Incredible India: 2,500 women get together on Facebook, create the world's largest crochet blanket

Incredible India: 2,500 women get together on Facebook, create the world’s largest crochet blanket

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Nearly 2,500 women from the Facebook group Mother India’s Crochet Queens came together to break the Guinness World Record for the largest crochet blanket on Jan. 31. The resulting blanket was around 11,148 square metres in size, equivalent of one-and-a-half football fields

Each of the 8,034 blankets that went into making the giant bedspread was made by the group’s 2,472 members. The participants, spread across 14 countries, were between the ages of 6 and 85 years, and kept in touch with each through WhatsApp and Facebook. They restricted themselves to the simple granny square pattern, but some created their own designs. The blankets were then transported to Chennai where they were stitched together. Read more…

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Incredible India: 2,500 women get together on Facebook, create the world’s largest crochet blanket