June 24, 2017

Triangles! (Crochet Blanket)

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For Mother's Day, I made my mother a crochet throw for her sun room. She's decorated it in the colors gray, yellow, and blue. So I made her a throw with white, gray, blue, and yellow yarn. I'm trying to use up my yarn stash, so l ended up using four different yarns in this one blanket. I feel like doing so is breaking a rule! 😁

Here are the four yarns I used to create this triangle blanket: Caron Simply Soft in Country Blue, I Love This Yarn in White, Red Heart With Love in Daffodil, and Red Heart Super Saver in Charcoal.

For most projects, I use a size F/4mm crochet hook, but for this throw blanket, I finally got to use my size P crochet hook. This pattern is called Sunset Shades Throw in the book Q-Hook Afghans for the Family.

While crocheting this blanket, I had about 12 balls of yarn in my lap. Each triangle in a row needs it own ball of yarn, and you crochet with two strands.

Look! I painted my nails yellow to match the Daffodil yarn in the blanket!😁

It's time to weave all the ends. I try to weave ends as I go, so I'm not overwhelmed with ends after I'm done crocheting.

The blanket is finished off with a white single crochet border, and of course, I had to add a wooden Sew Crafty Crochet tag.

I took a couple pictures of it before shipping it off to my mommy. It actually matches my decor! That means, I need to make one for myself!

And here's the blanket in my mom's sun room. I look forward to hanging out in there and sipping tea/coffee with my mom during our next visit.


  1. Anonymous6/25/2017

    wow, gorgeous and so many amazing projects you've shared on craft schooling sunday!

  2. T'onna, This is so beautiful! Love the pattern and the colors you used!

  3. Ah, it's gorgeous. I don't know about breaking any rules, this seems to have worked out lovely! I have no idea how you coped with 12 balls of yarn in your lap at a time without getting into a hot mess but I'm super impressed.

    1. Hi T'onna, just to let you know your beautiful blanket is one of our features at #Handmade Monday this week :-)

    2. Yay!!! Thanks so much for featuring my blanket!!!

  4. Love the Triangles, The colors complement each other so well. And Yeah for stash busting, I need to do a bit of that myself!