Sunday, January 10, 2016

~ snowflakes, a mood blanket update, and Sami ~

I've crocheted some snowflakes using Pepsi can tabs, and then stiffened them with Mod Podge glitter.
The colored tabs came from my nephew Spencer, so I am going to call them my 'Spencer snowflakes'.
I know Christmas is over, but there is always next Christmas.


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Here's my '2016 mood blanket' so far.  9 squares down, 357 to go.
As you can see from my color chart, I am using all shades of each color so I can have many colors in my blanket.
For example - I have 2 shades of pink in my blanket so far, but they both mean 'happy'.


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In my last post I showed you the aqua hat I crocheted for Sami and I hoped that she would like it.
I think she does.  ♥



See you next time.  :)


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16 comments:

  1. Snowflake idea is brilliant and cute. Mood blanket is coming along nicely. I have also started a solid granny square blanket with 1 square per day and I have made 10 squares. Sami with the hat is gorgeous. Happy new year to you.

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  2. What a clever idea Debi, making snowflakes out of coke tabs. never would have thought of that! I too am making a mood blanket but my squares are just single crochets squares.
    And that Sami......oh my.....such a cutie!!!
    xx Shari!

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  3. The snowflakes are so cool! Nice start to your mood blanket. And that Sami is just too cute!

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  4. Your snow flakes are so pretty. That is a very clever idea. I love the mood blanket. It will be fun to watch it's progression through the year. Please continue to post pictures of it. Sami is adorable!

    Lisa, smile_bam

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  5. What an adorable happy baby in a cute hat. Those snowflakes are really cute. I think I would spray paint the tabs first, but I like them with the silvery look.

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  6. Oooh, how cute Sami can be!!! Love, love, love.

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  7. Very nice snowflakes! It's not only with Christmas winter, you can show them whole winter ;-)
    Your blanket will be a big one, nice! Ow, and that little girl.... I wish all the people in the world can see her, see bringing a smile on every face!

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  8. Hi Debi, your snowflakes are sweet, especially, the one with beads!! Sami is looking cute and happy in her new hat:)
    Your mood blanket is going great and colorful !! I am sure you will mostly have happy colours with Sami around :)

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  9. Lovely snowflakes Debi, your blanket is going to be so pretty I like the way you are joining it. Sami is so cute, Have a great week. :) xx

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  10. Great idea for the snowflakes! I'm planning on making some for a craft show later this year. Precious baby!

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  11. Hi Debi, Your blanket is looking good. This year I plan to make a ripple afghan for our home. Thank you for sharing beautiful pics of Sami. Really brightens up my day :)
    Have a lovely day.

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  12. What fun snowflakes and I love your mood blanket. Great idea -- so much better really than the stripes (in my opinion). What an adorable baby!!! Oh how I miss having little ones to snuggle. I can just smell that baby sweetness just looking at her.

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  13. How do you make the pretty squares? Looks like a good way to get rid of left over pieces. Thanks!

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    1. Hi. They are 2-round granny squares and then put together with the flat braid join method. I found the videos for the flat braid join on YouTube.

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  14. These show up so much better then in the video... They are so cute! What a great idea!!

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