Thursday, 1 September 2011

Rose's granny square baby blanket - finished!

Well, I've finished Rose's blanket.  :-)
...and I love it!

       

Around the edges it's still a little wobbly and I'm not too sure why it's happened, maybe I did an extra treble cluster somewhere. I'm not sure but I'm not too fussed about it as it won't notice when it's being used..!


I was worried that the colours weren't going to go well together as their all chosen randomly but I think it looks quite nice. :-)


It helps having all of the centres the same colour, it helps to bring it all together.


I chose to crochet a scalloped edging which makes it look nice and girly...


So... do you like it...?!



I'm off to start another WIP... oops!

It's this gorgeous cowl.

I'm making it with my Rowan lenpur liner yarn which I think will look really great, but I really shouldn't be starting something new. I have so many other thing's to finish off, including a birthday present... which means I have a deadline to stick to...

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(Edited to say: Thank you very much to the lovely Louise at Tea at weasels for giving me the Versatile blogger award. :-)
I'll get a post written for it as soon as I can.)

38 comments:

  1. Wow Ashley, that blanket is so lovely just right for a special little girl to snuggle up with.... that is if she stays still long enough!!
    Well done
    Love Mum xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  2. Oh my word, that's fab!! I love it! The colours are gorgeous and the edging looks really good. What yarn did you use? Did you join as you go or all at the end? Sorry for quizzing you - I've still got to muster up the enthusiasm to join the granny squares I started earlier in the year. I'm thinking I could manage a blanket like this one - could you help me? You know that if you lived closer to me I'd be popping my head round your door every five minutes to get you to help! Ha!
    Nicki xx

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  3. Wow!!! I am in love with this blankie!!Its perfect!!

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  4. I love it! It is rather HUGE!!! I love the colors and the mix of smaller grannies into a bigger one. nice work :)

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  5. It's practical and very pretty, that's all that matters and if baby like it too of course!

    Sandie xx

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  6. The blanket is beautiful! I love your colour choices and the edging. I can imagine Rose never wanting to part with it!

    xxxxxxxxxx

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  7. Fantastic Ashley! The colours are amazing. It's a wonderful feeling when you finish a project, stand back to admire it, and then say to yourself, 'right, what's next?'

    Have a fab crafty weekend.

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  8. Ahhhh your blanket is gorgeous and I'm loving the colour combo!

    Jo x

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  9. You have used lovely colours! Good idea to keep the middles the same - I'll try that on my next blankie (if I ever finish my ripple!. Look forward to seeing your cowl!!

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  10. Gorgeous. I love your choice of colours, and the edging just finishes it off.

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  11. This is why it is so lush to have a baby girl! The colours are awesome and then Rose can pass it down to her children. How gorgeous!!!
    You are clever and its very very cute.
    I am so new to crochet I've only just mastered the treble stitch. I can see your granny squares but what are the other stitches, all little little bobbles. Is that one big piece of blanket and you just had to sew together the patterned granny squares to add on? Do I make sense.....I don't think I EVER do !!!
    xx x

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  12. Ashley your blanket is so lovely. The colours are really cheerful.
    Dx

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  13. I absolutely love it! Having the lovely big border makes it stunning. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! Have a lovely weekend.

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  14. Its so sweet and pretty, perfect for your sweet baby girl! Lovely colours, good job!

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  15. What a beautiful blanket, the colours are perfect.
    I will be a family treasure and heirloom... i just love that thought.
    well done on the award too :o)
    have a lovely weekend
    jooles x

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  16. Ooooh I LOVE the colours, and the boarder colours remind me of sweeties...must.hurry.up.and.learn.to.hook.
    Nattie x

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  17. I was going to say don't you have something FAR more important then another WIP xxxxxxxxx

    Your ever loving Aunty xx

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  18. It's lovely - Rose will love it!

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  19. Ooooh! Very Pretty. Your little Rose is so lucky!

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  20. Love the colours you've used - I'm itching to get back to learning how to crochet.
    Have a great weekend!
    x

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  21. It's absolutely gorgeous, Ashley! I really love it. Have you blocked it? If not, that's probably why it's wobbly. However, it doesn't look wobbly to me. It looks great on Rose's cot. xx

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  22. Granny blankets are so lovely. My aunt made one for my daughter's 21st birthday and it was such a beautiful present - better than anything shop-bought.

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  23. Hey Ashley!
    Rose is a very lucky little lady, beautiful blanket! The colours work really well and I love the border. Well done!
    P.S. Thanks for all the encouragement on the childbirth front! :)
    Kxx

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  24. Oh it's just beautiful! The colours go perfectly and I love the scallop edging.

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  25. That's just gorgeous! Lovely feeling isn't it, when that last stitch is stitched :D

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  26. What a lovely blanket! I hope mine turns out as lovely! Can I ask if you have a tutorial for the pretty scalloped edging? It looks so lovely! x

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  27. I love your blanket Ashley, lovely colours,I m sure rose will have it forever.love juliexx

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  28. Hi! This blanket is so wonderful, the colours are perfect and I love the big thick border you've done! Maybe if you pin it out (if you have space?) and block it, it'll lay flat but it probably doesn't matter when it's used anyway :-)

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  29. How did I miss this????? Must be naughty blogger again!

    I love it. Well done you. I think you are totally right the middles do bring it all together.

    My edges seem to go wobbly too. No idea why, I've even tried Bunny Mummy's edge tutorial which is supposed to make the edges stay flat. But you're right in that you can't tell when in use.

    xxx

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  30. Like it????? I love it, it looks fab, and looking at all your previous comments everyone else seems to agree with me :) xxx

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  31. Wow!
    Such great colours- they are perfect.
    In fact, am bookmarking this now to save for inspiration!
    Lucky Rose.
    Have a great week.
    Xx

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  32. Beautiful! What a lucky girl to have such a lovely blanket!

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  33. Those are really pretty colour combinations. Like it a lot!

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  34. It's gorgeous - you must be so chuffed.

    Love the colours. Perfect for a little Rose.

    Nina x

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  35. I LOVE your blanket, it is so pretty! And that edging is a lovely finish, will be bookmarking too for future! Rose is very lucky :) xxx

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  36. Your blanket is gorgeous!

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  37. Cor, what lovely gorgeous colours!! Looks fabulous!

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