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Treasury Tuesday

maRRose - CCC --- Treasury Tuesday, Crochet - Harlequins and Diamonds-03There are so many talented people out there crocheting gorgeous harlequin- or diamond-blankets (for instance here, here, here and here).
The Solstrikke-blog has the pattern/chart for the diamonds and half diamonds for a blanket like this, including an excellent join-as-you-go tutorial.
On Little Woollie’s blog you’ll find examples of a different kind of harlequin-blanket (plus tutorial) – equally beautiful – using the tapestry technique.
A harlequin-blanket is very high on my wishlist of projects to make, in fact I did make a start quite a while ago – remember this picture?
maRRose - CCC --- Diamonds-01In the meantime I’ve decided to not carry on with this particular project, since I really don’t like the yarn that I had selected (acrylic, and not of the best quality ….). My future harlequin-blanket will be crocheted in cotton, I think …..

What I do know for sure is that I love all these wonderful harlequin-/diamond-crochet creations in this week’s “Treasury Tuesday”, especially these two:
maRRose - CCC --- Treasury Tuesday, Crochet - Harlequins and Diamonds-01 maRRose - CCC --- Treasury Tuesday, Crochet - Harlequins and Diamonds-02Any particular project in this lineup that’s calling your name?

Have a great week,
Marianne xx

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