What is it about crochet blankets that makes them so special?
Crochet blankets my recent instagram crochet photo a day game has completely surprised and overwhelmed me in the best possible way…
The crochet, oh the beautiful crochet, you should see it or maybe you have if you are playing along?
Lovely people (from all over the world) the stories, the pets, the families. It is fascinating…
On day 4 our subject was blankets. The ones that everyone shared are beautiful and some of the stories attached to them touched my heart. ..
I have drawn some conclusions from my Little IG game…
I noticed that we all, without exception, attach emotion to our handmade crocheted blankets.
We never forget the first one we hooked up. Mine was the rainbow one in the top image.
They are made with tenderness and gifted with love. Received with gratitude and treasured for ever.
Crochet Blankets babies were wrapped in them, university students took them with them when leaving the nest. We inherited them and treasured the old ones, especially from our childhood.
I crocheted a blanket for one of my adored pets, he slept with it for all of his life. When he died I buried him in it.
My Mum told me I had a crochet blanket as a comforter when I was very young, I called it ‘cuggy’
Many years later I made and gifted a crochet blanket to my Mum,.
Never ending circles of love all in a crochet blanket.
My Favourite Crochet Blankets from the grid:
If I may, I would like to share a few of the beautiful blankets from my instagram game:
4. Miss Daisy Moo crochet
8. Bell and Moo 2
9. Nadia Medic
10. Debi Y
12. Ms Vintage Cat.
I know most of you will have a blanket story, even if you did not crochet it yourself, will you share?