Friday * October 31st 2014

Happy happy happy :)

 

Good morning!

I am happy happy happy to show you today the happy blankie in all its glory :)

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It is finally finished and I love how it is right at home here :)

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Lots of reds, oranges and yellows to match the warm colors of my home …

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I love it….looooove it and can’t wait for the cold days to snuggle under it. I think that we are all here waiting for that ;)

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I crocheted this blanket with a 4mm crochet hook and used my faithful Nako Vizon 100% acrylic yarn. ( The Nako Vizon is very similar to the stylecraft special DK between.)

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The pattern of each square is very classic and can be found here.

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As for the joining: I joined the squares with a line of sc. I held each two squares together (back on back) and worked the sc in the back loop of the two facing stitches.

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For the edging, when the blanket is very colorful like this one I prefer to have a simple edging: 3sc, 1sc-3ch-1sc, 3sc, 1sc-3ch-1sc, etc etc Or if you want it is: 3sc, 1 picot, 3sc, 1 picot ;)

I love picots and I find them very beautiful on a blanket edge :)

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I am so in love with my happy blankie. It is made with 155 squares (11×14) and I think that it will be cherished for many years to come …

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Have to go now… A lot of wips are waiting for me…

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A lot of work in my place too… A lot of everyday family chores but this blog is always in my heart and you too…

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So, my sweeties, I hope to be back to you very soon…

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Until then, take good care of yourself, stay warm (under a blanket or two ;) ) and have always sunshine in your heart…

Love and kisses

Sucrette

P.S: I still have some troubles with this blog…If a window pop up while you’re reading please click on the “to back button” and ignore it. Sorry for this… I wish I could fix it for real… I’m still trying… and there are also many strange links all over the place… please ignore them too :) Thank you!!!!!!

 

55 Comments »"done", Classic square, Crocheted blankets

55 Responses to “Happy happy happy :)”

  1. Inge says:

    Wow so beautiful!!!!
    Love the colours very much.

  2. Anne Marie says:

    It is so very beautiful, lovely to cuddle into.

  3. Anne Marie says:

    Oh, forgot to ask, is the chart you showed the other day the one for this blanket please? This looks slightly different. If not, are you posting a graphic for this please?

  4. Kirsten says:

    Pretty pretty pretty! Love your vibrant colours Angie!

    x

  5. Dorothy says:

    Hi sucrette … Your blanket is absolutely gorgeous. xox

  6. gaia says:

    Gorgeous blanket, Angie.

  7. Dalia Kaplan says:

    its sure is beautiful, i love it

  8. Meredith says:

    I can see why you are Happy, Happy, Happy. The blanket is so bright and cheerful and turned out so perfect. Love the colors and the pattern. Well done,
    Meredith

  9. Jenna says:

    Oh no it’s so cute!

    Lovely, you can’t be anything else than happy when watching it. :)

  10. Lisa says:

    Wonderful. The colors make me smile in this dark mounth.

    Lisa

  11. amanda says:

    WOW WOW…..lovely…..

  12. Debi Y. says:

    It’s a beautiful blanket – all the colors are so pretty together. Great crochet work. :)

  13. Angélique says:

    Une merveille ce plaid félicitations!!!! j’adore et très coloré. Des bisous et douce journée

  14. maddy61 says:

    Looks fantastic, I’m full of admiration x

  15. Angela says:

    I love your happy blanket! The colors are fantastic!

  16. Darlene Lehman says:

    What a beautiful sight to see!! It is such an inviting explosion of colors and just looks wonderful. Way to go Angie!! Best to you and the family.

  17. Valérie C. says:

    Wouahhhhh ! Quel travail, bravo !

  18. Dany Patch says:

    Une belle explosion de couleur, magnifique.
    Belle journée à toi.

  19. Linda says:

    Beautiful, bright, cheery! Makes me happy just to look at your pictures. I could use your blanket today. Where I live it was 29 degrees this morning. Brrrrr…. :)

  20. Sharon says:

    What a beautiful blanket, the colors work so well together. It was 24 degrees here this morning and that made me warm just looking at it!

