Sooo Close!

I’m getting really close to finishing my Chroma blanket!

Out of 120 5″ squares, I’ve crocheted over 100 of them. I only have three more rows of squares to attach, and then it’s on to the border! It’s already big enough to provide some serious warmth.

In typical fashion, I’ve been weaving in the ends as I go, so I’m not burdened with having to weave in about 250 ends at once. If that was the case, I don’t think I’d ever be done. But this way, when that last square is put in place, I’ll just have two ends to worry about.

What I’m really looking forward to, though, even more than being able to snuggle up under this wonderful blanket, is starting my next project! I still don’t know what I’m going to do, but I’ve gathered up some beautiful colors of our new Wool of the Andes Superwash, and it’s just begging to be made into something.

I’m just dying to cast on, but first – I’ve got to get through the last dozen or so squares on my blanket. It’s the home stretch now!


  1. Brittany / September 25, 2013

    I am loving these colors together! So beautiful!

  2. Sara / September 24, 2013

    How many balls of Chroma did you need?

  3. MaryEllen / September 7, 2013

    I appreciate the reply, though I’m still hoping Kerin will come back and provide an answer.

  4. Regina C / September 5, 2013

    Does anyone know how much yarn that she need to make the afghan?

  5. MaryEllen / September 4, 2013

    Just wondering if anyone reads these comments, to respond?

    • admin / September 5, 2013

      Hi MaryEllen, unfortunately, Kerin is on vacation this week and we’re not sure exactly what motif she is using for this blanket. This is one that several of us have made that is very similar.

  6. MaryEllen / September 3, 2013

    That’s beautiful!! Is there a pattern?

  7. Lark @ The Bookwyrm's Hoard / September 3, 2013

    What a cheerful, sunny blanket! I can just picture snuggling under this on a cold, grey winter’s afternoon.

  8. Christina / September 3, 2013

    LOVE the colors! The first real crochet project I ever did was granny squares YEARS ago. Now I want to do another seeing this!

  9. Melinda Wynn / September 3, 2013

    I have made socks with Chroma and while I love the yarn I wasn’t thrilled with the way colors knit up but this blanket is beautiful!!! I’d definitely buy Chroma and make an afghan!!

    • Kerin / September 10, 2013

      I’m so thrilled with the colors, too. The great thing about granny square type projects and Chroma is that each square only uses a small part of the color repeat, so you get a really great variety of squares with just a few colors. It’s really fun watching it come together!

  10. Crochet Penguin / September 3, 2013

    What color scheme is your yarn?

  11. Corinna Cicmanec / September 3, 2013

    I love the colors – it’s such a fresh take on a classic blanket style!

  12. Amy / September 3, 2013

    Well done. That is beautiful. Kitty approves.

    • Kerin / September 10, 2013

      Kitty most certainly approves! The blanket is in a bag with the remaining squares right now, and he knocked the bag over to snuggle up with the blanket. I think he’s claimed it!

  13. Regina C / September 3, 2013

    That is so beautiful. I am just finishing a granny square blanket made with different kinds of sock yarn. Know you have given me another idea.

  14. Mary M. / August 30, 2013

    How fun to have such a beautiful, colorful blanket! And I can see from the photos you already have someone to share it with… =)