I find crochet a very relaxing hobby. I don’t claim to be very skilled and make nothing more than simple blankets but there is, for me, something very calming and ordered in watching a blanket grow. I have to confess that I don’t do the granny squares – I find them too fiddly. I prefer to make one piece and just keep going until it is the size I want – or I have used up all my spare yarn.
Crochet blankets are great stash busters – probably more so if you do the granny squares where even the smallest amount of yarn can be made use of. I have, in the past, made crochet blankets as a way of using up spare yarn. Two scrappy blankets have been made to do this.
The colours are random but that doesn’t matter when snuggling under them to keep warm. Continue reading