My Starburst blanket pattern would make a great gift for a new baby, or just someone who could do with a burst of lovely crochet cosiness. This blanket is a great way to use those random balls of yarn that you never quite found the perfect project for. I would recommend using 200g of DK yarn for a blanket that measures around 1m. Feel free to keep going though - the bigger the better! Use any kind of yarn with a corresponding hook. Tension is not critical for this pattern.
I’d love to one year to go crochet crazy at Christmas time. Every January I imagine a tree with tons of gorgeous handmade baubles, festive bunting, one of those huge yarny reindeer heads and of course every gift would be made by me. Also everyone in the family would be wearing one of my Christmas jumpers and hats. Yet every December comes round and I’m like, oh yeah, missed the boat on that one again. I might not be able to have a fully crocheted Christmas (Crochetmas?) but t