Thursday, December 27, 2007

My block

Well, once I realized we weren't going to be able to finish this for this year, I set the bag aside, but I did finish one block:

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I really like the stripes, although I'm a bit miffed that I didn't think to make the stripes work out to be even all the way through! Oh well... I'll make more of the 2 color blocks for sure. I'm thinking I'll make sure I make them in coordinating sets of 2, to balance them out, though.

I hope everyone had a great Christmas (assuming you celebrate, that is!) and has a fun New Year!

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Final Call!

Okay, everyone -- this is the final call -- tell me how many squares you have & we'll see if we have enough to get that blanket out this year. Otherwise we'll save it for next year.


Wednesday, December 5, 2007


Okay ladies; it looks like we are about 1/3 of the way there with the cotton-ease blanket, so I propose that we try to finish it up in the next 10 days or so. Then a few days to mail & a few more to sew them up & voila, we have a beautiful hand knit blanket for a needy family this year!

I think a 5x7 blanket would be great -- that's 35 squares & we have (I think) 12 right now. I'm going to buy some cotton-ease myself to start a square this weekend. The colors are: snow, taupe, stone & charcoal. We had planned to use charcoal to seam up.

PLEASE let me know (by posting here, or emailing me at my username at if you can participate, so we have an idea of how many blocks are coming in. :) We already have someone volunteering to pay postage for the blanket to travel to it's final destination.