The blanket is crocheted using the half double crochet stitch, which I've come to think of as my Goldilocks stitch. (It's not too tall and not too small, it's not too loose and not too thick - it's juuuuuuuust right.) What I really love is that there is no thinking involved, other than which color I'm going to choose next. As for the colors, I chose a range of greens, purples, and blues for the stripes. I only have a few guidelines that I decided on, which came about as the work progressed:
- I am using a light blue color consistently throughout, between the color stripes.
- The light blue stripes are 5 rows, and usually the first and last are partial rows.
As for my ends, I'm not going to weave them in, and I'm not working over them as I go. I've knotted the ends together on the wrong side and I'm going to trim them short so I'll have little tufts on the back of the blanket. I think it will be a fun and interesting look. I will post more pictures when I'm finished.
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