Star afghan / blanket

virkad filt stjärna stjärnfilt magic light garn yarn bernat mosaic afghan crochet blanket star

My first afghan is ready. I decided to make it shaped like a star. The yarn I use is  Magic Light Yellow Purple Pink Green Blue and crochet hook 5.0 mm. I used 8 skeins (=2880 m). The pattern is named Bernat Mosaic Afghan. The pattern has a minor error in it, but you can use any pattern for a star shaped blanket and make it any size - there are plenty of them out there.

virkad filt stjärna stjärnfilt magic light garn yarn bernat mosaic afghan crochet blanket star

I'm very fond of these self-striping / variegated yarns, but I do think they are best used in simple patterns made up from dc. I started to make a shell blanket in the same yarn, which didn't turn out well at all. It looked as if I had made major errors, while the visual effect was all from the colour changes of the yarn.

virkad filt stjärna stjärnfilt magic light garn yarn bernat mosaic afghan crochet blanket star

While I was working with the afghan it felt huge! It's almost 2 meter long from point to point. When I started to use it, I sort of regretted that I hadn't made it even bigger.

My first large fail with the same yarn. I frogged it.

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