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Another wedding blanket

Another friend getting married has to mean another wedding blanket!  My lovely, lovely friend K was planning a November wedding and I asked her earlier last year if she would appreciate a blanket.  I know not everyone does appreciate handmade things but K said that she and her partner would love one, and so I got planning.  I was asked to use blues and greys, two of my personal favourites, and so this was quite an easy blanket to plan.

Having just made a knitted blanket, and knowing how long that took me, I knew this one was definitely going to be crocheted.  I went with the Attic24 hydrangea stripe pattern, mainly because I haven't made this one before.  The pattern is incredibly straightforward, easy to remember, and so off I went.

I used Stylecraft Special DK in Cream, Duck Egg, Storm Blue, Silver, Gey, Graphite.  I can't remember how many stitches were in my foundation chain, I just kept going until it was the width of our king size bed.  I forgot, though, that crochet str…

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