Welcome to Week 9 of the Mélange Blanket mystery crochet along with Underground Crafter! This week’s pattern is the Vintage Memories Square by Blankets with Heart.
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Mélange Blanket Square 9: Vintage Memories Square
Lindsey and I used the same yarn – King Cole Big Value Aran (available through your local yarn shop or online at LoveCrafts or Wool Warehouse UK) – for our versions, but she used two colors and I used three. I also used my Denise US Size J-10/6 mm crochet hook for my version so I can keep consistent gauge across all my squares.
For my version of the Vintage Memories Square, I used Nougat as Color A, Berry for Round 3, and changed to Ocean at the end of Round 4 for Round 5. My square was exactly the right size at the end of Round 6, so apparently Lindsey and I have very similar gauge! I lightly spray blocked the square. (If you’re new to blocking, check out Blocking Basics for Crocheters and Knitters.)
Head over to Blankets with Heart and get the free crochet pattern for the Vintage Memories Square here. Don’t forget to share your version online using #undergroundcrafter and #melangeblanketcal as hashtags.Tag me as Underground Crafter on Facebook, or as @ucrafter on Instagram when you’re sharing project pictures, or share your pictures in the Underground Crafters Facebook group or in the Mélange Blanket CAL thread the Underground Crafter Ravelry group.