A Little Bit of Chocolate Lap Blanket - Blue, Cream, Brown, White

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Size: 37 inches x 65 inches
Colors: Dark Federal Blue, Off White, Dark Brown, White (Caron Sayelle)
Pattern: A Little Bit of Chocolate by Diana Lynn Sippel (with modifications)
Book: Great Big Crochet Afghan Book - Book #1329 - Copyright 2003 - American School of Needlecraft
Hook: H
Date: April 2005

Inspired by the motif pattern in the original A Little Bit of Chocolate and the color palette (brown, tan, beige), I used a bunch of Caron Sayelle in blue, off white, brown, and white to make this lap blanket to add to my 2005 blanket donations.

The blanket is a little too long for a lapghan, but it would have been off-balance if I hadn't added the last row on the top (or bottom). The original pattern has the motifs whip stitched together, but I chose to use the "sc, ch 1, sk 1, sc" pattern to join the columns and the rows. And, since I didn't have enough white to crochet all columns together, I used the off white for the center so I could use the rest of the white for the border. The border is also one of my modifications to the pattern.

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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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