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Collecting Dust Blanket - The Coloured Squares

Hello my friends, are you well?

I usually use my blog these days to let you know that I've uploaded a new podcast, but today I wanted to share some information, and hopefully inspiration, on how I'm making my Collecting Dust Blanket.



This blanket is a crochet granny square design made in DK weight yarn. I'm using merino but any DK weight will work. In fact any weight of yarn would work too, anything from 4 ply to chunky probably. Changing weight of yarn will affect size and yardage used too, so be mindful of that.
Over the years I have collected 50g balls of merino yarn in many different colours, with the intention of making such a blanket. I would buy in the sale, and when there were offers on, in any colour that I liked and any brand. The only rule was that it was super wash merino, in DK weight. I think I probably stared gathering this merino stash in 2013, so have spread the cost out over time!
I find crocheting granny squares very therapeutic, and started this blanket…

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