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May 30, 2010

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Brenda

I have just finished a blue striped baby floor mat in this pattern. I used a heavier yarn and a small hook to make it rather stiff(ish). With it being stiffer, it doesn't bunch up in babies face and yet it is soft for them to lie on. I agree that this is just a fun pattern to do. No thinking, just happy, speedy hooking. Yours looks like it is going to be so pretty. Have a wonderful Connievanning.

Karen Case

I absolutely love the colors. Thank you for the instructions for GSB, I'll try the pattern while enjoying this long weekend. Looks like the perfect travel project. Have the best time on Holiday. Lets here it for HAL, I'm in!

Oran

Guess I best get started on mine and hook along with you. As soon as I finish this ripple! *hugs* O. xx

Julie

glad you are liking the yarn....and thanks for putting this up....my next project i think....just need some yarn :)

Jennifer

Me oh My! What to do! What to do! I'm right smack in the middle of a ripple for son but am thinking I would reeeaallly love to start a Granny Stripe for the sofa! MUST. Finish. Ripple. MUST. Finish. Ripple! Okay~ will go shopping for new colors for Granny Stripe. Nothing wrong with a girl having two blankets going at once. Is there!? Have a wonderful holiday, Lucy. Hope you can share some lovely pics of your time away and Connievan when you return!

cathleen

Oh, this is going to turn out to be a most BEAUTIFUL project, Lucy, and your yarn colors are yummy. I LOVE the names! Enjoy your time by the coast in your sweet little Connivan.I'll be thinking of you.

Stephanie

oooh!! Thanks for the pattern! I'm getting started later today as soon as I get a couple minutes.

elliemook

Thanks so much for these instructions. Have been waiting with bated breath since your previous granny stripes post. Off to choose some yarn for a granny stripe baby blanket, hopefully a perfect holiday project for me (provided I can get my newbie crocheter head around the first couple of rows!) x

Sue

Oh, I am excited about this blanket Lucy. I can't wait to see how it comes out. I'm soooo glad you are liking the acrylic yarn. I really need to know that it is OK because that pure wool is mighty expensive and something 'bloomin bargainous' is what I need after my recent spendingfest. What lovely names the colours have.
Thank you so much for the pattern i might have little try at it later today.

Enjoy your break in the Connievan.

Sue xx

Deb

Lovely, lovely! A granny stripe is next on my list but first I have to finish this giant granny. Have a wonderful trip!

Julie

Stylecraft Acrylic yarn is great isn't it? We sell it in the shop where I work. To be honest like you I wasn't sure at first but I was pleasantly surprised. Don't we all force a chain to be there if it isn't?!

Katrine Fosse

Love the soft, beautiful colors! Thank you for sharing the pattern :) I'm making a ripple blanket from your pattern right now - this looks like the next project :)

Hugs from Norway

Hen

Hi Luce,
It looks fab! One of the useful things I learned was to positively stick a few extra stitches into your foundation chain, better to have too many than too few, and then you just undo the extra stitches you don't need (once you've done the first row) and re-knot the end. Get it? Takes all that "will I/won't I" have enough stitches anguish away.
Have a lovely week away, look forward to seeing the blankie progress...
Hen xxx

Ulca

The colours are delicious as usual! A lovely project! I'd love to join a HAL, but don't have much time right now.
What I would suggest for the pattern is a row of foundation sc (dc in UK terms) instead of working a long chain and then trying to get the crochet hook in every single link - I'd go mad if I tried anything like it.
Here is a nice tutorial (in US terms): http://www.futuregirl.com/craft_blog/2009/3/tutorial-foundation-single-crochet.aspx
and there was an issue of Interweave crochet with an article about this very technique or there must be a video on youtube or something.

Kelly

I would love to join the "hook a long". I work a lot with acrylic and was wondering about the "squeakyness". I get it after I've been hooking for a while. I use an aluminum hook and was wondering if a hook made from something else might lessen the "squeak". Any thoughts?
Love your blog and have a great time Connievanning!
Kelly

Sharon

I just love how this looks. The colors are lovely. I want to run out and buy them all and get started. Have a wonderful time on your holiday.

Marlie

I have to get some beautiful yarn to work on this granny stripe. I don't think just any colour will do.

Suggestions for hook size please. I am only getting back into crochet so need all the help I can get!

Doris L

Love your colors - as always!
Thank you for all the inspiration.

amanda makes

Thank you Lucy. This is very exciting! Enjoy your Connievan Break! Lots of love, Amanda xxx

Mam'zelle flo

Niiiiiiiiiiice! Can't stop myself, i have to try this! Will post photos very soon :)

Terrie

The colours are scrumy. I shall be giving this one a go. Have a fab holiday =]

sally bath

Wow that is looking great already Lucy! Love those colours. I am currently using this particular yarn on one of my WIP's - a granny square picnic blanket. I would defintely use it again as it does work well and feels quite soft.
Have a great week away.
Sally x - Portsmouth.

Marie

Looking good, Lucy, this will be a brilliant blanket when it's done. Great colours, you've made me want to go wool shopping! Enjoy your Connievan holiday x

innovartencrochet

Que lindos colores Lucy, te va a quedar hermosa la manta!!!!

jill

I love this pattern! and congratulations on tacking on the necessary stitch, you've got a life! can't be frogging all day for 1 measly stitch! (yes, I'm lazy that way)

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