So here you go - my first crochet project finished! YAY!
It's a little dolls blanket for my daughter. A big thank you to Lucy at Attic24 who inspired me and taught me how to crochet! Onwards and upwards I say, next on my list is a ripple blanket, but people sized this time, so could take a while...
Once I got over the withdrawal symptoms when I realised Lucy didn't have a tutorial for edging, I managed to muster the courage to dig out a book I borrowed from the library and work from that. I took a punt and did some extra stitches on the corners, which luckily worked, otherwise it was going to be too tight.
Doesn't she look snug? She's the most well kitted out baby doll I know, and the warmest in our house tonight - it's freezing!!!
And now for a bit of a gripe, I have to say I am rather disappointed with the overall texture and finish of my blanket. I hate that it is so stiff and fibrous, Lucy, why do yours always look so snuggly and soft? I am seriously wondering if I need to go merino in future, however, I can generally only find a good selection in 4 ply, not sure if this is a good idea? What do you think?