Hello, and thanks for stopping by – this post will tell you all there is to know about my bright C2C Rainbow blanket design.
I love C2C for its simplicity yet stunning diagnol stripes.
I made this design when an old university/ college friend from all those years ago……. got in touch. ?
She asked if I’d make her a rainbow blanket, for her soon to be born baby. ?”Of course” and duly went to the yarn shop…….(Any excuse!)
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Good old Stylecraft Special DK. ?I love this yarn. ?So soft, but cheap and completely washable which is required for baby blanket (having been there myself a few years ago!)
To the design – a rainbow – but what type? ?This is where my drawing skills completely let me down. ?I might be able to create in wool, thread, clay even…… but pen and paper and it left a lot to be desired!
We went for the stripy one…… Blanket was started and taken pretty much everywhere with me! ?
And then all of a sudden you realise you are nearly done!
So one finished blanket, sent to a friend in time for the birth of her little boy.
Rainbow Blanket Pattern
You will need:
To Make the Rainbow blanket:
Use the basic C2C technique, making 3 rows of each colour in a Standard rainbow order – red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple.
48 rows wide
66 rows long
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