Wanting to make another square to go into my Blanket of Squares, I found this Crossed Square pattern in the Moogly CAL 2017 group and got right to making it:
The pattern is easy and very well-written. After a round or two, the pattern really becomes unnecessary, though. It did for me, anyway.
So... another square down. Thirty-one to go! =^/
Actually, I'm not sure how many squares I'll need for this blanket. I'm working with a size G (4.25 mm) hook and so far my squares are pretty consistently coming out between 10 - 10 1/2 inches square. If they're on the small side, I've been able to block them out to 10 1/2 inches. I may end up putting an "equalizing" border around each square that will add some to that measurement, and depending on what join method I use, I guess there will be some width added there, too. This is all new to me and I can only guess right now, but I'm thinking that what would be attractive is a blanket that is five squares running horizontal, and seven squares vertical. That's 35 squares! Yowza! I best quit collecting square patterns and get cracking on making them.
In addition to the square above, here is what I've made so far that I plan to put in this blanket:
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P.S. I'm experimenting with font size again and would love to get feedback on how this larger font comes through on your computer or reading device. I love larger fonts, I'm just not sure how well they work for everyone else. Thanks in advance for any feedback!