Geometric Lace No. 26

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Wow a special loved one with this breathtakingly cheerful piece. From goldenrod to white – it’s a bright delight!

Design Profile

  • Location: Indiana
  • Pattern: Geometric Lace
  • Materials: Hobby Lobby “I love this yarn” and Red Heart Super Saver (I buy from knitting-warehouse.com for a softer product!)
  • Construction: Hexagons joined as you go, squared off with a crisp white lace border that really sets off the yellow!
  • Similar Pieces: See the main page
  • Design Inspiration: Custom color request! Loving this Spring blanket with yellow color based on the afghan in the Stephen King Novel Lisey’s Story.
  • Shop this piece: Purdy hexagons and lace at Etsy

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I cannot tell y’all how much I adored making this blanket. The challenge: Make a yellow-to-white color-fade blanket using the eight shades of yellow that I had saved up over time, plus white. It isn’t easy making a monochrome blanket with eight shades, some in limited quantity, but I think I made it work!

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Starting with these gorgeous, warm yellows, I worked some sections of this piece separately in order to keep it as a portable project as long as I could.

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I like to make the half-hexagons ahead of time and sew them in whenever I get the opportunity. This way, I feel like I’m nearing the completion of a project and I can move more quickly through my pieces. What a beauty basking in the sunlight!

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And speaking of feeling like you’re getting to the end of a project! I love working motifs all around the edges of a piece, then getting right into the edging! It really does make me go faster, even though it seems silly.

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And the TA-DA moment! Bright and gorgeous!

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And just like in the Stephen King tale, I included a mini keepsake blanket from some of the yarn remnants. I can’t wait until someone asks me to make a mini version of their custom piece! It was so fun to design and create!

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3 thoughts on “Geometric Lace No. 26

  1. So pretty! I want to try to make hexies… But I’m just a beginner at crochet and don’t know how to read patterns — I can only make things using tutorials on youtube, where I can pause/rewind/pause/rewind… haha So far, I’ve made granny square stuff – large blankets as gifts, coasters, ornaments… But I’m enjoying it and I love that I can take it with me on long drives (while my husband drives, not I) 🙂

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