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Sunday, March 30, 2014

a blanket of love

For the month of February and the first two weeks of March,
I was working on a special project.
I didn't mention it here because it was a surprise
for my sweet daughter in law who is expecting our newest
grandson in May.
Saturday, we had a small tea party/shower for her and
I chose that opportunity to give it to her.

I am not the best or the most experienced "crochet-er", but
I was pleased with the way it turned out.
And I loved making it...thinking about the precious
little boy that soon would be warmed by it.

I found the ripple pattern on Pinterest and thought it sounded 
like the perfect size. But as you may know, some people crochet
tighter, some looser. After I had done about 6-8 inches, I realized
it wasn't as wide as the pattern said. I decided not to start over
 with hope that I could figure out a way to add to the width. 
When I finished the length, I decided to try adding
a border of single crochets to the sides. And, lo and behold...
it worked!!

I think it even makes it looked more finished.
Hey, maybe I created a new pattern! ha! ha!

The lovely mother-to-be with her gift!
She liked it and that made me very happy!

Our little party was sweet...more on that next time! :-)


  1. really beautiful, now you have created a family heirloom for the future

  2. What a sweet blanket! Of course the mama is happy with it ... it's adorable!

    There's something quite precious about working with our hands to create something special for a new little one, isn't there ... I remember praying for my grands while stitching up their baby quilts, while we were waiting for their arrival. ;-)

  3. Sweet Debbie that is just beautiful, looks like professional crocheting to me. What a special gift to make for that sweet little one coming. Hugs

  4. That's a very pretty blanket - lovely stitch.

  5. Very nice Miss Debbie. A labor of love...

  6. Wow that is very nice and so pretty. I love that color.
    I think it is amazing because I haven't crocheted in years. :)

  7. It's just beautiful, handmade gifts are always best!!

  8. What a lovely blanket and being handmade makes it more special!

  9. What a wonderful surprise! crochet Looks very warm with it's soft color!

  10. The blanket turned out beautiful, and I'm sure it will be treasured by your DIL. I love to crochet, but never seem to make the time anymore. I think the computer may be to blame :)

  11. beautiful blankie!

    You know, in 2-3 years, it's going to be tattered and torn and stained with all kinds of LOVE on it! :)

  12. Love that ripple pattern! My mother-in-law crocheted one in that pattern for our first baby.


  13. Beautiful blanket! I love the cream color - so classy. You did a great job!

  14. It is lovely, what a beautiful gift for her!


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