Granny Chic Pinwheel Blanket by Emma Lamb
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Granny Chic Pinwheel Blanket

Crochet
September 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4.5 mm
6570 yards (6008 m)
one size
UK

The humble granny Square is a crochet icon that has stood the test of time, providing many crocheters with endless hours of colourful crochet therapy. However, in the spirit of granny chic style, it is always exciting to find new ways to rejuvenate and refresh a classic, so here I’ve incorporated the granny square into a fabulously pretty pinwheel design. My Granny Chic Pinwheel Blanket is the perfect blend of retro and modern.

The pattern is written using standard UK terms and includes a clear chart for the triangle square motif used to create the pinwheel design.

FINISHED SIZE
200cm (78,3/4 inches) long x 144cm (56,1/4 inches) wide.

GUAGE
5 rounds of granny square motif, worked in treble stitches = 10cm (4 inches).
Each triangle square motif should measure 28cm (11,1/4 inches) square.

YARN
Rowan Pure Wool Worsted, sixteen in 101 / Ivory, two in 112 / Moonstone, 132 / Buttercup, 137 / Oxygen, one each in 113 / Pretty Pink, 119 / Magenta, 131 / Mustard, 134 / Seville, 135 / Papaya, 140 / Bottle, 144 / Mallard, 152 / Oats.

SKILL LEVEL / DIFFICULTY
Experienced crocheter / Medium to Difficult

CROCHET SKILLS
Basic and intermediate stitches, working in the round and basic granny square, working in sections as-you-go, joining motifs together and seams.