Friday, 7 February 2014

Block a Week Friday


Block 98
Scattered Leaves



A nice, easy block made in stocking stitch and then the leaves are made separately and sewn onto the plain block.  I love the finished result but not so much the stitching on of leaves.  The good thing about this block of course is you learn how to knit those cute little leaves which you could use to embellish all manner of things.

Rating -  intermediate 
Curl - 2
Ends - 8, of which 6 are from the leaves. you can use these to sew the leaf in place.
Finished size 6" x 6"

The reason why I made this block is because someone else had made it too

and combined it with these


To make this beautiful blanket.
Made by Triccia from Loving Hands

I think it is amazing! it just shows how beautiful these blocks can be when they are combined.  Triccia has used the leaf border from the book too. 

Triccia found all the blocks which she has used for this blanket easy however she has said this about block 61
"First part of pattern with leaf was easy to follow, but second part with decrease and eyelet was trying.
The pattern keeps referring to previous rows in groups, jumping back and forwards. I resorted to writing down row numbers and marking off when I had knitted row."

Thank you to Triccia for allowing me to feature your blanket. :)

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Have a great weekend !




15 comments:

  1. Wow, sehr schön!!
    Liebe Grüße,*Manja*

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  2. It's very pretty :-) I think the leaves are worth the effort.

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  3. I love just about anything with leaves! That block is super cute! :-D

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  4. Stunning and that leaf border must have needed a lot of patience.

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  5. I love those leaves, can you just imagine a whole blanket in that pattern, swoon!
    Hugs,
    Meredith

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  6. I've never knitted leaf pattern before, I may just have to give it ago. :)

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  7. Your little leaves are lovely Linda, as is Triccia's blanket - and quite different too! Joy x

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  8. Sorry to hear that you have not found the leaves your favourite thing, they look lovely and as you say would be useful for all sorts of things! Triccia has done a wonderful job of her blanket, so pretty and so creative! xx

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  9. Linda, this block is beautiful, you make me want to pick up my needles and knit a square or two.

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  10. I lobe that blanket, so adorable and different with the colour combinations but it works so well

    Nicola (retro rabbit twinney)

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  11. I really like block 98 and the way Triccia has put the blocks together is stunning. I can see that these blocks could be combined in a great variety of ways making the finished item as individual as the person making it.
    Thanks for sharing Linda

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  12. Gorgeous work! Love it! Thanks for sharing it!
    Hope you have a wonderful week!
    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft
    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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  13. Your leaf block is really pretty! I can see doing this with fall colours too. I'm a little disappointed that the leaves are knitted & sewn on separately, but still a nice block. And boy do I love that blanket knit up by Triccia! Gorgeous work! I love seeing how others have put the blocks together for the full effect of some of these squares. Wendy x

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  14. These leaf squares are amazing...but I agree it would be a hassle to sew them on ;-) But it surely would be worth it for a special touch

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