Cherry Blossoms by kraftling

Cherry Blossoms

Crochet
June 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
8.0 mm (L)
4.0 mm (G)
5.0 mm (H)
1200 yards (1097 m)
One size
US
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At 36” by 42”, this small throw makes a perfect lap blanket or baby blanket. It would also be striking on display as a wall hanging. Wherever it ends up in your home, it is sure to be admired. This throw
uses delectable Madeline Tosh Vintage alongside sumptuous Malabrigo Finito, both high-quality yarns that are a pleasure to work with.

Yarn:

  • Madeline Tosh Vintage in Leopard (6 skeins, 110 g/200 yds ea.)
  • Malabrigo Finito in Paloma and Black (1 in ea. col., 50 g/200 yds ea.)
  • Small amount of lightweight fuchsia/pink yarn to attach cherry blossoms

Hooks
- 8 mm, 4 mm, & 5 mm crochet hooks (or sizes needed to obtain gauge).

Gauge

  • For blanket: with 8 mm hook, 6 “star” clusters = 4” (to test gauge for blanket, sc a multiple of 2 sts + 1 st for swatch)
  • For cherry blossoms: with 4 mm hook, 1 blossom = approx. 1” across

Measurements
- Approximate size of finished blanket: 36” x 42”.