In September and October I was crocheting a blanket made out of squares with many colors each with a black background. I was making this for my aunt for Christmas.
I was watching a video on YouTube and came across one from The Crochet Crowd that was teaching how to make C2C crochet, which stands for corner to corner. I thought it seemed interesting because you could make a blanket with pictures. I then thought hmmm… I wonder if they have a Betty Boop pattern, and I found one from http://www.TwoMagicPixels.com.
I started making this blanket right away. I had some white, but not enough, then found out the new yarn isn’t the same shade of white or texture, and I had trouble finding the right shade of skin for Betty, so I made a piece up to a certain point, then when I bought white I just started over fresh, and it took me a month to make this blanket.
I had to buy different brands because one brand didn’t have the same color for the skin, so the skin and the black, white and red are all different textures.
My Aunt loved it. I was hoping to make her a couch blanket because she takes a daily nap on the couch, like a ritual, but it’s way too big and heavy for a couch nap lol. It would probably be way too warm and she’s probably have to take it off after 5 minutes lol. Her bed is king size, the blanket is queen size, so that’s not good, but hey, I tried right?
Anyway, so yeah I learned a new pattern and gave an awesome gift.
Here is an example of how it’s crocheted along with the pattern next to it. It’s literally worked from corner to corner.