It’s a new year and our Project Linus group wants to start it off in an exciting way! For this session we will provide a pattern for a blanket that is projected to take 2 hours. You will need to bring the following-
Quilts- fabric pieces using at least 3 colors- enough to make a child-sized quilt, batting, sewing supplies and notions. Sewing machines are available at the center or you can bring your own if you prefer. storiedquilts.com/2019/12/05/two-hour-baby-quilt-tutorial/
Crocheted Afghan- Supplies: Yarn: Bernat Blanket BIG (Jumbo, 100% polyester, 10.5 oz/300 g, 32 yds/29 m) 3-5 colors; Hook: 25 mm (U.S. U) hook, Scissors, Yarn Needle, Stitch Marker (optional). Finished Size 26 inches wide, 56 inches long (5 balls of yarn)—2 hours approximate crochet time www.dailycrochet.com/2-hour-crochet-blanket-free-pattern/
Knitted Afghan- US Size 19, 15 mm 29” circular knitting needles, 3 skeins Lion Brand Homespun Thick & Quick Yarn in Granite Stripes 227 g/skein, 2 skeins Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick Yarn in Fisherman 170 g/skein (Pattern uses approximately 670 g), Scissors, Tapestry Needle to weave in ends www.mamainastitch.com/cuddly-quick-knit-throw-blanket-pattern/
Fleece blanket- Enough fleece material and scraps to make a double-sided blanket. Can cut up and sew into pieces or simply attached to each other using non-sewing methods.
Fabrics and yarn are available at the center for free if you want to come in advance of the meeting to look over selections. Come to the Jan. 21 meeting with all supplies gathered and ready to work (and play). Projects should be taken home (and finished if needed), then brought to the meeting on February 28 for reveals and pictures.
Call 301-475-4200, ext. 1658, if you have questions or e-mail Sheila.Graziano@stmarysmd.com. Reservations are required and can be made by leaving a message on our reservation line 301-475-4200, ext. 1660. If you cannot come to this meeting, your project can be made at home and brought to the center.