Blue Brothers Crochet Graphghan Pattern
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Blues Brothers Crochet Graphghan Pattern
The Blues Brothers is a 1980 American musical comedy film directed by John Landis. It stars John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as "Joliet" Jake and Elwood Blues, characters developed from "The Blues Brothers" recurring musical sketch on the NBC variety series Saturday Night Live. The film is set in and around Chicago, Illinois, where it was filmed. The film's screenplay was written by Aykroyd and Landis. It features musical numbers by rhythm and blues (R&B), soul, and blues singers James Brown, Cab Calloway, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, and John Lee Hooker. It features non-musical supporting performances by Carrie Fisher, Henry Gibson, Charles Napier and John Candy.
The story is a tale of redemption for paroled convict Jake and his blood brother Elwood, who set out on "a mission from God" to save from foreclosure the Catholic orphanage in which they were raised. To do so, they must reunite their R&B band and organize a performance to earn $5,000 needed to pay the orphanage's property tax bill. Along the way, they are targeted by a homicidal "mystery woman", Neo-Nazis, and a country and western band—all while being relentlessly pursued by the police.
Universal Studios, which had won the bidding war for the film, was hoping to take advantage of Belushi's popularity in the wake of Saturday Night Live, Animal House, and the Blues Brothers' musical success; it soon found itself unable to control production costs. The start of filming was delayed when Aykroyd, new to film screenwriting, took six months to deliver a long and unconventional script that Landis had to rewrite before production, which began without a final budget. On location in Chicago, Belushi's partying and drug use caused lengthy and costly delays that, along with the destructive car chases depicted onscreen, made the final film one of the most expensive comedies ever produced.
Concerns that the film would fail limited its initial bookings to less than half those a film of its magnitude normally received. Released in the United States on June 20, 1980, it received mostly positive reviews. It earned just under $5 million in its opening weekend and went on to gross over $115 million in theaters worldwide before its release on home video. It has become a cult film, spawning the sequel, Blues Brothers 2000, 18 years later, which was a critical and commercial failure.
180 x 260 Stitches
Single File Digital Download
The pattern comes with written line by line instructions as well as a graph and an additional cross stitch file can be obtained free of charge if needed, just send me a note with the purchase, or an email with your order confirmation number..
The final stitch count is provided, as well as Yarn Brand and an estimated amount of it needed .The instructions are for right handed but if you're left handed you can add an extra row at the beginning of your work so row 1 in the pattern will be your row 2, row 2 in the pattern will be your row 3 etc ( or you can read the rows backwards).
The finished size of the graphghan will vary depending on the hook size and yarn. But the size is estimated for an average 4sc x 5 rows = 1 inch square gauge.
This listing is for a digital copy of the pattern only- not a finished graphghan.
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