Original post on Making. But I am desperate to chit chat about inane colors and rainbows. And nobody really keeps up with the sub, sub blogs >_<

Full disclosure- I currently own two giant, crocheted rainbow blankets. I made them, because rainbows are awesome. So Awesome. Boy Heathen makes fun of my color choosing process for blankets. Usually, crochet blankets/afghans are insta rainbow, because the patterns just seem to work out with mega color changes (knit blankets tend to be cabled in my world, and I just think a singular, solid color shows off the cables better)

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I’m so, so close to finishing my “Volcano Chevy” which is nuts huge, and made in manly colors especially for the BoyHeathen (it’s also hella snuggly for being RedHeart- dudes, their formula is cray better than is was even two years ago) I’m almost done with the orange stripe, just a pale grey stripe and finishing corners to go!

I have now been a knitter for just over a year. I have gotten good at cables, figured out most lace, can increase and decrease and even Kitchener. I feel the faint tug of crochet welling up in my guts. I have been eyeballing the Bavarian Square/ Wooleater for a little while now... and feel like it should be a rainbow explosion. Two shades each of seven colors, probably using the Herrschners worsted 8 for the broad range of colors and enormous yardage. I’ve used thios acrylic before, and it’s not bad, if a bit knotty. It’s thinner than what I would necessarily classify as a worsted- more a heavy sport? But I like that I could use it to make a voluminous Dither scarf and still have mad yarn left for Bavarian-ing. I mean 14 balls of this would be like 6500 yards of yarn for less than 50 dollars! I’m so; so poor right now but can feel the desire for rainbowing up my house rising....rising. I just wish it weren’t the approximate temperature of hell in ATL currently :(

I have been thinking about maybe doing some rainbow art for the house somewhere, like a rainbow herringbone wall deco in the bathroom or attempting one of those rainbow melty canvasses. I just don’t know. I feel like maybe I have pinterest overload.