I have been a regular visitor to Attic 24 for some time and over the summer holidays I thought I really would like to be able to have the fire (gas) on and do some wool related project. I made a knitted square blanket with each square using a different stitch when the magazine series The Art of Knitting was out. quite frankly it put me off ever making any ever again.
So after several days thought I ordered from the Wool Warehouse the Attic 24 style craft special DK colour pack with 17colours in it.
The above is an example of what I am hoping to make.
This is from PaisleyJade blogspot and she made it for her husband.
I intended on getting through the Autumn term with this project but due to so much going on I never got to start it. so my Autumn project has now become my Spring project.
I tried out a test square using a 5.5mm hook which is may favourite but it seems a little too loose so that is now a coaster by my sewing machine.
I then produced another square using a 5.0mm and I think (hope) that will be ok.
Using my Granny crochet square bag and Goolge for colour inspiration I have decided to have 5 colour rows and then a 6th row in Black. I am going to need more black yarn!
So after some marking I decided to sit down and make my first square. Took ages as I got the colours to to added and tried to make it as even as possible. I am sure I will get quicker as I go along. I have watched several Youtube videos on how to add them all together and I think I shall throw caution to the wind and join them as I go along.
How big is this going to be?
Have not got a clue at this point I shall see how it develops. I have quite a few colours and each ball is 100g so lots of hooky time to go. I am going to try and aim for at lest a square a night during the week. Weekends I have swap items to do which need natural daylight really plus a quilt top that is still glaring at me 3 years down the line!
Have you started a new project?
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