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  • Hello! Thank you so much for visiting me in the Attic, it's lovely to see you. My name is Lucy and I'm a happily married Mum with three children. We live in a cosy terraced house on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales in England which we are slowly renovating and making home. I have a passion for crochet and colour and love to share my creative journey. I hope you enjoy your peek into my colourful little world x

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Camilla

I just completed this blanket but working from another pattern. It was based on double crochet stitches rather than treble however mine looks a bit looser than yours. Think I'll give yours a go too. It's fab.
I followed the colours from "The Rainbow Song" so my daughter loves it and sings the song everytime she gets wrapped in it. Going to make a mini one for her dolls bed too so they match. Your instructions are so clear. Thanks!

Sammie

I just bought some blue yarn from you for this! Cant wait til it gets here in the states so I can get started and have a warm blankey for the winter! <3

Claire

Thank you so much for sharing your crochet with us. This will be my next project, that's for sure. Just love it.

Alison Izzard

I am just starting to make this for my rainbow baby due in 7 weeks, im still on practice bits. can you tell me the wool colours as they are great together.

Jennt

Do you edge a ripple blanket when finished.

Amy

Hi, can you advise?
How much yarn do I need for a baby blanket 35 x 35 inches?
Thank you

Teresa Johnson

I see a lot of this question here:
How many chains you need for a blanket is going to depend not only upon the yarn and hook you use for your project, but also how tightly or loosely you crochet.

Mikey from The Crochet Crowd posted a handy tool to figure this out here: http://thecrochetcrowd.com/afghan-calculator/
Hope this is helpful!
Terranda

Dorothy bradley

Any idea of how many chains for a queen size

Marie

What size hook do I need with double knitting? To make a baby's cot blanket? B

Tonya

Any suggestion on how many to chain for a twin size blanket?
Thanks

Megan

Hi Lucy, I'm a novice crocheter & love your work! I'm currently working on a practice sample of the ripple blanket & have the pattern working well except for a hole that keeps opening when I do the 2 tr into the top of the chain 3. I probably need to show you a photo so you can point out what I'm doing incorrectly, would you mind having a look? How should I go about doing that?
Megan from Australia

Cora

Wow, thanks so much for this tutorial! It's so easy to understand and it's written so joyfully :D First time making a ripple anything and it's coming along great! This will be a great blanket for my niece to be :)

Toni Bettencourt

I would like to make this afghan, but need to know how much yarn is needed. How many skeins and what size (weight) should they be? Is there a particular yarn you used?

Gemma

Oh bugger I just did 115 chain (8 x 14 + 3). Undone 3 times to fix up but still only ended with 3 chain on last one. Is it best I undo it all again 😬

Wendy

Love the pattern, and really enjoying making it. I had a couple of false starts, but eventually managed to get the pattern going. However I now find that the first stripe, especially the foundation row, is very tight compared with the subsequent stripes. I am now just starting my fourth stripe, but don't know whether to undo and try to get the first row loser. Any advice?

Nicci Cox

What size hook is best for this blanket if I'm making a cot size?

Mala

oooooh it's very useful.Thank you so much.

Rosemarie Hofmann

what is tr.
what is tr2tog
I would like to make this Blanket for my
great grand son he is 15 month old.
I would like to thank you for all the information.
I need to make 3/5 feet.
thank you again

Asta

How much wool would you need for a baby size blanket using this pattern?

Lorna

Thank you, brilliant instructions. This is my first ever crochet project and I learnt all the stitches as well as the pattern just from this page, it's turning out really well so far!

Sylvie Paul

Pour ma première visite sur votre site,
je suis ravie de voir comment c'est bien
expliqué

Melissa

Well, at least I know how to read this pattern, thank goodness I knew you were writing in British terms lol! This is wonderful Tutorial, it is hard to come by this level of clear concise instructions and very well written pattern! Thank you!

jane

Great Instructions!! I am a beginner and had no problem at all making this ripple effect. It was so much fun, i loved making it!

Susan Durell

Hello Lucy,

Do you think it would be possible to make your lovely blankets: neat ripple, cosy stripe or even harmony blanket in a smaller size? That is for a cot or a buggy cover. I worry that I would lose the effect of all the colours you have so cleverly put together for the "kit" if they were done in a smaller format. Harmony blanket would be the most difficult I think because to keep the colour combinations you have to work the 5 rounds for each square. You couldn't alter its size and you would not need very many squares to make the smaller item.

I look forward, when you have a minute, to hear your views on the subject. Best wishes and thank you Susan Durell

Evelyn Hagan

Please advise how many to chain for a baby blanket. Thank you.

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