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My Crocheting Journal #38: Baby Blanket -- It's Square!

An exciting point …. I have reached the “square” point in the blanket. . now those “few” more rows to make it a rectangle and it will be ready to travel! :) I am celebrating this point in the creation.

My Crocheting Journal #39: Baby Blanket - It's done!

I did it… I decided to stop it at the end of the second ball(s) of yarn… and it is lovely. It is 26 “shells” wide and 36 (double) rows long, using 1700 yards of yarn. Total size 36″ × 40″. Now to get it packed up and ship it across the...

My Crocheting Journal #32: Baby Blanket -- Beginnings

A baby blanket — beginnings, .. yes it is “beginnings” in more ways that one. First we have the little angel that will join us in the near future and then it is the beginning of a new crochet creation. I didn’t know this was going to be such a...

My Crocheting Journal #40: Baby Blanket - Travelling

It isn’t every day (or year, or decade, or century) that I send something across the ocean so today was an adventure. I’ve had the blanket done for a while but I had to wait to get the little something from my Mom that she wanted to send along...

My Crocheting Journal #36: Baby Blanket - Progress

I’m not quite a third the way through the blanket … and I’m quite pleased with my progress, or I was .. until … My Mom wanted to make something for the babe as well and .. yah, she’s done already! She called me this morning to say that it was...

My Crocheting Journal #33: Baby Blanket - I'm ready

Yesterday, I was heading to Len’s Mill Store, my yarn source, so I had to make a decision re: pattern and yarn. Or so I thought … I searched and searched and searched through patterns, trying to find that one that said “this is it”. Time was...

My Wish/To Do List #1: Throw Blankets

I’m currently working on a blanket that I had started a decade ago and just recently found .. when I am done this, I want to make a blanket (something small for laps, I think) for each of my grandchildren… (2 girls and 1 boy). Some options...

Granny Square Crazy

I was sitting in my chair one evening and looking at that basket full of left over yarn from all my Christmas projects and just started making little 2 row granny squares. Now in Feb. they have turned into a wonderful baby blanket. I don’t even...

Crochet.Community Theme: BLANKET / AFGHAN

Is there anything more comforting than wrapping up in a crocheted blanket on a cool summer’s night or a chilly winter evening? Well, maybe the arms of a loved one, but the next best thing is a crocheted blanket, especially if it is handmade. ...

Wish Lists #2: Blankets

There’s nothing nicer than wrapping yourself in a hand-made crochet blanket. Whether it be a big snuggly one in the winter, or a light ‘wrap style’ one in the cool summer breeze. (infact, that’s exactly what I did the other night whilst...