Thursday, May 3, 2012

Stripe-y Blanket, preview

You know how when you get a new hammer, everything looks like a nail? 
I got a new camera.  I do not know how to use it yet.  In the process of figuring out what all the buttons do and where all the settings are, I have taken twenty jillion bad pictures of everything.  And a couple good ones.  Here’s the new blanket I’m working on.  I am madly in love with that violet and peachy-orange combo.  Those two colors should get married right now, and be together forever. 
I’m doing this blanket in woven stitch, also sometimes called “linen stitch”, which is just sc, ch1 across, and then on the next row, sc in the ch1 space, ch1.  It’s the easiest thing in the world, and I’m left with nothing at all to concentrate on except which color comes next.  I love that.

Edit to add:  Hi, whipup friends!  I know, there's not much info in this post.  For more specifics regarding woven stitch, I recommend a google search--there are lots of good tutorials out there. This is one of those things that, once you get it set up and get rolling, it's as easy as could be.  Here's the finished blanket, along with a link to the pattern, if you're interested.  Good luck!