Blanket Update

I'm now over halfway done - with the squares anyway. There are 11 more to go (remember, I get a new pattern every two weeks - the last one will arrive right around Thanksgiving). I finally took some somewhat decent photos of all the squares & decided to start thinking about what color yarn I'll use to join the squares. Dr. M & I were joking that it will take me all next year to get all four blankets assembled!





Any thoughts? I'm pretty sure I'll change my mind 12 times before I'm done :)

Comments

  1. wow. some elaborate squares there. you're doing such a great job and no, I have no suggestions.

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  2. Just my personal opinion here, I usually opt for a color that will blend well with the overall color scheme. I want the focus to be on the design of the squarestudy not on the color I sew them together with. Also I use a darning needle and actually sew my squares together, I think it let's the blanket drape more naturally, takes a bit more time but in my opinion well worthy the effort. I have even been known to crochet around each square in the color I am joining it with to ensure that my stitching will completely blend in...

    Can't wait to see the completed project.
    Blessings
    R

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  3. Those are lovely, Bug. I would not be inclined to use white to join the squares. I think darker colors to join them would be more appealing.

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  4. These all look fabulous to me, and I'd never venture to tell a master like you what to do. But I do look forward to seeing the finished product.

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  6. I have no opinion. I just have a lot of awe.

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  7. Wow, those came out great! They're going to be amazing no matter what colors you use. (The hardest one to figure out will be the second batch, I think...though I love that color combo. It seems very '70s.)

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  8. im impressed. very very nice. applause.

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