Gelato 7

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Gelato blanket number seven – One of three custom pieces made for siblings in Jersey! (Four Square 8 and Bold Stripe 7 are the other two.)

Check out the pattern for sale on Ravelry and Etsy, or look into buying this blanket as a custom, handmade item.

This version of Gelato is the original design, but I call any blanket with chunky, different sized granny squares a Gelato. I happened to use 3DC clusters on these squares and I did not flip them on every round like I sometimes will. I create the squares using remnants, and join as I go.

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Okay, I wasn’t going to tell y’all this, but in the interest of education, I’ll share. Do it for the kids, right? …I made a small mistake on this blanket and I had to figure it out.

Here’s what happened: In order for the planets to align and all of these different size squares to come together properly, each of them must be an even amount of rounds. Well, I may have bordered an attached a square with seven rounds instead of eight. I shed a tiny disappointed tear and decided instead of frogging, I would carry on and figure it out.

Using a mix of odd and even squares to fill in the rest of the gaps, I created a small hole 4 3DC clusters wide and just added in another 4 clusters to fill it in. You absolutely cannot tell and the blanket still looks as sweet as its name.

Find the 3-round square (4-round with joining white) that has maroon, pink, magenta, in the upper right of the picture below. To the right of that square is the extra row of 3DC clusters. You can’t tell; I promise! 🙂

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Fin!

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