Winter-themed Lap Blanket - Bright White, Midnight Blue

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Size: 41 inches x 62 1/2 inches
Colors: Bright White, Midnight Blue (Caron)
Pattern: Various
Book: Various
Hook: J mostly
Date: December 2004

This is the second Winter-themed (or Christmas) blanket (longer than lap size but narrower than full size) I made for my neighbors Dee and Van. The patterns for the 9 snowflake styles are from a variety of pattern books and most of the backgrounds were customized. All squares are 9 inches. The squares are joined using the whip stitch. The blue border is 3 rows of sc, sk 1 and 1 row of dc picot (sc, ch 3, dc in 3nd ch from hook, sk 2, repeat).

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Wow Cheryl, that is gorgeous!! I may have to make one for myself next year. :o)

Thank you, Julie! The pattern from which I got the basic idea has one white snowflake design and the same navy blue background for each square.

I tend to get bored with doing the same pattern and/or colors over and over, so I mixed it up with different snowflake and background patterns. I was still bored with the navy and white though! If I hadn't been trying to get it done before the holidays, I would have started something else to break it up.

When I looked at the finished blanket, I thought how nice it would look with the SAME snowflake and background for each square!

I just love the snowflake afghan you made in 2004 Navy with white snowflakes. I would love to make this for my Dad. Can you tell me where I can get the Pattern? Sincerely, Carol

Hi, Carol - Thank you! The motifs are from a variety of books and some I made up as I crochted, so there isn't a pattern. You can do the same thing by making squares with white centers and navy blue outsides. As long as the squares are the same size, they can be joined to form a blanket.

Cheryl I found I had the book of motifs low and behold there was the first snowflake you have in your afghan. I been crocheting for 50 years and decided it time to try the unkown patterns. I like your idea on using motifs that look like snowflakes and make an afghan with them. I want to thank you for help and ideas. Sincerely, Carol

You're welcome, Carol! There are only a few crochet stitches - but many combinations of those stitches!

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Enjoys crocheting, gardening, cats, NASCAR (especially Tony Stewart and Kyle Busch!), reading, photography, snorkeling in Kailua-Kona with sea turtles, Sizzler's Mega Bacon Cheeseburgers, hot and iced decaf coffee, dark chocolate, color (yarn, fabric), playing around with web technologies - not necessarily in that order! Still very much a beginner with quilting, knitting, and sewing. Donates crocheted lap blankets.

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