Quite a while ago I wrote about what to do when you inherit a lot of acrylic yarn. I mentioned that I was going to use Barbara Walker’s mosaic knitting techniques to make a big afghan.
I was very unhappy with the color combinations. I recall saying that the blanket was going to be an ugly monstrosity and that was fine. Well, as got into the project some more I decided that the horrid color combinations tested even my high tolerance level.
So, I frogged what I had knitted and started looking for some crocheted squares. I found this pattern, called “Circled Granny Square” and began making many squares in different colors. I slip-stitched them together and then made a colorful double-crocheted border for the afghan. The result, after months of crocheting, is this: