wip: yarnagers blanket

Hi everyone!

Do you remember when I was working on these cute yarn babies last year?


And when they started growing into yoddlers?


And remember when they became yarnagers?


They were a little neglected after my last update because of some CAL (teehee), but I have dusted them all off and reassured them that they will continue to grow into a big beautiful blanket! :) Here’s what the yarnagers look like right now…





Some of them have grown considerably more than others, but they are still going strong, all 100 of them! :)

I’m working them up with Scheepjes Cotton 8 yarn, which is the same yarn we used in the Scheepjes CAL 2014. Big difference though; for this blanket I’m using it double stranded! It causes a big difference in stitch definition and overall look, and I just love it. My little rugged and groovy yarnagers :) I’m using a 6mm hook to crochet them, which makes for a rather speedy process!

I’ll keep you all updated over the next couple of weeks; mama needs a new (warm!) (picnic!) blanket!


ps For everyone in The Netherlands, you can find all stockists for Scheepjes on their website right here. International peeps; you can order Scheepjes from Deramores.com! :)

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  1. Simply beautiful.

  2. Any CAL plans for this year??

  3. Good to hear about them. I was just wondering about them the other day! :) They look great, thanks for sharing.

  4. Très joli et belles couleurs !!!

  5. So pretty think this blankets going to be fabulous
    Clare x

  6. Absolutely lovely. Which Scheepjeswool color set is used for the yarnagers?

  7. That is really beautiful! I love your color choices.

  8. Love these colours, very pretty!


  9. Wow! What an accomplishment. I have such admiration for anyone who takes on such a large project!

  10. Such pretty Spring colours. And I love the idea of making a picnic blanket!

  11. Oh, wat héérlijk om dit te zien en te lezen! Ik heb laatst eindeloos gezocht hoe het met je yarnagers en je ‘picnic blanket’ zou zijn! Wat zien ze er yummie uit. Ben benieuwd hoe ze zich verder zullen ontwikkelen.

  12. They are very lovely I love all the pretty colors I believe it’s going to be a beautiful blanket can’t wait to see with love Janice ps Happy weekend

  13. They looks so beautiful!!!
    Love them all ❤️❤️

  14. After following your blog for almost two years, I am still amazed at your beautiful work. I wish there wasn’t an ocean and miles of land that separated us so I could come over for a visit, watch you work, and learn a few tricks of the trade. As always, thanks so much for sharing with us.

  15. Is the pattern available?

  16. I like all sizes of squares