Wednesday, December 24, 2014

New Pattern: Zucchini Cocoon

The Zucchini Cocoon is one of the crochet projects I designed to submit to a 101 One-Skein Wonders book.  It's for swaddling a newborn baby, in case that wasn't obvious.  Little Bear seems to like it, but then, he likes practically everything I make.  He's very supportive.

It will be months before I hear whether the pattern got in or not, and since the publishers are fine with submissions that are already published and/or for sale elsewhere, I've decided to go ahead and put it up for sale here in my Etsy shop.

Being limited to only one skein of yarn was a great challenge for a devoted blanket maker like me.  I had to go small or go home!  So I chose chunky yarn for this little number.

One ball of James C. Brett Marble Chunky will do it; I even had enough left over to make a matching hat and some plant-like curlicues, with about a half a yard left over!

But you can substitute any chunky yarn you like.  You'll need 341 yards.


If you like this pattern, you might also like the River's Edge Ripple blanket.

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