30th August 2012 Helen 6Comment

At last. The epic is over! The Roses and Daisies blanket is complete and, I have to admit, it really is beautiful! This is a 40th wedding anniversary gift for my parents – albeit a year or so late!  I blogged about this back in June and (optimistically) thought I’d be finished within a few weeks but the little delays like holidays and kid related mayhem meant it took slightly longer. The pattern came from Crocheted Throws and Wraps: 25 Throws, Wraps and Blankets to Crochet, and was quite simple. The original pattern used 99 squares for a 83 x101 cm blanket….

1st June 2012 Helen

I started this beautiful roses and daisies throw nearly a year ago… quite stupidly just after my daughter was born! It’s a slightly belated 40th wedding anniversary gift for my parents and I simply love it! Infact, when the time comes, I just may want to keep it… One of my favourite roses… Its from a beautiful book – Crocheted Throws and Wraps: 25 Throws, Wraps and Blankets to Crochet, which has quite a few amazing blankets I am dying to make. I’ve been using a variety of wools – mainly DK left overs that I have from other projects, and…