Seaside Blanket…

This has been my behind the scenes crochet summer project and I’m so happy to be able to share it with you all! This is my ‘Seaside Blanket‘ and yarn packs are available here…

https://www.theknittingnetwork.co.uk/seaside-blanket-colour-pack

It’s not a new design… it is of course my ‘Seaside Stash Busting Blanket‘ without the stash busting part! Hence this colour way is simply called the ‘Seaside Blanket’ and I’m very happy to announce that the yarn pack, which comes with the full printed pattern, is now exclusively available at the Knitting Network.

Click on the link below… worldwide shipping is available too… 🙂

https://www.theknittingnetwork.co.uk/seaside-blanket-colour-pack

There are 10 balls of Stylecraft Special DK plus 2 balls of Stylecraft Eskimo for the border in the yarn packs…

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My ‘Seaside Stash Busting Blanket’ Crochet Along which I hosted in 2018 was such a wonderful project and it will always have a very special place in my heart… I tried to capture some of those feelings in the final blog post last year which you can read here

 

My original blanket was a genuine stash buster but I always admired those blankets which people were making at the time (and even now) which were crocheted with carefully chosen and pre-planned colours.

I’ve wanted to do another blanket ever since, so when the lovely team at The Knitting Network approached me and suggested doing yarn packs for the blanket I thought this is my chance to make my blanket again using all new colours that I can carefully choose…

…and I’m so happy with the end result… I really love it! 🙂

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Crocheting this Seaside Blanket with the intention of producing yarn packs has also got me to finally put the pattern in a compact printer friendly format! I’m regularly asked if the pattern is available in a smaller format because the original pattern is spread out over 35 weekly blog posts! Well finally I’ve done it and it comes printed with the yarn pack…

 

We’ve been enjoying some glorious warm sunny September days and the photo opportunities have been just perfect…

Here’s Salty with a sneak preview photo I shared over on Instagram yesterday…

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And here is my new Seaside Blanket next to the original Seaside Stash Busting Blanket! 🙂

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I hope you like it as much as I do… and I hope some of you will crochet your own Seaside Blanket! The Facebook Coastal Crochet CAL group is going strong and there’s a wonderful community of crochet lovers sharing progress and advice in there… do join if you’re not already a member… it’s lovely to be a part of. 🙂

The super observant amongst you may have noticed me crocheting my new Seaside Blanket in recent blog posts. I started it at the ‘Pitch up and Stitch‘ gathering I went on back in June and was crocheting it on Branscombe Beach. I used the opportunity to photograph it next to the original…

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…and then it came with us to the Black Forest too!

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It really has been a joy for me to crochet this blanket again… 🙂 Choosing these 10 coastal colours and having it gradually grow over the summer months has been happy crochet for me indeed! 🙂

And here are all my recent blanket designs rolled up together on the beach…

Thank you for following my crochet adventures and Happy Crocheting Everyone… 🙂 🙂

32 comments

  1. The knitting network and PayPal make ordering very easy. I am very happy to receive the new printed instructions. I am also looking forward to working with the Eskimo yarn. Thank you again for making this available!

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      1. Oh, thanks. I have six of those, but may buy the kit anyway, mostly just to get the printed pattern! And there’s nothing wrong with having more yarn!

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  2. I saw the blanket on the knitting network and loved the patterns and colours. I can do the basic stitches chain, double and treble and was so tempted to try your blanket I bought the kit. I have reached the popcorn row 54 and watched how to do it on utube which describes what I know as a treble as a double. Have I gone wrong? The blanket is looking great and very similar to yours. I don’t know how to get on your blog which is why I utubed an American site.

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      1. Thank you for answering my query . I watched your popcorn demo and realised i am doing it correctly. I do love all these different stitches.

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