Blanket Commission

Recently I was commissioned to make one of my Blooming Flowers blankets.  I started making the blocks and flowers…

I love this design.  Its so bright and cheery.  One day I’ll make one just for me!  Whenever I get a VW camper van (lottery winnings needed) I shall drape one of these blankets over the seats.

 I was asked to add names to the blanket so, after some to-ing and fro-ing, I decided to work the names in surface crochet.  Its so easy to do, just like writing.  The working yarn is held at the back of your work so it can feel a little awkward to start with, but once you get the hang of it you’ll be stitching essays across yards of single crochet…
These blocks are so simple to make.  The flowers are sewn, or crocheted, onto each block.,,
Then the blocks are joined with white yarn.  Or sometimes I add the flowers after joining depending on how impatient I am.  The white really brings the blanket to life…

And lastly, I added a button to form the dot on the letter i…

 

I wanna make it!

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The pattern is available in US and UK crochet terminology.  Pattern in US terminology is also available on Craftsy.

Happy Hooking!

Leonie

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