Sunday, 20 March 2011

Sunny Sunday Crochet

Hello Lovelies ,

today I've been in a happy crochet place :0)........



Sitting on my bed sewing in a few ends on my latest hexagons, whilst admiring the lovely piles of grannies on my bedside table.
I didn't want to give up on the hexagon pattern as I really like it a lot . So I've made a few using the same yarn as I'm using for my granny squares....the ones you can see in my header and I've posted about here.

Ummmmm , I love these colours ..........



Here is the begining of the next few , I'm making these production line style instead of compleating one before starting on the next, it just seems easier when all the rounds differ....less mistakes ,hopefully !



So , somehow I now have two blankets , using the same colours , on the go at the same time. It'll be interesting to see which one gets finished first !!

Whilst I was working my way through a mountain of clean laundry to put away ( all line dried ..yay) the bright sun shining in on my youngests blanket made me very happy , and distracted me from one of my least favourite jobs :0)....



I made this back in 2009 using colours he chose . Since I posted this picture on Flickr I've altered it by removing the border (which tended to curl up ) and added some more rows so it fits nicely on the end of his bed. It has no border so I can easily make it bigger if I want . I really love this happy , sunny little blanket. There's something I find  brilliantly satisfying about a giant granny square ...........



well I hope you Lovelies liked this burst of colour, I'll leave you with some more  sunny goodness and wish you a happy week :0)



Jacquie x

26 comments:

  1. Hey Jacquie, you have been crocheting up a storm haven't you?

    Love the hexies gorgeous colours, so satisfying seeing squares pile up waiting to be joined together.

    Your little 'life saver'i chose his colours well. It is indeed a bright, cheery blanket and nice to see the sun shining...........

    Enjoy the coming week,

    Claire :)

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  2. How you must be enjoying that sunshine? :) Lovely hexies and grannies in fab colours. Big sigh, crochet fun in the sun, what more does a girl want? :)
    Anne xx

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  3. OLÁ, EU AMEI TODAS AS CORES E O TRABALHO PARABÉNS! BLOG MARAVILHOSO!

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  4. bright sunny and happy colours.. Well done :))

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  5. Zingy! Your hexes are great.

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  6. What can I say? I'm speechless :) I love your hexagons and the big granny makes me want to begin one right now RIGHT NOW :)
    P.S: Is Amarige your perfume? It's mine also and the smell is too gorgeous don't you think?
    Have a beautiful week,
    Angie

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  7. Lovely colorsplash Jacquie! It is amazing, the hexagon pattern is certainly something I will try too. Love the traingles in it. Have a lovely week yourself too!
    Maaike

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  8. What a lovely colors!!!
    Love it, very Spring time
    Enjoy the lovely weather with your crochet

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  9. I really love that hexagon pattern Jacquie.....very pretty! I've never tried a giant granny square but always admire them. Yours is lovely xx

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  10. wow i love it all, and such gorgeous colours..right i am determined to master this before the end of the year im so jealous when i see peoples lovely crochet work ;-) Have a lovely week, dee x

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  11. There is something so lovely about a giant granny blanket. I have 3 on the go at the moment! They whip up quickly and look all bright and cheery!

    I love your hexagons too. Beautiful use of colours!

    Have a super week!

    Love Vanessa xxx

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  12. Love your hexagons, so beautiful! Also love the cheerful colors too! Amazing work!

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  13. Such a lovely post - I adore those hexagons! The big granny square looks great in the sunlight like that too :)

    Much love,
    Kim

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  14. Must try out that hexagon pattern - it's the nicest one I have seen. Can't wait to see it all made up. Hurry up!! Love the large granny square blanket too - I love the way you started it, using the same bright colour for the first few rounds. x

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  15. Your work is beautiful! The colors you have picked just scream Spring!!

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  16. Ohhh! Lots of pretty colours. There is an award on my blog for you!
    xxx

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  17. Love your crochet! The hexagon pattern is stunning.

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  18. I love the hexagon pattern your using! Is it on your blog anywhere? Lovely colours!

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  19. I love the hexagons and the huge granny square! I made a big granny square for my sister out of scraps of yarn, the colour combinations were pretty crazy. I pretended that I meant for it to look tacky and awful, haha. I am making hexagons at the moment, and have a granny stripe blanket at the moment, so I know what it's like to have two on the go at once!

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  20. Beautiful, colourful post! That hexie pattern is so lovely! You have so perfect spring flowers! I hope you have sunny week! Teje

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  21. ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
    hola!!
    NICE CROCHET
    te mando un saludo
    y te deseo una buena semana
    abrazos desde Chile
    c@
    ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

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  22. Gorgeous, what more can I say!!! I love it all, thanks for sharing, have a wonderful day and week. Yollie ;)

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  23. Love the hexagons - I have made hexie patchwork but not crochet hexies. Feel tempted to have a go seeing these!

    Helenxx

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  24. Jacquie,
    What a gorgeous photo of the blanket and the sun coming through! Beautiful!
    Thanks so much for the giveaway received this morning. Simply gorgeous, such a nice little gift. You have co-ordinated very well using the blue and the blue felt, thank you so much! I will treasure it.
    Love Suex

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