Guiness World Record... Largest Crochet Blanket!

Date: 6th February 2016 | Category: News


Mother India's Crochet Queens united over 2000 women between the ages of 8 and 85 to crochet the largest ever crochet blanket!

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[Photo: The blanket was assembled in Chennai, India. (Mother India's Crochet Queens)

Measuring an amazing 11,148.5 m² (120,000.98 ft²) the project took 6 months and set a new Guiness World Record for Largest Crochet Blanket, smashing the previous record of a 3,377-square-metre blanket held by a South African group.

In a Facebook post, project initiator and crochet enthusiast Subashri Natarajan said; "Our ultimate goal of our mission to donate to NGOs has been fulfilled with the help of our Tamilnadu police department," with 8,034 blankets being distributed to people in need.

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[Photo: The record-breaking blanket was disassembled and over 8,000 blankets were donated to people in need. (Mother India's Crochet Queens)


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