The Completed Blanket

Last year, I was asked by my sister to make something special for her soon to be baby. I took the challenge up and for the past few months I have been busying myself making a baby blanket.

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Today I have finished that blanket and to say I am thrilled with it is a slight understatement.

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I took up crochet exactly a year ago and as of yet I have not made anything that has yet to be completed. I started of a blanket for myself which is half done {it was a massive task for a first timer} I then made some bunting but again that was only half wittingly done.

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I was nervous about committing myself to something with my track record of uncompleted jobs but I am so pleased I stuck to it and now have a completed crochet project.

I even managed to put on a border to complete the blanket, which I am so so pleased with. Its been a labour of love and at times I have wanted to give up, especially on that last round when you know you are so close to the end, and everything seems to be going wrong.

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I am really looking forward to seeing my new nephew snuggled up in this blanket, but in the mean timeĀ I am eager to start another project!

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  1. Jacquline
    February 4, 2014 / 2:50 pm

    The blanket looks great! What project do you think you’ll work on next?

    • February 4, 2014 / 3:36 pm

      I still haven’t decided but think I’m going to keep it simple and maybe do a stripe blanket, I really want to try a ripple blanket at some point!

      Thanks for popping by x

  2. February 4, 2014 / 3:33 pm

    The blanket looks absolutely gorgeous! I’m fairly new to crocheting too and I’m smitten with home made blankets.

    • February 4, 2014 / 3:38 pm

      I love them too, I am one of those people who love to snuggle on the sofa with a blanket and especially a homemade one!

    • February 9, 2014 / 9:46 am

      Thank you, I am so pleased I did it, and completed it!!

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