Bavarian Stitches

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So, you have a yarn stash you simply need to get rid of? Presumably so that you can build an even bigger stash of yarn? Have no fear. Here are some stash-busting projects that will help you with that problem. These wonderful Bavarian-style blankets are known for their intricacy, wonderful patterns, as well as their intensive use of yarns. While that may be a minus in some situations, in this case it’s a great plus… I mean, if you wish to bust a stash, you need the right devourer of yarns, that’s also a great project to make a fine blanket in the end.

The Wool Eater Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

The Wool Eater blanket is exactly what it says on the box: a beautiful blanket that eats yarn as if there’s no tomorrow. It’s a highly complex and intricate looking blanket that’s nevertheless quite simple to work up. and will grace any room you put it in.

Skills: Easy            Designer: Sarah London

The Wool Eater Blanket

The full article about this pattern is here:

Bavarian Buster Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Here is another version of the Bavarian stash buster created by Esther Dijkstra. This one is done in multiple square panels, with a dizzying variety of colors, a real classic look. If you wish to add a rustic, cottagey appearance to a straight-edged modern interior, this is it.

Skills: Easy            Designer: Esther Dijkstra

Bavarian Buster Blanket

The full article about this pattern is here:

Bavarian Buster Blanket

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