Flower squares to border my latest crochet project. This purple yarn is the largest ball in my stash because I don't particularly like the colour and don't feel inspired by it so my aim is to use it all up in this project.
I made up the flower pattern using single and treble crochet stitches, inspired by a gorgeous blanket I saw that was made by a very Clever Cheshire Cat. If you love crochet, I think you should like her on Facebook, she's talented beyond belief.
The whole blanket is taking a while to come together because I'm still weaving in the ends...
Speaking of weaving, would you like to meet my new BFF? Of course you do:
Why didn't anyone tell me about the existence of wool needles before?? I was slaving away for EIGHT freakin' hours weaving in ends with my 3.5mm crochet hook cursing why no-one had made a decent weaving tool before I realised that there was a good possibility something might have already been invented. It's a beautiful thing and the best $2 I have ever spent.
I haven't worked out how to piece the flowers around the edge of the blanket yet, I'm thinking a flat braid might look good, but I've never done it before and the pattern I found on-line looks a bit complicated. If all else fails, I will go with the technique I learned for the Krista blanket.