Saturday, August 01, 2009

It's a done-deal... the Mitered Squares Blanket

It's a lot bigger than it looks in the picture. But it is done, and Joan has taken possession of it. Meanwhile, I have to finish a few washcloths for Sarah to take with her to school, finish a pair of socks for Mom, cast on for Joan's Ribby Cardi, and begin work on the next blanket.

The Babette Blanket for Marley has been put on hold for now. I overheard David telling someone about what he had in mind for *his* blanket. I told him I was only making blankets for the girls, and he said that wasn't fair, and that blankets for each child are now a family tradition!

David chose a pattern, but first I had Tom choose a pattern. Tom's still in college, so I guess this technically counts as his "college blanket" as it has for Jacy, Sarah, and Joan.

I kind of like knitting blankets, so I'm not disappointed to find that I'm expected to knit (or crochet) a few more.

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Blogger somethncool said...

wow...this is incredible.
i would love to know how you do a beginner, but i still love to knit :D

12:28 AM  
Blogger Wool Winder said...

Completely finished--congratulations! It turned out great! And I really like the photo, too.

7:38 AM  
Blogger Charity said...

Laura, it's gorgeous! I like the idea of this tradition. :o)

9:20 AM  
Blogger Tammy said...

It's wonderful!!! You are really inspiring me.

6:48 PM  
Anonymous vanessa said...

What a TRIUMPH! It is FABULOUS! I love, love, love it! Can you tell I'm enthusiastic about your gorgeous blanket?!
That's rather wonderful, that your family are fighting over you making them a blanket! The ultimate compliment that boys want a blanket too!
Love Vanessa xxx (do you mind if i knit)

5:55 AM  
Blogger Meg said...

Beautiful! I love it! I know Joan will always treasure it too.

6:26 PM  

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