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Circle of Friends Lap Blanket
Circle of Friends Square by Priscilla Hewitt
Crochet
80x108cm
Needle and yarn
4.0 mm (G)
400g assorted stash skeins and leftovers
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi)
Cleckheaton Country 8 Ply
106 yards, 50 grams 1 skein = 106.0 yards (96.9m)
Pink
Knit World Auckland in Henderson, Auckland
February 16, 2010
Cleckheaton Country 8 Ply
106 yards, 50 grams 1 skein = 106.0 yards (96.9m)
Green
Knit World Auckland in Henderson, Auckland
February 16, 2010
John Q Creative DK
101 yards, 50 grams 1 skein = 101.0 yards (92.4m)
Green
Knit World Auckland in Henderson, Auckland
February 16, 2010
John Q Creative DK
101 yards, 50 grams 1 skein = 101.0 yards (92.4m)
Pink
Knit World Auckland in Henderson, Auckland
February 16, 2010
Panda Magnum Soft 8ply
207 yards, 100 grams 1 skein = 207.0 yards (189.3m)
Gray
Spotlight (NZ)
February 13, 2010
Panda Magnum Soft 8ply
207 yards, 100 grams 1 skein = 207.0 yards (189.3m)
Green
Spotlight (NZ)
February 13, 2010
Panda Magnum Soft 8ply
207 yards, 100 grams 1 skein = 207.0 yards (189.3m)
Blue-green
Spotlight (NZ)
February 13, 2010
Panda Woolbale
500 yards, 250 grams 5 skeins = 500.0 yards (457.2m)
Gray
Spotlight (NZ)
February 13, 2010
Spotlight Basics 8 ply Pure Wool
102 yards, 50 grams 1 skein = 102.0 yards (93.3m)
Green
Spotlight (NZ)
February 13, 2010
Notes

I made 48 squares, all with a final sc round in Panda Woolbale 130 Grey, and joined them using mattress stitch.

With the detail in the squares I decided I wanted a simple border, so I used rows of:
hdc (grey)
sc (teal)
sc in back loops (grey)
sc (silver)
sc in back loops (grey)
sc (avocado)
hdc in back loops (grey)

This was my first crochet blanket and I learned a few lessons - the later squares have much neater colour changes and finishes than the first ones! Plus I shouldn’t have economised with acrylic and cheap wool yarns, which weren’t too pleasant on the hands. But I’m really pleased with the results nonetheless :)

This blanket was shown in episode 8 of my podcast Gentle Ribbing.

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Finished
February 13 2010
July 28 2010
 
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Circle of Friends Square
by Priscilla Hewitt
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DK / 8 ply
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  • Project created: February 12, 2010
  • Finished: July 28, 2010
  • Updated: October 16, 2012