Mabel Crochet Blanket by Amanda Perkins
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Mabel Crochet Blanket

Crochet
June 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
both US and UK
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Mabel was inspired by the Ohio Star quilt block and was originally designed for a crochet/yarn club which ran during 2012.
I’ve always loved this quilt block and, although not British, it evokes a sense of comfort and history for me.

Yarn
The original blanket was made with lots of different British Sheep breeds, so it can be made from wool produced by small specialist suppliers.
I also recommend Fyberspates Scrumptious 4 ply, which is a beautiful luxury yarn and is available in a range of suitable colours

Colour
Background
400 gms of pale silver/grey
Or 4 x skeins of Fyberspates Scrumptious 4 ply Gleem
Centres
400 gms of pale blue/lilac, heather, mid blue/grey
Or 1 x skein of Fyberspates Scrumptious 4 ply - Charcoal
1 x skein of Fyberspates Scrumptious 4 ply – Denim
1 x skein of Fyberspates Scrumptious 4 ply – Water
1 x skein of Fyberspates Scrumptious 4 ply - Gleem

3mm hook

Size & Tension
Mabel measures 45 x 36 inches (8 squares wide by 10 squares long) however you can make it any size you wish by increasing or decreasing the number of motif blocks.

This pattern contains the following…..
Detailed colour and yarn recommendations
Written and charted Motif instructions in UK and US terms.
Full coloured layout chart.