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Lakeside Forest Blanket Crochet Tutorial

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My teenage son wanted an afghan that would remind him of being in a forest by a lake. Together we brainstormed ideas for the perfect lap-sized blanket, and now he loves his straight-sided hexagon afghan in shades of blue, green, and brown. This design is easily adaptable for different colors and different dimensions, and is a great project to do for your favorite kid. Getting him or her involved in color choices makes it fun, and builds some eager anticipation for the finished product. An older child can even help with the crocheting! TOPICS COVERED More than just a simple crochet pattern, this ebook is like a mini-class. Each topic includes step-by-step instructions and photos where appropriate. You will learn: The crochet pattern for a rectangular hexagon blanket with straight sides How to crochet a granny hexagon How to connect one hexagon to another How to connect one hexagon to two or more others How to crochet a half hexagon How to take the zig-zag edge of a hexagon blanket and straighten it out How to add a border Plus: Advice for choosing colors and yarn How to plan your design How to change colors How to weave in ends Links to resources to help you learn more Fully illustrated. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY make a slip knot chain stitch slip stitch double-crochet GAUGE not critical SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 11 hexagons by 9 hexagons SUGGESTED YARN 2700 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Berroco Vintage COLORWAY Greens, Blues, Browns

Recommended with this pattern

  • G (4mm) hook

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Polka Dot Cottage {at craftsy}
I am a polymer clay artist turned fiber addict. I can often be found at Polka Dot Cottage (http://www.lisaclarke.net), writing about my adventures in polymer, fabric, yarn, photography, and everyday life. I live in New Jersey with my husband, two sons, and entirely too many craft supplies.