|Baby Blanket 2.0|
Friday, April 29, 2011
Sometimes I have trouble making a decision and sticking with it (ahem...more blogs by me here!). So it's no surprise that the baby blanket I started working on for my cousin in early March has been altered ever so slightly.
I started looking for a ripple blanket pattern that used super bulky yarn for a blanket I planned on making for myself. As I started working on it I realized that I could probably use the same pattern with the thinner yarn and it would be faster and easier to work on. I also discovered this new patten makes blanket much softer, which will be even better for my cousin and her new baby!
Monday, April 25, 2011
On Friday, my friend Christy and I decided to make a run to Joann Fabrics for yarn. I needed more super bulky yarn for a ripple blanket and she needed supplies for a granny square blanket. When she told me she needed super bulky yarn too I was surprised, but still being a beginner I figured why not? But when she told me what size hook she needed I couldn’t believe it.
After a few minutes of hunting, we finally found the size "S" crochet hook the pattern required. To me a size "S" hook is hilariously HUGE but we both agreed that with super bulky yarn and a large hook, her project could be very fast, easy and fun.
We were both so VERY wrong. Today when I asked how her blanket was going she simply said, "Using that hook was like crocheting with a bat." She's now chosen a different project and will be returning the "bat-sized crochet hook" to the store.