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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 which can be made again and again.

Now available in three versions.  The original Painted Roses blanket and a 'Faded' and 'Stonewashed' option… 
 
Painted Roses Blanket | Blog Post
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 | Blog Post
Now updated to include a supplement with complete colour breakdown and all information needed to make the 'Faded' version of this blanket (pictured below).

Stonewashed Painted Roses | Blog Post
Now updated to include a supplement with complete colour breakdown and all information needed to make the two different the 'Stonewashed' versions of this blanket (pictures below).

Included
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 ~

Terms
UK or US Terms

Skill Level
Intermediate
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

PAINTED ROSES (ORIGINAL SIZE/COLOURS):
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)

 FADED PAINTED ROSES:
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)

STONEWASHED PAINTED ROSES (ORIGINAL SIZE/COLOURS):
Scheepjes Stone Washed
Pink Blanket:
1 x Lemon Quartz (812), 1 x Amazonite (813), 1 x Citrine (817), 4 x Rose Quartz (820)
1 x Turquoise (824), 1 x Forsterite (826), 1 x Beryl (833), 2 x Rhodochrosite (835)
Blue Blanket:
1 x Lemon Quartz (812), 5 x Amazonite (813), 2 x Rose Quartz (820), 1 x Turquoise (824)
1 x Forsterite (826), 1 x Beryl (833), 2 x Rhodochrosite (835)

Hook | 4mm (G) or 3.5mm (E)
Materials | Yarn needle

Size
Painted Roses (Baby Blanket) - 86 x 70cm (34 x 27.5”) 
 Faded Painted Roses - 143 x 194cm (56 x 76”)
Stonewashed Roses (Baby Blanket) - 64 x 77cm (25 x 30”)

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  (Original and Stonewashed).

Pattern Links

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Painted Roses

 

Faded Painted Roses


Stonewashed Roses


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