InstructionsUsing a 4" square loom (you can use Weavettes, Weave-It, or Hazel Rose Multi Loom), I wove plain squares.
21 Turquoise Squares
12 Gold Squares
9 Multi-colored Squares (woven with both colors)
42 total squares. Then I seamed them all together. For the border, I crocheted a row of Single Crochet around the blanket and then finished it off with a round of Crab Stitch (aka ...
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Type of item: Functional
Style: Cute, Retro / Vintage, Classic
Arbor Loom 4 x 4", Plymouth Yarn Encore Worsted, 1 skein each of 1317 Turquoise and 1310 Gold. US G/ 4mm crochet hook
What was your inspiration?
I bought the Piecework, Mar/Apr 2010 issue and they featured afghans made with vintage Weave-It looms. I was inspired by these heirloom blankets and wanted to make one of my own. I was able to get a similar style loom.
What are you most proud of?
It took a lot of love and labor to make this blanket. I am proud of completing the whole blanket.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Don't be daunted by having to seam all those squares. It's really doesn't take that long.