I have to tell you that I have recently become absolutely fascinated with hexagon blocks. It started with a photo I saw on google. (I was searching for an organic cotton yarn... what else) It was a picture of this gorgeous vintage-look blanket made of pastel colors against an antique white base. "Oh, no, no way, no new ideas or projects"; I said to myself. "However", I thought, "this would be a really good charity idea, especially in the Summer when we need a to-go project".
So that's what I told myself... which brings me to the rest of the story. I filed the hexagon block idea away for a future blog post. After being dutiful and putting the idea on the back burner, I began writing the blog about the very, very talented Des Maunz of Nana's Crochet Creations. Des Maunz has designed some gorgeous hexagon blocks. Naturally I had to stay focused on the blog so I disciplined myself not to do too much exploration into the lovely blocks. Fast forward to last week when my dear friend sent me a box full of vintage patterns. Contained in this box was, you guessed it, a pattern pamphlet by Marshall Cavendish Ltd. entitled "Pretty Pastel Afghan". Okay, you know I gave up haha! This blog is of course my way of passing along my growing obsession with hexagon blocks. This is really a great way to use up yarn and create a stunning piece for charity. (Scarves, laprobes, baby blankets, cowles ect)
Let's begin with the hexagon block patterns available at Nana's Crochet Creations on Facebook.
Zelna Oliver, the fantastic designer at Zooty Owl Cards, is from Johannesburg, South Africa. She has created a collection of beautiful hexagon blocks. These types of blocks can be used for so many projects, not just blankets. Let your imagination do the walking :)
Like I said to my husband "So many hexagon blocks, so little time". Speaking of time, I'm about out of time now. I hope you enjoyed today's blog. I want to thank Des Maunz, Zelna Oliver, and Johanna Lindahl for their beautiful designs.
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