We've decided 2024 is Year of the Blanket! Throughout this year, delight in the enjoyment & challenge of our monthly blanket reveals! Starting February, we'll announce a new knit or crochet blanket from our favorite designers for 10 consecutive months. Do one blanket or challenge yourself to complete them all! Join Blanket Club to share your journey with other creatives and seek guidance as you create beautiful blankets!
Blanket Club: Link for Club bookings
Join our monthly Blanket Club gatherings at our Samford store, to work on our "Year of the Blanket" projects or any blanket design from our previous workshops. We provide tips, tricks, and a "blanket help desk" to troubleshoot any hiccups. Sessions take place on the first Saturday of each month, February to November, 1pm - 3pm. Priced at $20 each or $100 for a year of Blanket Club when booked by February 29. Please note: Blanket Club provides support and guidance, not full "how to" tuition.
Blanket Workshops: Link for Workshop bookings
To help you get started, you may like to participate in the 2hr Blanket Workshop scheduled at the beginning of each project, during which we will teach you the key skills and techniques required for the blanket. Then come along to Blanket Club each month for ongoing support and guidance.
DON'T MISS our Bundle Offer:
For the ultimate experience, secure all ten Blanket Workshops + all ten Blanket Clubs for $189 if booked by February 29. Enjoy a combined value of $500 for Workshops and $200 for Club gatherings, all for $189! Go to the Workshop or Club booking page links above to purchase this great Bundle, and we'll send you instructions on how to reserve your spot in the workshops.
*Note: Patterns, yarn, and supplies are not included.*
"The Year of the Blanket!" kicks off with....
February - Shelley Husband's Heirloom Sampler Blanket (crochet)
This blanket project is suitable to savour throughout the year - no need to rush, great to have beside you as a special work-in-progress while working on other projects. Take the time to learn and enjoy Shelley's "seamless" way of crocheting and before you know it you will have created a blanket to treasure forever!
March - Stephen West's Painting Honeycombs Blanket (Knit)
In the world of knitting, you can't beat Stephen West when it comes to creating designs with impact whilst remain simple in technique. His Painting Honeycombs Blanket is a perfect example. This stunning blanket can be knit in two sizes to suit your preference. Stephen describes this blanket to be "filled with colour popportunities" - the options are endless! A perfect knit blanket for adventurous beginners and beyond.
April - Coastline Sunburst Hexi Blanket by NautiKrall Crochet (Crochet)
Mallory Krall the designer behind NautiKrall Crochet, creates blanket designs that ooze comfort and warmth. When finished, this blanket will become the one you grab for a cozy relax on the couch. If you are after a project you can pick up and mindlessly work on while watching a movie or bingeing your latest fave series, this is it. Work on your circles then watch them become hexagons during the quick & easy continuous-join process - and the bobble border is the perfect finishing touch!
May - Celtic Traveller Throw by Melissa Burke (knit)
The Celtic Traveller blanket pairs two gorgeous cable patterns, nestling them together to create a stunning design. When designing Melissa's first thought is "I don’t want to design things that are out of reach (skill-wise) for some knitters, especially those newer to knitting." So, whilst this blanket will definitely stretch some skill sets and we believe it is most suited to an intermediate knitter, it can also be a great learning process for those with less experience.
All featured photos, courtesy of designers. Thank You!
Working on any of our previous CAL blankets? You are most welcome to join Blanket Club. Come along for support and guidance as you finish your project.
Marguerite Blanket by Mobius Girl Designs - This blanket is such a unique design and so much fun for colour play - it is a joy to watch each motif daisy emerge! It's not as hard as it looks! Link to pattern on Ravelry
The Broadway Blanket by Dada's Place is a stunning crochet blanket. Crochet cables are created using front post stitches. This pattern is available from Dada's Place website.