  21. maura says:

    love your colors, the blankie is so beautiful

  22. Evelyn says:

    It’s absolutely beautiful, I’m not surprised you’re so pleased with it :)

  23. Alessandra says:

    beautiful!!!!!!
    xxxxx Ale

  24. Lluisa says:

    lovely, cute and colourful blanket, love it!!

    Lluisa x

  25. Lucie says:

    Moi aussi, je l’aime vraiment ce beau plaid ! Ses couleurs, son motif simple, son assemblage de maille serrée et sa bordure picots : tout me ravit !

  26. Janine says:

    OMG OMG OMG Absolument MAGNIFIQUE!!!

  27. Becky says:

    A beautiful blankie. I love all the colors.

  28. Barbara says:

    It’s beautiful and as the name says: just looking at it makes me happy! :)

  29. Sherry says:

    add one cup of hot chocolate and a good book. Heaven!!!!!

  30. Julie says:

    I love that you did the joining in bright yellow. You don’t see that done very often.

  31. Christine says:

    I love the colors and the edging is perfect for the afghan!
    Christine

  32. Madeleine says:

    Lovely, Angie, and so carefully done. My husband and I counted all the squares, and he says 11 x 14 = 154 ! Men….!

    Much love to you
    Madeleine

  33. Francien says:

    Ohh… this is really beautiful! I think you can’t wait for colder days:)

  34. dom says:

    trop belle cette couverture .j’adore toutes ses couleurs et surtout les assocciations de couleur .bravo a toi
    bisous

  35. Carolyn says:

    Angie, I love your new blanket!! And the size is just right for snuggling under on a cold winter night. I see lots of snuggles with your children :)

    I love your colors too! Thanks for sharing with us.

    Your friend,
    Carolyn Geoffrey

  36. Anne says:

    Lovely blanket adore the colours. I love all your blankets all are very colourful, I love colour.

  37. Claire says:

    It is so beautiful! Your colours are so bright and happy. Hope you have many years of comfort and happiness.

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  39. wendy says:

    Gorgeous blanket, love it you clever lady xoxo

  40. domi83 says:

    waouhhhhhhhhhhhhh elle est splendide !! plein de gaité, de couleurs, de luminosité …………… bravoooooooooooo !!!

  41. Alise says:

    joyful and bright blankie!

  42. sharon kelley says:

    Lovely! You are an inspiration!

  43. deb says:

    your blanket is gorgeous. Love the yellow you joined it with and the border, really sets it off.
    Could you please give the written instructions of the block? I don’t understand graphs.
    Thanks

  44. Karen says:

    Such a Happy Happy Blanket… Lovely !!
    xoxo

  45. Cassandra says:

    Wow, it’s lovely, really beautiful ^.^
    I just started the ripple blanket using your tutorial, your blog is a source of creativity!

    Thanks
    Sandy

  46. Louise says:

    I love this blanket, so cheerful. I wish my crocheting was as neat as yours!!

  47. J’adooooore cette couverture, elle me fait littéralement baver d’envie ! Je compte d’ailleurs en faire une prochainement pour mon canapé.

    Bravo pour ton travail et ton sens des couleurs. C’est tout simplement magnifique et on se se lasse pas de la regarder !
    Ici en France, elle serait la bienvenue car il fait froid, il pleut et les plaids et couvertures sont de sortie :)

    Merci aussi pour tous tes précieux tutos qui m’inspirent énormément et qui sont très clairs.

    Belle journée à toi !
    Carol

  48. Carrie says:

    beautiful. colourful and cheerful! x

  49. Ada Bea says:

    Absolutely amazing, love it…..love what’s on your knitting needles too! :) x

  50. alex says:

    That one is absolutely wonderful! I could never crochet something that big and I so envy all that can. It`s truly beautiful.

  51. tyaa says:

    I love your blog! Colours for this plaid are beautiful! I like your knitting of november! (I’m sorry for my mistake, I french and I don’t write english day to day )

  52. modestine says:

    wonderful blanket! cosy and gorgeous with all the colours! Anne

  53. sophie says:

    Que c’est beau!
    Ça me fait penser à un tableau de Klimt <3
    Bonne journée :-)

  54. Liz says:

    How gorgeous, you are a machine. I wish I could be more motivated like you:)

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