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Getting sporty with a crochet football blanket

I really enjoy corner to corner crochet and thought it was about time I got a few more corner to corner projects completed. First on my list was a football themed blanket. I wanted to add a bit more texture on the blanket so decided to make the footballs textured so they really stand out. To finish it off I added a white border so it would look like the white lines around the edge of a football pitch.

The pattern for this is available over on my Etsy and Ravelry shops:

https://www.ravelry.com/designers/hookstitch-sew

https://www.etsy.com/shop/HookStitchSew

Crochet · Patterns

Time to go on some dragon adventures with a crochet dragon hooded blanket

It’s been a little while but its time for some more hooded blankets to be added to the collection!

First out is a dragon – he’s out first as he was getting a little impatient and I couldn’t risk any flame blowing in my craft bag! Its now time to fly off and have some adventures!

Pattern comes in two different sizes and is available over on my Etsy and Ravelry shop:

https://www.ravelry.com/designers/hookstitch-sew

https://www.etsy.com/shop/hookstitchsew

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Time for a crochet pattern sale…..

Summer is starting to come to an end and I have decided that with the prospect of winter approaching it was time for a sale over on my Etsy shop. So from today until the 30th September you can get 30% off all my patterns over on my Etsy shop.

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/HookStitchSew

Crochet · Patterns

Bit of a twist on a crochet granny square blanket – time for a log cabin for granny!

Earlier this year I took part in Zeens and Rogers granny cal 2019 and it took me a while to think of something I could do which would be a little different, then one day after spending a while messing with some graph paper and coloured pencils I thought about having a change of direction in the granny blanket. From that the granny log twist was born! I had to keep an eye on what row I was on when making the pattern as I had a habit of getting a bit carried away and forgetting I needed to add the twist in!

I have now made two of these blankets and have finally had a chance to get the pattern sorted and uploaded to my Etsy and Ravelry shop.

https://www.ravelry.com/designers/hookstitch-sew

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/HookStitchSew

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Textured stripe crochet blanket – so snuggly I’m making more!

This blanket has been in the pipeline for a long time now, I have been making a bit, changing my mind on the stitches used, undoing it then redoing it and not liking the stripe arrangement and undoing it…. for what seems like forever, however I finally hit a breakthrough a few weeks ago where I found the perfect stitch and the perfect stripe layout.

I found the stitch gave a perfect textured snugglyness to the blanket which I was looking for and now I have finally got the blanket finished and the pattern is now available over on my Etsy and Ravelry shop. I love this blanket so much I am already starting on another in a different colour!

https://www.ravelry.com/designers/hookstitch-sew

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/HookStitchSew

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Corner to corner crochet block crazy blanket

After a quiet few weeks after Christmas I decided it was time to get back on with some crochet makes and I decided to go for a corner to corner blanket, I had a crazy amount of ideas in my head for a pattern so it took me a little while to get one drawn down on paper since all the ideas were trying to compete with each other! But after a lot of changing about and editing the final pattern was this – the block crazy blanket!

Pattern is available over on my Etsy and Ravelry shop:

https://www.ravelry.com/designers/hookstitch-sew

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/HookStitchSew

Crochet · Patterns

Corner to Corner Dachshund Blanket Pattern

I recently took part in a Corner to Corner crochet along by Zeens and Roger (zeensandroger.wordpress.com) I really enjoy making corner to corner crochet as its great seeing the pattern gradually evolve so was really looking forward to  giving it a go.  I decided to do a Dachshund themed blanket.  It took quite a few attempts to draw a pattern up I was happy with and even longer to decide on the colours to use but eventually I got there!

The pattern is available over on my Etsy shop:

https://www.ravelry.com/designers/hookstitch-sew

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/HookStitchSew