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Vintage Sweethearts Blanket



This blanket has been inspired not only by my love of granny squares but also by memories of wonderful crochet and knitted blankets around me as a child. 

Pattern Description
A full written pattern for modular blanket which is joined, with a border worked in the round.  Includes stitch abbreviations, complete breakdown of each motif and colour changes, detailed diagrams to show layout of each motif, photo examples of each stage of joining, photo examples of each square - ‘Meet the Girls’ and colour table for the two alternative yarn choices.
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 Skill Level 
 Intermediate
This blanket is aimed at those who already know how to crochet. It uses basic and some intermediate crochet stitches and a basic joining technique. It is suitable for confident beginners who are familiar with the basic stitches and reading written patterns.

Yarn
37 balls of Scheepjes Merino Soft
4 x Michelangelo (Grey) - 603 3 x Giotto (Blue) - 613 4 x Magritte (Pale Blue) - 614 2 x Soutine (Turquoise) - 615 3 x Botticelli (Mint) - 628 3 x Constable (Lime) - 629 3 x Lautrec (Jade) - 630 3 x Matisse (Pink) - 635 2 x Monet (Mauve) - 639 3 x Warhol (Yellow) - 640 3 x Caraviggio (Peach) - 642 4 x Titian (Soft Pink) - 647

Alternative Yarns

18 balls of Stylecraft Special DK - Yarn Pack Available
1 x each: 1067 - Grape, 1068 - Turquoise, 1263 - Citron, 1422 – Aspen, 1725 - Sage, 1822 - Pistachio 2 x each of: 1026 - Apricot, 1034 – Sherbet, 1203 – Silver, 1240 - Soft Peach, 1241 - Fondant, 1302 - Denim

or

18 balls of Scheepjes Colour Crafter
2 x Den Bosch (Pink) - 1241 
2 x Sittard (Soft Pink) - 1330 
2 x Lelystad (Peach) - 1026 
2 x Urk (Pale Blue) - 1034 
1 x Den Helder (Turquoise) - 1068 
2 x Dokkum (Blue) - 1302 1 x Almelo (Mint) - 1316 1 x Nijmegen (Lime) - 1712
 1 x Ameland (Jade) 1725,
 2 x Heerenveen (Grey) - 1203
 1 x Leerdam (Yellow) - 1263 
1 x Hoorn (Mauve) - 1067 

Hook | 4mm (G USA) or size needed to achieve gauge
Materials | Yarn needle, Stitch markers - optional

Size | 147 x 114cm (58 x 45”)
Gauge | 12cm square for ‘Jean’ motif after blocking

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Note: Originally available in parts as the Crochet Now CAL 2017/8



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