After starting two weeks late I have finally caught up with the CAL, run by Hannah of NOT-YOUR-AVERAGE-CROCHET but it has not been without some trauma.
Gorgeous, aren’t they?
The long and the short of it is I thought my first attempt ended up too short (too narrow). My mis-calculation of the stitches has meant my second attempt is very long (wide).
I had no idea it was quite so long until I laid the second one out. At 2.25m it is wide enough for a king sized double bed, including some way down the sides!
It is over double the width of the original. I have no excuse. I can work out the cost of a multi million pound construction scheme but I can not work out the number of stitches for a medium sized crochet blanket.
Do I start again, a third time?
No, I will continue with what I will rename as ‘the enormous blanket’. I might need a wheel barrow to transport it once i’ve finished.
I hate to mention that the crochet trauma continued with the following three rows being undone and redone as I had managed to introduce an additional treble per catherine wheel.
This was meant to be a calming, serene piece of work I could pick up once a week!
This is Week 3 CAL is now completed.
It will all go swimmingly from now on.
Love, Lucie xx
Why don’t you have a gander at these fellow bloggers’ blankets – bet they’re not as big as mine!!
- CAL: week 3 (notyouraveragecrochet.wordpress.com)
- CAL: week 3 (raggz2baggz.com)
- Stripy blanket CAL #3 (starfire8me.wordpress.com)
- CAL – week 3 (mollieandclaire.wordpress.com)
- An Unlikely Stash and a Crochet Blanket CAL (thegrangerange.wordpress.com)