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WIP: In Love with Color

In Love with Color

I make a lot of crochet squares.  A whole bunch.  So when the pattern In Love with Color was brought up as a possible crochet-along for the VCFC group on Ravelry, I was intrigued.  I loved the octagon shape with the small squares in between, but not so much the square center.  So I decided I’d take just the octagon motif and use that all the way through.  

In Love with Color

In Love with Color
The colors are so fun.  They’re like nothing that I usually put together.  But I thought I would select a photo from my color inspirations (you can see it here on my project page) and just go with it, since I didn’t have any pressing color schemes that I wanted to make up.  I originally had a bit of light blue combined with these, but I’m not really a “blue” person, and so I left it out to go with a much warmer color scheme.  

In Love with Color

The official crochet-along for this throw doesn’t start until September and goes through till the end of the year.  There’s a good chance that I may not finish until then, considering ALL the projects that I have that are half-done! But I’ve found that these motifs are so quick-working, that it’s easy to make up a half dozen of them in a day with no problem.  So we’ll see where this takes me.  In the meantime, I’m having a lot of fun making something besides squares.  The pattern is free and can be found here.  

In Love with Color

Have a great weekend!

~Mellie ★

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4 Comments

  1. Fantastic!! ♥ Lovely pattern and you’ve chosen a wonderful color mix :-). Happy Sunday greetings, Nata

    1. thank you! :)

  2. Hello :). I’m trying to count, did you use 9 colors?

    1. Hi Karen!

      The colors I’m using are from Vanna’s Choice line:
      – white
      – mint (from the baby line)
      – fern (green)
      – goldfish (baby line)
      – terra cotta
      – pink
      – mustard
      – beige
      …. so eight colors! :)

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