A few months ago I posted about colors of the San Diego Chargers I picked out for a baby blanket. I finally finished the project! The baby was actually born earlier this month, but I can’t give the blanket to the parents until July, when we make it to Cali. This blanket turned out much bigger than I thought it would, but I liked how it turned out!
I finally finished my last Christmas present!!! It’s sad to say, but I really did waste time with presents. I was so excited to finish this blanket, but I hate sewing, so I put it off until the last minute. I had every piece crocheted but put the project aside because of the sewing. I made this huge blanket for my niece who came to visit last weekend. I finally had a deadline to meet, so I slaved away to make the sewing actually happen. The entire blanket was made with Caron simply soft yarn. It took me so long to make the blanket that I actually do not remember how many skeins of yarn it took for the body. But I made sure I had a coupon every time I bought another skein! For the blanket and fish, I used the pattern from a Crochet Today! featuring an octopus blanket from a summer issue last year. I googled/used ravelry for the coral, seaweed, starfish, and jellyfish. I absolutely love my end result and hope I can make another one in a different theme!
I am making a blanket for my cousin’s second child. I stood in front of the baby yarns for the longest time, putting combos together to find the perfect match of colors. These two colors screamed San Diego to me (which is where the parents live) and I couldn’t figure out why. I bought them anyway because I loved the colors together so much. Later on, not even thinking about crocheting, it hit me: the San Diego Chargers! These yarns are the exact colors of their football team. I began the blanket the other night and have made so much progress so far! I will post the blanket as soon as I finish. I’m so excited about this one!