Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Pink fuzzy stash buster blanket

Like many knitters, I have a lot of extra yarn, almost all leftovers from other projects, and I didn’t know what to do with it because there wasn’t quite enough to make anything except perhaps hand mitts or a scarflette, and I have tons of those.

So I decided to combine them all to make a blanket using Tunisian crochet!



I think it’s pretty! Here’s the Ravelry link in case you were interested: http://ravel.me/camytang/sbb

I showed the blanket to Captain Caffeine first, then to my friend Dineen Miller. After my visit with Dineen, I complained to the Captain:

Me: I showed Dineen my pink fuzzy blanket and she expressed the proper exclamations of praise for it.

Captain: Like what?

Me: “Oh, is this your pink fuzzy blanket? It’s so nice! I can’t believe you used all your stash yarn for it! I love how the pink fun fur makes it so cute and fuzzy! It’s so heavy! It’s so soft! It’s so pink! It’s so you!” (I pause for dramatic effect and give the Captain a Significant Look.)

Captain: You mean it’s not enough to say, “It’s nice”?

Me: (Incredulous look.)

Captain: I guess I can see the difference.

Me: !!!!!!!!!

8 comments :

  1. I think the blanket is beautiful! I crochet a little but haven't done many projects and I am impressed!

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    1. Thanks Kathy! If you crochet, then Tunisian crochet is super easy! I learned from this site: http://www.stitchdiva.com/tutorials/tunisian-crochet
      I used the 3-color Tunisian method. It's great for using up stash yarn!

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  2. I think it looks gorgeously soft and comfy!! You're so skilled! :)

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    1. LOL Not really but thanks for saying so. :)

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    1. I knew I could count on you for proper exclamations of praise. :)

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  4. WOW! ;) I haven't tried Tunisian crochet. It's on my someday list.

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    1. It's super easy! I just used the StitcheDiva.com website tutorials!

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