So you've seen a few posts about my Grandma's unfinished afghan from 30 years ago. I am proud to announce that it's complete! I sewed the loose ends she left behind, then I blocked them to attempt to get them to a uniform size and square shape. Once I realized she had not been counting… Continue reading Finished Project: Grandma’s Blanket (collaboration)
Here's my favorite picture with Grandma. It's a few years old but it's a good one. When I took the pieces of an afghan that my Grandma started 30 years ago, she was amused, but I don't think she thought I'd be able to finish it. I'm not done yet, but I've finished building up… Continue reading WIP: Grandma’s Blanket (collaboration)
After finishing up the elephant lovey for my friend, my husband showed a picture of it to his coworkers. The company he works for holds fundraisers quite often, and his boss asked if I would consider donating a bunny for an Easter themed fundraiser. I didn't hesitate getting started. I decided to go with a… Continue reading Easter Bunny
I just finished my second granny rectangle Afghan, this time for my mom for Christmas. It is a mix of three colors from I Love This Yarn: Purple Gradient, Mixed Berry and Hot Orchid. I varied the rounds in thickness and the gradient added to the effect nicely. I also decided to add a decorative… Continue reading 2nd Granny Rectangle Afghan complete!
I've just finished the shawl or triangular scarf for my husband's grandmother. I love the look of this pattern, and I'm going to use it to make something for myself. This pattern creates a large triangle, I found it on Blog Lovin. I used yarn I bought at Wal-Mart. I bought two skeins, since I'm… Continue reading Virus Shawl
I’m excited because I just finished my Grandma’s Christmas gift. It’s a small lap afghan in her favorite color. This afghan is big enough to cover me from my waist to the floor when I sit and there is room on both sides, so it’s a good width. I chose to make it smaller because… Continue reading Grandma’s Lap Afghan