Welcome. Spring. 2012.


"Summer Garden" Granny Stripe


To finish was wonderful, but to get the blue ribbon at the County Fair...
definitely a "heart-skippy" moment...

See ya round the (whew!) corner,


The Pattern:  Lucy of Attic 24 Granny Stripe
63 bands of color, 126 rows
33 different colors, most used twice
100% acrylic, most of worsted weight
Hook size:  I
Size: Big, easily fits a Queen sized bed

Each row took 15 minutes to crochet, estimated total time:  31.5 hours, roughly 3 1/2 months, finished approximately 3 hours before entries were due...

The Yarn  (In no specific order)

I Love This Yarn (Hobby Lobby)
:: antique teal
:: sea blue
:: summer sky
:: pistache
:: soft pink
:: pink
:: dark raspberry
:: old rose
:: light sage
:: buttercup
:: cream
:: orchid
:: periwinkle
:: cranberry
:: forest
:: dark country blue
:: banana
:: mulberry
:: amethyst
:: pale denim
:: dark denim

Vanna's Choice/Vanna's Choice Baby
:: fern
:: sweet pea
:: goldfish
:: colonial blue
:: purple
:: burgandy

Red Heart Super Saver Solids
:: light raspberry

Red Heart Soft
:: mid blue
:: teal

Loops & Threads Impeccable Solids  (Michael's)
:: rouge
:: aqua
:: pumpkin


  1. You did a fantastic job on that blanket, I'm super DUPER thrilled that you put it in the fair and won 1st Place! *C*O*N*G*R*A*T*U*L*A*T*I*O*N*S*!*
    ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

  2. Your blanket is fantastic, and you deserve that award. Great job.

  3. You should be very proud of yourself and your beautiful blanket. Congratulations.


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