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January 06, 2017

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Marlene Harvis

Am still working on the blanket, I have a problem with one edge of my blanket not being straight, any suggestions?

Carol Ingham

Hia Lucy, I absolutely love your Moorland Blanket and I've put a few (!?) unfinished projects on hold to have a go at this. I completed the sample first to get familiar with the pattern with a more manageable number of stitches. So far, so good. I've now had about 10 attempts at the blanket, but I just can't get the rows lined up. Do you have any advice on keeping the correct number of stitches? I keep losing count across 180 stitches. The result is that my ripples don't flow properly. I hope you can advise me. Keep up your beautiful, inspiring creations! xxx

Wendy O'Connor

Please forgive me but I am too terrified to start the wave so I am using all my moorland wool mix to make granny square blanket so at least I will enjoy the colours without panicking about my wonky wave!

Susan Toscano

Lucy, as an avid crocheter who is not even a tiny bit creative, I thank you and truly appreciate your inventiveness. I am always searching for projects that have beauty and meaning and I am fortunate to have found you. Working on the Moorland blanket is soothing and puts me in a beautiful place!

Eileen Gardiner

Hi Lucy friend has just put me on to this moorland design, but I chose rainbow colours, £27 one, original style-craft, do you have pattern for that, or must I just follow moorland pattern with colours I selected, please help, thanks

Anne Montgomery

In part 1, I read that rows 19 & 20 are in mocha. But on the list I think it says Lime. Which is correct?

Elaine

Good Morning Lucy,
Is there a way that I can just print the pattern and colour sequence per CAL issue without having all the pictures (which are lovely, please don't get me wrong). Just a tad superflous for a pattern I would like to carry around as I hook away?
Your guidance would be most appreciated
Thank You,
Elaine

XpektoPatronum

I have been eyeing this pattern for a while now, but had other projects going. I love the colors of this, but was curious about trying a beach landscape. Any suggestions on how to intermingle the colors for that?

jane farthing

I have just started the cal - better late than never. And after a few very frustrating rows on my tension square and 3 proper rows of the blanket - I have had my Eureka moment. I know what I am doing! Long may it last.

Pat Humphrey

Thank you Lucy, for all your hard work choosing colors for us. I'm coming along slowly, and looking forward to the first Grape band.

Susan toscano

I can't find the yarn color for rows 39 and 40.

Karen

I'm coming late to this CAL. Living in NE Scotland I love this colourway, but had promised myself I wouldn't start anything until I worked through all my WIPs. My dear friend's mum has taken ill, suddenly, and I decided that a lapghan version of this would not only be beautiful for her, but hopefully also remind my friend that she has friends thinking of her and supporting her whenever she sees her Mum using this. My local yarn store had 12 out of the 15 colours, so I'm modifying it slightly to accommodate what colours I have and to make it a smaller size. Love it so far.

Monique Garcia

Ma laine est arrivée! déjà! quelle rapidité! Les couleurs sont splendides. Il me tarde de commencer! Merci pour ce beau projet!

Zoe

Can't wait ( and a little nervous ) to begin this . The colours remind me of the Long Mynd in Shropshire and therefore my much missed Nana who was from the area. Am hoping that it will be something that is treasured for years ( and not absorb the possible odd curse at dropped stitches ). Wool pack arrives this week :-)))))).

Nicky

Still on part One, but cracked it by writing out rows/ colours and if on row 1/2/3/4 of pattern ( tip- read the pattern for the end stitches do not guess ) also get a stitch marker in the ch3 or ch2 that you start with, so you end in the right stitch ( found that crucial.) So - Row 5 meadow is Row 1 pattern, Row 6 Meadow is row 2 pattern, row 7 Pistachio is row 3 pattern and row 8 Pistachio is row 4. Continue writing out colours and row numbers if you have trouble like I did. Hope it helps as I think it is either end of the row that really matters. Count 180 for the row if you want to check too, Good luck xxx

Hayley

Good afternoon, I am totally loving the CAL on another note I am wondering where you got your yarn basket from? I am on the hunt for one that can hold this number of balls of yarn?

Thanks
Hayley

Elizabeth

Trying to finish a WIP afghan for new baby gift. Have the yarn a really wishing I could join you all. Soon very soon.☺

roberta clancy

Hello my name is Roberta Clancy
I live in Australia NSW
I am real interested in your moors blanket I dont crochet but I do no how to do chains

I was born in Glasgow Scotland
Thankyou R Roberta

Diana Nieves

Dear Lucy,

I have been following your blog for quite a while now and have fallen in love all your projects. The Moorland blanket is not only as beautiful as the rest but also the one most compatible with the type of color way I surround myself with. So, I finally went to your shop and got a pack. I discovered the CAL only at the end of December and ordered immediately, but I live in the Caribbean, so my yarn did not arrive until today (Yay!), so already i'm nearly two weeks behind. I already practiced the stitch pattern with some other yarn and can't wait to start the real thing. Many, many thanks for your beautiful patterns and your kind generosity.

DeAun Nelson

My best friend bought me the kit for Christmas (she knows I would rather make the blanket myself rather than receive a finished one most of the time!). I had to mail it from where I was visiting for the holidays and it just got here. I'm looking forward to catching up!

Lin Kimenhour

Lucy, please check the colors and row structure shown on the Neat Wave Pattern. It shows row 19 and 20 as Lime. I am confused. Please help.

Jenny Turner

Yay, at last part 2 day has arrived. My day off work and rotten weather - cold, windy and raining but no snow here in the Channel Islands - so I'll be checking the blog hourly looking for part 2 instructions. Can't wait to get going again.

Jenn

Lynne^ there's 20 stripes of color. Two rows per color.

Lynne

Can I ask, why it states there are 20 stripes per part but the first part gives the colourways for 34 stripes?

Margaret

Hello :)
Love the colours in this blanket. Even though I did testers and decided that I needed a 4mm hook, my work is coming up a bit narrow and short. I'm not going to undo as I don't want the blanket for a bed but for a bench in my hall ;) Thank you for such clear instructions, Lucy. This may be my first CAL but I don't think it'll be my last!!

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