Sunday, August 4, 2013

Cherry Blossom Baby Blanket

Cherry Blossom Blanket

I have been working on this blanket for a while and I thought it was finished but inspiration struck and I had to do more.
The basic blanket is a giant granny square, but I was left with a large white center that needed color. I always thought of this blanket as a neopolitian but lately I started thinking it would look nice with some cherry blossoms.

The yarns I used were:
Caron Simply Soft in White
Caron Simply Soft in Soft Pink
Red Heart Soft Yarn in Chocolate

Using a G hook I did 11 rounds of each color: 11 white, 11 pink, and 11 brown for a total of 33 rows.
The flowers are simply done so here is the pattern:
Start with a magic circle.
Chain 3 (count as first hdc), 2 dc, hdc, sl* repeat 4 times sl into 3rd ch. Leaving a long tail for sewing.

The branches are free form surface crochet that I based on several online photos of branches. The finished size is roughly 31in x 31in.

My cat was being a little stinker while I was doing photos and I normally would have trashed them but Ichigo was just too darn cute, so here they are.



  1. WOW! Love it! Love the colors! I've just pinned it on Pinterest!


  2. Thank you for another great idea. Will be making it soon.

  3. Beautiful! I might put light blue for sky ...

  4. I saw this in I fell in love, going to make for my great grandneice.

  5. Amazingit's a piece of art.I ' ve just shared it on fb &G+