- Pattern — vintage bauble blanket by Sandra Eng
- Project Type — Blanket
- Project started — 2023-03-02
- Project completed —
- Worked with — 3.75mm hook
- Yarn(s) — 4ply/sock yarn scraps
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We have a new love seat in our library room. I have bins of small fingering weight scraps. Like quotes I’ve added to my commonplace book, at first glance it may seem nothing is cohesive. Hopefully the grey will help.
Current motif are 8cm each. This is a bit smaller than I was planning so I may adjust the design a little because current math by desired size would mean making 400 motifs and that is … overwhelming as motifs, but not as pages of a book. Hmmm.
Current new plan (as of July 2023) is to join in 9-patch squares and figuring out the longer term joining plan later.
After working on this in small fits and starts and misplacing a bag with about a dozen round one centers completed, I posted to social media about the project and as I was coming up with the caption realized there was a better way to join. Instead of joining across and making one huge blanket…
For Rnd 4: Instead of (sc, sp in 3-dc cluster, sc). Working (sc, fpdc around 3-dc cluster, sc). Of course I make the decision after I weave in the ends of the first cornerstone motif! Joined first 5 motifs — 3 across, 2 of next row.
It helps to work on the project to make progress. I worked the first round for another 5 motifs and one more is ready for its final rounds. Need to decide if I’ll be more likely to finish (eventually) by working the fourth round on all pieces, breaking and weaving in now or not. JAYG…