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May 30, 2010

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Nancy

Hi Lucy,
I know this is a bit late, but I was wondering if you could post a list of the order of colors you used for each row/rows? I know I should just do my own thing, but I love the way yours turned out and I can't quite figure out the sequence of colors.
Thank you so much!
Nancy

Cassie

I love this pattern. I am using up all my extra yarn to make a queen size blanket and I love this pattern! It looks so neat no matter what colors you use and for such a large blanket is a very fast pattern! I plan to add my own twist and to put an edging on it too! Thank you so much!

Kelly

Lucy, do you know the order that you used for the colors? Does it matter? LOL! I ordered the package from wool warehouse Thanks so much for this project. I am on my third row. Loving the ease of it!

Paula

Just received by yarn today!!!!! Can't wait to start this one!!!!

Mona

Sooooo amazing. Got started on it tonight. It's almost midnight & I can't stop! Fun colors too! Thank you so much for the beautiful pics, inspiration, colors, & joy!

Bonnie Rubin

I'm new to crochet, and I'm attempting to make a twin sized blanket in granny stripe.
I need serious help. I don't know how to finish it off.
The sides look a little crooked (as I keep bunching it up to put it away for the night) I want to make the edges look as neat as possible.

Lydia

I've just started making this. I found the best way to keep check of stitched when you chain is to place a marker every 30 stitches until it gets to your desired length for the width of the blanket. I'm making it for my son for Xmas and to fit a single bed so just did as close as i could get to 137cm then i can add a border if it looks too small. The first 2 rows were really time consuming....constantly counting and its fiddly but after that its so fast 😊 this pattern is great!

Maria Grimes

How many skeins of yarn did you use for the granny stripe afghan?

Anja

Hey, I have just started this blanket after coming back again and again to admire it. I got the pack from an online shop with all the colors.
I made it bigger though, 300 in the starter chain and a 3,5mm hook. I ll see how that turns out but oh my, each ro takes a long time! But it is starting to get there.
Thank you so much for the inspiration to do this.
My biggest project this far :-)

Terri

I have the same yarn, I started mine this evening I'm loving it . Thank you

Shanta Rayaprolu

Thank you verymuch for detailed instructions. After long day working with my yarn to create some thing to unwind my self is my routine.
Now knowing this site made it much more easier to create something new every day.
I can't thank you enough for posting simple yet eligent patterns.

Gaye Baldock

Love this so much I have started one myself - but your stitches look so neat and small and mine are quote large. I am using an 8 ply cotton blend with a 4mm hook - what am I doing wrong?

Monica Evans

For a baby's blanket how many chains do you crochet?

Croch3tch1ck

I am so excited to try this, but I have a question...Does the turn chain count as the first stitch in a row?

Katie

I love the colors that you are working with. I live in the US. Is there another acrylic yarn you could suggest that would be equal to what you are using?
Thanks

Faye Goolsby

Well, I got started today on my second granny Stripe Afghan...It is my new favorite pattern...Thank you for teaching me how with your written instructions and pic's...I ended up a stitch short, but on one end instead of skipping two, I just skipped one...I'm hoping it will look ok, if not I'll be froggin' for awhile....Thanks again,,,,

deirdre flanagan

just got my delivery of stylecraft wool and Im so excited - cant wait to get started the granny blanket wopee doopeeeeee

Eleanor Cullivan

I am going to make this for two priest friends of mine for Christmas, one who lives in Upstate New York, and one who lives near Boston, Massachusetts in Lowell. It gets very cold in both places. I am sure they will like the colors. They will brighten up their rooms!

Sophie Cope

Hello, I'm very new to crochet and have started a granny stripe blanket. I have chained 240 and have double crochet into each stitch..missing the first one. This means I seem to have worked 239 stitches? The tester above is for 21 chain and then only 19 stitches? Should I have missed the first two stitches at the start of my first row? Any help you could give would be very greatly appreciated. I find your blog really inspiring and it has been a huge help and encouragement to me in learning to crochet. Sophie

Dee

Lucy,
in need of guidance here... I was trying to do this, but the first three rows are coming up with curls. Is it suppose to curl or did I do something wrong? :( Should I keep going and will the curl ceased after several more rows?
thx in advance...

Cindy Knight

Could someone please tell me how many balls/skeins of each color I will need. I tried finding it in the instructions but could not locate.
Thank you!!

Oz

Oh... one more question... How and what was the border? I love the border so much!

Oz

I am not understanding the starting size for the blanket after the tester...

Deb Tollis

Hi Lucy, I would just like to thank you for your lovely blog - I had been looking on the internet for ways to join granny squares (the only thing I knew how to crochet) When I stumbled across your blog ( and several others) Ohhhh my - I am soo excited that all you lovely people are willing to share your ideas and give us tutorials.
I have only been making pram blankets, but WOW ! I am addicted and often have 2 or 3 on the go at once.
My all male household think I have lost the plot :D Especially when I requested they order me the Special DK stylecraft for my birthday ( its arrived but I have to wait a few more days til my birthday) and Ive asked them to wrap over the postage packaging because Im sooo excited to open the packages and have all that colour jump out at me :D
Sorry Im rambling - just want to say a huge thank you again. I think I will be turning that DK into a big Granny stripe just for meeee :D

AnnaRose

I'm just starting this gorgeous blanket today!! This is my first time attempting a blanket or a project this big..I am so excited! I don't have a specific pattern of colors that I'm following..just plan on pairing up complementary colors in my stash and using up some left overs!

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