Beautiful Projects – Hap Blankets

January 12, 2016 0 Comments

As soon as the calendar turns to January I reach for blankets. Scotland can be pretty damp, cold, and grey so staying cosy becomes the top priority! The Hap Blanket is one of Ysolda’s patterns that I’ve actually not made yet, but I plan to change that before spring arrives. There are some truly beautiful variations, so plenty of inspiration if you’re tempted to do the same.

The colours of this blanket by Butterfly Brain make me so happy! It shows how lovely it is too with a solid centre.

Mcarrel’s gorgeous version was made as a baby blanket, with perfect bright colours for a new little one.

This two colour version with a solid centre by earthchick is one of my favourites…and would look perfect in my livingroom in case she wants to rehome it(!)

The combination of green and pink in nelago’s Hap Blanket is incredible. I love the way she’s incorporated a gradient in the pink, it makes for such a striking edging!



Also in Journal

Learn to knit: the long tail cast-on
Learn to knit: the long tail cast-on

February 03, 2022 0 Comments

The long tail cast on is a great multi-purpose knitting cast on and the perfect place for beginner knitters to start. Learn how to work the long tail cast on and how to estimate the length of yarn needed with our clear step by step tutorial and video.
Read More
How to Kitchener Stitch
How to Kitchener Stitch

December 09, 2021 0 Comments

Kitchener stitch is a knitting technique used for grafting together two sets of live stitches, most often stockinette stitch. Instead of binding off and sewing two edges together, you can use a tapestry needle and yarn to join the stitches completely seamlessly.
Read More
Crochet Provisional Cast-on
Crochet Provisional Cast-on

December 02, 2021 0 Comments

The crochet provisional cast-on is easy to work and unzips perfectly every time! A provisional cast-on can be used anytime you want to pick up live stitches from your cast-on edge, either to knit in the opposite direction from or to create a seamless kitchener stitch join.
Read More