Created by: Purple Cat
Project

Firecracker Throw

What was your source for this crocheting project? Online Photo or Website Name of website or photo Firecracker Throw Link to website or photo www.redheart.com/files/patterns/pdf/WR1922.pdf What are you most proud of? Being able to work on it while attending meetings. What advice would you give someone starting this project? It's a great take-along project. Enjoy it. It works up in three sections, so it's easy to handle. But I finished the third section well after the first two and my tension/gauge was not the same. I had to stretch it a little to sew the pieces together.

You Can Make This

Purple Cat made Firecracker Throw with:

  • Red Heart Super Saver knitting worsted. I think the colours are Dark Sage
  • Frosty Green and Aspen Print.

Project Description

What was your source for this crocheting project? Online Photo or Website Name of website or photo Firecracker Throw Link to website or photo www.redheart.com/files/patterns/pdf/WR1922.pdf What are you most proud of? Being able to work on it while attending meetings. What advice would you give someone starting this project? It's a great take-along project. Enjoy it. It works up in three sections, so it's easy to handle. But I finished the third section well after the first two and my tension/gauge was not the same. I had to stretch it a little to sew the pieces together.

Q&A with Purple Cat

patz in suffolk asked:
Oh - wow! That looks so cosy and cuddly! How I wish I could crochet with a straight edge - all my crocheting has to go round in circles or squares! Ah, well - we can't all be perfect!
Purple Cat answered:
LOL! Thanks, but none of us is perfect. If you read my advice section, you saw that it's crocheted in three sections and my tension was different in the third section, so I had to stretch it when I sewed the sections. And yes, it is easier to crochet in circles or squares. If we lived near each other, I would volunteer to help you learn to crochet in lines. I remember how challenging I found "turning' when I first started crocheting. I just wasn't getting it right. Anyway, I do have a beautiful afghan pattern (Cathedral Rose Window, or something like that) that is one huge circle. Not sure when I'll get that one done. It's a huge project (78" diameter) and I've got a zillion other projects on the go.

Skill Level

Beginner

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