Anyway, just thought I'd share a few pics of the latest finished crochet project - a blanket for my lovely daughter Lauren! A friend (who's also a craft addict - very handy sorts of friends lol!) got some wool for me from her local discount store. Now sometimes these 'cheap' wools can be a bit scratchy and poor quality, but I have to say that this chunky wool was so soft and snuggly - and it was crying out to be made into a big cosy blanket! So out came a bigger sized hook and off we went! It was a lovely blend of blue and green shades that came out so nicely as the blanket got going. I just sort of made a pattern up as we went along (a bit like my cooking recipes!) and decided that as the wool was a thick, very chunky wool, the blanket didn't want to be too heavy
It was so warm to snuggle under as it started to grow - definitely a good project for a chilly winter's evening!
And it just sort of grew and grew....
The finished blanket was about 6' x 4' (what I would call a single bed size) and is very warm and cosy, just right for wrapping round you when the weather is a bit chilly! My daughter and her boyfriend are careful about the heating bills (it's odd how they suddenly become aware of how much things cost when they have to pay for it themselves lol!) - and I know how much she likes to snuggle into a cosy wrap, so it's now parcelled up and travelling down to Sussex with Mr Postman!
(Not a very good pic really - lovely winter sunshine, but leaving a big shadow of the door frame right across the chair!)
Apologies for all the pics, but it's so nice when you get a big project finished - and very nice to be able to share it!
Thanks for looking - and for all the lovely comments you always leave. They mean so much!