Monday, May 21, 2012

Mario Crochet!

If there is one thing I have learnt, it is never to early to start party planning, or in this case, present planning!
Isaac has already decided he'd like a Super Mario Party for when he turns 6... in October!  And since I have been a neglectful parent in crocheting him a blanket as yet I am going to give this one a try....

It's actually quite straightforward since it is made up of a bunch of coloured squares joined together, a pixelated image if you will!

And how useful that someone has already created the pattern for me....

So, that's only 252 squares to crochet!

I wonder though whether I should make them all and then sew them together or go line by line and join them as I go?




3 comments:

  1. Oh how funny! I've started a pixelated Mario cushion for my daughter! I've made up my own pattern though. It really does lend itself to that style, doesn't it? This one looks great - have fun making :)
    Re construction: I would probably crochet together the image squares first so that it all lines up and works properly and then add the lines of blue around the outside afterwards.
    Kx

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  2. That is totally cool, you're an awesome Mama! And planning the party so many months out, that is just a big A for effort lady. Isaac is going to love it xo

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  3. This is brilliant! I love the simple way someone was able to work it out (not one of my talents!). And I'd say go for it and join as you go - with such a clear pattern you can't go wrong!

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