Month: July 2013

Sunburst Flower Blanket

Tutorial for Sunburst Flower Blanket This blanket is based on the Sunburst Granny Square by my crochet idol, Priscilla Hewitt. Color scheme borrowed from SnapDragons blanket – go check out her beautiful blog! Flowers First, work rounds 1-3 of her free Sunburst Granny Square pattern at the link above. Make as many circle flowers as you need for your blanket, because the join is continuous and worked all at once. So make those flowers! I’ll wait! πŸ™‚ Here are some of my flowers. I made 70 total for a 7×10 blanket that measured 48×64″ and I used worsted weight yarn with a size K 6.5mm hook. Joining The join that I used is my own Gumball Blanket pattern join, the Mini-Twist, re-worked into the Continuous Join as You Go – see YouTube video tutorial by Crochet Cabana. I didn’t take a lot of pictures of the continuous join because the YouTube tutorial is so complete. Before you attempt my join, I recommend watching it and even taking some small grannies and practicing. You won’t regret …