Knitting This Week

6:00 AM

It's Wednesday again and that means it is time for the weekly Yarn Along.  I'm joining with Ginny and everyone to share yarn and books.

I worked frantically last week to finish this blanket for my cousin's baby.  I was able to meet that sweet baby this past Saturday.  I had a layover in Minneapolis and they came to my hotel with this beautiful new baby girl.

Thanksgiving morning between attending to all of the timers I had going for baking I hid ends.  I wasn't going to spend time weaving all those ends so I just tied knots and then hid them under the double crochets  I made this blanket using a crocheted basketweave with three strands of yarn.   I basically used all of my baby yarn stash- there was one very tiny ball of baby blue yarn left- so I called it done!
There was practically no reading this week.  I did finish The Escape, the audio book by David Baldacci, I was listening to.  I haven't started another yet.

Happy Yarn Along Wednesday.

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9 comments

  1. Oh my goodness, just look at that sweet wee face! I'm glad you were able to hold her Jen and soak in some baby love.
    That blanket is really, really pretty!

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  2. look at you with that baby! lovely blanket that will be cherished forever :)

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  3. Look at that sweet baby! And your blanket - it is just beautiful Jen. I love the blending of the colors. I was thinking about you while I was watching the football game this weekend and saw it snowing. It seems to early for snow!

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  4. what a little sweetie!!!! and using up all the odds and ends.....that's a present in itself!!! :)

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  5. oh how beautiful! the colors are heavenly and that baby...so sweet

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  6. Beautiful blankie and sweet baby! There is nothing better than a handknit gift for a baby around here and they are such treasured heirlooms!

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  7. Oh my goodness, she is just precious! :0) ... and so is your blanket ;D mari

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  8. What a cutie she is!
    I like the blanket, I've never seen basketweave before, it's really nice.

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  9. Lovely blanket, cute wee sweetie, and beautiful smile on you!!
    xo

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