I am so excited to share with you what we will be creating for our 2021 Leither Collection Subscription Boxes and it is starting with square 1 the Paris Square.
Something we have received requests for many times for our Leither Collection Subscription Box is for the projects to continue each month HOWEVER that is really hard to create a project with when we use different yarn weights and crochet hooks sizes each month. If you tried to make a shawl over several months, the gauge would change every month and the pieces would be consistent. Well, I came up with a solution, after we created our theme for the entire 2021 Leither Collection Subscription Boxes and we decided that the theme for the entire the year would be destinations. After we had decided that I was brainstorming a way to take all 12 destinations and put it into one crochet project and I came up with the idea of the Destination Blanket for 2021.
What we will be doing is making 20 different 12×12 crochet squares throughout 2021 and turning it into a blanket. Once all the squares are made and sewed together the finished blanket will measure approximately 48×60. Some months we will have 1 square and some months we will have 2 squares for a total of 20 different 12×12 squares.
I am so excited to create our 2021 Destination Blanket and the first square in our blanket is the Paris Square, so grab your Paris Yarn and crochet hook and lets make square 1.
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Let’s talk about the yarn that I used to design the crochet hook pouch. This month for our January 2021 Leither Collection Subscription Box, I created the Paris Colorway, it is a gorgeous 100% superwash merino yarn that is Aran Base, this yarn is super squishy and a dream to work with. It has shades of green, pink, grey and cream. I was wanting to create a colorway where we could start with a blank canvas (cream) and add pops of color and see those pops of color (pink, green and grey) when you work up the project.
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Grab a skein of the Paris Hand Dyed Yarn
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· Gauge: 17 Stitches and 14 Rows = 4”x4” (hdc)
· Finished Blocked Size: 12×12
· Chain 1 will NOT count as a stitch
Paris Crochet Square
Row 1: (1 hdc, 1 dc) in 3rd ch from hook (2 skipped chs will count as 1 sc), *skip next 2 chs, (1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc) in next ch; repeat from*, across, until the last 3 chs, skip next 2 chs, 1 sc in last st. – 55 sts
Row 2: Ch 1 and turn, (1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc) in same st), *skip next 2 sts, (1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc) in next st; repeat from*, across until the last 3 sts, skip 2 sts, 1 sc in last st. – 55
Rows 3-43: Repeat Row 2
Fasten off and weave in any loose ends.
Wet block to 12×12.
Need more inspiration?
A fun textured blanket to make is the Oliver Blanket! This blanket can be customized any way you like!