Manderley Crochet Blanket Taster Pattern

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Manderley Crochet Blanket Taster Pattern

Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.  Such a wonderful opening line from the book Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier.

My next big blanket project is called the Manderley Crochet Blanket Pattern after the estate in the book.  The house is surrounded by giant rhododendron bushes and so the very floral look of this design fits the name well.  

This free download taster square is the smallest of the three patterns in the full blanket.  It's a chance for you to play with different yarns and colours to see what you'd like to make your blanket in when it is ready to go.   You can try out the techniques and stitches used in the pattern, getting familiar with them before the full pattern is released.

What's included in this free taster;

  • yarn needs for 3 yarn weights

  • written pattern

  • a sample of the level of help that will be available in the full pattern. 

The full pattern will have; 

  • charts and written patterns for all 3 squares and the border
  • video for all rounds of all patterns
  • extensive, very detailed help with close up and round by round photos
  • 2 layout options with help how to plan your own layout
  • 3 colour options with yardage for each in 3 yarn weights

I hope you enjoy your adventures in Manderley. 

The full pattern is for pre-order now.  Click here

When you’ll receive the pattern…

This is a digital PDF pattern. You will receive an email with a link to download the PDF as soon as checkout is complete. Please check your spam or junk folder for the email from "Spincushions Downloads" if you don't see it.


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Reviewed by Helen C.
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Spot on

I really enjoyed this Danvers taster pattern. It was very clear from the written pattern and I really like the chart - a bit of a visual learner. I was especially pleased that I was able to work the Danvers pattern to the expected size in the 10 ply aran cotton. On the strength of this, I bought the full Manderley pattern and am half way through the next size up - Maxim. Am planning on working the full blanket in red cotton - and have bought all of the yarn I'll need so that I won't have any problems with the dye lot.

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Reviewed by Alison B.
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Pattern is very well written

Very easy to read and follow

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Reviewed by Jackie P.
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Manderly crochet square

Works up nice easy to follow directions

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Reviewed by Inyol M.
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Manderley Danvers Square

I had fun crocheting this pattern, it was very easy pattern to follow. Thank you again for the free pattern.

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Reviewed by Joy W.
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Lovely Manderley Square Taster is beautifully designed

Hi Shelley

I am new to some of the techniques with the pattern, and your website provided me with some great tips and your video tutorials are of great assistance. I was able to complete the Manderley taster square for your blanket. I used cotton dk with a 4mm hook to test my skills with this taster square. Beautiful design Shelley!

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