SallyStrawberry rainbow crochet granny square blanket

Thank you for you kind response to my Disco Rainbow Blanket. Here are some more details for you if you wish to have a go yourself. I will include some more information including how to work the join-as-you-go squares in a later post (next Sunday so keep a look out).

Yarn: Stylecraft Special Double Knit (100% acrylic)

Red- Lipstick (1246)
Orange- Spice (1711)
Yellow- Sunshine (1114)
Green- Green (1116)
Blue- Aster (1003)
Indigo- Royal (1117)
Violet- Plum (1061)
White- White (1001)

Hook: 3.5mm


The squares: Traditional granny squares using treble crochet and chain stitches. These consisted of 4 rounds and were joined using the join-as-you-go method. 

The border: Single rounds of double crochet in each colour

Approx size: 1.5m x 1.0m

Blocking: Yes :-) I blocked the completed blanket by soaking in Eucalan and pinned flat to dry.

Square arrangement: You've got to love a diagram....

Please let me know if you make one for yourself and let me know if you have any questions :-)

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