Strips of colour or chevrons

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A while ago I crocheted a chevron rug for my daughter.  I used wool that I had frogged from a jumper and then bought the contrasting wool.

I was delighted when my son said he would be happy if I made him a lap rug using up scraps of wool.  He normally doesn’t ask for me to knit anything for him so I jumped at this idea.  I decided I would crochet a chevron rug as it is easy to do, no thinking required while I watch the cricket.

As soon as I arrived home I checked out the pile of left-over wool and pulled out a few colours that I thought would go together ok.

I was sorting through my 8ply box but when I finished the rug I found that I had inadvertently put in some wool that was not 8ply.  I don’t think it makes too much of a difference and the finished rug looks ok.

The pale grey is the non 8ply. You can see that the chevron is narrower.

I am happy with the result.

4 Comments Add yours

  1. nanacathy2 says:

    That’s a very manly looking blanket, perfect for your son. I didn’t spot the grey till you said.

    1. suth2 says:

      Thank you. I am hoping that my son likes it.

  2. kzmclain says:

    You did a fine job with color selection. I just made a blanket for my niece out of scraps and she loved it!

    1. suth2 says:

      Thje blanket is ideal for snuggling in front of the tv or with a good book.

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