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Press release two of my twin granny square blankets have made their tv debut : they have been shown on the disney channel show “dog with a blog” episode 9, “the parrot episode”. You are considering a handmade granny square blanket. This square pattern was designed and crocheted by myself. This blanket measures 68″ x 86″ which is a twin size. This granny square blanket uses 50+ colors of yarn, all trimmed in cream and crocheted together. Total of 238 granny squares and no two squares alike, each one uses different colors. Each one is a one-of-a-kind piece. This is definately an heirloom piece that can be passed down from generation to generation. This can be made in any size, if this isn’t the size you need, please convo me and i will provide a quote for you. I think this blanket would be a great addition to any photographer to use as a photo prop, just contact me for a quote for a smaller size. Thanks so much for taking a peek. Although this blanket only took me 2 weeks to do, please allow me up to 5 weeks to complete, thank you.
Who can resist a patriotic afghan with stars in a field of blue set in the middle of a field of red and white stripes. The flag motif is circled by a stars-and-blue border. Perfect for flag day and the fourth of july, the afghan can be draped across a porch swing or porch railing as well as wrapped around shoulders when watching evening fireworks. Made of multi-strand crochet yarn, this afghan has a lovely drape to it, yet is light to carry. A luxurious 5′ x 46, this cotton afghan is machine wash and dry.
This bright yellow afghan is embellished with swirlies and twirlies and squiggles, oh my. Size: 45 x 54 inches large enough to display on a twin size bed (and keep warm under), cuddle and pet it while watching tv, or hang it on your wall. Care instructions: because of the variety of yarns and fiber content, hand wash and dry flat. Technical details: i used a combination of surface crochet and tambour work on a crocheted mesh base to create the swirls and squiggles. This piece is one of what i call my doodles. I have also seen in the literature this method called organic crochet. The design process starts with a vision and a theme in this case swirls. I then gather a large quantity of yarn in the color range of my vision as many types and textures as the stash will provide. I play with laying them out in different juxtapositions until the layout starts to make sense. Then i back off and think about the structural requirements of the planned item. Sometimes i make a thumbnail sketch depending on the complexity, other times none seems needed. Then i start crocheting, creating each section to match the vision. Each yarn has unique characteristics and may modify the detail of an element as the work progresses. When the visualized parts are completed, a final finishing is added. This process insures that the piece is unique, one of a kind, since the stash never contains exactly the same combination of yarns. The vision is also different every time. A college aesthetics class taught that art is whatever the art community decrees to be art. And who is this mythical, mystical art community a group of recognized, talented artists no-o. The art community is the critics and reviewers who consider themselves the arbiters of art. And what is a craft overheard at a crafts fair: a craft is art that serves a functional purpose. Quilters are allowed to produce art quilts of any size, weavers produce wall hangings, so why not crocheters, too.
I made this afghan in the log cabin quilt style of thick chunky yarn. The antique wine and colonial blue colors will modestly compliment almost any room color scheme. Its small enough to snuggle under on a sofa. Add a touch of luxury to living room, family room, den, library or your favorite rocker. Size: approx 48″ x 56″. Machine wash, machine dry, fabric softener recommended. Do not stretch when wet.
It’s wintertime, it’s cold outside, you need to warm up. Don’t turn up the heat, grab this thick waffle style afghan. Perfect for one but more fun when snuggling with two. Maroon with a cream colored trim this blanket will look good while feeling cozy. Nice and heavy, and thick with about 3lbs of yarn. 49″x43″ maroon and cream colored. 100% acrylic yarn machine washable.
The white background surrounds my signature wandering stripes pattern. This is a unique one of a kind piece, because the colors are a unique selection from my raid-the-stash-until-you-havethe-required-quantity design technique. My mantra is reduce/reuse, so i love to create from leftovers. Mostly acrylic yarns mean it’s machine washable and dryable. Measures 48 x 54 inches throw size.