The Blue Blanket

I wanted to share with you the blue blanket that I have just completed.

For this project I used Paintbox Simply DK yarn in the following colours: Pistachio Green, Sea Foam Blue, Washed Teal, Marine Blue, Kingfisher Blue and Champagne White (2 skeins). I used hook size 3.5 (UK).

I love making traditional Granny Squares, and for this project I chained one in each corner and have no chain between the groups of trebles. I made 5 different colour combinations, with 5 rounds to each square.

The Granny Square Pattern and an accompanying video tutorial is available: Granny Square Pattern

I completed 5 of each square, therefore finishing with 25 squares and I added a sixth round using Champagne White yarn.

I used the ‘join-as-you-go’ joining method, using Champagne White to join the squares together on the 7th round.

For the border, I wanted to keep it simple, I added a round of trebles (UK terms) around the whole blanket in Champagne White yarn.

I then added a row of (double crochet in each treble space and two chain) using Sea Foam Blue. Then added a row of trebles into the chain two spaces in Champagne White. To finish I added a double crochet in back loops only using Marine Blue.

  • I am really happy with how this blanket turned out, the yarn is lovely and soft.
  • The finished blanket measured 80cm x 80cm.
  • I hope that you enjoyed reading about this project.
  • Many thanks for visiting my blog.