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February 03, 2013


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Wow! I love it. The colors look perfect. I have just started a small granny throw, I LOVE the border of yours!


Dear Lucy

I have just got to the edging stage of my elmer blanket (in the 'cosy' colours) which is very exciting... I'd love to do your 'spot on' edging as I think it looks great. I think you took pics for the tutorial but not sure we got to see the finished tutorial? I'm really eager to give it a whirl and would just LOVE to be able to follow your pattern, if at all poss. Waiting with anticipation in Australia!

Amy x

Marion Roebuck

Hi Lucy,
I just discovered your site recently and really love it .
I want to do the granny patchwork blanket and was wondering if the colour sequence for the patches are posted somewhere ?
I would really appreciate any help with this.


Could you please go over the Spot On Edging again to ensures a square corner on the outside edge?
Thank you.


Lucy, your patterns are amazing!!! Even though I'm only just learning to crochet you've inspired me to attempt the granny patchwork blanket. But I can't seem to find your tutorial on the spot on border. Please help! :)


Oh my goodness Lucy ! You have to stop. 😱 i just ordered my third bundle of yarn ! I loved the printed color instructions. Thank you !


I love your blog. Three days ago I started with my granny patchwork blanket. In baby size for now. Can't wait to finished and see it. Greetings from Slovenia.


Right before I scrolled down to the last pictures I was thinking to myself that the blanket reminded me of the "Elmer & Walter" books! Then I saw your last pic and I smiled :D

siobhan tanner

Love the colours, reminds me of a Paul Klee painting.

Margaret Craig

I am now inspired in what to do with all the balls left over from knitting my daughter a granny square blanket, now a coloured one. For myself x

Gail Treasure

Gorgeous! Since there are no chains along the sides, how did you do the join as you go method?

Katherine Scott

I've read all but i can not find what size hook you used Could you please tell me thank you


Hi Lucy,

Could you please tell me where to find your "Spot on" border instructions. I followed all the posts for this blanket but can't find it anywhere. Thank you if you can help.


I made this! I only did 135 squares, but it looks so good. The colours really pop. I finished it with a flannel backing. I love it and my cats do too.


I love this but could you just help me out a mo: Tr is the same as Double crochet???

Thank you thank you


I so want to. Make this but ... I have to learn to crotchet first
Thanx for being so generous
X joy


I love this blanket and would like to have a go at making a similar one. I just have a question - how do you join as you go if you have no chain spaces on the sides?


What size hook did you use? It's gorgeous, love it, and I always love your choice of colors :)


I absolutely love your website.. Great colors & theme. Did you cteate this site yourself? Please reply back aas I'm hoping to create my very own site and would love to learn where you got this from or exactly what the theme is named. Many thanks!

Sheila Daisy Leader

I know how to join Granny Squares together as you go , thanks to Lucy. Does anyone out there know of an easy method to join other squares as you go. By that I mean squares where the last round is in treble stitch. Best wishes to everyone. Sheila D Leader

SarahP in Toronto

Lucy did you ever have a chance to post a tutorial about your Spot-On Edging? I would love to try it but haven't been able to find it on your site.
Thanks for your generosity with sharing so much of what you do: you're a real inspiration!

Cassidy Anglin

Could you do a double crochet instead of a triple crochet?


So beautiful and inspiring


I'm working on this design also.
I've made 50 squares so fun. Thanks for the inspiring photos.

Janis Lee

Love it! Thanks Lucy. My Scottish grannie taught me to crochet when I was a girl. I am a grannie myself now and working on my first blanket. I think I am in a love/hate relationship with it. Some days I love it - some not so much! Anyway, you have inspired me to carry one - your work is beautiful - when I finish this I want to try a patchworks for my grandsons.
Thank you

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