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Painted Roses Blanket

Inspired by the ‘roses and castles’ decorations found on canal narrowboats,
this pretty rose square motif makes a beautiful blanket with two different colour options… 
Painted Roses Blanket
The original baby blanket (size and colours as shown in the picture above). However, the blanket can be easily adapted for other sizes and guidelines for suggested sizes and yarn amounts are given in the pattern.

Faded Painted Roses
The pattern has now updated to include a complete colour breakdown and all information needed to make the 'Faded' version of this blanket (pictures below).

A full written pattern with clear instructions
Photo tutorials for special stitches and techniques
Helpful photos
Links to other helpful tutorials
Diagrams to help with construction
Full colour breakdown

Also included in this online version:
Help with re-sizing
~ Crochet Charts ~

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Skill Level
There are several intermediate stitches and techniques in this pattern, however extra help is included and some confident beginners have used this pattern successfully.

Yarn Requirements

9 balls of Stylecraft Special DK
1 x Gold (1709), 1 x Lime (1712), 3 x Aspen (1422),
1 x Cloud (1019), 1 x Lipstick (1246), 1 x Fondant (1241), 1 x Black (1002)

29 balls of Stylecraft Special DK
1 x Cream (1005), 1 x Raspberry (1023), 1 x Apricot (1026), 1 x Khaki (1027), 1 x Plum (1061),
1 x Meadow (1065), 2 x Pale Rose (1080), 1 x Claret (1123),  2 x Silver (1203),
5 x Parchment (1218), 1 x Violet (1277), 1 x Camel (1420), 1 x Wisteria (1432), 1 x Gold (1709),
1 x Cypress (1824), 3 x Stone (1710), 1 x Spice (1711), 1 x Storm Blue (1721), 1 x Duck Egg (1820), 1 x Lime (1712), 1 x Pistachio (1822)

Hook | 4mm (G USA)
Materials | Yarn needle

Painted Roses (Baby Blanket) - 86 x 70cm (34 x 27.5”) 
 Faded Painted Roses - 143 x 194cm (56 x 76”)

You can easily use this pattern to adapt the original Painted Roses Blanket (top picture) to make any size blanket or throw you would like. The pattern includes yardage amounts required for a range of larger blanket sizes which can be used as a guideline.

Gauge | One square: 15cm (5¾’)

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Painted Roses


Faded Painted Roses

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