Off the Hook :: cosy stripe blanket

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Another finished blanket to share!

Cosy Stripe Blanket handmade and home 4

This time I used the lovely Bendigo Woollen Mills Luxury 8ply again – a similar colour palette to the Solid Minty Crochet Blanket, but omitting the ‘lake’ and adding ‘lotus’ which is a beautiful ‘new for 2015’ coral-orange colour.

I had intended to make this blanket up in the classic granny stripe, but at the last moment decided to try out the Cosy Stripe pattern from Attic24.

Cosy Stripe Blanket handmade and home 2

I absolutely love it! I thought the rows of treble between might get a little boring, but it didn’t, and the finished texture is really lovely. Not to ‘holey’ and not too heavy and solid. I’ll definitely be using this pattern again.

Cosy Stripe Blanket handmade and home 1

The colour sequence was supposed to be a simple repeat of two rows per colour, but when I reached the second stripe of white, I realised the colour/pattern sequence would remain the same – ie. the lemon would always be the solid rows, and the stone colour would always be the granny rows etc. By making every second white stripe 4 rows instead of 2, this solved the problem.

Cosy Stripe Blanket handmade and home 3

For the border I followed Lucy’s instructions for the base row, and then continued this pattern (2tr into each 1ch space) for a few more rounds. The final edge was one double crochet (UK) into each 1ch space with 2 chain in between.

Here is the blanket together with the Minty blanket – they are a perfect match :-)

Cosy Stripe Blanket handmade and home 5

Currently I’m working on the border of blanket no. 4 which Mum kindly crocheted up for me, so I’ll be back with another blanket post soon!

3 Comments on Off the Hook :: cosy stripe blanket

  1. Carolyn
    August 3, 2015 at 9:17 pm (2 years ago)

    This is lovely Bec! I was looking at Lucy’s solid granny blanket yesterday but this stripe pattern is gorgeous. How many balls of wool did you use?

  2. Sandra Sebastian
    August 4, 2015 at 2:00 am (2 years ago)

    Thank you so much for sharing!!! Absolutely beautiful!!!

  3. Yvonne
    January 31, 2016 at 2:41 pm (1 year ago)

    Hi Bec, Steph found this blanket on your blog. Would it be OK if we copied it? Love the colour combination and she is not very confident in putting different colours together! Thanks, Yvonne.